OWC Announces Availability Of Fb-dimm 800mhz Memory Upgrades For Latest Apple Mac Pro 8-core Xeons

Matched-Pair Memory Kits for Apple Mac Pro up to 32GB for as low as $48.75/GB. Upgrade to 16GB for less than 1/4th, Upgrade to 32GB for less than 1/3rd the cost of Factory Options

Jan 9, 2008 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC), a leading Mac and PC technology company and a leading after-market supplier of memory upgrades for the Mac Pro, today announced availability of OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for the latest Mac Pro 8-Core Xeon models (new Mac Pro models announced yesterday). Priced as low as $48.75 per GB, OWC is offering upgrades at a savings of well over 70% as compared to factory-installed and other competitors. The OWC (FB-DIMM) 800MHz DDR2 72-Bit ECC fully-buffered Memory Upgrade Modules are available in matched sets of 1.0GB, 2.0GB, and 4.0GB modules for up to 32.0GB of total memory (see full pricing info below).

OWC has been providing memory to upgrade Apple computers for nearly 20 years. In August of 2006, OWC was the first to provide true Apple-Qualified memory for the first Apple Mac Pro Quad Xeon computers at independent prices and now without delay, has the new 800MHz memory available for these most recent Apple Mac Pro 8-Core Xeon models. OWC Memory Upgrade Kits provide premium quality, fully-tested modules that completely meet and/or exceed all Apple specifications. Utilizing superior components, including true Apple-Qualified heat spreaders, the modules provide a lifetime of high-performance, reliable operation backed by OWC’s Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty.

Cash Back Trade-In Rebate
A cash-back rebate of up to $55 per set is also available from OWC for the trade-in of Apple factory memory. Available for immediate order, the OWC Memory Upgrade Kits consist of matched pairs of FB-DIMM modules manufactured to Apple’s stringent Mac Pro specifications, far exceeding JEDEC (the leading developer of solid-state industry standards) specifications. For additional information on OWC’s Mac Pro 8-Way Quad Xeon Memory Modules, See: or call toll free (800) 275-4576.

OWC Memory Module New Pricing:

2.0GB Matched Sets (1.0GB Module x 2) for as low as $60.00/GB
4.0GB Matched Sets (2.0GB Module x 2) for as low as $48.75/GB
8.0GB Matched Sets (4.0GB Module x 2) for as low as $85.94/GB

OWC also offers a full line of memory for upgrading nearly every Apple model made from the last twenty years, including MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac, PowerMac, and PowerBook computers. The full OWC Memory line, as well as a compatibility guide which directs customers to the correct upgrades for each specific Apple model, can be found online here:


About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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