OWC Announces Ddr3 1066mhz Memory Upgrades Up To 8gb For New Apple Macbook Pros Announced At WWDC

OWC Offers up to 42% Savings & Additional Options vs. Factory Installed Backed by OWC Lifetime Warranty & Money Back Guarantee

Jun 11, 2009 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC®), a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced today OWC DDR3 1066MHz Memory Upgrades up to 8GB for the new MacBook Pro 13", 15", and 17" models announced Monday, June 8th at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC). OWC Memory Upgrades offer new MacBook Pro model owners savings of up to 42% and upgrade options not available from factory, plus OWC’s Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty and Money Back Guarantee.

Pricing for OWC Memory Upgrades for Apple MacBook Pro laptop models:
• OWC 2GB DDR3 1066MHz Memory Module - $37.99
Add to the existing 1GB factory chip in MacBook Pro 2.26GHz model for 3GB of total memory.
This upgrade is only available from OWC, not available as a factory option.
• OWC 4GB DDR3 1066MHz Memory Kit (2 x 2GB matched memory modules) - $67.99
32% lower cost than factory 4GB upgrade for MacBook Pro 13" 2.26GHz model.
• OWC 4GB DDR3 1066MHz Memory Module - $329.99
Replace an existing 2GB Factory Module to have 6GB of total memory.
This upgrade is only available from OWC, not available as a factory option.
• OWC 6GB DDR3 1066MHz Memory Kit (2GB + 4GB Spec Matched Kit) - $364.99
This upgrade kit is only available from OWC, not available as a factory option.
• OWC 8GB DDR3 1066MHz Memory Kit (2 x 4GB matched memory modules) - $637.99
Up to 42% lower cost than factory upgrade for 8GB of Memory installed

Additional Savings with OWC Cash Back Rebate Unlike factory memory upgrade options, when you add memory from OWC, you retain the factory installed base memory modules. You can choose to simply keep these modules (possibly for use in another Mac), or opt to send them in to OWC for additional cost benefit with trade-in rebates available of up to $38 for a 2 x 2GB set.

Higher Speed 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Upgrades for New MacBook Pro Models
OWC also offers 7200RPM internal hard drive upgrades at a savings of up to 25%. Upgrade prices start at $74.99 for a 250GB 7200RPM hard drive. The most popular model, the OWC 500GB 7200RPM internal hard drive, is priced at $149.99, up to $50 less than the same size factory installed upgrade. In addition, Solid State Drive (SSD) upgrades up to 160MB are available priced starting at $347.99. MacBook Pro new model owners upgrading to an OWC internal hard drive can either send their original MacBook Pro hard drive to OWC for a cash back rebate of up to $50 or have the option of keeping the factory drive and/or installing it into an OWC enclosure, such as the OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro FireWire/USB 2.0 or the OWC Mercury Express USB 2.0 from $19.99 for additional external storage. For more information and to order OWC Memory and internal hard drive upgrades for the latest, just released MacBook Pro models, as well as existing MacBook and MacBook Pro models, visit:

OWC - Trusted Name in Mac Memory
OWC memory upgrades are available from 16MB to 32GB for nearly every current and past Apple notebook and desktop computer manufactured during the past twenty years, including Mac Pro Xeon, iMac, PowerMac, Xserve, iBook, and PowerBook computers. By maintaining an active state-of-the-art test lab, OWC ensures its memory upgrades offer the highest product quality and reliability and backs them with a Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty and Money Back Guarantee.

OWC’s independent memory benchmarks testing on a wide variety of Mac computers consistently demonstrates that having more memory provides higher real-world performance. OWC memory performance gains are even more apparent when using memory intensive applications, such as audio/video, photo, 3D modeling, gaming and other applications, where OWC memory upgrades offer the best performance for the investment. The full OWC Memory line, as well as a compatibility guide for the correct upgrades for each specific Apple model, can be found online at:


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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