OWC Announces Memory Upgrades Up To 8GB For New Apple Macbook 13" 2.26GHZS

OWC Memory Upgrades offer up to double the RAM offered by factory and come backed by Full Lifetime Warranty & Money Back Guarantee

Oct 27, 2009 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC(r)), a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced today the immediate availability of OWC DDR3 1066MHz Memory Upgrade Kits up to 8GB for the new MacBook 13" 2.26GHz model announced by Apple last week. OWC Memory Upgrade Kits offer new MacBook owners the advantages of upgrade options not available from the factory and quality assurance from a Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty and Money Back Guarantee.

OWC Memory Kits for Apple MacBook 13" 2.26GHz:

* OWC 2GB DDR3 Memory Module (1 x 2GB memory module) - $44.97
Replaces existing factory installed 1GB memory for 3GB total. Upgrade not available as a factory option.

* OWC 4GB DDR3 Memory Kit (2 x 2GB matched memory modules) - $87.99
Replaces existing factory installed 2GB with 4GB total.

* OWC 4GB DDR3 Memory Module (1 x 4GB memory module) - $247.99
Replaces existing factory installed 1GB memory for 5GB total. Upgrade not available as a factory option.

* OWC 8GB DDR3 Memory Kit (2 x 4GB matched memory modules) - $475.99
Replaces existing factory installed modules with 8GB total. Upgrade not available as a factory option.

Certified Compatible Plus Additional Savings Available

OWC Memory Upgrades are fully tested and certified for compatibility with the Apple model they are designed for and as such, come backed by a Lifetime Replacement Warranty. Additional money savings are available for customers who take advantage of OWC's rebate programs for Apple factory standard memory modules and factory installed hard drives. With the rebate, OWC's 4GB Memory Kit for the new MacBook 13" is a full 18% lower cost than the same size factory installed upgrade while a 500GB 5400RPM hard drive from OWC is a full 53% lower cost than the same capacity/speed spec drive upgrade offered by the factory.

Memory & Hard Drive Upgrades for All MacBook and MacBook Pros

OWC Memory Upgrades from 2GB to 8GB are also available for existing MacBook and MacBook Pro models priced staring at $44.99. In addition, OWC also offers MacBook and MacBook Pro owners a full selection of 5400RPM and 7200RPM internal hard drive options in capacities up to 1TB to upgrade/replace their factory stock drives. Hard drive upgrade prices start at $65.99 for a 320GB 5400RPM drive while the performance-minded 500GB 7200RPM drive upgrade is priced at $134.99. OWC's free online video installation guides make it quick and easy for anyone to upgrade their memory, hard drive, or both.

For more information on OWC Memory Upgrades for the new MacBook 13" as well as all upgrade options for previous MacBook and MacBook Pro models, visit:

OWC - The Trusted Name in Mac Memory

OWC memory upgrades are available from 16MB up 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 can ensure 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 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 which directs customers to 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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