OWC Announces New All-Time Low Pricing on iMac G5 SuperDrive Upgrade Kit

High speed G5 SuperDrive Kit from Other World Computing adds fast DVD read/write, ultra fast CD read/write, and new Dual Layer Burn Capability at an all-time low price.

Apr 18, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


Leading technology solutions provider Other World Computing (OWC) today announced an immediate price reduction on its popular Mercury Internal SuperDrive Upgrade Kit for iMac G5 17" and 20" models.

OWC SuperDrive optical drives give users the ability to read and write to both DVD and CD, including the ability to record audio/video, backups and general data to a variety of disc media.

Price Reduction: Now Only $129.99 (was $134.99) ~ Plus Cash Back Rebate for Trade Ins!

Upgrading with the Mercury SuperDrive Upgrade Kit gives iMac G5 read-only DVD users the instant ability to burn DVDs. iMac G5 users with existing DVD/CD disc reader/writer capability can upgrade to this latest and fastest available burning option, going from 1X, 2X or 4X to a lightning fast 8X DVD burn speed and a 24X CD burn speed with dramatic Dual Layer 8.5GB burn capability.

"Mercury SuperDrive Upgrade Kits from Other World Computing combine the fastest state-of-the-art technology and maximum affordability for a great win-win for the entire Mac community" said Larry O'Connor, CEO of OWC.

The complete OWC line of SuperDrives includes models with top speeds of 16X DVD and 40X CD burn speed capabilities for nearly all PowerMac and PowerBook models.

All iMac G5 SuperDrive upgrade kits support the new 8.5GB dual layer burning technology and include a 2MB write cache and buffer underrun protection for maximum speed and reliability.

OWC Internal SuperDrives are compatible with leading data, music, photo, and video transfer applications including Roxio Toast, Apple iLife, and iTunes. Upgrade kits come with NIT DragonBurn 4.0 CD/DVD burning software to quickly and easily begin producing video, audio, data and mixed-mode CDs and DVDs; EMC Retrospect data backup software; and 10 pieces of 8X DVD-R Media with cases. The OWC SuperDrive solution is the only third-party optical drive upgrade with EMC Retrospect Backup Certification. For added savings, customers can receive up to a $45 cash back rebate on trade-in of their working optical G5 drives. For information on rebates and the full line of revolutionary OWC SuperDrive products visit:


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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