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OWC Expands Memory Upgrade Options for Apple Mac Pro 2013

New Options Now Available for More Upgrade Choices and savings of up to 47% vs. Factory: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB (8GB x 2), 24GB (8x3), 16GB (16GBx1), 32GB (16GBx2), 48G (16GBx3)

Feb 11, 2014 | Woodstock, IL

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Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com, a leading zero emissions Mac upgrade and storage technology company, announced today that it has expanded its memory upgrade options for the Apple 2013 Mac Pro. After being the first to provide after market 32GB and 64GB for the new 2013 Mac Pro in December, OWC now offers additional module and kit options to provide customers with greater choice, savings, and flexibility in their memory configuration choices.

OWC Testing Reveals More Memory Trumps Matched Memory In New Mac Pro
The new 2013 Mac Pro is available with either 12GB (4GB x 3) or 16GB (4GB x 4) base memory configurations from the factory. Best memory performance is obtained with configurations of four (4) matched modules of Apple specification, including OWC 32GB (8GB x 4) and OWC 64GB (16GB x 4) kits. In real-world use, however, having more memory for demanding applications enables the greatest performance benefits and even adding an 8GB module to achieve 20GB of total system memory (4GB x 3 + 8GB x1) can have a profound impact. Actual testing of various memory configurations is available on the OWC Blog: http://blog.macsales.com/22745-mix-and-match-more-memory-faster-mac-pro-2

"For best results, sets of four matched modules should be utilized," said Larry O'Connor, OWC Founder and CEO. "If, however, you're on a budget, increasing the total memory will always provide the most significant performance bang for the buck. Upgrading to 32GB with our 16GB x 2 also makes it more economical to later go to 48GB or 64GB without having to replace all four modules, as is the case with an 8GB x 4 Kit."

Pricing and Availability of Popular Memory Options for All Apple 2013 Mac Pro 3.7GHz Quad-core, 3.5GHz 6-Core, 3.0GHz 8-Core, and 2.7GHz 12-Core Models Currently Available:

  • OWC 8GB Module $119.99: Savings of up to 40% (save up to $80) vs. factory*
  • OWC 32GB Kit (16GB x 2) $437.99: Savings of up to 45% (save up to $362) vs. factory*
  • OWC 48GB Kit (16GB x 3) $649.00 Savings of up to 46% (save up to $551) vs. factory*
  • OWC 64GB Kit (16GB x 4) $849.00 Savings of up to 47% (save up to $751) vs. factory*
  • OWC options for adding 4GB and up to 64GB to Mac Pro 2013 are now available from $74.99

Note: 16GB modules for Mac Pro 2013 are Registered and cannot be mixed with standard 4GB and 8GB modules. However, 4GB and 8GB modules from OWC and Apple can be mixed and matched.
*Savings compared vs. Apple Store memory module costs.
To assist both existing and new model Mac Pro owners in selecting the correct memory upgrade for any Mac Pro model, OWC has created an easy to use guide that shows the correct memory type and options specific to each of the different Mac Pro models. To view all available options and/or order OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro 2006 to 2013 models, visit: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/memory/Mac-Pro-Memory

Since the first Mac Pro in 2006, OWC has been the first to market and leading after-market provider of memory for the every Mac Pro Apple has introduced. All OWC Memory upgrade kits for the Apple Mac Pro 2013 consist of true 1866MHz modules (full-rated components, no overclocking) that are tested and certified to meet, if not exceed, Apple Design Specifications. Fully RoHS- and JEDEC-compliant, they are designed to provide the full benefit this latest Mac Pro can garner from its high-performance memory bus. Like all OWC Memory Upgrades, the Mac Pro Upgrade Kits are backed with a Money Back Guarantee and OWC's Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty.

More Savings Available with OWC Rebate Program
After upgrading with an OWC Apple Mac Pro 2013 Memory Option, customers can save even more with OWC's Trade-in Rebate for the original factory memory. Receive up to $225 for Apple factory modules removed from any Mac Pro 2013 model. For complete details, see: http://eshop.macsales.com/tech_center/support/rebates/memory.cfm

Free "Do-It-Yourself" Videos for Easy Installation
A spudger tool is included with all OWC Mac Pro Upgrade kits, and an online installation video rated "Easy" is also available at: http://eshop.macsales.com/installvideos/macpro_2013_mem/. For installation videos on a wide variety of upgrade products for Mac models, both current and legacy, visit: http://eshop.macsales.com/installvideos/.

OWC MaxRAM® Memory Certification Program Provides Comprehensive Testing and Certification
By maintaining not one, but two labs with multiple Apple Mac models that encompass nearly every Apple Mac model ever made, the OWC MaxRAM Memory Certification Program determines the maximum amount of memory that can be installed in a Mac, backed by OWC's Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty and Money Back Guarantee.

OWC – The Long-term, Trusted Name for Mac Memory
OWC memory upgrades are available from 16MB to 128GB for nearly every current and past Apple notebook and desktop computer manufactured during the past twenty years, including Mac Pro Xeon, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac, Power Mac, Xserve, iBook, 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 at: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/apple/memory/

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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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