OWC Offers First 32GB High Performance Multi-Channel 1066Mhz Ddr3 Memory Upgrades For Apple's 2009 Mac Pro Quad-Core Models

OWC 32GB Upgrade Kit for Mac Pro Quad-Core Continues OWC's First-To-Market Streak With Double The Factory Memory OfferedOWC Memory Upgrades for all Mac Pro models offer up to 67% savings vs. factory options

Dec 15, 2009 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC(r)), a leading zero emissions Mac(r) and PC technology company, announced today the first available third party 32GB 1066MHz DDR3 ECC memory upgrade for all Mac Pro Quad-Core Pro models, including the newest 3.33GHz model announced by Apple earlier this month. OWC memory upgrades offer all Mac Pro users up to double the original factory memory with kits of up to 32GB for all Mac Pro Dual-Core, Quad-Core, and 8-Core Models.

OWC Lab Confirms 'MAXRam' Of 32GB For Apple's 2009 Mac Pro 4-Core

By maintaining its own lab of nearly every Apple Mac model ever made, including all of the latest Mac Pro 2009 models, OWC continues its first-to-market streak as the first independent provider to test confirm and ship memory kits that exceed the factory memory options offered. OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for the Mac Pro are engineered with premium quality components for cool, reliable operation and meet, if not surpass, Apple Design Specifications, including specific required thermal EEPROM, board design, chip components; and are fully RoHS and JEDEC compliant. Also, like all OWC memory upgrades, these new OWC Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro Quad-Core models are fully tested and are backed with a Money Back Guarantee and OWC's Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty.

Quality Memory At A Competitive Price

OWC's Memory Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro models offer configuration options not available from the factory as well as thousands of dollars in savings over same sized factory kits. In addition to 12GB and 16GB options with savings up to 66% compared to same size factory upgrades, Mac Pro Quad-Core owners can also choose two 8GB module-based upgrades not offered by the factory: 24GB (3 x 8GB) and 32GB (4 x 8GB) for the maximum performance configuration. Mac Pro 8-Core owners seeking to expand their memory configuration to 32GB via the factory will find it costs $3,700, compared to the OWC 32GB Memory Kit priced at only $1,217.99 - a savings of $2,482. In addition to the savings offered by OWC Upgrades, Mac Pro users also retain their original factory memory modules that can either be set aside for future use or be sent to OWC for a cash back trade-in of up to $25 per Apple factory 2GB memory module.

Pricing for OWC Memory Upgrade Kits up to 32GB
for 2009 Mac Pro Quad-Core 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, and 3.33GHz models:

* OWC 12GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $467.99 (3 x 4GB matched memory modules)
65% lower price than factory 12GB upgrade.

* OWC 16GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $619.99 (4 x 4GB matched memory modules)
66% lower price than factory 16GB upgrade.

* OWC 24GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit -$1579.99 (3 x 8GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option.

* OWC 32GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $2099.99 (4 x 8GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option.

Pricing for OWC Memory Upgrade Kits up to 32GB
for 2009 Mac Pro 8-Core 2.26GHz, 2.66GHz, and 2.93GHz models:

* OWC 24GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit -$929.99 (6 x 4GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option.

* OWC 32GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $1217.99 (8 x 4GB matched memory modules)
67% lower cost than factory 32GB upgrade.

To assist all Mac Pro owners in selecting the correct memory upgrade for any 2006-2009 Dual-Core, Quad-Core, or 8-Core Mac Pro model, OWC has created a simple to use guide that shows what RAM type and speed each Mac Pro model utilizes. To use the guide to select and order OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro models, visit:

Free "Do-It-Yourself" Video for Easy Installation

OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for 2006-2009 Mac Pro models are fully supported with free online instructional videos to make user installation an easy 15-minute procedure. To watch the step-by-step installations, 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.

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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