Sonnet Technologies Inc.
on Friday cut prices of its CPU upgrade cards for various Mac models by US$20 to $50. The upgrade cards can be used in certain PowerBook and Power Mac models.
Sonnet’s Crescendo/WS G3 500MHz, a card for “Wall Street” era PowerBook G3s, is now US$199.95, down $50. The single-processor Encore/ST G4 1.0GHz and 1.7GHz are down to $199.95 and $449.95 respectively, from $229.95 and $449.95. The Encore ST G4 1.2GHz and 1.7GHz upgrades for the Power Mac G4 Cube now cost $249.95 and $449.95, down $50. The Encore/ZIF G4 700MHz, compatible with Power Mac G3 “beige” and “blue and white” systems and the PCI-graphics version of the Power Mac G4, now costs $50 less at $199.95. And the Tango 2.0, a combination FireWire/USB combo PCI expansion card, costs $20 less at $49.95.