Other World Computing has released a 933MHz version of their
processor upgrade for Power Mac G4 systems. The new 933MHz model costs $159.
The 933MHz model, and other Mercury Extreme CPU upgrade cards, are compatible with Sawtooth-era Power Mac G4s, Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio and Quicksilver systems. All work with Mac OS 9.2.1 or later and all versions of Mac OS X v10.0.4 or later, including Mac OS X v10.4.
The new 933MHz model features 256K of Level 2 Cache operating at a 1:1 speed ratio with the processor, and 2MB of high-speed Level 3 cache. It’s covered by a three-year limited warranty.
In related news, Other World Computing has dropped the prices of other Mercury Extreme processors, which it sells in speeds from 1.0GHz to 1.5GHz. Prices range from $189 to $309 depending on clock speed, down from $195 to $349.