Newer Technology (NewerTech) has announced the release of new
Power Mac G4 CPU upgrades. The upgrades are available in single and dual-processor configurations up to 2.0GHz, with prices starting at $399.
The new MAXPower upgrades are available in a single-processor 2.0GHz configuration for $399; a dual-processor 1.6GHz configuration for $449; a dual 1.7GHz configuration for $529 and a dual 1.8GHz configuration for $599.
The new MAXPower use FreeScale PowerPC 7447 processors. They’re compatible with “Sawtooth”-era Power Mac G4s and later, all the way up to “Quicksilver” models. The upgrades are compatible with all existing hardware and software running on Mac OS 9.2.2 or Mac OS X v10.3.5 or later.