Other World Computing (OWC) today announced an immediate price reduction, with prices as low as US$44.99, on its SuperDrive Upgrade Kits allowing Apple users to upgrade PowerMacs, iMacs, PowerBooks, and eMacs. Kits for these various Mac models are user-installable and allow users to burn DVDs as fast as 16X, Dual-Layer 8.5GB DVDs up to 8X, or CDs at up to 40X. DVD read speeds are up to 16X and CD Read at up to 40X. All kits come with required cabling/mounting hardware. Packages also may include a selection of applicable CD and/or DVD burning media, NTI DragonBurn 4.0 CD/DVD Authoring software, and/or EMC Retrospect Backup software.