Sonnet Delivers Performance, Value With New Dual Processor Upgrade
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA–August 2, 2006–Sonnet Technologies, a worldwide
leader in upgrades for Apple Macintosh computers and iPod digital
music players, announces the immediate availability of its new dual
processor upgrade–the Encore/ST G4 Duet 1.6 GHz (Part No.
SG4D-1600)–for most “Sawtooth” Power Mac G4 systems, including AGP
Graphics, Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio and QuickSilver models.
This product is Sonnet’s lowest priced, dual processor upgrade ever.
This upgrade, using the latest PowerPC G4 7447A processors from
Freescale Semiconductor, features 512K of SRAM on-chip L2 cache and
is compatible with Mac OS 9.2, and Mac OS X Version 10.3.5 and
higher. The Encore/ST G4 Duet 1.6 GHz fits seamlessly into all
supported systems, and auto-configures to its host without the need
for switches or jumpers. Like all Sonnet processor upgrades, this new
Encore/ST G4 Duet model carries a three-year warranty and includes
free technical support.
For more information on the Encore/ST G4 Duet 1.6 GHz, please visit
Sonnet’s web site at:
PRICING & AVAILABILITY
The Encore/ST G4 Duet 1.6 GHz (Part No. SG4D-1600) is available now
with an MSRP of USD $499.95. The price for Sonnet’s fastest Encore/ST
G4 Duet dual processor upgrade is as follows:
– Encore/ST G4 Duet 1.8 GHz (Part No. SG4D-1800) at $599.95
Prices for Sonnet’s Encore/ST G4 line of single processor upgrades
are as follows:
– Encore/ST G4 1.8 GHz (Part No. SG4C-1800, for Power Mac G4 Cube) at
$399.95 – Encore/ST G4 1.8 GHz (Part No. SG4-1800) at $399.95 –
Encore/ST G4 1.4 GHz (Part No. SG4-1400-2M) at $299.95 – Encore/ST G4
1.2 GHz (Part No. SG4C-1200-2M, for Power Mac G4 Cube) at $249.95 –
Encore/ST G4 1.2 GHz (Part No. SG4-1200-2M) at $249.95 – Encore/ST G4
1.0 GHz (Part No. SG4-1000-2M) at $199.95
For more information on Encore/ST G4 single processor upgrades,
please visit the web site at:
The Encore/ST G4 Duet 1.6 GHz is compatible with the following Power
Mac G4 models: – Power Mac G4 (AGP Graphics)*
– Power Mac G4 (Gigabit Ethernet)
– Power Mac G4 (Digital Audio)
– Power Mac G4 (QuickSilver)
*Some AGP Graphics systems will not support the Encore/ST G4 Duet.
For complete details, please visit the web site at:
MAC OS REQUIREMENTS AND COMPATIBILITY
The Encore/ST G4 Duet 1.6 GHz requires Mac OS 9.2 for software
installation and firmware updating. OS X compatibility requires Mac
OS X Version 10.3.5 or later.
About Sonnet Technologies, Inc.
Sonnet Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, California, is a
worldwide leader in processor upgrade cards, Serial ATA storage
solutions, premium FM transmitters, and other enhancement products
for Apple Macintosh computers and iPod digital music players. After
Apple Computer, Inc., Sonnet is the largest producer of PowerPC
processor-based products in the computer industry. Founded in 1986,
Sonnet offers processor upgrades for most Macintosh models. To locate
an authorized reseller or purchase product, visit the Sonnet
Technologies web site at http://www.sonnettech.com, or call the
company at 1-949-587-3500.