February 2, 2010, Woodstock, IL
-- Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com
, a leading zero emissions Mac® and PC technology company, announced today its new OWC 64GB 1066MHz DDR3 ECC Memory Upgrade Kit for Mac Pro 8-Core Pro
models continues OWC’s three year streak of offering up to double the original factory memory
for Apple Mac Pro computers by offering kits of up to 64GB at savings up to 68% over same sized factory options for all Mac Pro Dual-Core, Quad-Core, and 8-Core models.
More Options & Savings Up To 68% Versus Factory
OWC’s Memory Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro 8-Core models offer more configuration options and thousands of dollars in savings
over factory memory upgrades. The two 8GB module-based OWC upgrades - 48GB (6 x 8GB) and 64GB (4 x 8GB) - offer a maximum performance configuration
for Mac Pro 8-Core machines not available from the factory
. Mac Pro 8-Core owners can also choose OWC’s 32GB Memory Kit priced at only $1,197.99 – a savings of $2,502 compared to the $3700 32GB factory upgrade.
In addition to the savings offered by OWC Upgrades, Mac Pro users also retain their original factory memory modules that can either be set aside for future use or be sent to OWC for a cash back trade-in of up to $25
per Apple factory 2GB memory module.
Pricing for OWC Memory Upgrade Kits up to 64GB
for 2009 Mac Pro 8-Core 2.26GHz, 2.66GHz, and 2.93GHz models:
• OWC 24GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit -$914.99 (6 x 4GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option.
• OWC 32GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $1197.99 (8 x 4GB matched memory modules)
$2502 (68%) lower cost than factory 32GB upgrade.
• OWC 48GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $2679.99 (6 x 8GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option. $1020 lower cost than 32GB factory max upgrade.
• OWC 64GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $3559.99 (8 x 8GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option. $140 lower cost than 32GB factory max upgrade.
Pricing for OWC Memory Upgrade Kits up to 32GB
for 2009 Quad-Core 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, and 3.33GHz models:
• OWC 12GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit -$459.99 (3 x 4GB matched memory modules)
$890 (66%) lower cost than factory 12GB upgrade.
• OWC 16GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit -$612.99 (4 x 4GB matched memory modules)
$1237 (67%) lower cost than factory 12GB upgrade.
• OWC 24GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit -$1399.99 (3 x 8GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option. $450 lower cost than 16GB factory max upgrade.
• OWC 32GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $1799.99 (4 x 8GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option. $50 lower cost than 16GB factory max upgrade.
To assist all Mac Pro owners in selecting the correct memory upgrade for any 2006-2009 Dual-Core, Quad-Core, or 8-Core Mac Pro model,
OWC has created a simple to use guide that shows what RAM type and speed each Mac Pro model utilizes. To use the guide to select and order OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro models, visit: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/memory/Mac-Pro-Memory
64GB Certified For Flawless Use With Mac Pro 8-Core
By maintaining its own lab of nearly every Apple Mac model ever made, including all of the latest Mac Pro 2009 models, OWC’s MaxRAM™ certification program can confirm use of memory configurations that exceed Apple’s officially supported RAM maximums. This program also confirms OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for the Mac Pro meet, if not surpass, Apple Design Specifications,
including specific required thermal EEPROM, board design, chip components; and are fully RoHS and JEDEC compliant. Also, like all fully tested OWC memory upgrades, these new OWC Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro Quad-Core models are engineered with premium quality components for cool, flawless operation and are backed with a Money Back Guarantee and OWC’s Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty.
For more information on various Mac machines that have been confirmed to be able to utilize up to four times the amount of RAM than factory offered, visit: http://eshop.macsales.com/memory/maxram
Free “Do-It-Yourself” Video for Easy Installation
OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for 2006-2009 Mac Pro models are fully supported with free online instructional videos to make user installation an easy 15-minute procedure. To watch the step-by-step installations, visit:
OWC - Trusted Name in Mac Memory
OWC memory upgrades are available from 16MB to 64GB for nearly every current and past Apple notebook and desktop computer manufactured during the past twenty years
, including Mac Pro Xeon, iMac, PowerMac, Xserve, iBook, and PowerBook computers. By maintaining an active state-of-the-art test lab, OWC ensures its memory upgrades offer the highest product quality and reliability and backs them with a Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty and Money Back Guarantee.
The full OWC Memory line
, as well as a compatibility guide for the correct upgrades for each specific Apple model, can be found online at: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/apple/memory/
About Other World Computing (OWC)
Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products and support to the computer industry since 1988 and features one of the largest online catalogs of computer, iPod, and iPhone enhancement products through its e-commerce portal www.macsales.com
. As a Premiere Level Apple Developer Connection member, OWC also provides extensive US based technical support for Macintosh users around the world as well as Internet access via www.fastermac.net and www.owc.net
OWC’s industry awards and recognition include: Crain’s Chicago Business
2009 “Fast 50” List of 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Chicago Area; Inc. 5,000
Top 100 Computers & Electronics Companies 2007 to 2009; Reseller Ratings
Elite Member 2009; Computerworld Magazine
Top Green-IT Companies for 2008; BizRate’s
Gold Circle of Excellence, 2004 to 2008; and McHenry County Economic Development Corporation
2008 Business Champion Award.
OWC corporate headquarters in Woodstock, IL, completed in 2008, is built to LEED “Platinum” requirements, the highest level given by the United States Green Building Council’s LEED program, for compliance with environmentally sound building methods which incorporate innovative use of “green” systems and materials. OWC continued its leadership role in environmental stewardship in October 2009 by activating an on-site wind turbine that cleanly generates more net energy than is consumed by OWC’s operations and datacenter.
For more information, visit www.macsales.com
Jennifer Myers, (815) 502-5640, firstname.lastname@example.org