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Certified OWC Upgrades For New Mid 2010 Mac Pro "Nehalem" and "Westmere" ModelsOffer Savings Of Up To 63% And Double the Memory Versus Factory Options

OWC 'MaxRam' Certified Memory Upgrades provide options of up to 32GB for Quad-Core and 6-Core single processor models and up to 64GB for 8-Core and 12-Core dual processor models

August 25, 2010, Woodstock, IL -- Other World Computing (OWC®), a leading zero emissions Mac® and PC technology company, officially announced today full ‘MaxRam’ certification of OWC Memory upgrade kits supporting up to 64GB of total memory, double the highest factory supported ram option, of PC3-8500 ECC DDR3 1066MHz and PC3-10600 ECC DDR3 1333MHz Multi-Channel Memory Upgrade Kits for the new Mid 2010 Mac Pro now shipping. OWC Certified Mac Pro Memory Upgrades are now available from 2GB to 64GB and offer up to 63% savings vs. same sized factory options as well as offering double the memory - 64GB – for a 21% lower cost versus the factory maximum offered 32GB option.

OWC Memory Upgrades for the new Mac Pro 2010 models are offered in matched module sets of 2GB, 4GB, and 8GB with modules also available individually from $67.99. OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for the 2010 Mac Pro “Nehalem” and “Westmere” models are engineered with premium quality components and are designed to meet, if not exceed Apple Design Specifications, including use of Apple required thermal sensor EEPROM, JEDEC board design, and chip components; and are fully RoHS and JEDEC compliant. Like all OWC Memory Upgrades, the Mac Pro Upgrade Kits are backed with a Money Back Guarantee and OWC’s Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty.

To assist both existing and new model Mac Pro owners in selecting the correct memory upgrade for any 2006-2010 Mac Pro model, OWC has created a simple to use guide that shows the correct memory type and options specific to each of the different Mac Pro models. To view all available options and/or order OWC Memory Kits for Mac Pro models, visit:

Apple Mac Pro Quad-Core and 6-Core Single Processor Memory Option Savings Comparison
  • OWC 8GB Kit (2GB x 4 matched modules): as low as $264.99 for a savings of 29%,
    $110 less vs. factory same size upgrade

  • OWC 16GB Kit (4GB x 4 matched modules): as low as $659.99 for a savings of 63%,
    $1,115 less vs. factory same size upgrade

  • OWC 24GB Kit (8GB x 3 matched modules):  $1095.99, 50% more memory for 38% less cost than
    16GB maximum factory available memory

  • OWC 32GB Kit (8GB x 4 matched modules),  $1449.99, Double the memory for 18% less cost than
    16GB maximum factory available memory
Apple Mac Pro 8-Core and 12-Core Dual Processor Memory Option Savings Comparison
  • OWC 16GB Kit (2GB x 8 matched modules) as low as $519.99, a savings of 30%,
    $230 less vs. factory same size upgrade

  • OWC 24GB Kit (4GB x 6 matched modules), as low as $979.99, a savings of 61%,
    $1570 less vs. factory same size upgrade

  • OWC 32GB Kit (4GB x 8 matched modules), as low as $1299.99, a savings of 63%,
    $2250 less vs. factory same size upgrade

  • OWC 48GB Kit (8GB x 6 matched modules),  $2129.99, 50% more memory for 40% less cost than
    32GB maximum factory available memory

  • OWC 64GB Kit (8GB x 8 matched modules),  $2799.99, Double the memory for 21% less cost than 32GB maximum factory available memory

OWC Lab Confirms ‘MaxRAM’ Configurations Of Double The Memory
By maintaining its own lab of nearly every Apple Mac model ever made, including all of the latest Mac Pro 2010 models, OWC continues its three year first-to-market streak as the first independent provider to test confirm and ship memory kits that exceed the factory memory options offered for the Mac Pro. “Our ‘MaxRam’ test lab is second only to Apple’s when it comes to the variety of Apple computer models we are able to test with on an ongoing basis,” said Larry O’Connor, Founder and CEO, Other World Computing. “Having this onsite resource gives us a significant capability in terms of being responsive in providing market leading solutions with industry leading reliability.” To learn more about the OWC Memory Test Lab, visit:

Free “Do-It-Yourself” Videos for Easy Installation
OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro models are supported with free online instructional videos to make user installation an easy 15-minute procedure. Videos showing both memory and hard drive upgrades being installed into a variety of Mac Pro models are available for viewing at:

OWC – The Long Term Trusted Name For Mac Memory
OWC memory upgrades are available from 16MB to 96GB 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. The full OWC Memory line as well as a compatibility guide which directs customers to the correct upgrades for each specific Apple model, can be found online at:

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®, iPhone®, and iPad™ enhancement products through its e-commerce portal 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 and

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 & 2010; Better Business Bureau Top Rating of A+ 2010; Reflex Packaging Commitment to Excellence Recycling Award 2009; Computerworld MagazineTop Green-IT Companies for 2008; and McHenry County Economic Development Corporation 2008 Business Champion Award. In March 2010, OWC’s corporate campus was awarded LEED Platinum Certification ( by the Green Building Certification Institute. Platinum is the highest achievable level of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Program, which began in 1998. Out of more than 14,000 LEED projects engaged worldwide since the program's inception, OWC is one of less than three hundred to achieve the Platinum standard. On a local level, OWC also became the first privately owned light manufacturing/assembly building in Illinois to obtain LEED Platinum status.

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