Other World Computing (OWC) today announced it has reduced prices by as much as $40 on its popular OWC Mercury Extreme G4 processor upgrades.

The updated pricing, effective immediately through OWC:
• OWC Mercury Extreme G4/933 Megahertz (MHz)-1.0 Gigahertz (GHz) – $195.00 (was $229.99),
• OWC Mercury Extreme G4/1.0-1.2GHz – $289.00 (was $299.00),
• OWC Mercury Extreme G4/1.3-1.4GHz – $349.00 (was $389.00), and
• OWC Mercury Extreme G4/1.4-1.5GHz – $429.00 (was $459.99).

“The OWC Mercury Extreme G4 line is one of our best sellers,” said Larry O’Connor, president of OWC in the press release. “These easy-to-install, plug-and-play processor upgrades are the easiest way to speed up your Power Mac G4, and now they’re an even better value.”

Each Mercury Extreme G4 includes 256KB of 1:1 L2 cache on-chip and 2MB of high-speed L3 Cache, and is covered by OWC’s three-year limited warranty and 30-day 100 percent money-back guarantee.

All models are compatible with Apple PowerMac G4 AGP Graphics (Sawtooth), Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio and Quicksilver models, and with Mac OS 9.2.1 or higher, all versions of OS X 10.0.4 and later including 10.3.x Panther versions.

Complete pricing, ordering and availability information for Mercury Extreme G4 processor upgrades is available online at http://www.macsales.com/extreme