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ENCORE /ZIF G3 & G4 ™

PROCESSOR UPGRADE CARD FOR G3/G4 POWER MACINTOSH COMPUTERS

KEY FEATURES Easy to install into ZIF socket 100% compatible with hardware and software Three-year, limited warranty No switches. No control panels. Simply fast Trilingual (English, French, Spanish) manual available

COMPATIBLE MAC MODELS (500 MHz versions) Power Macintosh G3 All-in-one Power Macintosh G3 Blue & White Power Macintosh G3 Desktop Power Macintosh G3 Minitower Macintosh Server G3 Power Mac™ G4 (PCI Graphics) Macintosh Server G4 (PCI Graphics)

G3 OR G4 PERFORMANCE The Sonnet Encore/ZIF can make your G3 or G4 Power Macintosh one of the fastest desktop computers in the world. Designed with 1MB backside cache, the Encore/ZIF G3 and G4 deliver the ultimate in processing power. From scrolling windows and launching applications, to operating graphics programs and playing power-hungry games, you can expect head-turning performance gains from your newly upgraded Power Macintosh.

COMPATIBLE MAC MODELS (1.0 GHz version) Power Macintosh G3 Desktop Power Macintosh G3 Minitower

MAC OS COMPATIBILITY AND ALTIVEC

Note: Support for other platforms coming soon.

The Encore/ZIF G3 or G4 is compatible with your existing hardware and seamlessly integrates with your software. The Encore/ZIF supports from Mac® OS 8.0* through Mac OS X**. When you upgrade with a G4, even greater performance improvements are possible with AltiVec-enhanced applications.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Part no.

G3/G4 Speed

Size/Cache Speed

EG3-500-1M

500 MHz

1MB/250 MHz

EG4-500-1M

500 MHz

1MB/250 MHz

EG4-1000-1M†

1.0 GHz

1MB/250 MHz

*Mac OS 8.6 for 1.0 GHz model **OS X Update: All Encore/ZIF upgrades are fully compatible with OS X. Owners of Beige G3 models upgraded with an Encore/ZIF G4 may need to download a small software updater from http: //www.sonnettech.com/downloads/. All other configurations are compatible as shipped by Sonnet.

†Currently available for G3 Desktop & G3 Minitower only

PERFORMANCE COMPARISON Power Mac G3-233/512Ko

SIMPLE INSTALLATION

786

Power Mac G3-266/512Ko

888

Power Mac G3-300/512Ko

1000

Encore G3-500/1Mo 0

200

Installation happens in minutes simply by dropping the new card into the Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) socket that is specially designed to make upgrading effortless. The Encore hardware automatically configures the correct bus ratio without the need for switches.

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Sonnet Technologies, Inc. 15 Whatney, Irvine, CA 92618-2808 USA Tel: 1-949-587-3500 Fax: 1-949-457-6350

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