NewerTech MAXPower G4 Processor Upgrades are 100% Apple "Leopard" OS 10.5 Compatible

Fastest Processor Speeds for G4 Users to Run Leopard & Existing Apps

10 Minute Plug & Play Installation

October 29, 2007, Woodstock, IL -- Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech), the leading developer of PC, Macintosh® and iPod® performance upgrades and accessories, announced today that all NewerTech MAXPower® G4/7448 Single and Dual Processor Upgrades for Power Macintosh G4 AGP Graphics/Sawtooth, Gigabit Ethernet, Digital/Audio, and Quicksilver model computers have been thoroughly tested and verified for full compatibility with Apple's latest 10.5 "Leopard" operating system. MAXPower provides the fastest processor speeds for G4 user to run Leopard and other existing applications at maximum speed.

Introduced in March 2007 as the world's first available and shipping G4 7448 processor upgrade, the MAXPower Processor Upgrade gives PowerMac G4 owners with less than the Leopard-required 867MHz processor speed the hardware support needed to run Leopard. Additionally, by adding a MAXPower Processor Upgrade, PowerMac G4 owners can experience better performance from existing applications, as well as the ability to run new processor demanding applications.

Plug-and-Play, Hassle-Free

MAXPower Processor Upgrades are easily installed in 10 minutes or less and offer PowerMac G4 owners a hassle-free solution to meet Leopard's processor speed requirement. At a fraction of the cost of purchasing a new system plus the additional cost of installing software and hardware upgrades to work with the new system, PowerMac G4 owners can continue to use their current system and enjoy the many exciting new features found in the "Leopard" operating system.

State-Of-The-Art Engineering

MAXPower G4/7448 Processor Upgrades utilize state-of-the-art, latest generation Freescale 7448 processors and are 100% compatible with existing hardware, application software, and previous and current versions of Mac operating systems, OS 9.2.2 and OS X 10.3.5 or later with NO operating system modifications needed. Performance increases are achieved with a strategic set of engineering enhancements, including 1MB of on-chip L2 cache fully pipelined for two-cycle throughput, a full implementation of AltiVec(TM) technology featuring enhanced support for out-of-order instruction, and the use of 90 nanometer silicon on insulator (SOI) CMOS process technology to dramatically increase clock and bus speeds while reducing power requirements.

Priced Starting at $349

NewerTech MAXPower G4/7448 Processor Upgrades are available in four configurations: 1.8GHz single, 2.0GHz single, 1.7-1.73GHz DUAL, and 1.8GHz DUAL, priced starting at $349. NewerTech MAXPower Processor Upgrades are available from select computer and consumer electronics accessories retailers. For more information, see

About Newer Technology, Inc.

Since 1984, Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech) has been recognized as the leading developer of performance upgrades for PowerBooks®, desktop Macintosh computers, Intel Macs, iMacs®, iPods and MacOS compatibles. NewerTech is headquartered in Woodstock, Illinois. Dealer inquiries are welcome by calling 815-308-7001 or by emailing


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