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This PDS to ZIF adapter saves dollars!

XLR8 500 MHz MACh Carrier G3 upgrade car

The XLR8 CarrierZIF Adapter, is an award-winning universal upgrade adapter that lets you upgrade your Mac using standard Power Macintosh G3 or G4* ZIF CPU daughtercards. Its exclusive upgradeable design supports any range of G3 and G4 ZIF CPU modules. Its revolutionary use of the ZIF (Zero Insertion Force) socket allows you to upgrade easily and inexpensively, simply lift the lever and change the CPU!

You get the assurance of using one universal adapter for any standard ZIF CPU card. In addition, you can use XLR8's exclusive MVP to optimize the CPU's performance beyond its rated speeds!.

  Reuse your original
PowerMac G3 CPUs in your
Pre-G3 systems.
Performance with peace of mind from XLR8's exclusive auto profiling and protection!
Upgrade again and again,
just by changing the
standard ZIF CPU.
  Exclusive Technologies
System Requirements: Apple PowerMac 7300-9600 UMAX S900/J700, PowerCC PowerTower Pro & PowerWave, Genesis MP 720 up & Millennium.

Software Compatibility: Apple Mac OS 8.1 or greater - including Mac OSX (using XPOSTFACTO)

Available CPUs: CPU not included. Support all standard Apple, OWC and XLR8 ZIFs.

Board Size/Connector: Standard Apple PowerSurge form factor: 6-11/16" x 3-13/16"
  • CPU Socket: Apple ZIF (Zero Insertion Force) processor daughtercard form factor
  • Removable card extension for low-profile enclosures
Carrier Upgrade Technology: This patent-pending technology allows (G3/G4) ZIF CPU modules to plug into older pre-G3 or pre-ZIF systems.

MVP: XLR8s Multiple Variable Processing technology uses software and on-board switches to allow maximum system performance.

Auto Profiling & Protection Technology: Compatibility and performance software that provides full cache and CPU speed profiling, testing and protection - without the risk.

Virtual Firmware: Compatibility ROM software that resides in motherboard non-volatile RAM, delivering 100% compatibility for modern upgrades in older systems.

 Product Availability    Real-world Performance Gains
CarrierZIF G3/G4 Adapter
CarrierZIF adapter for using ZIF CPUs
in 7300-9600 and most clones.
MacGurus Store


*Note: G4 processors are incompatible with PowerCenter and PowerCenter Pro
CarrierZIF with G4 ZIF @ 450/225/1M
CarrierZIF with G3/G4 ZIF @ 400/200/1M
CarrierZIF with G3 ZIF @ 233/116/1M
Power Macintosh 7500/100
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Daystar Technology specializes in Macintosh and PowerBook CPU Upgrades. As a leader in Mac CPU upgrades, Daystar also provides world class certified service and new system sales. Daystar reserves the right to adjust, change or modify its policies, products and specifications at any time.