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The only 100% compatible,
G4 upgrade
for you PowerBook G3!
 
Peace of mind with
Daystar's professional conversion process and protection software!
 
Low power CPU and components for maximum battery life!

Up to 500% Faster
Than Your Current System In Mac OS X!
 
The XLR8 MAChSpeed G4 PISMO upgrade with its superfast 250+ MHz backside cache and exclusive MAChSpeed Control software (optional) transforms your PowerBook G3 into an AltiVec energized supercomputing laptop. Great for graphics, video and games... it allows you to run heavy-duty G4 Apps like iChat AV and Final Cut Pro! With Mac OS X and most Graphics applications now optimized for the G4's Velocity engine, you'll experience bursts of speed that are up to 5 times faster than your current system. Plus, the MAChSpeed's low-power design, ensures maximum battery life (another Daystar exclusive)!

Installation, testing, shipping, and worries are handled! No Hidden Costs! No Hidden Problems! All you have to do is order, then put your PowerBook in the provided shipping container - we do the rest... in 24 hours. All shipping of the unit itself is included. All labor and parts are also included. Unlike reseller conversion processes, we do it all - factory direct! Daystar professionals handle all electronics work, CPU conversion, system tuning, software and testing, so you get fast, secure and professional service. And, with 24 hour turnaround, you're assured of running at full G4 speed in just a few days.

Problem System? No Problem! If your system is having problems, needs a new screen, new parts, or just a full end-to-end cleaning, Daystart's Apple Authorized professionals can handle the task. Just include your service request on the system checklikst when you ship your Pismo. Daystar will provide a full estimate while your system is being upgraded.

Week-ender program for nearly zero down-time! Much like Daystar's original Mac IIcx upgrade program, we offer the Pismo "Week-ender". This program includes overnight shipping of your PowerBook (USA only), and 12 hour conversion of your system. So, you ship your system on Thursday, then start working at G4 speeds Monday! Yes, it is extra, but if downtime is an issue, this is your answer.

 Specifications
   Exclusive Technologies
System Requirements: PowerBook G3 FireWire systems. Model: M-7572 (original CPU at 400 or 500 G3 with native FireWire Ports).

Software Compatibility: Apple Mac OS9.x or greater - including Mac OS X through Tiger. Includes MAChSpeed Control - OS9 & OSX

MAChSpeed CPU: Low-power PowerPC 7410500LE (G4) running at CPU rated base speeds of 500 (LE) MHz and 550 (PE) MHz. Delivers full performance longer battery life than most PowerBook G4s.

MAChSpeed Backside Cache: Fast, 1MB backside rated at 250, capable of running 200 MHz - 275 MHz.

3 Way Shipping Options: From the shipping container (1), to shipping your unit to Daystar (2), to the final shipment back (3), you can choose the speed and billing... worldwide, when you order.

100% AltiVec Compatibility: The only upgrade that can promise 100% compatibility and performance in all G4 operations, in both OS X and OS 9.

MVP: XLR8s Multiple Variable Processing technology uses software to customize cache speed for maximum system performance - up to 15% faster than competitive offerings!

Auto Profiling & Protection Technology: Automated compatibility and performance software that provides full cache and CPU profiling for additional combined CPU and cache speed - without the risk.

Daystar CPU Conversion Program: Daystar offers full security and uncompromising quality conversion conversions by performing all operations using Apple Certified Technicians, and testing in-house, using state-of-the art equipment. (Competitive programs send the CPUs, cards and sometimes the whole system out to unknown third parties).

 Product Availability    Real-world Performance Gains
550 MAChSpeed G4 PISMO
550 MHz G4 ZIF CPU with
1 MB, 250 MHz backside cache.
MSG4P550

550 MAChSpeed G4 PISMO
Upgrade KIT
550 MHz G4 ZIF CPU Daughtercard with
1 MB, 250 MHz backside cache.
Designed for onsite installation.
MSG4P550C

 Week-ender Special Fast Turnaround Available!
(Ship Thursday, receive Monday)


5.0x FASTER GRAPHICS & OSX!  
2.0X FASTER  
MAChSpeed G4 PISMO 550
1.5X FASTER
MAChSpeed G4 PISMO 500
1.0X
Standard PowerBook G3 400 FireWire

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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.