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First PowerPC 7448 CPU Upgrade for Mac Ships!
Daystar announces shipment of the first XLR8 brand, Apple PowerBook 7448 
Upgrade at 1.83 GHz... using Freescale's newest 7448 PowerPC CPUs!

Atlanta, Georgia, March 5, 2006 Daystar Technology, the original Mac Performance Shop, delivered another new milestone in both CPU upgrades and PowerBook speed today. The company announced a new 7448 based CPU upgrade for the PowerBook G4 1.67. The "XLR8 MAChSpeed 7448 Aluminum" is a factory installed upgrade, and will be widely available within the next month.

The first "customer" upgrade has shipped to Mr. Lasse Kvernmo, as a "pre-release" edition of the forthcoming product. Mr. Kvermmo is using his new 1.83 GHz 7448 PowerBook as an audio/video workhorse within the entertainment industry.

Newest PowerBook Only (1.67 GHz).
The 7448 upgrade is limited to the PowerBook 1.67 GHz series only. This limitation is due to hardware restrictions within the PowerBook, which prevent the use of the 7448 in earlier systems. The upgrade also requires Mac OSX 10.4.4 or later.

Like the XLR8 MAChSpeed G4 Aluminum, the PowerBook 7448 upgrade is a factory installed CPU upgrade. Users simply place their PowerBook in the provided box. The shipping, testing, installation and 100% quality assurance is handled completely by Daystar's Apple Certified Technicians.

No Compromise, Just Raw Speed.
The 1MB L2 size is optimal for maximum performance with the best balance between performance and overhead.

In real-world (Photoshop) benchmarks, the 7448 performs 20-30% faster than a 7447A at the same MHz. Overall the XLR8 MAChSpeed 7448 Aluminum provides 30-60% more performance for PowerBook users.

"Since we began shipping the MAChSpeed G4 Aluminum (7447) a couple weeks ago, we have been swamped with requests to upgrade the PowerBook 1.67's. ", said Gary Dailey, president of Daystar. "I finally decided to just go ahead and open the doors on the 7448, so that users wouldn't wonder why we didn't provide a 7447A option for the PowerBook 1.67".

About Daystar and XLR8 Brand Products
Daystar Technology is simply a Macintosh Performance Shop. The company specializes in developing custom performance solutions, and integrating leading Apple and XLR8 brand technologies for consumers, enterprise and creative professionals. Daystar operates as an Apple Authorized Reseller and Service center, and maintains a staff of Apple Certified Technicians. Daystar is also the designer and manufacturer of XLR8 brand products. With its history as the creator of the original Mac upgrade, the company continues to deliver top technology and performance for the Apple based computing platform.

Daystar currently distributes/resells Apple, XLR8, Giga Designs, QuickerTek, Northstar and a variety of leading brand products via its store front and web store at http://Daystar-Store.com. Daystar offers a wide array of Apple performance products. It also sells and services Apple products via its store-front in Suwanee, Georgia.

Additional information on Daystar Technology and XLR8 can be found via the Daystar website at: http://daystartechnology.com/about/ and http://daystartechnology.com/news/


Apple Authorized ResellerApple Authorized Service Provider
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.