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For Immediate Release, October 25, 2003                    Click to view PDF version

Daystar Technology Ships
New version of the XLR8 software delivers
additional performance and peace of mind to fast Macs running Apple's latest OS.

Atlanta, Georgia, October 25, 2003: Daystar Technology, creators of the first Macintosh upgrades announced a new release of its MAChSpeed Control - OSX cache enabling, protection and testing software. This new version provides 100% compatibility in Mac OS X 10.3, as released yesterday by Apple Computer.

"Our customers appreciate MAChSpeed's exclusive cache profiling technology. " said Gary Dailey, president of Daystar. "Cache oriented system crashes can destroy a user's system. By ensuring they don't over-clock their system's capabilities, MAChSpeed protects the user, where other cache software can't".

MAChSpeed Control Exclusive Features Include;

    • Dedicated patches for platform specific issues, including...
      • NVRAM based Speculative Processing protection for PowerPC 750-7410 CPUs in six-slot (604e) PCI systems.
      • Firmware patches for Beige G3 systems running G4 CPUs.
    • Low-level System control to ensure maximum compatibility and stability.
    • Automated cache profiling, verification and testing at boot-up.
    • Automatic cache reset in the event of a cache related system shut-down.
    • Verification of available cache speeds preventing excessive over-clocking.
    • RAM Memory check and review.
    • Interactive Cache, CPU, RAM test when utility is open.

Additional MAChSpeed Control Features Include:

    • Easy installation and startup.
    • Write-back, and variable cache speed controls.
    • AltiVec (Velocity Engine) enabler built-in.
    • Compatibility: Any system with PowerPC 750-7410 CPU.
      • Mac OS X 10.0-10.3.

Purchasing MAChSpeed Control OSX ($17.95)
MAChSpeed Control - OSX is currently bundled free with 450, 466, 500, 533 and 550 MHz G4 product purchase. Other interested users can purchase MSC-OSX directly from Daystar at: http://daystartechnology.com/store/mscosx/.

Upgrading From Earlier Versions of MAChSpeed Control - OSX
All existing MAChSpeed Control - OSX customers have been contacted via email with a special download link for the new version - at no charge .

About Daystar and XLR8 Brand Products
Daystar Technology is the designer and manufacturer of XLR8 brand products. With its history from the early days of the Mac as DayStar Digital, Inc., the company has always strived to deliver the best of the best.
Daystar currently distributes XLR8 brand products via its own web store at http://Daystar-Store.com and also via eBay and select resellers.

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