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Daystar Adds 1.92 GHz Apple iMac Flat Panel Upgrades
and Free 3-Way Shipping
Expands offering for iMac Flat Panels with Free US Ground Shipping
Expands offering with 1.92 GHz Performance Choice for Newer iMacs.

Atlanta, Georgia - August 16, 2005: Daystar Technology, an Apple Authorized Reseller and Mac Technology Integrator, announced today, that it has expanded its iMac Flat Panel CPU upgrade line, announced last month. The upgrade previously was limited to 1.35 GHz for the earlier iMac 700/800 MHz systems. The company now is able to offer 1.92 GHz upgrades for owners of the later model 1.0 and 1.25 GHz iMac Flat Panel systems.

The upgrades utilize the most powerful G4 CPUs available today. In additional to nearly double the CPU cylces, the upgrades also double the high-performance L2 cache size from 256 KB to 512 KB. The net result... more than 2x real-world performance for all iMac Flat Panel owners.

Highest Performing 7457 / 7447A Available
Daystar is using the latest and highest performing 74x series CPUs available today, the Freescale 7457 and 7447A. The CPU outperforms any 745x shipped by Apple, and boasts a large 512 KB internal L2 cache. The large cache allows the iMac G4 to perform at full speed, even without an external L3 cache.

No Compromise, Excellent Performance, Free Shipping
Like the MAChSpeed G4 Pismo and Lombard upgrades, the iMac Flat Panel upgrade is a full system upgrade. The user orders on line, then sends their system to Daystar via Daystar's custom shipping container. Daystar has enhance this option, by offering free US Ground 3-way shipping on all orders.

The Cost of the upgrade is dependent on the speed:

  • 1.35 GHZ (7457) for the iMac 700 / 800 MHz is $ 548
  • 1.92 GHZ (7447A) for the iMac 1.0 / 1.25 GHz is $ 588

Features include:

  • xBench 1.2 Scores jump from the mid teens to the high 50's, surpassing
    the fastest iMac G4, and some iMac G5s.
  • Double performance for all OS operations and applications.
  • Highest qualified G4 CPUs available, rated to 105c!
  • Factory installation via Apple Certified Technicians.
  • Daystar 21 point system test and diagnostics, with overnight burn-in tests.
  • Effortless shipping with Daystar's custom box and prepaid shipping options.
  • Compatible with any Mac OS since 9.2... Including Tiger 10.4.x.
  • Supports dual boot systems - works with everything you own.
  • Includes XLR8 MAChSpeed Control for exclusive G4 performance / compatibility.
  • All upgrades warranted at speed sold, with Daystar's exclusive 90/728 warranty program.

"We've been hammered with requests for the newer iMac upgrades", said Gary Dailey, president of Daystar. "We're of course, excited to be able to deliver it.. and with free shipping!"

About Daystar and XLR8 Brand Products
Daystar Technology is a Macintosh Technology Integrator. The company specializes in developing custom solutions, and integrating leading performance technologies for consumers, enterprise and graphics 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 the best of the best for the Apple based computing platform.

Daystar currently distributes/resells Apple, XLR8, Giga Design 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.