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Macintosh Processor Upgrade Card Master List

Below is a listing of all the existing processor upgrades from PowerLogix, Sonnet and XLR8. In the right-hand column is a list of the machines that are compatible with upgrade card listed. The upgrade card link will take you to a page with much more information on the card, including reviews and performance data.


Manufacturer
Upgrade card with link to MacSpeedZone review
Compatible machines
ZIF Slot Upgrades -Dual

Sonnet

Encore/ST G4 Duet Dual G4/500/250/1MB

 

Power Macintosh G4 (AGP Graphics)* Power Macintosh G4 (Gigabit Ethernet)* Macintosh G4 Server*

*Models with 4 slots (3 PCI plus 1 AGP)

XLR8

MACh Velocity Dual G4/500/250/1MB
MACh Velocity Dual G4/450/225/1MB
MACh Velocity Dual G4/400/200/1MB

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PowerMac G3 Beige System
ZIF Slot Upgrades -Single

PowerLogix

PowerForce G4/450/225/1MB
PowerForce G3/500/250/1MB

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Compatible with the following computers: all PowerMac G3 minitowers and desktops, G3 "All-in-One", and the new Blue and White G3's
Sonnet

Encore G4/500/250/1MB
Encore G4/400/200/1MB
Encore G3/500/250/1MB

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Compatible machines - G3 Desktops, G3 Minitowers, G3 Servers, G4 Power Macs (PCI Graphics), G4 Server (PCI Graphics)

XLR8

MACh Speed G4/500/250/1MB
MACh Speed G4/450/225/1MB
MACh Speed G4/400/200/1MB
MACh Speed G4/350/175/1MB
MACh Speed G3/500/250/1MB
MACh Speed G3/450/225/1MB
MACh Speed G3/400/200/1MB

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MACh Speed G4 - PowerMac G3 Beige, G3 Blue & White, G4 w/ PCI Graphics

MACh Speed G3z - All Apple PowerMac G3 Systems or ZIF-based G3 Systems or XLR8 CarrierZIF Upgrade Adapter

PCI Upgrades

PowerLogix

 

PowerForce G4/450/225/1MB
PowerForce G4/400/200/1MB
PowerForce G3/500/250/1MB
PowerForce G3/400/200/1MB
PowerForce G3/350/175/512K

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Apple Power Macintosh 7300, 7500, 7600, 8500, 8600, 9500, 9600 Power Computing PowerBase, PowerWave, PowerTower Pro UMAX/SuperMac S900, J700 DayStar Millenium and Genesis. Note: The PowerForce G4 is compatible with low profile PowerBase units from Power Computing

 

Sonnet

 

Crescendo/PCI G4/450/225/1MB
Crescendo/PCI G4/400/200/1MB
Crescendo/PCI G3/500/250/1MB
Crescendo/PCI G3/450/225/1MB
Crescendo/PCI G3/400/200/1MB
Crescendo/PCI G3/400/225/512K

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Power Macintosh Series 7300, 7500, 7600, 8500, 8515, 8600, 9500, 9515, 9600 Workgroup Server 7350, 8550, 9650 Daystar Genesis and Millennium Series Mactell XB-Pro Power Computing PowerCenter*, PowerCenter Pro*, PowerCurve*, PowerTower*, PowerTower Pro, PowerWave UMAX J700, S900

* Crescendo/PCI G4 not compatible with PowerCenter, PowerCenter Pro, PowerCurve, and PowerTower

XLR8

 

MACh Carrier Dual G4 /450/225/1MB
MACh Carrier Dual G4 /400/200/1MB
MACh Carrier G4 /450/225/1MB
MACh CarrierG4 /400/200/1MB
MACh Carrier G3/500/250/1MB
MACh Carrier G3/450/225/1MB
MACh Carrier G3/400/200/1MB

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PowerMac 7300-9600 (Except 8200) Umax Pulsar PowerComputing PowerTower Pro, PowerWave, PowerBase DayStar Millennium & Genesis MP 720 & higher
iMac Upgrade Cards
PowerLogix

iForce G4/450/225/1MB
iForce G4/400/200/512K
iForce G3/500/250/1MB
iForce G3/400/200/512K

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iMac 233MHz, 266MHz or 333MHz (Rev A-D.)
L2 Cach Slot Upgrades

Sonnet

Crescendo/L2 G3/400/200/1MB
Crescendo/L2 G3/400/133/512K
Crescendo/L2 G3/320-350/160-175/1MB
Crescendo/L2 G3/300/150/512K

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Power Macintosh 4400, 5400, 5500, 6400, 6500, 7220 Performa 54xx, 6360, 64xx 20th Anniversary Macintosh (TAM) PowerBase Desktop, Minitower UMAX C500, C600, C600X (G3/400 only)

Power Macintosh 4400, 7220 StarMax 3000, 4000, 5000, 5500 (G3/320-350 & G3/300 only)

PowerBook Upgrade Cards

Sonnet

Crescendo PB/G3/400/200/1MB
Crescendo PB/G3/333/167/1MB
Crescendo PB/G3/333/167/512K

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PowerBook 1400, 1400c/117, 1400cs/117, 1400c/133, 1400cs/133, 1400c/166, 1400cs/166

PowerLogix

 

BlueChip G3/500/250/1MB
BlueChip G3/466/233/1MB

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Compatible with the following computers (Apple family number M4753): Powerbook G3 Series 233 (no cache) Powerbook G3 Series 233 (233/117/512K) PowerBook G3 Series 250 (250/125/1Mb) Powerbook G3 Series 266 (266/133/1Mb) Powerbook G3 Series 292 (292/146/1Mb) Powerbook G3 Series 300 (300/150/1Mb)

BlueChip LS compatible with the following computers (Apple family number M5343): PowerBook G3 "Lombard" (333/177/512K) - Bronze Keyboard PowerBook G3 "Lombard" (400/200/1Mb) - Bronze Keyboard

NuBus Slot Upgrades

Sonnet

Sonnet Crescendo/NuBus G3/477-500/200/1MB
Sonnet Crescendo/NuBus G3/390-400/160/1MB
Sonnet Crescendo/NuBus G3/270-360/135-180/1MB
Sonnet Crescendo/NuBus G3/293-300/147-167/1MB
Sonnet Crescendo/NuBus G3/240-266/120-133/1MB
Sonnet Crescendo/NuBus G3/240-266/120-133/512K

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Power Macintosh 6100/60, 6100/60 AV, 6100/66, 6100/66 AV, 6150/66 Power Macintosh 7100/66*, 7100/66 AV*, 7100/80*, 7100/80 AV* Power Macintosh 8100/80*, 8100/80 AV*, 8100/100*, 8100/110*, 8115/110*, 8150/80* Performa 6110, 6112, 6115, 6116, 6117, 6118 Workgroup Server 6150/60, 8150/110*, 9150/80* Power Computing 100, 120 Radius System 100*, 81/110*

* May require Crescendo AV/HPV Card Video Adapter Kit

Miscellaneous Upgrade Cards
Sonnet Power Mac 7200 Upgrade Cards

 

Crescendo/7200 G4/400/200/1MB
Crescendo/7200 G4/400/133/512K
Crescendo/7200 G3/400/200/1MB

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Power Macintosh 7200, 7215, 8200 Workgroup Server 7250
Sonnet Presto Plus Presto Plus 66/33 MHz Macintosh LC, LC II, LC III, LC III+, LC 520, 550 Performa 250, 275, 400, 405, 410, 430, 450, 460, 466, 467, 520, 550, 560 Color Classic, Color Classic II
Sonnet Presto PPC Presto PPC 601/100/1MB

Centris 610**, 650 Quadra 610**, 650, 700, 800, 900, 950

* The Presto PPC requires your Macintosh have a universal system software installation of System 7.1.2-Mac OS 8.5 to make your computer PowerPC compatible. ** Centris/Quadra 610 require an adapte

Sonnet Presto 040

Presto 040 80/40
Presto 040 80/40 + FPU

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Mac IIci, IIcx, IIsi, IIvi, IIvx Performa 600

Sonnet QuadDoubler

QuadDoubler 100/50
QuadDoubler 80/40

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Centris 610, 650, 600 AV Quadra 610, 660 AV, 700, 900