New SuperDrive Models Read/Write DVDs & CDs Faster -- Up to 20X Speed for DVDs -- 48X for CDs Priced Starting at $29.99 for Internal, $71.99 for External FireWire + USB 2.0 Solutions
Models Offering Blu-ray Support Now Available from $149.99
October 30, 2008, Woodstock, IL -- Other World Computing (OWC®) www.macsales.com
, a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced today a full selection of SuperDrive DVD and CD reader/writer options for legacy to current Intel-based Apple computers. Available from $29.99 for Internal and from $71.99 for FireWire+USB 2.0 external models, OWC SuperDrive upgrades feature faster read/write DVD, Dual-Layer DVD, and CD burn speeds up to 20X for DVDs and 48X for CDs. In addition to standard support for DVD+/-R/RW, CD-R/RW, DVD-DL formats, models are also available with features including Blu-ray, LightScribe laser labeling, and DVD-RAM. OWC SuperDrive upgrades and solutions provide cost-effective options for adding the latest optical drive performance and features to virtually any system with “Plug and Play” ease.
Optical Drive Upgrades for Almost Every Mac Introduced Over the Last Decade
Whether upgrading from a factory-installed read-only drive, replacing an older slower SuperDrive, or expanding drive configuration, OWC has internal and external SuperDrive upgrades available for nearly every desktop/tower and notebook Mac computer model introduced over the last decade, including Mac Pro; PowerMac G3/G4/G5; G4 Cube; iMac G4/G5; Mac mini; eMac; PowerBook G4 Titanium 15"; PowerBook G4 12/15/17" Aluminum; and iBook G4.
“You don’t need to buy a new Mac to have the latest optical drive technology,” said Larry O’Connor, President, Other World Computing. “It’s very cost effective and easy to upgrade your existing Mac with today’s faster optical drive solutions featuring the latest read/write technologies. For some Macs, just replacing the stock optical drive with an OWC SuperDrive is all that is needed to use Apple Leopard OS 10.5, in addition to enjoying all the extra capabilities of the new drive.”
OWC SuperDrive Upgrades have been fully tested for compatibility with most Apple and Windows built-in and third party DVD/CD tools and players, including Apple iTunes, Apple Disc Burner, Apple iDVD, Apple DVD Studio Pro, EMC Retrospect Express, NTI DragonBurn, Roxio Toast, Roxio Easy Media Creator, and Nero Burning. Printed instructions and online installation videos show how easy it is to install and use the latest OWC SuperDrive Upgrade.
For more information on the full line of OWC SuperDrive upgrades for Mac computers, see: eshop.macsales.com/shop/optical-drives/superdrives
Rebates up to $45 for Old Drive
OWC offers rebates of up to $45 to users who send in an older working optical drive to upgrade to a new, faster optical drive purchased from OWC. Complete rebate details are available at:
About Other World Computing (OWC)
Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products and support to the computer industry since 1988. The Illinois based company operates the popular e-commerce portal www.MacSales.com
, which features one of the largest online catalogs of computer and iPod enhancement products, including Mercury, Neptune, and NewerTech® acceleration, storage, and FireWire® product lines.
OWC is a Premiere Level Apple Developer Connection member and provides extensive US-based technical support for Macintosh users around the world. OWC is also a strategic partner with Axiotron and exclusive US distributor of the award winning Axiotron Modbook®.
OWC is the winner of numerous awards, including Computerworld Magazine’s Top Green-IT Companies for 2008, BizRate’s Gold Circle of Excellence for 2008, and the 2008 “Business Champion Award” from McHenry County Economic Development Corporation. The company’s management umbrella includes leading Internet Service Providers www.fastermac.net
and is the leading technology employer as ranked by the McHenry County Business Journal. For more information, see www.otherworldcomputing.com