April 2nd 2014
By Mike Flaminio
Other World Computing announced a turnkey solution for those looking to upgrade CPUs in the new Apple Mac Pro. Similar to upgrades to iMacs, the retailer is offering an upgrade service for more complex computer surgery. The system basically entails includes two-way paid shipping. These Xeon CPUs are by far the most expansive component in the Mac Pros, so these will be pricy upgrades, but the pricing below includes trading in the old CPU. If customers wish to retain their CPU, that's also an option.
While upgrading your system, users also have the option to upgrade memory and external Thunderbolt storage.
Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 8-Core 2.6GHz* with 20MB Cache, 25% faster**, $1498
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v2 8-Core 3.3GHz with 25MB Cache, 41% faster**, $2448
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2 10-Core 3.0GHz* with 25MB Cache, 45% faster**, $2396
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 12-Core 2.7GHz with 30MB Cache, 46% faster**, $2978