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OWC 8GB Memory Modules 'Supercharge' 2011 Apple MacBook Pro and Mac mini with 16GB RAM -- Double the Factory Maximum Memory

Posted Aug 17, 2011 @ 2:00 CDT

OWC DDR3 1333MHz 16GB Memory Kits now $979.99, 8GB Kit Priced at $71.99 Offers Savings up to 70% Versus Factory 8GB Option


8GB & 12GB Options also Available for MacBook Pro and Mac mini - up to 32GB for iMac




August 16, 2011, Woodstock, IL -- Other World Computing (OWC®), a leading zero emissions Mac® and PC technology company, announced today that its in-house MaxRAM™ tested and verified compatible OWC DDR3 1333MHz 16GB Memory Upgrade Kit 'supercharges' 2011 Apple® MacBook® Pro and Mac mini models by doubling the Factory maximum offered memory. The OWC 16GB Memory Upgrade Kit, now priced at $929.99, joins existing popular OWC memory upgrade kits for MacBook Pro and Mac mini models including the 8GB Memory Upgrade Kit priced at $71.99, which offers savings up to 70% compared to the same sized Factory installed 8GB option.


OWC Memory Upgrades Up To 16GB for 2011 Apple MacBook Pro and Mac mini models, up to 32MB for 2010-2011 iMac immediately available:


• OWC 8GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory Kit (2 x 4GB memory modules) - $71.99


• OWC 12GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory Upgrade Kit (8GB + 4GB memory modules) - $499.99


• OWC 16GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory Upgrade Kit (2 x 8GB memory modules) - $929.99


• OWC 24GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory Upgrade Kit for iMac 27" i5/i7 only (2 x 8GB + 2 x 4GB memory modules) - $999.97


• OWC 32GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory Upgrade Kit for iMac 27" i5/i7 only (4 x 8GB memory modules) - $1847.99


OWC makes it easy to select a memory upgrade up to 96GB for any particular Apple computer. For 2006-2011 MacBook and MacBook Pro models, visit:


For 2005-2011 Mac mini models, visit:


For 1998-2011 iMac models, visit:


For all other Apple Macintosh models manufactured over the past two decades, including iBook, PowerBook PowerMac, and MacPro, visit:


OWC Offers More Memory Choices For OS X Lion Users

While Apple's official minimum RAM requirement for OS X Lion is 2GB, industry experts agree 4GB of RAM is the minimum that should be installed for optimum performance of typical daily computer usage. For more advanced uses such as graphics production, A/V editing, and/or running a virtual machine, 8GB to 16GB of RAM is highly recommended.


OWC MaxRAM Lab Confirms Performance And Compatibility

By maintaining its own lab ( with the industry's most extensive collection of Apple Macintosh computers only second to Apple itself, OWC is uniquely positioned to develop memory upgrade kits that deliver maximum capacity, performance, and savings. OWC Memory Upgrade Kits are engineered with premium quality components and are fully tested and certified to meet, if not surpass, all Apple memory design and compatibility specifications and come backed by a Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty. To see all the OWC MaxRAM configurations that exceed Apple's officially supported maximums, visit:


Checkout With Amazon For Exclusive Limited Time Savings

Consumers can use their existing Amazon account to enjoy exclusive instant savings of up to $50.00 on qualifying orders placed through OWC's website. In addition to the instant rebate, consumers can also receive a 5% rebate directly from Amazon on qualified purchases. For more information on these limited time money saving programs, visit:



About Other World Computing (OWC)


Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products and support to the computer industry since 1988 and features one of the largest online catalogs of computer, iPod®, iPhone®, and iPad® enhancement products through its e-commerce portal As a member of the Apple Developer Program, OWC also provides extensive US based technical support for Macintosh users around the world as well as Internet access via and

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