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OWC 128GB RAM for Apple Mac Pro 2013 Doubles Factory Option


March 26, 2014, Woodstock, IL — Other World Computing (OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC upgrade and storage technology company, today officially expanded its MaxRAM Certified Upgrades to include up to 128GB memory upgrade kits for the latest Apple® Mac Pro 2013 6-Core, 8-Core, and 12-Core models. The new OWC 32GB modules and matched kits up to 128GB, are Fully Tested, Qualified, and MaxRAM Certified for the most demanding applications and are backed with a Money Back Guarantee and OWC’s Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty.

OWC ‘MaxRAM’ 32GB Module Based Kits Offer Up to Double Factory Maximum RAM:

  • OWC 32GB Module (32GB x 1) $599
  • OWC 64GB Upgrade Kit (32GB x 2) $1,149.99
  • OWC 96GB Upgrade Kit (32GB x 3) $1,699.99
  • OWC 128GB Upgrade Kit (32GB x 4) $2,129.99 (128GB option not available from Apple)

Special Note: While current DRAM device technology limit 32GB modules to a 1066MHz memory clock in the Apple Mac Pro 2013, due to enhanced CAS Performance of OWC MaxRAM 32GB Modules, actual real-world performance is insignificant in low memory need scenarios while offering incredibly significant performance gains in all cases where application use benefits from greater than 64GB of total memory installed.

Savings Up to 48% Versus Same Sized Factory RAM Upgrades
OWC, first to offer third party memory for every Mac Pro since 2006, also offers 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB 1866MHz options for 2013 Mac Pro with savings of up to 48% compared to same sized factory upgrades:

  • OWC 8GB Module $119.99:  Savings of up to 40% (save up to $80) vs. factory*
  • OWC 32GB Kit (16GB x 2) $437.99: Savings of up to 45% (save up to $362) vs. factory*
  • OWC 32GB Kit (8GB x 4) $449.00: Savings of up to 44% (save up to $351) vs. factory*
  • OWC 48GB Kit (16GB x 3) $649.00 Savings of up to 46% (save up to $551) vs. factory*
  • OWC 64GB Kit (16GB x 4) $829.00 Savings of up to 48% (save up to $771) vs. factory*

Note: 16GB and 32GB modules for Apple Mac Pro 2013 are Registered; they can be combined with each other, but cannot be mixed with standard 4GB and 8GB modules. However, 4GB and 8GB modules from OWC and Apple can be mixed and matched with each other. *Savings comparison based on Apple Store memory upgrade pricing as of March 26th, 2014.

For a complete list of all OWC Memory Upgrades for the Apple Mac Pro 2013, see: – 1866-memory

To assist both existing and new model Mac Pro owners in selecting the correct memory upgrade for any Mac Pro model, OWC has created an easy to use guide that shows the correct memory type and options specific to each of the different Mac Pro models. To view all available options and/or order OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro 2006 to 2013 models, visit:

Performance Gains for Memory Hungry Applications
The best memory performance is observed with sets of four (4) matched modules of Apple specification RAM installed, however, OWC’s in-house performance testing has shown a negligible difference in real-world performance when using other configurations. Additional memory is the most cost effective way to increase performance. And, for applications needing more than Apple’s current factory maximum of 64GB of total memory, users will see improved performance gains with more memory provided by OWC 32GB module options.

OWC MaxRAM® Memory Upgrades Offer Up to Double the Factory Maximum RAM Mac users want choices, and the new OWC 32GB modules provide that,” said Larry O’Connor, OWC Founder and CEO. Upgrading with our 32GB modules makes future upgrades to 96GB or 128GB more economical because it eliminates the need to replace modules. And with our Apple factory/OWC RAM trade-in program, we’ll give you credit for your original 4GB, 8GB and 16GB modules to save you even more money.”

More Savings Available with OWC Rebate Program
After upgrading with an OWC Apple Mac Pro 2013 Memory Option, customers can save even more with OWC’s Trade-in Rebate for the original factory memory.  Receive up to $500 for Apple factory or OWC modules removed from any Mac Pro 2013 model. For complete details, see:

Free “Do-It-Yourself” Videos for Easy Installation
A spudger tool is included with all OWC Upgrade kits for Mac Pro 2013, and an online installation video rated “Easy” is also available at: For installation videos on a wide variety of upgrade products for Mac models, both current and legacy, visit:

OWC MaxRAM® Memory Certification Program Provides Comprehensive Testing and Certification By maintaining not one, but two labs with multiple Apple Mac models that encompass nearly every Apple Mac model ever made, the OWC MaxRAM Memory Certification Program determines the maximum amount of memory that can be installed in a Mac, backed by OWC’s Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty and Money Back Guarantee.

OWC – The Long-term, Trusted Name for Mac Memory
OWC memory upgrades are available from 16MB to 128GB for nearly every current and past Apple notebook and desktop computer manufactured during the past twenty yearsincluding Mac Pro Xeon, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac, Power Mac, Xserve, iBook, and PowerBook computers. The full OWC Memory line as well as a compatibility guide which directs customers to the correct upgrades for each specific Apple model, can be found online at:

About Other World Computing (OWC)
Other World Computing 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 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

Widely recognized for the high quality of its products and exemplary customer service, OWC’s industry awards and recognition include:Crain’s Chicago Business 2009 and 2011-2012 “Fast Fifty” List of the Fastest Growing Companies in the Chicago Area; Crain’s Chicago Business 2008-2013 “Largest Privately Held Businesses in the Chicago Area”. Inc. 5,000 “Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America” list honoree 2007-2013, and Inc. “Hire Power Awards” honoree 2012-13; Reseller Ratings Elite Member 2009-2013; Better Business Bureau Top Rating of A+ 2010-2013; 2012 & 2013 Readers’ Choice Award for best Mac Peripheral Reseller; 2013 Green Tech Company of the Year by Business Intelligence GroupCES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honoree.

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