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OWC Announces Mercury Extreme Pro 480 GB SandForce-Driven SSD


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Other World Computing (OWC), a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, announced today its award-winning OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD line has begun shipping in the largest capacity model available of any SandForce-based processor SSD on the market – up to 480GB – by being the first SSD on the market to use the new SandForce SF 1232 processor which is optimized for the higher flash density required by these capacity leading drives.

The OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD line, which has won class leading performance awards and reviews from Tweaktown, Hot Hardware, MacPerformanceGuide, BareFeats, and Benchmark Reviews, is available for immediate ordering in eight configurations from 50GB to 480GB starting at $194.99. All models are Macintosh and PC compatible and install easily into notebooks, as well as into desktops/towers with an OWC Multi-Mount adapter kit sold separately.

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro with 7% over provisioning and three year warranty. Ideal for demanding portable and desktop/tower ‘prosumer’ users:
  • 60GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD $194.99
  • 120GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD $349.99
  • 240GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD $669.99
  • 480GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD $1,599.99
OWC Mercury Extreme Pro RE with enterprise level 28% over provisioning and five year warranty. Ideal for multi-drive, high-performance RAID array users:
  • 50GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro RE SSD $219.99
  • 100GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro RE SSD $379.99
  • 200GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro RE SSD $699.99
  • 400GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro RE SSD $1,679.99


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Finally pricing. Really not bad, wonder what speeds there are.


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