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Mercury Extreme Pro 6G

OWC upgraded its Mercury Extreme Pro 6G series SSD to match up with OCZ’s Vertex 3 and Patriot’s Wildfire. The 240 GB version now sports a SandForce SF-2281 controller while the 480 GB variant is now powered by a SandForce SF-2282. These changes allowed this drive to reach read speeds of 559 MB/s and write […]

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Mercury Electra 6G

With a sustained read speed of 556 MB/s, OWC’s Mercury Electra 6G SSD is among the fastest SATA III drives in the market, and can be compared to OCZ’s Vertex 3. This SandForce SF-2281 powered drive boasts an Input/Output Per Second (IOPS) of 60,000 at 4k random write. The Mercury Electra contains asycnhronous class A […]

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Mercury Enterprise Pro 6G

The SandForce SF-2582 powered Mercury Enterprise Pro is available at four capacities namely 50 GB, 100 GB, 200 GB and 400 GB. The drive can reach a maximum sequential read speed of 550 MB/s and sequential write speed of 520 MB/s. It boasts an IOPS of 60,000 for both random 4k read and write. With […]

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Aura Pro 6G

The Aura Pro 6G SSD from OWC is built especially for Apple MacBook Air 2012. They stand as a cheaper alternative to the SSD that comes with the said laptop computer. The Aura Pro 6G comes in capacities of 120, 180, 240 and 480 GB and boasts maximum read and write speeds of 501 MB/s […]

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