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OWC Announces Highest Capacity 7200RPM Portable Storage Solution


Blazing Fast – Desktop Performance in a Bus-Powered 2.5″ Portable Solution
60% More Capacity than Any Other 2.5″ 7200RPM Drive

June 25, 2008, Woodstock, IL — Other World Computing (OWC), a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced
today the highest capacity 7200RPM portable bus-powered storage solution on
the market – the Mercury On-The-Go 320GB 7200RPM portable storage drive.
The Mercury On-The-Go is blazing fast with 3.5″ desktop hard drive
performance in a 2.5″ solution. And at 320GB, it provides a 60% higher
capacity than any other 7200RPM 2.5″ competitor.

Immediately available and priced starting at $239.99, the new Mercury
On-The-Go 320GB 7200RPM drive has models available with USB 2.0, USB
2.0+eSATA, FireWire 400+USB 2.0, and FireWire 800/400+USB 2.0 Interfaces.
These portable drive solutions are built with the latest Hitachi 7K320
mechanism with OWC’s custom bridge interfaces and provide the highest
performance of any portable storage solution available on the market.

Geared for the demanding “On-the-Go” professional road warrior who requires
dependable, high-performance storage, the OWC Mercury On-The-Go 320GB
7200RPM portable drive solution offers options for virtually all computers
and gadgets with an available FireWire or USB port, including all Macs and
PCs, as well as digital cameras and camcorders for an instant on-the-go
portable storage solution to quickly and safely store all your digital
photos and video when traveling.

With The Mercury On-The-Go portable drive, you can back-up your entire
desktop computer and bring it with you everywhere you go. For easy backup,
the drive also includes the full retail versions of the latest
award-winning Prosoft DataBackup III for OS X and NovaStor NovaBackup for

In addition to the 320GB 7200RPM drive, OWC also offers additional 7200RPM
models with capacities of 100GB to 200GB, priced from $109.99; and 5400RPM
Models from 60GB to 500GB, priced from $74.99. All drive solutions offer
leading performance and reliability due to a well thought-out design,
performance bridge interface, and the best hard disk drive mechanisms

The Mercury On-The-Go 320GB 7200RPM portable storage drive is available
immediately priced starting at $239.99 through OWC and other retailers. It
includes a carrying case, connecting cables, Prosoft DataRescue III for OS
X, and NovaStor NovaBackup for Windows. All Mercury-On-The-Go models are
covered by a one-year warranty and are compatible with Apple OS Versions
8.5 through 9.2.x; Apple OS X (including the latest OS 10.5.x); and
Microsoft Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista.

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About Other World Computing

Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products
and support to the computer industry since 1988. The Illinois based company
operates the popular e-commerce portal which features one
of the largest online catalogs of computer and iPod enhancement products,
including Mercury, Neptune, and NewerTech acceleration, storage, and
FireWire product lines. OWC is also a strategic partner with Axiotron and
exclusive US distributor of the award winning Axiotron Modbook.

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