Other World Computing has announced the OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD, a new consumer/prosumer targeted SandForce Driven SATA Revision 3.0 6Gb/s Solid State Drive.
Designed and built in the USA utilizing such components as Tier 1/Grade A NAND, the OWC Mercury Electra delivers 556MB/second read and 523MB/second write sustained data rates for over 7X faster performance than a standard factory hard drive found in Mac and PC computers.
According to the folks at OWC, offering the SATA Revision 3.0 performance of a 6G SSD, the Mercury Electra 6G is ideal for high speed personal computing, home office environments, gaming, and production workstations, can be incorporated into a RAID 1 or SPAN configuration, and is available for immediate ordering in three capacity sizes:
° 120GB OWC Mercury Electra 6G with Tier 1/Grade A NAND, US$229.99;
° 240GB OWC Mercury Electra 6G with Tier 1/Grade A NAND $479.99;
· 480GB OWC Mercury Electra 6G with Tier 1/Grade A NAND $929.99.
For more information on the OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD, including reseller inquiries, go to http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/SSD/OWC/Mercury_Electra_6G/ .