Other World Computing (OWC) has announced what it says is the industry’s first 6G SSD upgrade for the 2011 MacBook Air models. For more info go to http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/SSD/OWC/Aura_Pro_Express .

The new OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G SSDs combine SandForce technologies and Tier 1/Grade A Toggle Synchronous NAND to deliver data rates that are purportedly more than 3x faster and capacities that are up to 4x greater than factory available SSD options. They’re available in two sizes: 120GB and 240GB at manufacturer’s suggested retail prices of US$349.99 and $599.99, respectively. 3G speed models from OWC are also available in capacities of up to 480GB.