Other World Computing (www.macsales.com) has introduced the US$49.95 OWC Mercury AccelsiorM, a Mac and PC-bootable, fully supported PCIe controller card that accepts any standard 50mm mSATA solid state drive.

According to the folks at OWC, it can offer data transfer speeds that exceed 3Gb/s SSDs — up to 380MB/s. The OWC Mercury AccelsiorM PCIe controller card is AHCI-compliant, so no drivers are required.

With the ability to use any standard 50mm mSATA SSD, consumers can meet expanding storage needs while extending the useful life of their investment in the AccelsiorM and their mSATA SSDs, according to OWC. The card an utilize any open PCIe slot in a Mac or PC.