Other World Computing Storage Solutions Win Ultimate Mac Buyer's Guide Honors

OWC Mercury On-The-Go and Neptune external hard drives recognized as best values of 2006

Nov 3, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


"The Ultimate Mac Buyer's Guide" published by MacAddict magazine has named Other World Computing (OWC) storage solutions its top value recommendation in both the Desktop Drives and Portable Drives categories, with the 11-ounce OWC Mercury On-The-Go winning top honors in the portables category and the OWC Neptune enclosure conquering all competition in the desktop division.

Constituting the MacAddict editorial staff's favorite value for a portable storage solution external hard drive, the OWC Mercury On-The-Go graces the cover of "The Ultimate Mac Buyers Guide" and is available from Other World Computing at prices starting at $97.99 and in capacities up to 200GB; with combined or exclusive FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and USB 2.0 connection options.

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The OWC Neptune, praised as the top value desktop drive in "The Ultimate Mac Buyer's Guide," is engineered for superior performance with an Oxford 911-based custom FireWire bridge and multiple FireWire 400 ports in a stylish, protective enclosure. Starting at just $44.95, the OWC Neptune is available in up to 500GB storage solution configurations that come pre-packaged with both EMC Retrospect and Intech Speed Tools, or as an "Add Your Own Hard Drive" enclosure kit allowing users to install up to a 750GB hard drive mechanism.

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About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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