OWC Announces New 1.0TB (960GB) Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Trusted Performance Gets Double the Capacity.

Dec 4, 2014 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC), a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, today announced a new 1TB OWC 2.5" Mercury Electra 6G SATA SSD. Perfect for Mac or PC with 960GB net storage, the Mercury Electra 6G family of SSDs represents the peak in performance and capacity for any application.

Leveraging more than two decades of experience in developing award-winning Mac upgrades and enhancement products, OWC offers the 1TB Mercury Electra 6G SATA SSD with compelling features including:

  • Industry leading controller technologies on board for reliability and degradation-free performance
  • Sustained transfer rates up to 535/443MBps read/write
  • Engineered for Mac – no extra software or hacks needed
  • Designed and assembled in the USA
  • Lab tested for compatibility, speed, and reliability
  • Easy DIY installation with step-by-step install videos
  • 24/7 award-winning technical support

"At OWC, we're always trying to give our customers more. More capacity, greater performance and exceptional reliability. Our new 1.0TB Mercury Electra 6G SSD raises the bar for high-performance SSDs," said Larry O'Connor, Founder and CEO, OWC. "At twice the previous max-capacity, it's now an even better drive upgrade solution, and always comes backed by our famous 24/7 customer support."

The Mercury Electra 6G delivers staggering real-world performance for virtually any application and is backed by OWC's award-winning U.S.-based customer service and 3-year SSD limited warranty, providing a compelling solution for professionals and prosumers that supports the growing high performance storage requirements with the utmost in speed and reliability.

Pricing & Immediate Availability for the New OWC SSD Mercury Electra SSD:

1.0TB Mercury Electra SSD:$449

Also Available:

60GB Mercury Electra SSD:$47.00
120GB Mercury Electra SSD:$67.00
240GB Mercury Electra SSD:$139.00
480GB Mercury Electra SSD:$249.00

More information and immediate availability for the new Mercury Electra SSDs available online.

Visit the OWC Mac Selection Guide where you can easily find an OWC SSD for nearly every Apple Mac model.

The OWC SSD Advantage
– Engineered for Mac compatibility without extra software or hacks
– Tier 1, premium grade flash/NAND
– OWC tested for optimal compatibility, speed, and reliability
– Comprehensive step-by-step install videos
– 24/7 award-winning, US-based technical support

Performance Plus Reliability – Built in the USA
Backed by a 3-year limited warranty, OWC Mercury Electra SSDs are custom engineered to perform reliably–long into the future. Designed and built in the USA from domestic and foreign parts, OWC's Mercury Electra SSDs set the new gold standard in SSD performance and technology.

OWC's Industry Awards Include:
Inc. 5,000 "Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America" list honoree 2007-2013
Reseller Ratings Elite Member 2009-2014
Better Business Bureau Top Rating of A+ 2010-2014 Readers' Choice Award winner for best Mac Peripheral Reseller
Business Intelligence Group 2013 Green Tech Company of the Year
American Business Awards "Stevie" Gold (2012) and Silver (2014)


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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