OWC Drops Prices and Adds New Top Capacity to Neptune FireWire 400 Storage Solution Line

Other World Computing lowers current prices on its 'Value Done Right' line of state-of-the art Neptune FireWire 400 storage solutions and introduces top capacity 500GB performance option to meet audio/visual, graphics, backup and general data storage needs at the most cost effective price possible.

Apr 25, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


Leading technology solutions provider Other World Computing (OWC) today announced the expansion of its popular Neptune FireWire 400 Storage Solution line with the addition of a powerful 500GB option while dropping prices on the overall line of versatile external drives. br/>
In keeping with a tradition of pairing top-notch performance and top value, the following price drops are immediately effective in the Neptune FireWire 400 line:

The new pricing is:

80GB 7200RPM with 2MB Data Buffer now $99.95
160GB 7200RPM with 8MB Data Buffer now $127.99
200GB 7200RPM with 8MB Data Buffer now $147.99, was $149.99
250GB 7200RPM with 8MB Data Buffer now $149.99, was $159.99
320GB 7200RPM with 8MB Data Buffer now $174.99, was $187.99
400GB 7200RPM with 8MB Data Buffer now $259.99, was $279.99
500GB 7200RPM with 8MB Data Buffer **NEW** now $369.99

"Neptune FireWire solutions are the most economical way to get top notch Other World Computing quality computer users crave, and the brand new top-end 500GB option makes the ultra high capacity storage easily affordable for true Neptune Value Done Right," said Larry O'Connor, CEO of OWC.

The Neptune FireWire 400 line of storage solutions is equipped with the latest Oxford 911+ chipset making the drives the ideal cost-effective solution for audio/visual, music-specialty, graphics, dedicated backup, and general storage applications.

Neptune models are fully bootable on any system with FireWire boot support and include EMC Retrospect Backup Software (Mac/PC), Intech HD Speedtools and all applicable FireWire Cabling, as well as OWC's 1 year warranty.

The compact 1.5" X 9" X 5.5" Neptune comes with a desk stand to enable a side-standing option for an even smaller footprint, weighs less than 2.7 pounds for easy portability, and features an external autoswitching 100/240v 50/60Hz Power Adapter.

OWC's full line of Neptune solutions, as well as the flagship line Mercury FireWire solutions can be found at


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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