OWC Intros 160GB SATA 2.5" HD Upgrade/Backup Solution for MacBook/Pro

Other World Computing offers new 160GB “Upgrade and Backup Solution” engineered and packaged specifically for Intel MacBook or MacBook Pro for less than $300

Aug 8, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC) today announced the immediate availability of a new 160GB 2.5" SATA Upgrade and Backup Solution for dramatically improving storage capacity for the Intel MacBook and MacBookPro and providing advanced backup protection. The Upgrade and Backup Solution is introductory priced at $289 and features a new perpendicular technology-based 160GB 2.5" Seagate Momentus 5400.3 SATA hard drive mechanism, EMC Retrospect Backup software, full installation video support, a 5-year mechanism warranty, and a 30-day DOA replacement warranty. For details visit:

Factory hard drives being replaced with the new OWC Upgrade Solution qualify for a trade-in cash rebate of up to $75. Or, factory drives can be paired with an OWC Mercury On-The-Go SATA enclosure for $89.99 to create a pocket-sized, impact resistant external storage solution.

OWC also offers Intel Mac memory upgrades starting at just $56.95, including 2.0GB Matched Pair OWC Memory for $217.99. Additional OWC HD Upgrade Solutions for Intel Macs are available in 100GB, 7200RPM and 120GB, 5400RPM capacities starting at $148.99. For details visit: /shop/memory/MacBook/DDR2/Upgrade.

The full line of OWC hard drive productsand Upgrade Solutions can be found at or call toll free (800) 275-4576.


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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