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OWC Lowers Prices On SandForce-Based Mercury Pro SSDs For 2008/2009 MacBook Air, PowerBook/iBook/PC Notebook, And Netbook Computers

High performance SSDs offers users of 2008/2009 MacBook Air, Mac and PC notebooks with IDE/ATA drives, and 1.8" drive based machines only SandForce based SSDs on market now with savings up to $50 Entry-level capacity model – 40GB – now available and shipping

Jun 10, 2011 | Woodstock, IL

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Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com, a leading zero emissions Mac® and PC technology company, today announced it has lowered it prices by up to $50 on three of its OWC Mercury Pro SSDs: The Mercury Aura™ Pro MBA for 2008/2009 MacBook® Air, the Mercury Legacy™ Pro for all notebooks that use a 2.5" IDE/ATA drive, and the Mercury Aura Pro 1.8" for netbooks, subnotebooks, and special applications that utilize a 1.8" SATA drive.

Pricing For SandForce®-Based OWC Mercury SSDs:

Mercury Aura Pro MBA for 2008/2009 MacBook Air

  • Up to 41x faster than factory hard drive models & over 3x faster than factory SSD models
  • Up to 4x more capacity than original factory SSD option
  • Up to 100x higher reliability than hard drives

Now available 40GB - $149.99
60GB was $199.99, now $179.99
120GB was $299.99, now $279.99
240GB was $579.99, now $529.99

For more information on the OWC Mercury Aura Pro MBA, visit:
http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/SSD/OWC/Aura_Pro_MBA

Mercury Legacy Pro for Mac and PC notebooks that use a 2.5" IDE/ATA drive

  • Up to 41x faster than factory hard drives
  • Up to 100x higher reliability than hard drives

Now available 40GB - $149.99
60GB was $199.99, now $179.99
120GB was $299.99, now $279.99
240GB was $579.99, now $529.99

< b>For more information on the OWC Mercury Aura Pro MBA, visit:
http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/SSD/OWC/Mercury_Legacy_Pro

Mercury Aura Pro 1.8" For special applications, netbooks & subnotebooks that utilize a 1.8" drive

  • Up to 275MB/s data rates
  • Up to 16x more capacity than original factory hard drive option
  • Up to 100x higher reliability than hard drives

Now available 40GB - $119.99
60GB was $179.99, now $149.99
120GB was $279.99, now $259.99
240GB was $549.99, now $499.99

For more information on the OWC Mercury Aura Pro 1.8", visit:
http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/SSD/OWC/Aura_Pro_1.8

The Most Comprehensive SSD Line For Macs And PCs

As the most comprehensive U.S. manufacturer of industry leading SandForce processor based SSDs available today, OWC offers additional Mercury brand name SSDs for nearly every Mac and PC produced over the past decade in capacities from 40GB to 480GB starting from $99.97:

  • OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express The first and only high performance SandForce processor based SSD for 2010 Apple MacBook Air models.
  • OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 3G SSD High performance 2.5" SATA Revision 2.0 SSD for demanding portable and desktop tower use.
  • OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 3G RE SSD RAID-Ready Enhanced performance with 28% over-provisioning for data centers, network operation centers, and dedicated RAID installations. Used to set overclocking world record:
    http://eshop.macsales.com/NewsRoom/Framework.cfm?page=PR/ssdre_032411.html
  • OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD Ultra high performance 2.5" SATA Revision 3.0 SSD for prosumers and A/V, photography, and graphic production professionals.



For more information on the complete OWC Mercury Pro SSD line, including expert reviews and user comments, visit: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/SSD/OWC/

For more information on the OWC catalog of over 2,900 performance upgrades and accessories for Macs, PCs, and iDevices, visit: http://eshop.macsales.com/

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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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