OWC Reduces Pricing on Neptune FireWire 400 Storage Solutions

Other World Computing lowers pricing on its full 'Value Done Right' line of Neptune FireWire 400 storage solutions, providing state-of-the-art technology for audio/visual, graphics, backup, and general data applications at extreme economical prices breaks.

Mar 9, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


Providing the latest technology solutions at the best prices available, Other World Computing (OWC) today announced significant price reductions on its complete line of state-of-the-art, cost-conscious Neptune FireWire solutions. The new pricing is:

  • 400GB 7200 RPM with 8MB data buffer, was now $279.99 (was $298.99)
  • 320GB 7200 RPM with 8MB data buffer, now $187.99 (was $199.99)
  • 250GB 7200 RPM with 8MB data buffer, now $159.99 (was $169.99)
  • 200GB 7200 RPM with 8MB data buffer, now $149.99
  • 160GB 7200 RPM with 8MB data buffer, now $127.99 (was $129.99)
  • 80GB 7200 RPM with 2MB data buffer, now $99.95

The "Value Done Right" 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. An OWC Neptune Enclosure Kit also is available, allowing users to install their own 3.5 ATA Drive up to a 500GB capacity. The kit is only $47.99, cables included. Making it more affordable than ever before for businesses, schools, and individual users to have top quality, high performance, desktop FireWire solutions, all Neptune models are fully bootable on any system with FireWire boot support.

"When you buy a Neptune FireWire solution you truly get the best of both worlds - reliable performance at an economical price. It truly is Value Done Right,” said Larry O'Connor, CEO of OWC. "Other World Computing is dedicated to doing our very best to provide the very best, every day for every customer no matter what their budget."

OWC's Neptune solutions all include all connecting cables, Intech HD SpeedTools and EMC/Dantz Retrospect Backup Software (Mac/PC), and are supported by a one-year OWC warranty. Each drive measures 1.5” X 9” X 5.5” and weighs less than three pounds. OWC’s full line of Neptune solutions, as well as 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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