OWC Significantly Reduces Pricing on Neptune FireWire Drives

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

Feb 7, 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:

  • 80GB 7200 RPM with 2MB data buffer, was $104.99, now $99.95
  • 160GB 7200 RPM with 8MB data buffer, was $139.99, now $129.99
  • 200GB 7200 RPM with 8MB data buffer, was $164.99, now $149.99
  • 250GB 7200 RPM with 8MB data buffer, was $179.99, now $169.99
  • 320GB 7200 RPM with 8MB data buffer, was $219.99, now $199.99
  • 400GB 7200 RPM with 8MB data buffer, was $299.99, now $289.99

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. 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.

"You purchase a Neptune FireWire solution because you want the best in reliability and performance while keeping it affordable too,” said Larry O'Connor, CEO. "Regardless of budget, Other World Computing is dedicated to doing our best to provide the best, every day for every customer."

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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