OWC Releases 480GB 2.5-inch Solid-state Drive

OWC has announced four new solid-state drives. The Mercury Extreme Pro SSD is available in capacities ranging from 60GB to 480GB.

According to OWC, the SSDs feature sustained data rates of 285MBps and 7 percent overprovisioning (extra storage space that the drives uses for background processes to preserve SSD reliability). OWC also claims that the new SSD use less power, which helps preserve laptop battery life.

The 2.5-inch SSDs can be installed in Mac laptops, as well as Mac desktop computers using an adapter.

Prices for the SSDs:

Shop ▾
arrow up Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

Subscribe to the Power Tips Newsletter