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OWC Lowers Prices On SandForce-Based Mercury Pro SSDs For MacBook Air '08,'09, PowerBook/iBook/PC Notebook, Netbook Computers

High performance SSDs now with savings up to $50; entry-level capacity model - 40GB - now available and shipping (June 10, 2011)
DMN Newswire--2011-6-10--
Other World Computing (OWC(r)) http://www.macsales.com, a leading zero emissions Mac(r) 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(tm) Pro MBA for 2008/2009 MacBook(r) Air, the Mercury Legacy(tm) 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(r)-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:

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
For more information on the OWC Mercury Legacy Pro, visit:

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:

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:

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/

About Other World Computing (OWC)
Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products and support to the computer industry since 1988 and features one of the largest online catalogs of computer, iPod(r), iPhone(r), and iPad(r) enhancement products through its e-commerce portal www.macsales.com. As a member of the Apple Developer Program, OWC also provides extensive US based technical support for Macintosh users around the world as well as Internet access via www.fastermac.net and www.owc.net

OWC's industry awards and recognition include: Crain's Chicago Business 2009 and 2011 "Fast 50" List of 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Chicago Area; Inc. 5,000 "Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America" list honoree 2007-2010; Reseller Ratings Elite Member 2009 & 2010; Better Business Bureau Top Rating of A+ 2010; Reflex Packaging Commitment to Excellence Recycling Award 2009; Computerworld Magazine Top Green-IT Companies for 2008; and McHenry County Economic Development Corporation 2008 Business Champion Award. 

In March 2010, OWC's corporate campus was designated as LEED(r) Platinum by the Green Building Certification Institute (http://eshop.macsales.com/green/index.html). Platinum is the highest achievable LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Program level, which began in 1998. Out of more than 14,000 LEED projects engaged worldwide since the program's inception, OWC is one of less than three hundred to achieve the Platinum standard. In September 2010, OWC's headquarters earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR(r) rating for building operations that perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.


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