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OWC Releases 1TB Mercury Elite-AL Pro FireWire 800 RAID

One Trillion Bytes of Storage Folded into a Shiny Aluminum Shell (July 26, 2005)

Other World Computing (OWC) has new a way to store up to 1 Terabyte of data in a chic, stylish package. Immediately available, the new 1TB Mercury Elite-AL Pro 800 RAID Dual Drive is: 

  • Stylish - its silver shell was designed with the new Apple G5s in mind, but will dress up any computer, 
  • Smart - covered by a two-year warranty; includes Dantz/EMC Retrospect Backup, Intech Hard Disk Speed Tools and all connecting cables, 
  • Reliable - custom Oxford 912 FireWire 800 1394B-based chipset gives it high performance, and 
  • Priced right - just $979.99. 

   "We live in a digital world," said Larry O'Connor, president of Other World Computing. "So much of what we do is electronic and important. We want to keep it all. But the fact is, computers have limited space. Our new drive upgrades you from a studio apartment to a four-bedroom penthouse in terms of space and quality."

   OWC also is making immediately available 500GB single bay versions of the Mercury Elite-AL Pro 800: 

  • OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro FireWire 400 + USB2 Combo $499.99 
  • OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro FireWire 800/400 $519.99 
  • OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro FireWire 800/400 + USB2 $529.99 

   Drives in capacities of 80 to 800GB and priced from $129.99 also are available. Give any Elite-AL the toughest audio or video project. It can handle it.

   The full line can be viewed at

   About Other World Computing 

   Other World Computing ( has been providing quality hardware products and support to the Macintosh universe since 1988. The Illinois-based company operates the popular Web site, which features one of the largest online catalogs of computer enhancement products, including OWC's own Mercury acceleration and FireWire product lines. Along with its proprietary XPostFacto, which allows select pre-G3 computers to run Mac OS X, OWC is an Apple Certified Developer, and provides extensive technical support for Macintosh users around the world. OWC also owns and operates, a national Internet Service Provider designed specifically for Macintosh users, as well as OWC.Net, an ISP that provides Internet access, design and hosting solutions in the greater Chicago area.

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