Reviews and Problems with OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 120GB
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OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G 120GB SSD Review
24 May 2011
Summary: The OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G is exactly what we would expect from a SandForce SF-2200 drive – fast and reliable. However, there’s stiff competition from both OCZ and Intel with others emerging as the year progresses so tweaks in their firmware may help differentiate them in the long run.
Excerpt: In 2010 we were introduced to Other World Computing ( http://www.macsales.com ), a reseller specializing in Macintosh products. At the time OWC was moving beyond that of a simple retail / e-tail outlet and venturing into manufacturing their own solid state product line. Over the last few years we've seen many companies manufacture their own SSDs; some have been established in the SSD market and others have been a one product wonder.
The OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 120GB SATA 3 SSD Review – This 120GB 6G SSD Absolutely Flies!
12 April 2011
Excerpt: An SSD arrived earlier today that I thought all might like to read about. A quick change of plans to the negative of a few and here we are taking pictures and benchmarking the new OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 120GB SSD . Having just completed testing, OWC gets a big thumbs up for being only the second manufacturer to release an SSD with SandForces new SF-2000 series SATA 3 processor as well as ensuring the ’6G’ is of the quality that we have come to appreciate.
OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 120GB Solid State Drive Review
22 July 2010
Conclusion: Please note that this conclusion has been modified on launch date after it became apparent that the actual retail price of the Mercury was indeed much lower than our research had shown. We apologize for any confusion. Admittedly, we and the market in general have come to expect a lot of modern solid state drives.