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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 240GB (OWCSSDMX6G240T)

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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 240GB

The OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 240GB is a 2.5 inch solid state drive that is powered by the Sandforce processor. It is ideal for single or multiple drive use and supports RAID-0,1,5, 10 capabilities. This drive supports sustained sequential read of up to 285MB/s and sustained sequential write speeds of up to 275MB/s. The SSD also supports burst up to 30,000 IOPS, 10,000 IOPS sustained 4KB random write speed and up to 30,000 IOPS sustained random 4KB read speed.

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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 240GB

The OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 240GB is a 2.5 inch solid state drive that is powered by the Sandforce processor. It is ideal for single or multiple drive use and supports RAID-0,1,5, 10 capabilities. This drive supports sustained sequential read of up to 285MB/s and sustained sequential write speeds of up to 275MB/s. The SSD also supports burst up to 30,000 IOPS, 10,000 IOPS sustained 4KB random write speed and up to 30,000 IOPS sustained random 4KB read speed.

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The OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 240GB is a solid state drive that supports tier 1/Grade A Multi-Level Cell (MLC) NAND Flash Memory with a read latency of less than 0.1ms and write latency than less than 0.1ms. It has a 10,000,000 Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF), supports SATA 1.5 Gb/s and 3.0 Gb/s, has Advanced TRIM Support and has a active power consumption of 550mW (.5W Typical). It features SandForce® DuraClass Technologies with DuraWrite™ which extends the endurance of the Solid State Drive (SSD), Intelligent Block Management & Wear Leveling which automatically distributes data evenly across the entire SSD, Intelligent Read Disturb Management which spreads the active read/write across the flash components eliminating data corruption caused by constant use; Intelligent “Recycling” for advanced free space management which gradually re-writes data across the SSD over time to ensure data never gets corrupted; RAISE™ (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements) protects the data on the drive similar to having a RAID setup and Best-in-Class ECC Protection for longest data retention and drive life. The OWC Mercury Extreme Pro comes with 3.5 inch adapters that allow users to use the unit on desktop PCs. The OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 240GB is available at $699.99.

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