Summary: After buying the 480G OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G I came to realize I wont be seeing the "near" 600gbs transfer speeds. I have a 2009 Mac Pro and found out the drive bay SATA max's out at 3gbs. In other words I could buy the cheaper Mercury Electra 3G and see the same results for less money.
Summary: Breathing new life to an Old Mac or PC! i try to stay unbiased with apple products to the best of my ability. I think what i stumbled upon on this guide deserves a shot even by WinTel users as well.
Summary: When I purchased the OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G SSD to replace the stock Apple 256 GB SSD in my 2011 15" MacBook Pro (2.3 GHz i7 with 16 GB of RAM), I expected it to be faster. I figured that the Apple SSD was about 30% faster than the standard MacBook Pro hard drive, so maybe the Mercury would...
Summary: Had a colleague not pushed me, I'd have been too freaked out by all the old reviews about SSDs, but this is damn near miraculous! I have a fairly souped up tower, but swapping my boot drive from an old Maxtor 7,200rpm to this SSD? It's like I have a new machine!