OWC Unveils the Newest Iteration of its Wildly Popular Mercury Elite Pro External Storage Solution for Creative Pros, Gamers, SMBs and Today's Digital Family
Featuring real-world speeds of 283MB/s and capacities up to 16TB, it's the essential desktop drive for creative pros, small office/home office users, and families with ever-growing data storage and backup needs for any USB-equipped Mac or PC
WOODSTOCK, Ill., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --OWC®; a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company and one of the world's most respected providers of hard drives, SSDs, Mac & PC docking solutions and performance upgrade kits, today announced the latest edition of its legendary Mercury Elite Pro external storage system for Mac, PC, Linux machines, Smart TVs, and PS4 and Xbox consoles. The 3.5-inch USB 3.2 5Gb/s hard drive system is a modern day workhorse, delivering real-world performance up to 283MB/s and capacities up to 16TB to keep pace with the demands of everything from video editing projects, critical business data, and irreplaceable personal content to expanding PS4/Xbox One game storage and enjoying music/video content via a Smart TV.
The Essential External Storage Solution for Everyone The Mercury Elite Pro kicked off OWC's rich, storied history of storage solution innovations nearly 20 years ago, and it has successfully stood the test of time by continuing to offer an incomparable blend of performance, quality, and value in a single HDD storage solution.
The Mercury Elite Pro is up to virtually any task with its rugged, solid aluminum enclosure holding a high-performance 3.5-inch 7200RPM hard disk drive with up to 16TB capacity. It can be used for a variety of personal and business needs including pro-level video editing projects, Time Machine and File History backups of important data, migrating data from an existing machine to a new computer, expanding game storage of console gaming systems, or just freeing up space on a computer's internal drive to improve performance.
Purposefully Designed Offering an ideal blend of form and function, the Mercury Elite Pro's fanless brushed aluminum chassis provides maximum heat dissipation to run quietly and cool, while the shock isolation design keeps the drive and your data safe and protected. It fits discreetly on any desktop with the included vertical orientation stand or place it horizontally with the included non-skid rubber feet.
Ready for Play The Mercury Elite Pro isn't just all work and no play. Besides saving and backing up computer data or functioning as a workhorse drive on-set or in the edit suite, it can be used to watch videos, listen to music, and view pictures through your gaming console or directly attached to your Smart TV.
OWC Mercury Elite Pro Highlights
Pro-grade performance: up to 283MB/s real-world speed
Spacious: up to 16TB capacity for music, videos, photos, business files, and game storage
Easy backups: Apple Time Machine and Windows File History ready
Quiet: heat-dissipating brushed aluminum chassis and fanless venting provide cool, nearly silent operation
Rugged: built-in shock isolation protects drive
Space efficient: includes matching vertical stand
Flexible: includes non-skid rubber feet for secure horizontal use
Compatible: use with Mac, Windows, and Linux machines; PS4 and Xbox consoles; and Smart TVs.
Peace of Mind Ownership: Up to 3 Year Limited Warranty with 1 Year Level 1 data recovery and lifetime US-based live support
Availability The OWC Mercury Elite Pro external storage system is available now at MacSales.com in capacities from 1TB to 16TB with prices starting at $109.00, or as an add-your-own drive 0GB enclosure for $49.00.
About OWC Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. OWC creates and delivers the best storage, connectivity, software and expansion solutions for performance, reliability and longevity to enhance, accelerate and extend the capabilities of technology. We believe in sustainability and OWC solutions are truly built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. True sustainability is good business – maximizing existing hardware vs. starting over or needing to replace saves time, money and benefits the environment and resources we all share. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with our headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum Certification and running as a net provider of renewable wind and solar energy to the local power grid. OWC features an award-winning technical support team, as well as an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, to the audio recording studio to the motion picture set and beyond, there should be no compromise, and that is why OWC is here.