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OWC / Other World Computing 960 GB Mercury Electra MAX 3G Solid State Drive

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Product Highlights
  • 2.5" SATA
  • 9.5 mm Solid State Drive
  • SandForce 2181 Processor
  • DuraClass Technology
  • RAISE Technology / ECC Protection
  • Intelligent Read Disturb Management
  • Advanced Intelligent Recycling
  • Compatible with PC & Mac

The 960 GB Mercury Electra MAX 3G Solid State Drive from Other World Computing is an internal 2.5" SATA SSD that uses a SandForce 2181 Processor and DuraClass technology to deliver high transfer speed, endurance and performance.
With sustained reads up to 254 MB/s and writes up to 250 MB/s, up to 100x greater data protection than enterprise-class hard disk drives and RAISE technology for RAID-like data protection and reliability, the Mercury Electra MAX 3G SSD delivers unbeatable performance.
Unlike traditional hard disk drives, the SSD has no moving parts, resulting in a quiet, cool, highly rugged storage solution that also offers near instantaneous system response.

Note! This drive is designed for use in Mac and PC systems and is not supported or recommended for use in external, bus-powered enclosures. This drive is supported for use in external enclosures that utilize a power source independent from the interface bus.

DuraWrite extends the endurance of your Solid State Drive (SSD).
Intelligent Block Management & Wear Leveling automatically distribute data evenly across the entire SSD.
Intelligent Read Disturb Management spreads the active read/write across the flash components eliminating data corruption caused by constant use.
Intelligent "Recycling" for advanced free space management 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 your drive similar to having a RAID setup.
Best-in-Class ECC Protection ensures longest data retention and drive life.
Controller 2x SandForce 2181 series processor with 7% over provisioning
NAND Tier 1 2X-nm Asynchronous MLC NAND flash memory
RAID Controller Silicon Image SteelVine Sil5923CNU
Form Factor Standard 9.5 mm 2.5"
Interface SATA 3 Gb/s
Capacity 960 GB useable capacity¹
Total flash memory components- 1024 GB
64 GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correction 1
Please Note:

¹Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). Actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.

Formatted Capacity 894 GB
RAID Support Qualified for single drive and multiple drive production workstation RAID 0/1/10/0+1 and SPAN usage.
Backup Drive is highly recommended for RAID 0 implementations
SMART attributes Standard
Native Command Queuing Up to 32 commands
RoHS Compliant Yes
Sustained Rate Sustained Reads: Up to 254 MB/s
Sustained Writes: Up to 250 MB/s
Read Incompressible Data Rate Up to 252 MB/s
Write Incompressible Data Rate Up to 223 MB/s
Read Latency Less than 0.1 ms
Write Latency Less than 0.1 ms
Data Reliability ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bytes correctable per 512-byte sector2 2
Please Note:

2Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability.

Security Chip-Based Data Encryption: 128-bit AES-compliant
Non-Recoverable Read Errors Less than 1 sector per 1016bits read
Temperature Operating: 32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C)
Non-operating: -67 to 302°F (-55 to 150°C)
Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.94 x 2.76 x 0.37" (100.12 x 70.06 x 9.45 mm)
OWC / Other World Computing 960 GB Mercury Electra MAX 3G Solid State Drive
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