The Mercury On-The-Go Pro 500GB Hard Drive from Other World Computing is a 500GB portable hard drive with a variety of connection options, including FireWire 800/400 and USB 3.0. This hard drive is compatible with both Mac and PC machines as well as backwards compatible with USB 2.0 making it both compact and versatile. The drive features a fanless design for near silent operation.
A variety of included cables allow you to begin using your hard drive right out of the box. The included USB cable gives you the ability to connect to systems with either a USB 3.0 or 2.0 port. The drive comes preformatted for Mac OS X systems and can be easily reformatted for a Windows system. Once connected, the OWC hard drive contains both backup and utility software allowing you to easily create complete system backups.
- Compact and Versatile
- The Bus powered OWC Mercury On-The-Go drive includes both FireWire 800 and USB 3.0 connectivity making it both compact and versatile.
- Cool and Silent
- The OWC Mercury On-The-Go's fanless design offers near silent operation while still keeping your drive cool. The built-in aluminum heatsink underneath the drive and pass-through cooling vents on the top of the case work in tandem to provide optimum results.
- Fast and Reliable
- The OWC Mercury On-The-Go uses Oxford and ASMedia chipset for both FireWire 800/400 and USB 3.0. The chipsets are designed to work with SATA hard drives and SSDs.
- Included Software Suite
•Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3 for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
•Carbon Copy Cloner for Mac OS X 10.4 or later
•NovaStor NovaBACKUP Solution for Windows
•Intech SpeedTools Utilities