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The 960GB Mercury Accelsior_E2 PCI Express SSD from OCW / Other World Computing is designed to meet the demanding needs of video editing for creative professionals.
With high data transfer speeds, this unit offers fast boot-up time and app launch, which is suitable for gaming and entry level server applications. The use of SandForce technology ensures that data is protected and drive health is maintained for better data retention.
Note: The use of 2 or more Accelsior SSDs require OS X 10.6.8 or later. Bootcamp: 2008 Mac Pro (with model ID MacPro3,1) only supported in PCIe slots #3 & #4. All Models: To boot Windows via Bootcamp on Accelsior_E2, only one Accelsior_E2 SSD can be installed.
Boot, Launch, Create, and Save Faster
With simultaneous internal and external storage performance, the Mercury Accelsior_E2 offers an optimum combination of speed, capacity, and connectivity. With near instantaneous boots and app launches, it enables you to start and save your work faster. The Accelsior_E2 utilizes the PCIe slot in Mac Pros and PC towers, to deliver speeds of up to 820 Mb/s. When your work is completed, you can transfer it for backup or archival purposes at speeds of up to 600 Mb/s via the 2 eSATA expansion ports to any external storage device with an eSATA port.
Boost Entry-Level Server and Gaming
In addition to video-editing and multimedia creation / management deployment, the Accelsior_E2 delivers optimum performance for entry-level servers and even gaming applications. With up to 100,000 IOPS, business-critical applications like online transaction processing databases are given an instant boost. For gamers, Accelsior_E2's speed reduces game level-loading, object streaming, and saves time for more playing and less waiting.
And Laptops, Mac mini, and iMac
With an external PCIe expansion chassis, such as the OWC Helios (sold separately), you can enjoy the Accelsior_E2's performance benefits with any Thunderbolt port equipped Mac or PC.
Efficient, Reliable, and Upgradeable SSD Blades
The Accelsior_E2's SandForce Driven SSD blades provide a more responsive and productive computing experience with cooler, quieter, and more energy-efficient operation. The unit also uses the SandForce RAISE technology that provides RAID-like data redundancy protection and reliability. With the installation of higher capacity Mercury Accelsior SSD blades, you'll be able to meet expanding storage needs with ease.
Easy-to-Install, Robust, & U.S. Built
The Accelsior can be easily installed. This unit is designed and built in the U.S. from domestic and imported parts and is robust enough to handle the rigors of pro environments.
Adds up to 32TB Externally with 2 eSATA Expansion Ports
In addition to the ultimate SSD upgrade, the Accelsior_E2 adds 2 eSATA storage expansion interfaces to any Mac Pro. Achieve faster than internal drive speeds with up to 600 Mb/s performances per drive.
Choose Between RAID or Single Drives
A variety of single and multi-drive RAID solutions can be connected via Accelsior_E2's two eSATA expansion ports. You can also create a RAID array with Apple's Disk Utility, SoftRAID, or various software RAID applications for PCs.
Qualified and Supported Solutions: Oxford 924: NewerTech miniStack V3 Oxford 934: OWC Mercury Elite Pro Classic-Prev Oxford 936: OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual-Prev OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual Mini-Prev OWC Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 NewerTech Guardian Maximus Mini JMicron 355: OWC Mercury Rack Pro NewerTech miniStack NewerTech miniStack Max Passthrough: All solutions with both Only eSATA ports One drive per port Such as OWC Mercury Elite Pro RAID Ready
Not recommended due to sleep limitation: Oxford 944: OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini OWC Mercury Elite Pro OWC Mercury Elite Pro-Prev Oxford 946: OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini NewerTech Guardian Maximus
Operating Temperature: 32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C) Non-Operating Temperature: -67 to 302°F (-55 to 150°C)
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Operating Systems Supported
Windows: Vista and higher Server 2008 and higher Mac OS X: 10.6 and higher Mac OS X Server: 10.6 and higher Ubuntu Linux: 9.04 and higher Fedora Linux: 14 and higher
Accelsior may be used with Bootcamp only if the entire formatted capacity of the Accelsior model is completely dedicated to the Windows partition
Accelsior Driver for OS X 10.6.8 & Later (for Apple Mac Pro only)
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