OWC / Other World Computing 1TB Mercury Electra 3G 2.5" Serial-ATA 7mm Solid State Drive

OWC / Other World Computing 1TB Mercury Electra 3G 2.5" Serial-ATA 7mm Solid State Drive

OWC / Other World Computing 1TB Mercury Electra 3G 2.5" Serial-ATA 7mm Solid State Drive

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Product Highlights

  • 1TB Storage Capacity
  • Sustained Data Read Speed: 250 MB/s
  • Sustained Data Write Speed: 230 MB/s
  • SATA 3 Gb/s Interface
  • 2.5" Form Factor
  • MLC NAND Flash
  • Idle/Seek Acoustics: 0.0 bels
  • RoHS Compliant
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  • 1Description
With a 1TB storage capacity, the Mercury Electra 3G 2.5" Serial-ATA 7mm Solid State Drive from OWC allows you to store large files including 4K multimedia content, RAW photos, documents, and much more with ease. With a 2.5" form factor and SATA 3 Gb/s interface this SSD is compatible with most computer configurations. Global wear leveling and static data refresh technologies help to increase the life of the drive as well as reduce the chances stored data becomes corrupted. Once installed this OWC solid state drive supports sustained data read speeds of up to 250 MB/s and sustained data write speeds of up to 230 MB/s ensuring data travels to and from the drive in a timely manner.
Global wear leveling algorithms automatically distribute data evenly and manage program/erase count, maximizing SSD lifespan.
StaticDataRefresh technology manages free space, gradually refreshing data across the SSD over time and limiting data corruption
Hardware BCH ECC corrects errors up to 66-bit/1KB for superior data retention and drive life.
Average power consumption of 60mW
Advanced security protocols support 128/256-bit-AES and TCG Opal full-disk encryption
No moving parts ensure a quiet, cool, highly rugged storage solution that also offers near instantaneous system response.
The included adapter can be attached to the top of any 7mm, 2.5" drive for installations that require a 9.5mm drive height for proper use.
UPC: 812437022506
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing 1TB Mercury Electra 3G 2.5" Serial-ATA 7mm Solid State Drive
  • 7 to 9.5mm Adapter
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Technical Specifications
    Controller Silicon Motion SM2246EN Series with 7% over provisioning firmware set
    NAND Tier 1 Asynchronous MLC NAND flash
    Form Factor Standard 7 mm 2.5"
    Interface SATA 3 and 1.5 Gb/s supported, SATA 2.0 compliant
    Capacity 960 GB useable capacity
    Total Flash Memory Components: 1024 GB
    64 GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correctio
    Formatted Capacity 930 GB
    RAID Support Qualified for single drive and multiple drive production workstation RAID 0/1/10/0+1 and SPAN usage.
    SMART attributes Standard
    Native Command Queuing Up to 32 commands
    RoHS Compliant Yes
    Data Reliability Built-in BCH ECC: Up to 66 bits correctable per 1024 bytes
    Security Chip Based Data Encryption: 256-bit AES-compliant
    Trim Support Yes
    Non-Recoverable Read Errors Less than 1 sector per 1016 bits read
    Sustained Rate Sustained Read: Up to 250 MB/s
    Sustained Write: Up to 230 MB/s
    Active <2000 mW (2 W) expected maximum draw
    Idle <700 mW (0.7 W)
    Compatibility MacBook Pro 15" June, 2012, MacBook Pro 13" June, 2012, MacBook Pro 17" October, 2011, MacBook Pro 15" October, 2011, MacBook Pro 13" October, 2011, MacBook Pro 17" February, 2011, MacBook Pro 15" February, 2011, MacBook Pro 13" February, 2011, MacBook Pro 17" April, 2010, MacBook Pro 15" April, 2010, MacBook Pro 13" April, 2010, MacBook Pro 17" June, 2009, MacBook Pro 15" June, 2009, MacBook Pro 13" June, 2009, MacBook Pro 15" March, 2009, MacBook Pro 17" January, 2009, MacBook Pro 17" October, 2008, MacBook Pro 15" October, 2008, MacBook Pro 17" October, 2006, MacBook Pro 15" October, 2006, MacBook Pro 15" May, 2006, MacBook Pro 17" April, 2006, MacBook Pro 15" January, 2006, MacBook May, 2010, MacBook October, 2009, MacBook May, 2009, MacBook January, 2009, MacBook October, 2008, MacBook February, 2008, MacBook November, 2007, MacBook May, 2007, MacBook November, 2006, MacBook May, 2006, Mac mini October, 2012, Mac mini July, 2011, Mac mini June, 2010, Mac mini March, 2009, Mac mini October, 2009, Mac mini August, 2007, Mac mini February , 2006, Mac Pro August, 2006, Mac Pro April, 2007, Mac Pro January, 2008, Mac Pro 4-Core March, 2009, Mac Pro 8-Core March, 2009, Mac Pro 4-Core July, 2010, Mac Pro 6-Core July, 2010, Mac Pro 8-Core July, 2010, Mac Pro 4-Core June, 2012, Mac Pro 6-Core June, 2012, Mac Pro 12-Core June, 2012, Mac Pro 12-Core June, 2010, Xserve Quad-Core April, 2009, Xserve 8-Core April, 2009
    Acoustics Idle: 0.0 bels typical
    Seek: 0.0 bels typical
    Operating Temperature 32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C)
    Non-Operating Temperature −67 to 302°F (-55 to 150°C)
    Dimensions (H x W x L) 0.27 x 2.75 x 3.91" (0.70 x 6.98 x 9.93 cm)
    Weight 0.17 lb (0.07 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.5 x 4.2 x 0.4"

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