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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.
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OWC / Other World Computing 960 GB Mercury Electra MAX 3G Solid State Drive
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2x SandForce 2181 series processor with 7% over provisioning
Tier 1 2X-nm Asynchronous MLC NAND flash memory
Silicon Image SteelVine Sil5923CNU
Standard 9.5 mm 2.5"
SATA 3 Gb/s
960 GB useable capacity¹
Total flash memory components- 1024 GB
64 GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correction
¹Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). Actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
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
Native Command Queuing
Up to 32 commands
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
Less than 0.1 ms
Less than 0.1 ms
ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bytes correctable per 512-byte sector2
2Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability.
Chip-Based Data Encryption: 128-bit AES-compliant
Non-Recoverable Read Errors
Less than 1 sector per 1016bits read
Operating: 32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C)
Non-operating: -67 to 302°F (-55 to 150°C)