OWC 500GB SSD Mercury Electra 6G


"The perfect solution for everyday computing
• Latest flash NAND and controller technology
• Global wear leveling data distribution
• StaticDataRefresh freespace
• Hardware BCH ECC (error correction)
• S.M.A.R.T and TRIM command support
• Standby power benefits to extend
battery life for laptop road warriors"

Compatible Devices : Old MBP/iMac/MM

Category : Storage

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"Mercury Electra SSDs deliver the latest in flash NAND and controller technology, utilizing SLC and 3D NAND for long-lasting, power-efficient performance. They offer a powerful combination of performance and reliability for demanding everyday computer users.
The Mercury SSD line features:
• Global wear leveling algorithms automatically distribute data evenly and manage program/erase count, maximizing SSD lifespan. • StaticDataRefresh manages free space, gradually refreshing data across the SSD over time, preventing data corruption.
• Hardware BCH ECC corrects errors up to 66-bit/1KB for superior data retention and drive life.
• S.M.A.R.T and TRIM command support.
• Standby power benefits to extend battery life for laptop road warriors.
This 6G SATA SSD delivers fast, reliable performance. It works as a hard drive upgrade internally and in bus-powered or self-powered external enclosures (any Mac, PC, or enclosure that supports 2.5"" SATA drives, must support 7mm drive height).
With sequential reads up to 521MB/s and random reads up to 90K IOPS, the OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD line delivers unbeatable performance.
High Performance Internal Storage
OWC SSDs have no moving parts, resulting in a quiet, cool, highly rugged storage solution that also offers near instantaneous system response."