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Other World Computing OWC/ 240GB Mercury Extreme Pro Internal 2.5" Solid State Drive for Mac and Windows, SATA 6Gbps, 559Mbps/527Mbps Read/Write Speed

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About the Other World Computing Mercury Extreme Pro

The OWC/Other World Computing 240GB Mercury Extreme Pro Internal Solid State Drive is a 2.5" Serial-ATA 9.5mm SSD that is equipped with a SandForce 2281 Processor and DuraClass technology and offers sustained reads up to 559 MB/s and writes up to 527 MB/s.

In addition to RAISE (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements) technology, the Solid State Drive comes with ECC protection that protects the data on your hard drive and retains it for a long time on the hard drive. The Mercury EXTREME Solid State Drive features intelligent block management, while the wear leveling system evenly distributes the data over the hard drive. An intelligent read disturb management spreads active read/write, eliminating data corruption.

Advanced intelligent recycling ensures space management by re-writing the data over the SSD and Durawrite extends the quality of the hard drive. Compatible with Notebooks and Desktops, the Mercury Solid State Drive has no moving parts and a highly rugged storage solution offers faster system response. It supports 240GB useable capacity with a total flash memory of 256GB, additionally 16 GB space is allocated for real time data redundancy and error correction.

Other World Computing Mercury Extreme Pro Features

  • DuraWrite extends the endurance of your Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • Intelligent Block Management & Wear Leveling automatically distributes 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 for longest data retention and drive life
  • This internal 2.5" SATA SSD uses the latest SandForce 2281 Processor and DuraClass technology to deliver the highest transfer speed, endurance and performance available today
  • High Performance Internal Storage: Replace your conventional hard drive with a reliable solid state drive. Unlike traditional hard disk drives, OWC solid state drives have no moving parts, resulting in a quiet, cool, highly rugged storage solution that also offers faster system responsiveness

Other World Computing Mercury Extreme Pro Specifications

Controller SandForce 2281 Series Processor with 7% over provisioning
Form Factor Standard 9.5 mm 2.5"
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s, 3 Gb/s & 1.5 Gb/s supported, SATA 3.0 compliant
Capacity 240GB useable capacity
Total flash memory components - 256 GB
16GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correction
Formatted Capacity 223GiB
NAND Asynchronous Tier 1/Grade A 2X-nm NAND flash storage
SMART attributes Standard
RAID Support Qualified for single drive and multiple drive production workstation RAID 1/SPAN usage
RoHS Compliant Yes
Format Unformatted
Native Command Queuing Up to 32 commands
Data Reliability ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bytes correctable per 512-byte sector
Security Chip based data encryption: 256-bit & 128-bit AES-compliant
TRIM Support OS dependent
Nonrecoverable Read Errors Less than 1 sector per 10^16 bits read
Sustained Reads 6Gb/s 559 MB/s
Sustained Writes 6Gb/s 527 MB/s
Sustained Reads 3Gb/s 284 MB/s
Sustained Writes 3Gb/s 266 MB/s
Read Incompressible Data Rate 479 MB/s
Write Incompressible Data Rate 282 MB/s
Random 4K Read Up to 60,000 IOPS
Random 4K Write Up to 60,000 IOPS
Read Latency Less than 0.1 ms
Write Latency Less than 0.1 ms
Temperature 32 - 158deg. F / 0 - 70deg. C (operating temperature)
-67 to 302deg. F / -55 to 150deg.C (non operating temperature)
Idle 0.0 bels (typical)
Seek 0.0 bels (typical)
Dimensions (H x W x L) 9.45 x 70.06 x 100.12mm / 0.37 x 2.76 x 3.94" (max.)
Weight 80g +/- 2g (0.17lbs +/- 2.82oz)
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