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OWC Updates Hard Drive DIY Kit For Expanding Factory Installed Storage Capacity for All 2011 iMac and 27″ 2012-Current iMac Models

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 | Author:

owcdiyimachdd11_heroOther World Computing today introduced the OWC Hard Drive Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Kit for all 2011 iMac and 27″ 2012 iMac models. The kit enables iMac owners to replace the factory installed internal hard drive with up to a 6.0TB hard drive for expanded storage and backup capacity. Fully supported with step-by-step video and installation tools, the kits feature a custom power cable with an in-line digital thermal sensor that ensures proper factory fan operation and full compliance with the Apple diagnostic testing. Article Continues…

Category: Press Releases

Get Your Fill Of Deals With OWC’s April Garage Sale

Saturday, April 5th, 2014 | Author:

globe-garage_saleEvery year, people go through the same routine during spring-cleaning: Empty the house of all of the stuff they accumulated during the winter … and then fill up the garage with all of the stuff they accumulated during the winter.

Our “garage” is also full this spring, but luckily for our readers, a full OWC garage only means more great deals to be passed along!

Here are just a few of the great deals we have in storage for our April Garage Sale:

OWC Adds Independent Mode to Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 Hardware RAID Data Storage and Backup Solution

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 | Author:

PR_Qx2_4TBOther World Computing announced today the increased versatility of Independent Mode in its multi-interface, four-bay professional-grade Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 RAID storage product for enterprise, professional and prosumer users.

The Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 has been enhanced with the addition of Independent Mode to the user selectable options of Hardware RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and Span. In Independent Mode, each drive mounts as an individual volume. With the flexibility of multiple drive modes and high-speed USB 3.0, FireWire 800 and eSATA interfaces, the Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 offers the discerning user the ideal combination of speed, capacity, and redundancy to handle demanding applications.

The Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 features four hot-swappable bays, multiple interface support, and up to 16TB of available storage capacity. It is engineered specifically for applications such as backup, audio/video, photography, data management, and data-intensive processes. Article Continues…

Category: Press Releases

Hear The Difference With AudioQuest SorboGel Q Feet

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 | Author:

AUQSORBOQSET_heroAs we showed you recently on the OWC Blog, gadgets have feelings, too. In some cases, their performance can actually be affected by the vibration caused by playing loud music or even by yelling.

OWC recognizes these audible dangers, so our storage solutions take internal measures with shock-isolation technology to protect your data and devices from potentially harmful vibrations.

But with the vibration dampening AudioQuest SorboGel Q Feet, you can have a simple external measure underneath your storage or audio equipment that sits within earshot of loud speakers or any other boisterous equipment.

Q Feet utilize unique SorboGel – a dense visco-elastic polymer in a semi-liquid/semi-solid state with long molecules that are able to “wiggle” – to turn incoming kinetic energy (vibration) into an insignificant amount of heat.  Article Continues…

OWC Expands Thunderbolt Interface Storage Line with ThunderBay IV 4-Bay High-Performance Solution

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 | Author:

Other World Computing has announced that it hasPR_ThunderBay4 expanded its line of Thunderbolt interface storage products with the addition of the OWC ThunderBay IV four-bay external high-performance drive.

High-Performance Four-Bay Design

The ThunderBay IV, available in capacities up to 16TB of total storage, adds tremendous storage capacity and throughput to any Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt port. Applications such as A/V post-production, photography, music, graphics, data management, and even Time Machine backups are enhanced with access to data at sustained data rates of up to 887MB/s read, 884MB/s write.

Flexible for Individual Storage Needs

The ThunderBay IV supports independent drive access of up to four installed drives, is fully RAID ready, and is ideal for RAID 0, 1, and 5 configurations. Even combinations of RAID, individual drive(s) or multiple RAID sets are possible with OWC ThunderBay IV. Article Continues…

Category: Press Releases