Other 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…
As 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…
Other World Computing has announced that it has 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…
So, you bought yourself a PlayStation 4 and you’re ready to start playing. Not so fast…before you can play, you have to download your first game. And that’s the moment you realize that many games will take up a decent chunk of your 500GB stock hard drive.
Then you start doing the math. How many games can you fit with some downloads being up to 50GB? No one wants to see the pop-up message telling you that you do not have enough space to download your next favorite game.
Well, once again OWC has the solution for you. We have all the space you could want, letting your double or even triple your PS4’s capacity, starting at just $99.99. Or perhaps you are a performance gamer looking for the quickest load times possible. Our SSD options will cover that and give you faster load, saving and boot times. Article Continues…