Tag Archives: speed
merc-electra-pro-6g_gall1 Don’t Wait. Upgrade to an OWC...
There’s nothing quite like using a Solid State Drive for the first time: blazing speeds, incredible data reliability, no moving parts so it stays cool and runs quietly. But...

Mid-2014 MacBook Air With 128GB SanDisk SSD. New 2014 MacBook Airs Have Same...
Last week, Apple released its refreshed lineup of 2014 MacBook Airs that feature faster processors and better battery life, along with new lower price points. It appears that Apple...

stopwatch 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display...
After securing a 13-inch model and 15-inch model of the new MacBook Pro with Retina display that was unveiled Tuesday at Apple’s special event, we’ve done some benchmarking with each model to get an early look at how the new...

Let’s Talk About RAID
No, not the bug spray. The RAID I’m talking about is a hard drive RAID or a Redundant Array of Independent Disks. As crazy as the name sounds, this...


stopwatch More Memory = A Faster Mac
Everything is better when it’s faster: cars, amusement park rides, food. Well, maybe not food. But the point is, when things are faster, it leaves more time for you...

MacminiSSDtests6G By The Numbers: What Can An...
Our benchmarking has been completed on the latest round of Mac mini machines from Apple. We teased a bit with our post from last Friday exclaiming that the OWC 6G...

macmini_front-web1 2011 Mac mini works with OWC...
After extensive testing, we’re glad to announce that both the OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G line and our Mercury Electra 6G line of SSDs are fully compatible with the...


owcssd-zoom6G What Can An OWC SSD Do...
Hey guys and gals out there… I work at OWC, but I’m just a warehouse guy. I’m certainly no “power user”, but luckily for me, the powers that be...

ssd-scales Which OWC SSD Is Right For...
With the recent announcement of the new OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G SSD, you may be wondering whether you should go with this latest addition to our SSD line...

stopwatch Testing: RAID 0 in a...
Among the different configuration options available when using the OWC Data Doubler in your MacBook or MacBook Pro is setting both drives to function as a RAID 0 (striped)...

2012mbp15 2011 MBP Optical Bay Only 3Gb/s?...
Since their release, people have been asking whether the 2011 MacBook Pros can use a 6Gb/s SATA drive at full speed in the optical bay, via an adapter such...