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OWC Mercury Helios FX 650 on a desk with a 16-inch MacBook Pro

Turbocharging the 16-inch MacBook Pro with the OWC Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU

For many professional users, the release of the new Mac Pro is an answer to a lot of requests for a more powerful and expandable Mac in the Apple lineup. But what about those of us who need the portability of the MacBook Pro and still wish to speed up game frame rates and video processing? Fortunately, there’s an answer to expanding these “non-expandable” machines — the OWC Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU.

OWC Thunderbolt Cable Tops Competition In Testing

Recently we showed you on the OWC Blog that our Thunderbolt cables offer great performance even at lengthy distances. Tech website TweakTown also ran some tests recently on a variety of Thunderbolt cables from various makers, including OWC’s 1 meter...

Even At Great Distances, OWC Thunderbolt Cables Perform

When working with audio and video, noisy storage equipment can hinder the creative process. But with longer length Thunderbolt cable options from OWC, you can move noisy storage appliances to an equipment closet or separate soundproof machine room for a...

Maximizing Performance in the 2012 Mac mini.

Many of us here at the OWC Blog are big fans of the Mac mini, and the latest version is no exception. It packs a lot of punch in its diminutive frame, and for many users, it may just be...

“Faster Than 3G” speeds via USB 3.0

When it comes to measuring device speeds, there are few who can rival Lloyd Chambers of MacPerformaceGuide for his thoroughness and ability to put devices through their paces. Recently, he hooked up one of our OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini...

Firmware Update Part II – The Results

In case you missed it, we released a new firmware update for our SSD line yesterday. At the same time, we’ve been running tests to determine if there was any impact on performance. Well, there is a bit of an...

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