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Other World Computing 960GB MERC ELEC MAX 3G 2.5" SATA SSD (OWCSSDEX3G960)

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  • MacMall Part #: 9518545 
  • Manufacturer Part #: OWCSSDEX3G960 
  • Platform: Universal 

960GB Mercury Electra MAX 3G SSD
2.5" Serial-ATA 9.5mm Solid State Drive

The Workhorse of Choice for Photography and A/V Pros

When you need the highest levels of capacity and speed, the Electra MAX 960GB SSD is the pro user's choice. Built for demanding everyday real-world uses, this big, fast SSD delivers the performance you can count on.


  • One of the fastest Internal SATA 2.5?
  • SSDs available...and Built in the USA!
  • Ultra-efficient Block Management & Wear Leveling for unparalleled reliability & performance.
  • 3 year OWC warranty


The Mercury SSD line features industry leading SandForce DuraClass Technologies:

  • 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 2181 Processor and DuraClass technology to deliver the highest transfer speed, endurance, and performance available today.

With sustained reads up to 254MB/s and writes up to 250MB/s, up to 100X greater data protection than enterprise class Hard Disk Drives, and RAISE technology for RAID like data protection and reliability, the OWC 960GB Mercury Electra MAX 3G SSD line delivers unbeatable performance that's designed and built in the U.S. from domestic and imported parts and backed by a three year warranty.

High Performance Internal Storage

Replace your conventional hard drive with a reliable solid state drive. Unlike traditional hard disk drives, OWC SSDs have no moving parts, resulting in a quiet, cool, highly rugged storage solution that also offers near instantaneous system response.

Note: This drive is designed for use in Mac and PC systems and is not supported or recommended for use in external, bus-powered enclosures. This drive is supported for use in external enclosures that utilize a power source Independent from the interface bus.

This OWC SSD Model is compatible with nearly any Mac or PC model with a Serial ATA connection (SATA, SATA 2.0, or SATA 3.0) including:

  • All Mac Pro models
  • All PowerMac G5 models
  • All MacBook Pro models
  • All Mac mini 2006-Current (All Intel Models)
  • iMac 2006-current (All Intel Models)
  • iMac G5
  • All MacBook models
  • Xserve 2009

Technical Specs

Hard Drive
Capacity 960 GB
Interface type SATA (Serial ATA)
Form factor internal, 2.5in
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