OWC’s Mercury Extreme Pro 6G, fastest SSD on the market

Other World Computing has launched its new 2.5-inch Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD which is based on SandForce’s second-generation SF-2281 controller and is claimed to be the fastest SSD on the market, delivering read/write speeds of up to 559/515 MB/s.

The drive has SATA 6Gb/s interface, a full 16 Channel16-channel interface and2xnm MLC NAND Flash memory. The SSD features SandForce DuraWrite and RAISE technologies, has TRIM and NCQ support, and offers a random 4kB read/write performance of 60,000 IOPS.

OWC's Mercury Extreme Pro 6G

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G is currently available in 120GB capacity for $319.99, but can be pre-ordered and 40GB ($579.99) and 480GB ($1,799.99) models, which are expected within the next 30 days.

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