MERCURY ELECTRA 6G SSD: THE GOLD STANDARD SSD FOR YOUR MAC
Give your Mac the true speed advantage of a Mercury Electra 6G. Whether adding a 2.5" SSD to your system, or replacing a factory SSD or hard drive, Mercury Electra 6G delivers superior speed and reliability.
Mercury Electra is the clear choice for a performance and capacity boost far beyond your Mac's factory limitations. Available up to 2TB and capable of sustained speeds over 550MB/s, Mercury Electra 6G delivers performance you can count on.
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.
Designed for Mac first, Mercury Electra drives work without complications right out of the box. No drivers, extra software or workarounds are required, it's as easy as plug and play.
OWC SSDs are proudly designed in Austin, TX, and undergo a rigorous 7-stage testing procedure including 100% burn-in resulting in unwavering dependability.
The Mercury SSD line features a suite of industry-leading controller technologies for performance and reliability:
Global wear leveling algorithms automatically distribute data evenly and manage program/erase count, maximizing SSD lifespan.
StaticDataRefresh manages free space, gradually refreshing data across the SSD over time, preventing data corruption.
Hardware BCH ECC corrects errors up to 66-bit/1KB for superior data retention and drive life.
S.M.A.R.T and TRIM command support
Standby power benefits to extend battery life for laptop road warriors
This 6G SATA SSD uses the Silicon Motion SM2258 controller to deliver fast, reliable performance. It works as a hard drive upgrade internally and in bus-powered or self-powered external enclosures (see the list of products tested for use, for best usage results). With sequential reads up to 521MB/s and random reads up to 90K IOPS, the OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD line delivers unbeatable performance.
OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD is compatible with nearly any Mac or PC model with a Serial ATA connection (SATA, SATA 2.0, or SATA 3.0) including:
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