OWC Reveals Mercury Aura Pro 480GB SSD for MacBook Air

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First announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January 2011, the 480 GB Mercury Aura Pro Express Solid State Drives are now available for Apple MacBook Air Models. However there is doubt in performance of OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express Solid State Drive, this Solid State Drive has 4X bigger capacity and up to 68% quicker real world performance than factory available options.

The OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express is available to order in four capacities, compatible with all 11.1″ and 13.3″ 2010 MacBook Air models:

● 180GB Mercury Aura Pro Express with 7% over provisioning & three year warranty – $479.99
● 240GB Mercury Aura Pro Express with 7% over provisioning & three year warranty – $579.99
● 360GB Mercury Aura Pro Express with 7% over provisioning & three year warranty – $1179.99
● 480GB Mercury Aura Pro Express with 7% over provisioning & three year warranty – $1579.99

The OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express delivers higher performance, reliability and functionality to its owners. Those who are willing to upgrade storage capacity of their 2010 MacBook Air models can surely go for it.

The Mercury Aura Pro Express Solid State Drive offer bigger capacity as well as higher data transfer rates of 275Mbps. In benchmark test of the Storage Review, the OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express SSD result shows that these SSD are 68% faster than factory installed SSDs. The OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express currently offers four different range -180GB, 240GB, 360GB and 480GB capacity.

I completely doubt there are many folks ready to pay $1579 for a 480 GB SSD for the Apple MacBook Air. If you are dumping that ample of cash on internal storage, undoubtedly you are well served by an Apple MacBook Pro.

Benchmark results provided by: StorageReview.com.

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