OWC has introduced its new Mercury Electra 6G SSD which features support for the new SATA 6Gpbs interface which delivers enhanced transfer speeds. The Mercury Electra 6G utilizes the SandForce SF2281 controller and uses Asynchronous Tier 1/Grade A 2X-nm NAND Flash memory.
The Mercury Electra 6G includes chip-based 256-bit and 128-bit AES-compliant data encryption, it supports SMART Command support, ECC Recovery, SandForce’s DuraClass technology with ultra-efficient Block Management and offers up to 556MB/s read speed and up to 523MB/s write speeds using the SATA III 6Gbps interface.
The Mercury Electra 6G will be available in the storage capacities of 120GB, 240GB, 480GB and 600GB. It is compatible with both Mac and PC and is equipped with both the SATA III 6Gbps 3GB/s and 1.5GB/s interfaces, no pricing information was announced.