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OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G Series

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By StorageReview on

Like the 240GB capacity before it, the 480GB OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G simply thrashes both stock SSDs Apple offers with the MacBook Air. The 480GB capacity does well in all of our real world benchmarks, coming in a tad behind the 240GB drive...

By Bare Feats on

Updated Saturday, November 19th, 2011, with LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt results Are you aware that the 2011 MacBook Air has a six gigabit-per-second (6Gb/s) internal storage interface? Yet Apple chooses to ship it with a 3Gb/s Samsung or Toshiba...

By AnandTech on

I've written previously about the SSD lottery you play when you buy a new MacBook Air. As with many commodity components, Apple sources its SSDs from two sources. For now, that appears to be Toshiba and Samsung. Apple tends to pick suppliers that...

By StorageReview on

It's rare for a product to come out as an upgrade that provides as big of a boost in performance as we saw when reviewing the OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G SSD. Last time we looked at this series of SSD (albeit in a 3Gb/s version) we saw some...