Other World Computing (OWC) has released a number of new solid state drive expansion packs for Apples new 11 inch and 13 inch MacBook Air’s. That offer greater speed and capacities than Apple’s factory options, the new OWC SSD’s are available in 180 GB, 240 GB, and 360 GB capacities.
The Mercury Aura Pro Express upgrades are based on a SandForce controller and also include a number of other technologies to enhance speed, performance, and data integrity.
Apple has in the past moved to halt sale of expansion packs from third parties recently blocking Taiwanese firm PhotoFast from selling their SSD upgrades, but its still unclear as to whether Apple will step in an block the OWC offerings.
Currently prices begin at $499.99 for the 180 GB drive and move up to $579.9 for the 240 GB model and $1,179.99 for the 360 GB model.
Via Mac RumoursFiled Under: Apple