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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G
alaAverage 4.5

5 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive for all reviews.

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Expert review by : Jake Mete (pureoverclock)

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G


SSD with blistering speed on the latest SandForce SF-2281 controller.

As we've said countless times, the single biggest bottleneck in modern systems is the traditional plattered hard drive. If you want a performance boost then using an SSD in your system will make such a massive difference that you'll wonder why you...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by : David A. Saraceno (

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 240 GB SSD


Introduction: One of the least heralded, but technologically significant features of the 2011 MacBook Pros is a SATA III 6Gb/s bus. Install a SATA III compliant SSD into the main drive bay and write/read specs can exceed 550MB/s. These specs bring...

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Jul, 2011

Expert review by : Nathan Kirsch (

OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G 240GB SSD Review


We recently had a look at the 120 GB version of the OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G and found it to be a very capable drive that competed with the top drives in its class. Now we've got our hands on the 240 GB version and did our usual tests to determine...

OWC is going to garner a lot of attention if they keep putting out products like the 240 GB Mercury EXTREME Pro 6g SSD as we found it to be the best overall performing SATA III drive we have tested to date. The bar is set - who will step up next?

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Nathan Kirsch (

OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G 120GB SSD Review


It wasn't that long ago we had a look at the beta OCZ Vertex 3 drives with the next generation SandForce controller on board and few competitors. Other World Computing (OWC) has stepped up with the Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G line of solid state drives...

The OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G is exactly what we would expect from a SandForce SF-2200 drive - fast and reliable. However, there's stiff competition from both OCZ and Intel with others emerging as the year progresses so tweaks in their firmware may...

May, 2011