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Price Drop on Qx2 Lets You Get Your RAID On For Less!

Wow! The prices have been dropping on our products so often lately, some of us are considering hard hats! We’ve got yet another price reduction this week; this time around we’re dropping prices on our highly-acclaimed OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2 storage solutions.

The OWC Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 is a High-Performance RAID Solution for your high capacity needs of up to 12.0TB and can be configured in RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 or non-RAID SPAN modes easily. The Qx2 features a “Quad Interface” allowing you to connect via FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB2, or eSATA.

Other key features include:

  • Solutions Pre-configured & Pre-Tested in RAID-5 Mode (Striped with Data Protection/Redundancy)
  • Multi-Hour Burn-in/Testing performed on all Qx2 drive arrays prior to shipping
  • User Selectable Hardware RAID 0/1/5/10 & Non-RAID modes
  • Sustained Data Rates of up to/over 240MB per Second
  • RAID Mode, Status, and Access Indicator LEDs
  • Drive Status Alarm in case of drive failure
  • Four (4) removable “hot swap” 3.5″ SATA II drive bays
  • Locking Front Cover
  • Ideal for Audio/Video including HD Video, Backup (including Time Machine), Music, Photography, & More!
  • Fully Mac, Windows, and Linux Compatible
  • Cables for all supported interfaces included
  • Prosoft Data Backup 3 (OS X), NovaStor NovaBackup (Windows), Carbon Copy Cloner (OS X), Intech HD Speedtools Utility Suite (Mac OS 8.6 to 10.6.x) included
  • Industry Leading 3 Year Solution Warranty and One Year Level One Data Recovery Service

With all that, you can’t help but want one. Well, with these great new prices, it’s even easier to get one for your very own:

More Special Deals!

Prosoft Drive Genius 3 Bundle Offer

Purchasing Prosoft Drive Genius 3 along with an OWC Mercury Elite-AL Qx2 Storage Solution (or any OWC or NewerTech external storage solution) can save you 60% off the retail price of the program.

Check our Web site for more details.

eSATA Controller Special Offer

When you purchase any OWC external solution that offers eSATA connectivity, you can save an extra $10 off the NewerTech 6G eSATA PCIe Controller Card – Already a great value at $49.99, only $39.99 w/Qualifying Purchase.

The NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe controller card is 100% Plug n’ Play with both Mac and Windows too – no drivers needed now or ever! Check out our site for more details.


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