X

Send us a Topic or Tip

Have a suggestion for the blog? Perhaps a topic you'd like us to write about? If so, we'd love to hear from you! Fancy yourself a writer and have a tech tip, handy computer trick, or "how to" to share? Let us know what you'd like to contribute!

Thanks for reaching out!

OWC’s Accelsior S PCIe Card Brings 6Gb/s Speeds to any System With PCIe Slot

PR_AccelsiorSOther World Computing announced today the Accelsior S, a new PCIe card with direct mount support for a 2.5” SATA 6Gb/s SSD. The latest addition to OWC’s award-winning Accelsior line enables PC, Mac Pro tower and Thunderbolt interface expansion chassis users to quickly and easily add additional storage. Utilizing the robust PCIe architecture, the Accelsior S card offers both storage expansion and 6Gb/s speeds up to 550MB/s — more than double the performance of SATA 3Gb/s.

When equipped with the Accelsior S PCIe card and an SSD, Mac Pro tower and PC users can launch, capture, render and process I/O-intensive apps without long wait times. The Accelsior S PCIe card is also extremely easy to install — no drivers or software are required.

“The Accelsior S provides legacy Mac Pro, PC tower, and Thunderbolt interface expansion chassis users with storage expansion and a speed bump,” said Larry O’Connor, Founder and CEO, Other World Computing. “This is a fantastic upgrade for the legacy Mac Pro, which is speed limited by its native SATA 3Gb/s architecture. The Accelsior S is fully equipped to support the flexibility and fullspeed of a cutting edge 6Gb/s OWC SSD.”

Performance Plus Reliability
Backed by a 3-year limited warranty and OWC’s award-winning US-based 24/7 technical support, OWC Accelsior S cards have been developed to deliver consistent reliability well into the future. The OWC Accelsior S is custom-engineered for use with PC, Mac Pro tower and Thunderbolt interface expansion chassis.

Availability
OWC’s new Accelsior S PCIe Card is now available for same day shipping from OWC. For more information on the OWC Accelsior S, visit: eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/SSDACL6G.S/

OWC Newsfeed
the authorOWC Newsfeed
The OWC Newsfeed provides the latest OWC, MacSales.com, Rocket Yard, and industry news, information, and announcements for your reading pleasure and shareability!
Be Sociable, Share This Post!

Leave a Reply

Comment

Name

8 Comments

  • Can I update the firmware for an OWC Mercury SSD that is attached to the OWC Accelsior S card on my Mac Pro or does it need to be in a native drive slot?

  • Hi,

    Just installed previously purchased and used 240gb extreme pro 6g (as boot disk) onto a new accelsior s. Seems to be working fine with 190mb/s read and 500mb/s wrote speeds when tested on black magic test. Now would like to update the firmware (from 504ABBF0) hoping to acquire better read speeds. The problem is that I cannot reach startup manager holding down the option key while OWC instructed EFI boot drive is plugged in. Any ideas for help?
    This is a 2010 Mac Pro 5.1
    thanks in advance

    • Hello Uluc,

      Please make sure that a wired keyboard is being used, as a wireless will not always work.

      If you are using a wired keyboard and still seeing these problems, please contact our Technical Support Team! We will be happy to further assist!

    • The Accelsior S will be bootable in both Mac and PC. When wanting to utilize Boot Camp, it will not be bootable.

      • Hi Dyllon,

        I have a Mac Pro mid 2012 5.1 and just got myselve a Accelsior S. I already had a Samsung Evo 1tb SSD on witch I installed a fresh Windows 10 version. It worked fine using a mount pro 2.5 but now with the Acelsior, placed in the first PCI-e slot it won’t boot anymore. I am not using bootcamp or any of it’s drivers as I understood that it won’t work using Mac and Windows. How do I get the Acelsior To boot up??

        Thanks!
        Brgds Richard