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Expand the Possibilities for Your Mac with Data Doubler from OWC

prod_datadoubler-bundle-ssd3gelectraDoubling the data capacity of your Mac doesn’t have to mean carrying an external drive around with you at all times. With OWC Data Doubler kits, you can instantly double your capacity potential for your all-in-one iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro or the diminutive Mac mini without external storage.

But the versatile Data Doubler can do more than simply add additional capacity to your Mac. You can also opt to add a solid state drive for nearly instant booting and app loads, or even create an internal RAID array.

Why use OWC’s Data Doubler?
The OWC DIY Data Doubler Kits include all the tools you need to configure your Mac to best suit you. Our popular DIY Data Doubler Kits are a simple and affordable way to enhance performance, capacity and security.

Related article: Fusion, RAID, Time Machine: How can Data Doubler best serve you?

Check out our OWC Data Doubler page to find the right Data Doubler for you. And read on to find out what a Data Doubler can do for your Mac model.

iMac: Even more in your all-in-one
The iMac is a fantastic all-in-one machine. And despite its slim design, you might be able to fit more storage in your model of iMac than you originally thought. The Data Doubler for 2009-2011 iMacs can bring a world of configuration flexibility to your workflow. Simply replace your iMac’s internal SuperDrive with the OWC Data Doubler and you can boost your storage capacity by adding up to an additional 2.0TB of storage with a second HDD, or enjoy near-instantaneous boot and app loading times by adding an SSD.

And when it comes to many iMac models, you can go further than simply installing a Data Doubler to add storage and performance with OWC’s HDD upgrade DIY kits. Starting with Late 2009 models, all recent iMacs have technology (called SMC) built-in to help manage drive temperatures. OWC’s Exclusive HDD Kits include a custom digital monitor that “talks Apple SMC” and maintains proper temperature reporting and Apple Diagnostic compatibility allowing you to upgrade an existing 3.5” HDD with any 3.5” SATA HDD of your choice up to 8.0TB.

And for some 2010-2011 iMac models, OWC offers SSD kits that allow you to add a 3G or 6G SSD to your iMac; you’re no longer limited to hard drive technology!

Check out our OWC DIY drive upgrade/installation kits page to see how you can put more in your all-in-one Mac!

Mac mini: Big storage in a small package
Despite it’s small stature, the Mac mini can be a performance powerhouse when loaded with the proper upgrades. But you can pack even more storage and performance into its tiny frame with an OWC Data Doubler.

Our kits will provide you with everything you need to put a second drive (up to 2TB HDD or 1TB SSD) in your 2009-current Mac mini and add more storage or even beef up your machine’s performance.

But what you do with your second drive is up to you. Check out our guide to see how the Data Doubler will best serve your Mac mini.

MacBook & MacBook Pro: Flexibility on the go
MacBook’s offer an exceptional combination of portability and performance. The OWC Data Doubler for the MacBook and MacBook Pro (2008-current models) can offer you even more storage in your laptop without requiring you to carry an external drive along for the ride. You’ll be amazed at the storage and performance that fits right inside your MacBook.

Still need an optical drive?
You don’t have to give up your optical drive completely even with an OWC Data Doubler. Reuse your Mac’s original SuperDrive with the OWC Value Line Slim optical drive enclosure for Apple SuperDrive and keep optical capabilities in your workflow.

Do it yourself kits, videos
Upgrade with confidence using the OWC DIY installation videos. And if you need a bit more guidance, we are available 24/7 with U.S. based customer service by phone or live chat.

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  • Ive had my data doubler for years on my Macbook Pro Mid 2012 and since my update to macOS High Sierra my second harddrive wont appear.

  • OWC is awesome. I thought my Mid 2010 13″ MacBook Pro was on it’s way out until I found OWC and their cost efficient upgrades.
    Now, I’ve got an updated older unit that will more than likely last until support & OS X compatibilty ends.
    Extremely important on a Social Security Retirement income.
    And the Customer Service is outstanding too!