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TGIF (Thank God It’s Falling in price): Elite-AL Pro Qx2

The OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2 is the High-Performance, Redundant, RAID Solution for your high capacity needs of up to 8.0TB. Shipped default with RAID-5 mode enabled, this 4 bay solution allows the user to change/select between the RAID 0,1,5,10 and non-RAID SPAN modes that are fully hardware supported. Regardless of the mode of use selected, the Qx2 is plug & play accessible via its FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB2, or eSATA interfaces as per the best option/interface the user prefers to make use of based on the computer being connected to.

High-Performance, Flexibility, and Redundancy – all at a very competitive cost per gig + with extreme ease of use/plug & play simplicity.

Qx2 Key Features:

  • Solutions Pre-configured & Pre-Tested in RAID-5 Mode (Striped with Data Protection/Redundancy)
  • Multi-Hour Burn-in/Testing performed on Qx2 drive array 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 for drive failure
  • 4 x SATA II 3.5” Drive Bays (Removable)
  • Locking Front Cover
  • Quad-Interface (FW800x2, FW400x1, USB2x1, eSATAx1)
  • Ideal for Audio/Video including HD Video, Backup (including Time Machine Ready),
  • Music, Photography, & More!
  • Fully Mac, Windows, and Linux Compatible
  • Includes:
    • Cables for all supported interfaces
    • 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)
    • Industry Leading 3 Year Solution Warranty

While that’s impressive in its own right, these new prices make it even better.

Want to add your own drives?

OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2 4-Bay Enclosure Kit w/o Drives now $319.99

Related Specials:

Prosoft Drive Genius 3 Bundle Offer Available for $39 with purchase of OWC External Solution! That’s 60% off Prosoft’s retail price, and 50% off OWC’s lowest normal selling price!

Get maximum performance via eSATA by adding eSATA to your Mac! Excellent plug & play performance via any interface, maximum performance of up to 3X FireWire 800 vis eSATA.

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 $54.99, only $44.99 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!

See all eSATA controller options:

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