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DIY Bundle
Includes: 1.0TB 2.5" HGST 7200RPM 9.5mm HD, OWC Express USB 2.0 Enclosure, and OWC 5 Piece Toolkit Mac / PC / USB 2.0 & 1.1

HD Upgrade
Get more storage when you upgrade/replace the existing 2.5" drive in your Mac.
Includes a 2.5" drive, enclosure, and toolkit to upgrade/replace the internal drive in your Mac.
Upgrade/Replace your internal drive
The Drive and Tools you need to Upgrade/Replace the existing 2.5" Drive in your laptop, Mac mini, Xbox, PS3, etc + make the drive being replaced an External for data transfer, backup, and/or additional portable storage.
Everything you need in one package, immediately ready to assemble and:
  • Backup and store your data with style and confidence.
  • Take your data with you - small enough to keep in a pocket!
  • Easily add additional laptop storage with no AC adapter required.
Examples of how this bus-powered Express bundle can be used in real world situations:
Power Users / Travelers: Relocate your "home folder" to your Express and have your files with you at home, at work or on the road without the need to synchronize your machines.

Laptop Owners: Clone your current internal SATA hard drive in your laptop to the new drive. Then install the new, larger drive in your laptop and keep the smaller drive in your Express for additional storage space.

iTunes Aficionados: Keep a copy of your iTunes library on your external drive to play on multiple machines.

Gamers: Add additional storage to your XBox 360 or PS3 game console to store music, media, and other downloads. PS3 even includes a backup utility to protect your internal drive's data.

For Everyone: Have the piece of mind of a complete backup plan. Create a bootable clone of your hard drive at regular intervals so if your computer goes down, your productivity doesn't go down with it. Boot to another computer and keep on working!
The Right Tools for the Job
Before attempting to perform this installation, please watch the following instructional video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install. Technical support for this DIY product consists only of this video.

Everything you need in one package, immediately ready to assemble and:
  • OWC Express 2.5" SATA Drive Enclosure
  • 1.0TB HGST Travelstar 7K1000 Hard Disk Drive
  • OWC 5-Piece Mini Toolkit
  • High Quality Double Shielded USB 2.0/1.1 (mini-B type) connecting cable
  • Assembly Manual & User Guide
  • Carrying sleeve
  • 1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time
If you Hit a Roadblock, We are Here to Help.
Should you ever need assistance with your upgrade, OWC's award winning U.S. based technical support is at the ready to answer any questions you may have via phone or live chat from 8AM-8PM Mon-Fri and 9AM-4PM Sat.
Note: Compatible with ALL notebooks that accept 9.5mm SATA drives. New low profile 1.0TB hard drive included.
*Bus powered via USB port on most computers, provided computer's bus supplies appropriate power needs.

Includes

Mercury Elite-AL Pro includes
  • OWC Express 2.5″ SATA Drive Enclosure
  • 1.0TB HGST Travelstar™ 7K1000 Hard Disk Drive
  • OWC 5-Piece Mini Toolkit
    • Nylon Spudger
    • Phillips #00
    • Straight Blade 1.8mm
    • Torx T8
    • Torx T6
  • High Quality Double Shielded USB 2.0/1.1 (mini-B type) connecting cable
  • Assembly Manual & User Guide
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Carrying sleeve
  • 1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time

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1.0TB HGST Travelstar™ 7K1000 Specifications:

Specifications

Form Factor
2.5″ HDD
Interface
SATA 6.0Gb/s
Capacity1
1000GB
Formatted Capacity2
930GiB
Rotational Speed
7,200 RPM
Cache / Data Buffer
32MB
Manufacturer Model Number
HTS721010A9E630
Format

Physical

Height (max)
9.5mm (0.370″)
Width (max)
69.85mm (2.750″)
Length (max)
100.35mm (3.951″)
Weight (typical)
95g (0.209 lbs.)
Bytes per Sector
512
Areal Density
676Gb/in2

Reliability3

Contact Start-Stops
600,000
Warranty
3 Year Warranty

Performance

Transfer Rate (Max)
600MB/s
Track-to-track Seek
1.0ms
Average Seek Time
13.0ms
Average Latency
4.2ms

Power

Maximum Start Current, DC
5.5 Watts
Seek Power
2.1 Watts
Read Power
1.8 Watts
Write Power
1.8 Watts
Idle Mode
1.7 Watts
Idle Mode, Active
1.0 Watts
Idle Mode, Low Power
0.8 Watts
Standby Mode
0.2 Watts
Sleep Mode
0.1 Watts

Environmental (Operating)

Shock
400 G max at 2ms
Ambient Temperature (°F)
32°F to 140°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
0°C to 60°C
Altitude
-304.8 m to 3,048 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000+ ft)

Environmental (Non-Operating)

Shock
1000 G max at 1ms
Ambient Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 149°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 65°C
Altitude
-304.8 m to 12,192 m (-1000 ft to 40,000+ ft)

Acoustics

Idle (Typical)
2.5 bels
Seek (Typical)
2.7 bels
  1. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
  2. In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity of shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.
  3. Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability rates.

OWC Express Specifications:

Chipset

  • Jmicron 20329 USB 2.0 chipset

Interfaces Supported

  • USB 2.0 / 1.1 Backwards compatible

Port Configuration

  • USB 2.0 - (1) mini "B" port

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • USB 2.0 - 480Mbps (or 60MB/sec)

Port/Interface Bootability

    Can I use this solution as an external startup drive?
  • USB 2.0: Supported on Macs and PC's meeting minimum requirements. - Click for more info

System Requirements

  • Macintosh: Macintosh running OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, OS X 10.2.x or later including 'Mavericks' 10.9.x, and an available USB port. Time Machine® Compatible: Mac OS X 10.5 (version introduced) and later.
  • PC: Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, NT, 98, and an available USB port.
  • Linux: Linux compatible via supported the USB interface.

Cooling

  • Super quiet fanless ventilation

Power Supply

  • Bus Power via USB on all models with USB 2.0 port

Drive Requirements

  • Any 2.5" Serial-ATA Hard Drive up to 9.5mm height. Not recommended for Solid State Drives.

External Case Dimensions

  • 3.07 in (W) x 5.12 in (D) x 0.55 in (H)

Enclosure Weight (no accessories)

  • 2.0 ounces (56g)

Product Manual

Operating Environment:

Temperature

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Relative Humidity

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Shock

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Vibration

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Warranty

1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty

The best warranty is one you never have to use, but should the need occur - OWC is proud to provide a superior level of support and warranty coverage to our customers. Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. OWC's industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. OWC solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.

View more information about the 1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty

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Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5 7 out of 8 (88%) reviewers would recommend this product
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: JTG2132 Location: New York, NY Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Gamer Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Survived Two Years' Intensive Use March 14, 2017 I purchased this HDD back in November 2014 to replace the failing HDD in my MacBook Pro. Installation was blessedly simple, and it's survived tremendous abuse since. (I'm a public school teacher and graduate student, and this thing has been my constant companion for two years.) The HDD finally died a couple weeks back, but with plenty of early signs of failure.

Overall, very pleased with the drive's performance. Of course it would be ideal if it'd lasted another two years, but given the amount of abuse the system has taken, I feel like I got my money's worth.

Oh, and the online video tutorials made installation easy. Love that feature of OWC services.

I would recommend this item to a friend! Customer Videos:

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Missouri Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 So far so good June 4, 2016 I was able to clone my Mac hd from a 750 to a tb. About my third time upgrading this MacBook Pro and always from OWC. Very happy with my purchase and I end up with a 750gb external. Great prices and fast shipping. Online video to explain the switch out. What more could you want?

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Midland, MI Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 A lot of Bang for the Buck May 9, 2016 Needed to update my new laptop and MacSales did it again. They had just what was needed at a very reasonable price. Great technical support and fast shipping. The place to go for all your Mac needs.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Oregon Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Perfectly easy........ February 28, 2016 Beautiful design, effortless assembly/installation. Made the MacBook upgrade I did easy as follows: 1 - purchased this kit.......drive plus enclosure......with cool tools of course 2 - upon arrival, installed the hd into the enclosure.........2 minutes....literally. 3 - cloned my MacBook to the external had I just "built" 4 - removed MacBook hd 5 - removed external hd from enclosure, and installed into MacBook. 6 - took old MacBook hd and installed it into the external enclosure,

I now have a MacBook with a hd that's much bigger (4x) and much faster, and much newer............and a nice handy spare 250gb external drive. Win, win, win..........very happy with quality and value.........as always.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous
Rating: 5/5 Worked as advertised June 12, 2015 I would recommend this item to a friend!
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Canada Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Noob Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Awesome and easy to install! April 14, 2015 Just ordered this last week and it arrived so quickly. It took no time to watch a how-to video and switch out my old hard drive and put in the new one. It was also easy to turn the old one into a portable hd with the easy to use enclosure. Also, the prices were so good compared to my local stores.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous
Rating: 5/5 Great product. February 6, 2015 The kit came with every little tool that I would need to DIY. It was a very simple process to swap out my wife's HD and install the new one. I would highly recommend this product to anyone who needs a new HD.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Long Island. NY Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Noob Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Phenomenal company. Tech support is awesome. July 30, 2013 The customer service at OWC is phenomenal. I am a novice and never did any mac upgrades before, but with your hepl i was able to upgrade my 2007 mac mini from 80G to 1 TB hard drive for my 11 year old instead of buying another mac mini. The istallation videos could be better, but i finally figured it out.Cost is budget friendly. With OWCs help and their wonderful tech support i will be able to make my budget stretch by becoming a DIYER for my computers at home. Thanks sooo much.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

OWC DIY Bundle: 1.0TB 2.5" HGST 7200RPM 9.5mm HD, OWC Express Silver Enclosure, and OWC 5 Piece Toolkit Mfr P/N: Y0J1TB7200 OWC SKU: OWCY0J1TB7200 SATA Enclosure Kit with HGST Drive & 5 piece toolkit. 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day Only $205.73Bundle Priced for $79.75
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