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120GB
Mercury Electra™ 6G SSD
2.5" Serial-ATA 7mm Solid State Drive

For High Speed Personal Computing, Home/Office, Gaming, and Personal Photography.
3 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty
When only the fastest and most reliable Solid State Drive on the market today will suffice for your data storage and backup, look no further than the OWC 120GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD.
 
The Mercury SSD line features:
  • DuraWrite™ extends the endurance of your Solid State Drive (SSD).
  • Intelligent Block Management & Wear Leveling automatically distributes data evenly across the entire SSD.
  • Intelligent Read Disturb Management spreads the active read/write across the flash components eliminating data corruption caused by constant use.
  • Intelligent "Recycling" for advanced free space management gradually re-writes data across the SSD over time to ensure data never gets corrupted.
  • RAISE™ (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements) protects the data on your drive similar to having a RAID setup.
  • Best-in-Class ECC Protection for longest data retention and drive life.
No Risk, No Hassle 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.
For more information on OWC return policies, click here.

This internal 2.5" SATA SSD delivers the highest transfer speed, endurance, and performance available today.

With sustained reads up to 556MB/s and writes up to 523MB/s, up to 100X greater data protection than enterprise class Hard Disk Drives, and RAISE technology for RAID like data protection and reliability, the OWC 120GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD line delivers unbeatable performance, that's backed by a 3 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty.
High Performance Internal Storage
Replace your conventional hard drive with a reliable solid state drive. Unlike traditional hard disk drives, OWC SSDs have no moving parts, resulting in a quiet, cool, highly rugged storage solution that also offers near instantaneous system response.

Includes

  • 120GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD
Special note for specific 2009 iMacs, 2008-2010 MacBooks, 2008-2009 MacBook Pros & 2009 Mac mini.
We highly recommend the use of a SATA 2.0 (3Gb/s) SSD such as the OWC Mercury Electra 3G for the following Macs:
iMacs w/ Model ID:
How to find the model ID
  • iMac9,1
  • iMac10,1
  • iMac11,1
MacBooks w/ Model ID:
How to find the model ID
  • MacBook5,1
  • MacBook5,2
  • MacBook6,1
  • MacBook7,1
MacBook Pros w/ Model ID:
How to find the model ID
  • MacBookPro5,1
  • MacBookPro5,2
  • MacBookPro5,3
  • MacBookPro5,4
  • MacBookPro5,5
Mac minis w/ Model ID:
How to find the model ID
  • Macmini3,1
  • Macmini4,1
While a 6G SSD does function, it will only do so at SATA Revision 1.0 (1.5Gb/s, 150MB/s) speeds rather that the SATA Revision 2.0 (3.0Gb/s 300MB/s) speed the computer can deliver.
The Mercury Electra 3G SSD is the OWC recommended upgrade option for the Macs listed in the special note above.

This OWC SSD Model is compatible with nearly any Mac or PC model with a Serial ATA connection (SATA, SATA 2.0, or SATA 3.0) including: Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro9,1
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.7GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro9,2
2.5GHz, 2.9GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,3
2.4GHz, 2.5GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,2
2.2GHz, 2.4GHz, 2.5GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,1
2.4GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,3
2.2GHz, 2.3GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,2
2.0GHz, 2.2GHz, 2.3GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,1
2.3GHz, 2.7GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid 2010)
(April, 2010)
Model ID: MacBookPro6,1
2.53GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2010)
(April, 2010)
Model ID: MacBookPro6,2
2.4GHz, 2.53GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2010)
(April, 2010)
Model ID: MacBookPro7,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Late 2008)
(October, 2008)
Model ID: MacBookPro4,1
2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Early 2008)
(February, 2008)
Model ID: MacBookPro4,1
2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2008)
(February, 2008)
Model ID: MacBookPro4,1
2.4GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid/Late 2007)
(June, 2007)
Model ID: MacBookPro3,1
2.4GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid/Late 2007)
(June, 2007)
Model ID: MacBookPro3,1
2.2GHz, 2.4GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Core 2 Duo)
(October, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro2,1
2.33GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (15-inch Core 2 Duo)
(October, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro2,2
2.16GHz, 2.33GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (15-inch Glossy)
(May, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro1,1
2.0GHz, 2.16GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch)
(April, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro1,2
2.16GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (15-inch)
(January, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro1,1
1.83GHz, 2.0GHz, 2.16GHz
MacBook
MacBook (Late 2008)
(October, 2008)
Model ID: MacBook4,1
2.1GHz
MacBook
MacBook (Early 2008)
(February, 2008)
Model ID: MacBook4,1
2.1GHz, 2.4GHz
MacBook
MacBook (Late 2007)
(November, 2007)
Model ID: MacBook3,1
2.0GHz, 2.2GHz
MacBook
MacBook (Mid 2007)
(May, 2007)
Model ID: MacBook2,1
2.0GHz, 2.16GHz
MacBook
MacBook (Late 2006)
(November, 2006)
Model ID: MacBook2,1
1.83GHz, 2.0GHz
MacBook
MacBook
(May, 2006)
Model ID: MacBook1,1
1.83GHz, 2.0GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2012)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: Macmini6,1 & Macmini6,2
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2012 Server)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: Macmini6,2
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2011)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: Macmini5,1 & Macmini5,2
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.7GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2011 Server)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: Macmini5,3
2.0GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2010)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: Macmini4,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2010 Server)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: Macmini4,1
2.66GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2007)
(August, 2007)
Model ID: Macmini2,1
1.83GHz, 2.0GHz
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
(September, 2013)
Model ID: iMac14,2
3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i5, 3.5GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
(September, 2013)
Model ID: iMac14,1; iMac14,3
2.7GHz i5, 2.9GHz i5, 3.1GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Early 2013)
(March, 2013)
Model ID: iMac13,3
3.3GHz i3
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
(November, 2012)
Model ID: iMac13,2
2.9GHz i5, 3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
(November, 2012)
Model ID: iMac13,1
2.7GHz i5, 2.9GHz i5, 3.1GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
(May, 2011)
Model ID: iMac12,2
2.7GHz i5, 3.1GHz i5, 3.4GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
(May, 2011)
Model ID: iMac12,1
2.5GHz i5, 2.7GHz i5, 2.8GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: iMac11,3
2.8GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.2GHz, 3.6GHz
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: iMac11,2
3.06GHz, 3.2GHz, 3.6GHz
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: iMac11,3
2.8GHz i5, 2.93GHz i5, 3.6GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: iMac11,2
3.6GHz i5
This OWC SSD is compatible with the Mac Pro models listed below when mounted with:
- NewerTech AdaptaDrive 2.5" to 3.5" Drive Converter Bracket only $14.25
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core
(Mid 2010-2012)
(July, 2010 / June 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.40GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.06GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core
(Mid 2010-2012)
(July, 2010 / June 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.40GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.06GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.4GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 6-Core
(Mid 2010-2012)
(July, 2010 / June 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Mid 2010 Quad-Core)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.8GHz, 3.2GHz, 3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Early 2009 8-Core)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.26GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Early 2009 Quad-Core)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Early 2008)
(January, 2008)
Model ID: MacPro3,1
2.8GHz, 3.0GHz, 3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (8-core)
(April, 2007)
Model ID: MacPro2,1
3.0GHz

Release Candidate (RC) firmware set

There are two kinds of firmware for SSDs Mass Production (MP) and Release Candidate (RC). Prior to an MP firmware release, there are beta firmware releases and an RC firmware release. Often, the RC is the same as the MP release, however there can be small changes and bug fixes made between the two. OWC has evaluated the RC for the 6Gb/s SandForce 2281 Processor and found it to be stable with no issues reported during our testing. However, as with any evolutionary product, issues may surface as different usages and configurations are employed and it is important to understand that there will be further updates and revisions.

Since no firmware update is currently offered for the OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G SSD, no update page exists. To see the typical steps involved with a self performed field firmware update, please visit our 3Gb/s product update page at: http://eshop.macsales.com/Customized_Pages/Framework.cfm?page=sf_firmware.html

It is important to note that the current firmware update tool requires the use of Windows XP/Vista/7. OWC is currently working on a Mac OS based update tool, but we do not have an exact availability date.

120GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD Specifications:

Specifications

Controller
SandForce 2281 Series Processor with 7% Over Provisioning
NAND
Tier 1 Asynchronous MLC NAND Flash
Form Factor
Standard 7mm 2.5"
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s & 1.5Gb/s supported, SATA 3.0 Compliant
Capacity1
120GB useable capacity
Total Flash Memory Components – 128GB
8GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correction
Formatted Capacity2
111GiB
RAID Support
Qualified for single drive and multiple drive production workstation RAID 0/1/10/0+1 and SPAN usage.
SMART Attributes
Standard5
Native Command Queuing
up to 32 commands
Manufacturer Model Number
OWCSSD7E6G120
RoHS Compliant
Yes
Format

Physical

Height (max)
7mm (0.276″)
OWC 7mm – 9.5mm Adapter
1 included (buy additional)
Width (max)
70.06mm (2.758″)
Length (max)
100.12mm (3.941″)
Weight
77 grams +/- 2 grams
0.170 lbs +/- 2.71 oz

Reliability3

Data Reliability
ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bytes correctable per 512-byte sector
Security
Chip Based Data Encryption: 128-bit AES-compliant
TRIM Support
OS Dependent
Nonrecoverable Read Errors
Less than 1 sector per 1016 bits read
Warranty
3 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty
(Standard return policy applies.)

Performance

Sustained
Reads 6Gb/s (up to)
556MB/s
Sustained
Writes 6Gb/s (up to)
523MB/s
Sustained
Reads 3Gb/s (up to)
284MB/s
Sustained
Writes 3Gb/s (up to)
268MB/s
Read Incompressible
Data Rate (up to)
208MB/s
Write Incompressible
Data Rate (up to)
235MB/s
Random 4K Read4
Up to 60,000 IOPS
Random 4K Write4
Up to 60,000 IOPS
Read Latency
less than 0.1ms
Write Latency
less than 0.1ms
Read Latency
less than 0.1ms

Environmental (Operating)

Temperature (°F)
32°F to 158°F
Temperature (°C)
0°C to 70°C

Environmental (Non-Operating)

Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 185°F
Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 85°C

Acoustics

Idle (Typical)
0.0 bels
Seek (Typical)
0.0 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.
  4. Specifications provided by SandForce.
  5. Temperature reporting is currently an unsupported feature because due to the operating characteristics of SSDs, it is highly unlikely one would ever exceed an OWC Mercury SSD's stated operating temperature ceiling of 158F/70C. However, we are looking into supporting this feature in the future via a firmware update. Firmware updates can be found here: http://eshop.macsales.com/tech_center/OWC/SSD.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n SSD7E6G120 UPC#: 794504338157

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Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.9 / 5 206 out of 217 (95%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Verified Buyer
Reviewer: luckyfix
Rating: 5/5 good product April 8, 2017 can't install Mac os x

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

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Reviewer: okiryler Location: Honolulu, HI Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 The Speed! April 7, 2017 After carefully selecting the correct product to match the model and capabilities of my Mac, the upgrade to this SSD improved the speed of my machine 10 fold. The service was streamlined and wonderful. My product arrived a day before expected. The instructional video was all I needed to complete the repair in about 15 minutes. I would highly recommend OWC products to anyone looking to upgrade their machine.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 3.0/2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 480GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: jdgryder Location: Austin,TX Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Fantastic easy to install. March 31, 2017 OWC kills it with quality again, and it was super easy to install as well. Love you guys, glad the guy at the apple store recommended you.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 1.0TB Mercury Electra 6G 2.5-inch 7mm SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: GolfSwingMan Location: Bullard, TX Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Terrific replacement March 29, 2017 Needed to replace failing drive in mid-2011 Mac mini. Decided to replace with OWC SSD. Online instructions (PDF sequence AND video) convinced me that I could do it myself. Perfect replacement, without any hitches. Love the new drive and the new speed.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 480GB Mercury Electra 6G 2.5-inch 7mm SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: RPG6621 Location: RPG6621 Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Amazing! March 29, 2017 Wow ... ! This is better then buying a new Mac Pro. Love it and its so easy to install! Don't forget to buy the adapter bracket for this SSD drive. You're going to need it. I forgot and I had to wait a few more days to install this amazing drive.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 1.0TB Mercury Electra 6G 2.5-inch 7mm SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive. Customer Videos:

Verified Buyer Top 250 Contributor
Reviewer: Piccolo Location: Oakland, CA Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Much better than original March 27, 2017 Not only did the new OWC drive for my MacBook Pro 9,2 make boot-up much , much faster, but a problem of not waking from sleep when attached to my Apple ThunderBolt display ended. Love the new drive. Installation was very easy as was data migration. Too soon to assess durability.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 3.0/2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 1.0TB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: WaltP Location: Friendswood, TX Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 SSD is the way to go!!! March 20, 2017 I replaced the HDD in my old MacBook Pro with an SSD, and it's like a brand new machine!!! The installation process was well documented and explained by one of your videos, and was very easy to follow.

Now that the SSD has been installed, and loaded with my data and MacOS, things are MUCH SPEEDIER on the old MacBook. It's incredible!!! Booting up from a power off state dropped from about 45 sec down to 12-13 sec, and that's difficult to believe. Wake up times are faster. And everyday tasks are much faster.

The only difficulty I had was removing one stubborn screw from the back of the MacBook. I had to get help from an Apple Authorized Service Provider to get that booger loose! Otherwise, the removal of the old HDD and installation of the new SSD was as smooth as glass.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 3.0/2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 480GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: spartanmjf Location: Perryville, MD Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 A Great & Easy Upgrade March 17, 2017 My Mid-2012 Macbook Pro 13" was getting slower and slower with each operating system and software upgrade. The drive cloning I did overnight so I cannot say how long that took. The installation of the drive took about 20 minutes - the computer now boots quickly and all software is FAR MORE responsive!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 3.0/2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 1.0TB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Gazt Location: Sweden Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Awesome March 16, 2017 Easy to do, stunning difference.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 3.0/2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 1.0TB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Kiwimark6 Location: Coldstream BC Canada Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Fast aze March 15, 2017 Easy to install with videos Fast Mac now

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 1.0TB Mercury Electra 6G 2.5-inch 7mm SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: DIY101 Location: Port Orchard, WA Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Hobbiest Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Enclosure March 13, 2017 I purchased the DIY kit: 2.5" enclosure + 240 GB 6G SSD to replace my MacBook pro 8,1 HHD. Installation of the SSD to my MacBook pro is a breeze no issues. Enclosures is plug and play and the case is seem solid. Thank you.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 240GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: My63Cadillac Location: Racine, WI Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 I like extra capacity hard drive March 10, 2017 I've been wanting to update to a SSD hard drive with a larger capacity for some time now. The cost was reasonable and installing the new SSD in my MacBook Pro was simple and straightforward. If I had a complaint, it would be the lack of information provided regarding transferring data from the old drive to the new one. I realize many of OWC's customers are much more capable with the tech than am I, but I found myself totally stumped. Luckily, my son lives only two hours away and was able to do the data transfer for me.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 240GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

Verified Buyer Top 250 Contributor
Reviewer: rsewill Location: Saint Cloud, Minnesota Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Added both RAM and SSDs. March 9, 2017 I have two early MBPs, one a 15" (4 GBs RAM, 750 GBs spinning disk) and the other a 17" (8 GBs RAM, 750 GBs spinning disk). They are both getting more use than before so the spinning beach ball was starting to become more than just a nuisance. With heavier use, it was annoying and frustrating. More RAM or an SSD? Why not both? The MBPs are getting long in the tooth but serve our intended purposes quite well. So I bought both, 16 GBs RAM and 480 GBs SSDs for each.

The RAM and SSD installs were easy and straightforward by following the install videos available on the OWC site. I also bought the SSD kits that included a USB2 external case for each of the old drives because this was only a few dollars more and I keep them attached to their respective Macs for additional, redundant and portable Time Machine backups.

Each kit also included a few cheapy screw drivers and a handy spudger to aid in the install of the SSDs and RAM.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 480GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Pmgrnvl Location: South Carolina Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Fast, stable and well made March 6, 2017 For critical Mac use, I always use OWC drives and recommend them to my customers. This drive works well (as do the 3G drives in those older Macs that prefer/require them). No issues whatsoever.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 480GB Mercury Electra 6G 2.5-inch 7mm SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: wbg10 Location: Denton, TX Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Works Great March 5, 2017 This is just what I needed to create a clean install of macOS for emergencies and occasional diagnostics/cleanup. I've installed it in an unused Mac Pro bay for that purpose. I didn't need a very large volume, just large enough to hold Sierra and a few utilities. This arrangement is much faster than relying on a USB flash drive or an optical disc. Very satisfied with the purchase.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 60GB Mercury Electra 6G 2.5-inch 7mm SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive.. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Keith08
Rating: 5/5 Awesome March 3, 2017 Great upgrade.... high quality product with fast delivery. I have had this on my computer for 3 weeks now and it's running perfectly. This was an upgrade from and old "moving parts" hard drive... wow what a difference.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 1.0TB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: xdimension Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Works great with my 2011 MacBook Pro March 2, 2017 I actually bought the Samsung 850 EVO SSD before and had a lot of problems with it with my late 2011 13" MacBook Pro. The system often gave me the prohibited sign at bootup. It would also freeze at random times and need a hard reboot. After I installed the OWC SSD, all my problems went away. I have yet to encounter any problems with it, and I've been using it for 2 weeks now.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 480GB Mercury Electra 6G 2.5-inch 7mm SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: earlgirl Location: Mesa, AZ Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Noob Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Why didn't I do this sooner? March 1, 2017 Fantastic product. My computer was running CRAZY slow and the hard drive was failing. This was easy to install and works as expected.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 480GB Mercury Electra 6G 2.5-inch 7mm SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: KentJarrett Location: Dallas Texas Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 WOW what a huge difference! February 28, 2017 I purchased a new MacBookPro Touchbar over Christmas. I LOVE that machine, but I quickly realized just how slow my current 2011 MacBook Pro was. It was a i7 2.8 GHZ machine. By upgrading the memory from 4 GIG to 16 GIG and installing the 500 GIG SSD hard drive, it made the old machine also as fast as the new machine. If I would have done these upgrades first, I would have not bought the new Mac. WOW,, what a difference and very easy upgrade to do. Followed the step by step videos with NO problems.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 480GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Drod991
Rating: 5/5 Easy install February 23, 2017 Sped up mac by a lot worth purchase!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 3.0/2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 240GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: ThunderHedd Location: Minneapolis, MN Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 My 2011 Macbook is like new. February 15, 2017 I upgraded to an SSD from a HDD, and I was blown away by the difference. I was definitely nervous to replace my hard drive because I had never even opened my computer before, but with the help of MacSales' instruction videos, it was relatively easy. I only had one problem with migration (which wasn't MacSales' fault), which was that for whatever reason I wasn't allowed access to installing the latest OS on the new drive, which I fixed oddly by manually setting the date and time through Terminal. Otherwise everything switched over without incident, and my bootup time went from 2-3 minutes to about 20-30 seconds, and before applications would bounce in the dock for around 10 seconds pre-launch, and now the window opens and loads instantaneously. If you're looking to give your Mac an extra boost, this (and some more RAM if you haven't already installed it to the max) will do the trick.

The addition of a case for your old hard drive is very handy, and I now use it for backups. And on top of that you get all the screwdrivers you'll ever need for computer stuff. The whole kit is pretty slick, and I couldn't recommend it enough.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 480GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: JimW Location: Austin, TX Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 The best SSDs and enclosures around. February 14, 2017 I recently purchased a 1 TB 6GHz SSD to upgrade my MacBook Pro to a larger drive. The performance of the drive is terrific I also purchased a USB3 portable enclosure for the drive I removed. Installation of the drive in it was a snap also. I am completely pleased with this purchase.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 3.0/2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 1.0TB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: SamSydney Location: Sydney, Australia Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 High quality and very good price February 10, 2017 The search and product comparison on the website was easy. The order processing was very fast. I received my product in less than a week. Installing the hard drive was very easy and the product looks of a very good quality. I'm a software engineer and I need the hard disk speed in my every day work. I have been working with this disk for almost two months now and I am very satisfied with it.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 1.0TB Mercury Electra 6G 2.5-inch 7mm SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Jackee Location: Michigan Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Saved myself money!! February 5, 2017 Hubby has a 2012 Macbook Pro (with CD/DVD player); he kept complaining about it being so slow and after seeing the new models don't have the CD drives I started doing research. He uses this feature to burn music CDs and download music from friends CDs as well. After reading about the SSD drives being better I happened on a video of the installation process and figured "I can do that!". Then I found this website and their videos and decided to order. I followed their video and had no issues installing myself (I am 57 and have never opened a laptop computer in my life). I also decided to install a new battery while I was at it. All is well and he is happy!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 3.0/2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 480GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: CornerstoneITConsulting
Rating: 5/5 Excellent customer service and video tutorials February 2, 2017 I have installed a few different solid-state drives from Macsales.com, and I have had great results every time. The video tutorials are extremely helpful!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY KIT: OWC Express USB 3.0/2.0 2.5" Enclosure + 240GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD. Customer Videos:

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