Mercury Accelsior E2

Quick Start Guide

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Package Contents

  • OWC Mercury Accelsior E2 PCIe card
  • 2 Mercury Accelsior SSD blades
  • Quick Start Guide

System Requirements

Apple Mac

Operating System:

  • Mac OS X 10.6.8-10.11.6
  • macOS 10.12 or later
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Hardware:

  • Intel Mac Pro with an available PCIe 2.0 or 1.0 slot capable of supporting a x2 PCIe card. For optimal performance, use a PCIe 2.0 slot running at x4 speeds or greater.

PC

Operating System:

  • Windows Vista and later

Hardware:

  • PC with an available PCIe 2.0 or 1.0 slot capable of supporting x2 PCIe cards. For optimal performance, use a PCIe 2.0 slot running at x4 speeds or greater

Hardware Installation

Before Installing the Mercury Accelsior E2 PCIe SSD:

  • Power off the computer and unplug it from its power source.
  • Take appropriate electrostatic discharge precautions

Attention: Observe Precautions For Handling Electrostatic Sensitive Devices

Your computer is a static-sensitive device. It is susceptible to invisible damage if not protected during installation. We recommend proper grounding by using a grounding strap. Make sure to work in a clean, static-free area, and avoid wearing clothing that retains static charges.

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Step 1

Open the computer’s chassis and locate an available PCIe slot (see requirements). For optimal performance, use a PCIe 2.0 slot running at x4 speeds or greater.

Step 2

Remove the PCIe slot cover.

Step 3

Gently insert the Mercury Accelsior E2 card into the PCIe slot and secure the bracket to the computer chassis according to the manufacturer’s recommendation.

Step 4

After installing the card, start your computer.

Step 5

Using your preferred operating system installation disk or method, install the OS as you normally would.

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