OWC Adds Sizes, Reduces Prices for Portable Hard Drive Line

Other World Computing (OWC) announced on Thursday additions to their On-The-Go palm-sized portable hard drives. New sizes include 100, 200, and 320 GB, and the 500 GB model has been reduced from US$359.99 to $329.99.

The line of OWC Mercury On-The-Go high-performance FireWire 400 + USB 2.0 drives are fully bus powered with no additional external power or secondary powering cable required.?

OWC Mercury On-the-Go Drive

The new pricing and sizes include the following:

  • 40GB 5400RPM? $ 95.99
  • 80GB 5400RPM? $109.99
  • 120GB 5400RPM $119.99
  • 160GB 5400RPM $129.99
  • 250GB 5400RPM $157.99
  • 320GB 5400RPM $179.99 **NEW**
  • 500GB 5400RPM $329.99 **NEW**
  • 100GB 7200RPM $139.99 **NEW**
  • 200GB 7200RPM $189.99 **NEW**

All Mercury On-The-Go portable drives are available immediately through OWC and other retailers.? The drives ship with a carrying case, cables for all interfaces supported by Mercury On-the-Go models, Prosoft DataRescue III for OS X, and NovaStor NovaBackup for Windows.

All portable drives are covered by a one-year warranty and are compatible with Mac OS Versions 8.5 through 9.2.x; Apple OS X 10.0.3 and higher (including the latest OS 10.5.x); and Microsoft Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, and Vista.