OWC Intros New Mercury RAID Dual Drive FW 800 Solution

Other World Computing (OWC) on Tuesday added to its line of Mercury Elite external hard drives with the introduction of the Mercury Elite-AL Pro 800 RAID Dual Drive FireWire 800, which starts at a 160GB capacity, with a 4MB data buffer, for US$249.99. Like OWCis other new Mercury Elite drives, these new RAID configurations feature aluminum cases meant to evoke the look of the Power Mac G5. They ship with Dantz/EMC Retrospect Backup and Intech Hard Disk SpeedTools software. Mac OS X v10.2.8 or higher is required.

Other models available in the new line of RAID drives include: 240GB ($299.99), 320GB ($319.99), 400GB ($379.99), 500GB ($419.99), 600GB ($549.99) and 800GB ($749.99). All of them feature 16MB data buffers.