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OWC drops prices on FireWire drives

updated 05:40 pm EST, Mon February 6, 2006

FireWire drive price drops

Other World Computing announced it is lowering the prices on the Mercury Elite-AL Pro FireWire 800/400 models. The external aluminum drives utilize the Oxford 912 Chipset and are EMC/Dantz Backup Certified. All models ship with a FireWire 800 and FireWire 400 cable, Dantz/EMC Retrospect Backup, Intech HD Speedtools, and a two-year warranty. The company cut prices by up to 23 percent on its models--which feature capacities of up to 500GB. The 80GB with 2MB data buffer costs $140 ($10 drop); 160GB with 8MB data buffer is $180 ($10 drop); 200GB with 8MB data buffer is $188 (from $200); 250GB with 8MB data buffer is $200 ($10 drop); 300GB with 8MB data buffer is $240 ($20 drop); 400GB with 8MB data buffer is $340 ($10 drop); and 500GB with 8MB data buffer is $450 ($20 drop).

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