updated 02:00 pm EDT, Tue May 1, 2007
1TB external drive ships
Other World Computing (OWC) today began shipping its Mercury Elite-AL Pro "Quad Interface" 1TB external drive, which the company claims is the first and only 1TB Quad Interface single drive solution. The device features FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, and eSATA connectivity to provide completely transparent data access regardless of which interface port is used. The drive is EMC Retrospect Backup Certified, and features the high-speed Oxford 924 chipset to offer 80MB/sec via FireWire or up to 150MB/sec via eSATA. OWC's new drive solution ships for $600, comes with a 2-year warranty, and features a blue activity LED behind the front grille.