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OWC ships low-cost FireWire/USB portable drives

updated 03:55 pm EDT, Thu May 15, 2008

OWC Mercury OTG drives

Other World Computing says it has begun shipping a new series of Mercury On-the-Go external hard drives. All Mercury drives are roughly palm-sized, and support both Windows and Mac systems, including technologies such as Mac OS X Leopard's Time Machine. The new drives feature FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 ports, and are in available in 100, 200, 320 and 500GB capacities.

The 320 and 500GB operate at 5400rpm however, while the the 100 and 200GB drives run at 7200rpm. Windows systems must be running Windows 98SE or later, while Macs require Mac OS 8.5. Prices range between $140 for the 100GB drive to $330 for the 500GB model.

by MacNN Staff



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