The Accelsior S Storage Expansion from OWC / Other World Computing allows you to add high speed SATA III drive to PCs or silver Mac Pro towers, otherwise restricted to SATA II architecture. With more than 500 MB/s of throughput, the Accelsior S dual-lane PCIe 2.0 card delivers flexible storage expansion, with a speed boost, to your Mac or PC. Accelsior S is the complement to OWC's Mercury family of SSD's, allowing up to an extra 1TB of fast storage expansion.
Mount a 2.5" drive to the Accelsior S, install in any available PCIe x4 (or greater) slot, and you're up and running with expanded storage. Use as a native boot drive or scratch-disk and boost capacity and performance. With no drivers or extra software needed, upgrading your PC or legacy Mac Pro tower with Accelsior S is easy.
|Designed For Use With||All 2.5" HDD and SSD SATA I (1.5 Gb/s), SATA II (3 Gb/s), and SATA III (6 Gb/s)|
|Interface||PCIe 2.0 x2|
|Controller||HBA: Asmedia 1062|
|Form Factor||Full height, half length|
|Read||Up to 550 MB/s (depends on mechanism installed)|
|Write||530 MB/s (depends on mechanism installed)|
|Acoustics||0.0 bels for both Idle and Seek|
|Operating Systems Supported||Mac OS X 10.6 and up, Windows Server 2008 and higher, Not compatible as a Windows boot drive on a Mac|
|Operating Temperature||32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C)|
|Non-Operating Temperature||-67 to 302°F (-55 to 150°C)|
Limited 3-Year Warranty