It's big, and it's fast. The OWC Mercury On-The-Go offers fast throughput via USB 2.0, FireWire 400, and FireWire 800, and it's the biggest compact hard drive, at 500GB, you can get right now.
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Offering fast SATA 3 performance and compatibility, the Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD makes a very good replacement hard drive for any computer, especially one that has built-in support for SATA 6Gbps.
After initial findings of a upgradable CPU in Apple's latest Pro desktop, efforts to outline compatible ones are underway.
The din about the 2104 MacBook Air solid-state drive being slower than 2013 models is instructive: not all components are created equally.
It's somewhat slower memory, but it's still faster than a solid-state drive for those who need serious amounts of memory.
Apple's new MacBook Pro has a proprietary SSD form factor, but new upgrade options for it are appearing.
The Mercury Aura Pro upgrade solution for 2012 MacBook Airs offers up to 480GB of storage space.
OWC swaps in an 8-core Intel CPU on the Mac Pro in place of the stock 6-core chip and cites up to a 30 percent performance boost.
Despite its unique design, the new Pro's CPU is easily upgradable.
The new Mac Pro packs a processor that can be removed from the system by a user and upgraded, according to a number of reports.