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backup

Protecting your data from drive failures, theft, fire, flood, and dinosaurs..

Cloning

How to utilize cloning for backup and other chores..

Understanding Storage and Hard Drives

How to erase and partition drives..

Drive Capacity and Speed

Larger drives are faster..

Using Apple Time Machine for Backup

How to use Apple Time Machine for Data Safety.

RAID

Various types of RAID setups..

Data Safety with RAID-1 Mirror

Protect your data with a fault-tolerant RAID-1 Mirror..

About Using Software RAID

Reasons for using software RAID, making the choice of RAID type, etc..

Software RAID Performance with SoftRAID 5

High performance RAID-0, RAID-1, RAID-5, RAID-1+0..

Software RAID with SoftRAID

Making software RAID volumes..

Promise Pegasus J4 Thunderbolt 4-Drive Enclosure

SSDs or hard drives for fast single-drive or RAID volumes in a portable enclosure..

Thunderbolt peripherals

Reviews of Thunderbolt products..

OWC Thunderbay 4 Mini

High performance with 2.5-inch hard drives or SSDs..

OWC 40TB SSD (in Thunderbay 4 Mini)

Ultra high flat-line performanc in 40 Terabyte capacity.

OWC Thunderbay 6

Six bay storage solution with RAID-0/1/4/5/10 or non-RAID..

OWC Thunderblade SSD

Ultra high speed robust pro-grade external SSD..

OWC Thunderbay IV / 4 Thunderbolt Enclosure

High performance with hard drives or SSDs..

OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual Thunderbolt / USB3

Dual-drive Thunderbolt + USB3 user-selectable RAID..

CalDigit T3 3-Drive Thunderbolt Enclosure

Three drives in a high-grade enclosure..

Drobo 5D with Thunderbolt or USB3

RAID reliability in easy to configure 5-drive enclosure for full-size hard drives..

Apple 2017 iMac Pro

High-end computing moves to the iMac form factor..

Apple 2015 iMac 5K

5K Display, blazingly fast SSD.

Understanding Thunderbolt and USB3 Performance with the 2013 Mac Pro

Using the right ports is critical to performance..

2013 Mac Pro Performance

Performance of the 2013 Mac Pro..

Transitioning to the 2013 Mac Pro

Peripherals and add-ons forexisting hardware..

How To Guides

How to perform useful tasks and upgrades..

Setting Up Your Mac

Suggestions for setting up your Mac for performance and data safety..

Upgrading Your Mac

When and Why to Upgrade Your Mac..

Optimizing Photoshop CS5 Performance

The best hardware and configuration for Photoshop CS5..

Optimizing Photoshop CS4 Performance

How to configure a Mac to maximize Photoshop CS3/CS4 performance..

Optimizing Other Photography Software

Speedups for working with images..

Optimizing Mac Performance

Learn about Activity Monitor and understand how CPU cores, processes, memory use, and software scalability affect performance..

Mac Performance 101: Cores, Processes, Memory

Monitoring tips and application CPU core scorecard..

Choosing and Configuring a Mac

An in-depth look at how to find the right Mac setup for you.

How to Buy / What to Buy

Nuts and bolts of buying a Mac, and recommended extras..

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Special Report: Upgrade Now or Wait?.

Mac OS X Lion Hairballs

When an upgrade brings more downgrades and bugs than value..

Fast and Reliable Hardware RAID

How fast and reliable can RAID-0, RAID-5 and RAID-6 go using an 8-drive mini-SAS box and a hardware RAID card?.

Apple Mac Pro Westmere 4/6/8/12-Core (Aug 2010)

Choosing among 4/6/8/12 cores, and is 2010 Mac Pro faster or better than 2009 model?.

Shootout: 8-core 2.93GHz or Quad-Core 3.33GHz?

Why 4 cores are often faster than 8!.

OWC Mercury Accelsior PCIe RAID SSD

Ultra-fast solid state storage with hardware RAID for a Mac Pro in a PCIe slot..

OWC Mercury Accelsior Pro Q

Ultra-fast PCIe SSD for Classic Mac Pro or Thunderbolt Macs.

OWC Mercury Electra 960GB 3G SSD

Huge capacity in a speedy SATA SSD..

Solid State Drives, Various

SSDs and thumb drives..

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD

Fast 6 Gbps solid state drives eclipse prior generations with 500+ MB/sec..

OWC Mercury Electra 6G 960GB SSD

Fast 6 Gbps high capacity SSD..

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 3G Solid State Drives

Fast and durable, enterprise-grade solid state drives..

SPECIAL REPORT: Real World SSD Performance

Many brands of solid state drives put on a good show when new, but some degrade with use..

Solid State Drives (SSD)

Choosing and using solid state drives..

Special Report: Virtual Memory on Apple MacBook Pro

Virtual memory performance on the Apple MacBook Pro 2010/2009 with solid state drives and hard drives..

Apple Mac Mini (Late 2012)

Apple’s first USB3 MacMini..

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Quad-Core (June 2012)

Apple’s 2012 MacBook Pro (non Retina)..

Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 (April 2010)

A review of Apple’s first Core i7 laptop..

MacBook Pro eSATA Cards

A review of eSATA cards for the MacBook Pro..

OWC Portable Dual-Drive RAID-0 or RAID-1 Mini Enclosures

Dual-drive externals for travel or compact backup..

Drives and Expansion and Various

Reviews of various hardware and software..

Desktop Hard Drives

Performance and use..

HGST 8TB Ultrastar He8

Outstanding high-capacity enterprise hard drive..

Laptop Hard Drives

Technical performance data..

Older storage interfaces

Modern Macs use USB3 and Thunderbolt..


Blog posts

2019

2019-02-16 When a Hard Drive Fails: Rebuilding a RAID-5 in SoftRAID

2019-02-07 Banishing the Drone of Spinning Hard Drives: and Fans: Moving to 8TB OWC Thunderblade SSD

2019-01-26 OWC Thunderbay 6 vs OWC Thunderbay 4: what if 5 Drives Are Used for RAID-0 instead of just four?

2019-01-24 TESTED: OWC Thunderbay 6, RAID-0 and RAID-5 Performance

2019-01-24 OWC Thunderbay 6 vs OWC Thunderbay 4: What If 5 Drives Are Used for RAID-5?

2019-01-19 Testing Six Samples of Toshiba 14TB MG07ACA Enterprise Class Hard Drive

2018

2018-11-07 Apple Core Rot is Back with a Vengeance in the Latest Security Update for macOS 10.13.6

2018-09-18 OWC Launches SoftRAID Version 5.7

2018-09-18 OWC Lauches the Thunderbay 6, a Six-Drive Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure, with RAID Options

2018-09-03 Checking drives before putting into “production”

2018-07-30 Reader Comment: Which SSD or Storage for Video?

2018-07-04 OWC Express 4M2: 4-Slot M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure

2018-05-15 Thunderbolt Bug: Drives Disconnect at Random and Intermittent Times

2018-04-28 OWC Thunderblade SSD Shipping in All Capacities up to 8TB — Ideal for Video Production and Capture. and/or Silent and High Capacity Photoshop Workflow

2018-02-25 Get 4TB of SSD for about $776, Install in $90 Dual-Bay External — Super Convenient Capacious Storage

2018-01-26 Reviewed: 2TB LaCie Bolt 3 Thunderbolt 3

2018-01-25 Reader Comment: LaCie 2Big Thunderbolt 3 Storage Dock

2018-01-21 2TB LaCie Bolt: Uses Two 'Blades' So Can Run as RAID-0 Stripe (default) or RAID-1 Mirror or Two Independent Volumes

2018-01-18 REVIEWED: LaCie 2Big 20TB Thunderbolt 3 Storage Dock

2018-01-17 macOS 10.13.2 and Disk Utility = Atrocious Bug-Ridden Disaster

2018-01-17 SoftRAID Updated to Fix Issue with macOS 10.13 High Sierra

2018-01-12 Shipping Soon: OWC Thunderbay 4 with Thunderbolt 3, Up to 48TB Capacity

2018-01-09 SoftRAID Issue on the iMac Pro: Keeps Reintalling Driver and Rebooting

2017

2017-12-24 diglloydTools Updated to v 2.2.15, IntegrityChecker Sees up to 38% Speed Improvement

2017-12-01 Reader Question: Testing More than One New Drive with DiskTester

2017-11-25 Testing Seagate 12TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5-inch (Helium) Hard Drives

2017-11-23 Choosing a Photography Workstation Setup for 2018 Usage

2017-08-29 SoftRAID Warns on Serious High Sierra Bug

2017-08-23 SoftRAID Saves the Day

2017-08-21 Checking drives before putting into “production”

2017-06-16 SmartAlec for Drive Health Monitoring:

2017-05-23 SoftRAID Updated to Version 5.6

2017-05-14 Is Apple’s Time Machine Broken Yet Again

2017-05-08 OWC Accelsior Pro Q: Rock Solid and Blazingly Fast

2017-05-03 SmartAlec for Drive Health Monitoring

2017-04-16 New Thunderbolt 3 Products from OWC

2017-04-13 OWC Accelsior Pro Q vs Accelsior: Real World Throughput

2017-02-21 SoftRAID Updated to Version 5.5.6

2017-01-19 Checking drives before putting into “production”

2016

2016-12-29 Even ”Enterprise Grade” Drives Fail

2016-12-21 OWC 40TB SSD Performance as Photoshop Scratch Drive

2016-12-06 OWC Introduces Redesigned Mercury Elite Pro Dual with Thunderbolt 2 Technology + SALE on “Gen 1” Version

2016-11-26 OWC 40TB SSD: RAID-4 vs RAID-5 from 32KiB to 512MiB Transfers

2016-11-26 OWC 40TB SSD Sequential Transfer Speed: RAID-4 beats RAID-5 by 16% for Reads

2016-11-26 Black Friday Specials, Links (updated @ 16:50 PST Nov 26)

2016-11-25 TESTED: OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD with RAID-0 Stripe and RAID-4 Fault Tolerance

2016-11-25 TESTED: OWC 40TB SSD Sequential Transfer Speed

2016-11-24 TESTED: OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD

2016-11-23 OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD

2016-11-23 OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD

2016-11-07 OWC Announces Updated Mercury Elite Pro Dual

2016-07-19 macOS 10.11.6 Issue with Pegasus?

2016-06-21 OWC Thunderbay 4: Now up to 40TB Capacity

2016-04-17 8TB HGST Ultrastar He8 Hard Drive in 2009 Mac Pro Internal Bay (DiskTester fill-volume)

2016-04-11 OWC Announces SoftRAID 5.5: allows users to convert Apple RAID volumes to SoftRAID

2016-04-05 Thunderbolt on OS X: Spontaneous Drive Disconnect

2016-04-02 Deal: 3TB Hard Drives for $90

2016-01-27 Reader Question: Drive Speed of 6TB vs 8TB Hard Drives (VIDEO USERS: some neat tricks here for guaranteeing high drive speed)

2016-01-09 Reader Question: Backup Drive for a RAID

2015

2015-12-19 TESTED: 2TB Samsung 850 EVO, Singly and RAID-0

2015-12-17 TESTED: 1TB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD

2015-12-16 New Products from OWC

2015-12-16 400GB SSD for $99: Old Dog Laptop? Puppy It! Or 1.6TB Thunderbolt SSD? Easy as Pie.

2015-12-12 Walkthrough: How to make a RAID Stripe Using SoftRAID 5.1

2015-12-10 TESTED: 1TB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD in Thunderbay 4 Mini, RAID-0 Stripe Configuration

2015-12-07 Reconfiguring Storage to use 8TB Drives, Data Integrity Critical

2015-12-04 OWC Most Popular Items

2015-12-02 OWC Deals, Including Sealed-Box Mac Pro

2015-11-19 Disk Utility Has No RAID Support in OS X El Capitan but OWC Has SoftRAID Lite for only $34

2015-11-18 SoftRAID RAID-4 / RAID-5 Performance with Heavy CPU load

2015-11-18 Cool New Product: OWC Drive Dock Takes 2 Bare Drives (HDD or SSD) and is Thunderbolt 2!

2015-11-17 HGST 8TB Ultrastar He8: RAID-4, RAID-0, RAID-5 Scalability

2015-11-14 TESTED: 1TB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD

2015-11-14 OWC Announces SoftRAID 5.1, and SoftRAID Lite

2015-11-13 Testing Hard Drive Consistency for a RAID

2015-11-13 Reader Question: Drive Speed of 6TB vs 8TB Hard Drives (VIDEO USERS: some neat tricks here for guaranteeing high drive speed)

2015-11-13 OWC Price Drop and Deals: 8TB HGST Ultrastar He8 and TRIPP LITE USB3 Hub

2015-11-12 OWC Viper: 4TB or 8TB of Ultrafast SSD via Thunderbolt 2

2015-11-12 How to Use 32TB or 40TB of 8TB Hard Drives?

2015-11-11 REVIEWED: HGST 8TB Ultrastar He8 Hard Drive, Singly and in RAID

2015-11-11 Clone Backups on Steroids

2015-11-10 Coming Soon for Testing: HGST 8TB Ultrastar He8 Hard Drive

2015-11-09 Reader Comment: “DiskTester is awesome software as it detects irregularities before they become relevant”

2015-10-31 OWC Thunderbay 4 Deal: 20TB RAID-5 Edition Deal: now with Spare 5TB Drive

2015-10-16 Reader Question: Why No USB3 ports on OWC Thunderbay 4?

2015-10-16 OWC Thunderbay 4 Deal: 20TB RAID-5 Edition Deal: now with Spare 5TB Drive

2015-10-16 Checking RAID-1 Mirror Status in OS X El Capitan (now that DiskUtility is toast for RAID)

2015-10-08 OS X El Capitan: Disk Utility “designed by morons” design ethic + RAID Support Removed + Wanton Bugs

2015-10-08 Apple Kills Off RAID Support in OS X El Capitan, Leaving Users Dangling in the Wind: SoftRAID is the Solution Now

2015-09-19 Two Products MPG Uses Every Day

2015-09-05 Testing Multiple Drives for Consistency for a RAID , or just Finding Dud or Flaky Drives in a Batch

2015-09-02 OWC Thunderbay can be Partitioned into Multiple RAID-5 Volumes

2015-08-22 DEAL: OWC Thunderbay 4 RAID-5 Edition with Extra 4TB Drive

2015-08-11 Testing Multiple Drives for Consistency for a RAID or Similar

2015-07-01 OWC Thunderbay 4 RAID Customers: Get your FREE SoftRAID Download

2015-06-06 Storage and RAID Deals

2015-05-22 RAID-5 Can Partitioned

2015-05-01 OWC Announces Video Commercial Contest Starting May 1, Grand Prize Package Worth Over $12,000

2015-04-17 OWC NAB Specials Through Apr 19

2015-04-16 OWC Jupiter Ideal for Video Storage; NAS and/or SAN at 10 GBps, up to 512TB

2015-04-07 SoftRAID 5.0.7 Delivers Performance Enhancements

2015-03-30 Hard Drives: Odds of Failure with Time, When to Upgrade/Replace

2015-03-26 Hard Drives: Staying the Course with Higher Performance and up to 8TB Capacity

2015-02-21 OWC Weekend Specials

2015-02-02 SoftRAID 5.0.6 Released With Important Fixes

2015-01-29 How Fast Can Eight (8) SSDs go: Speed vs I/O Transfer Size

2015-01-29 How Fast Can Eight (8) SSDs go: SoftRAID RAID 1+0 vs RAID 5

2015-01-28 How Fast Can Eight (8) SSDs go in Dual OWC Thunderbay Minis on Thunderbolt 2?

2015-01-22 Apple Core Rot: More Views

2015-01-09 Testing Multiple Drives for Consistency for a RAID or Similar

2015-01-07 OWC Announces the 'Viper', a Capacious Blazingly Fast SSD for High-End Video and Similar Demanding Uses

2014

2014-12-06 OWC Mercury Electra 6G 960GB SSD: RAID-0 Striping vs RAID-5 vs RAID-4 vs RAID-10

2014-12-05 OWC Mercury Electra 6G 960GB SSD: Stunning Performance in Thunderbay Mini: Throughput, Photoshop, Incompressible Data Too

2014-12-04 OWC Offers 1TB SSD for $449

2014-11-25 RAID-0 vs RAID-4 or RAID-5: Does the CPU Usage Matter?

2014-11-23 RAID-0 vs RAID-4 or RAID-5: Does the CPU Usage Matter?

2014-11-22 RAID: Performance vs Transfer Size

2014-11-22 RAID-5 vs RAID-4: Which is Faster?

2014-11-21 SoftRAID 5.0.5 Released

2014-11-21 OWC ThunderBay Mini Performance with Four SSDs

2014-11-21 Any Kind of RAID is Easy with SoftRAID

2014-11-20 OWC ThunderBay Mini Performance with Four SSDs

2014-11-19 OS X Yosemite: Update the SoftRAID Driver

2014-11-19 OS X Yosemite: Problems From “system cleanup” Software

2014-11-19 OS X Yosemite: Apple Kills TRIM for 3rd-Party SSDs, Renders System Unbootable

2014-11-17 OWC Announces ThunderBay Mini: 4-bay Enclosure for 2.5-inch Drives, Thunderbolt v2

2014-11-14 OWC Offers Thunderbay Mini, Thunderbolt v2 Enclosure for 2.5-Inch SSDs or Hard Drives (4 bays)

2014-10-11 RAID-5 Can Partitioned

2014-10-08 Big Storage: 4TB, 5TB, 6TB Hard Drives

2014-09-02 OWC Thunderbay Now Up to 24TB (4 X 6TB Hard Drives)

2014-08-31 Simplify Your Storage: Fast, Reliable, Expandable

2014-08-22 Thunderstorms and Thunderbay

2014-08-05 OWC Offers Thunderbay in RAID-5 Edition

2014-08-04 SoftRAID 5 Goes Final: High Performance RAID 5, RAID 1+0, RAID-0, RAID-1

2014-07-29 RAID 1+0 Fault Tolerance with SoftRAID 5

2014-07-29 Fast H.264 Video Compression on the MacBook Pro Beats the 2013 Mac Pro

2014-07-25 Four SSDs in OWC Thunderbay 4 test with RAID-0 and RAID-5

2014-07-11 RAID-0 Scalability with Thunderbolt 2: Separate Bus or Daisy Chain?

2014-07-08 RAID-0 Scalability: 60TB and 12 Hard Drives in Three OWC Thunderbay 4 Enclosures

2014-07-02 60TB here for Testing (OWC Thunderbay 4)

2014-07-01 July 4th deal on OWC Thunderbay IV

2014-06-30 Reader Questions on SoftRAID

2014-06-29 Testing the OWC Thunderbay 4

2014-06-25 OWC Ships Thunderbay 4-Drive Solution with Thunderbolt 2

2014-06-16 OWC Thunderbay Special

2014-06-10 Big Fault Tolerant Storage: OWC Now Offers a Supported and Preconfigured RAID-5 Solution via SoftRAID + Thunderbay

2014-06-08 diglloydTools Updated to version 2.2.7b1

2014-06-08 Testing Multiple Drives for Consistency for a RAID or Similar

2014-06-08 SoftRAID 5: RAID-5 Can Be One Huge Volume, or Partitioned to Suit

2014-06-08 SoftRAID 5: Performance with RAID-0, RAID-5, RAID-1+0

2014-06-08 SoftRAID 5: How it Works (Screen Shots)

2014-06-08 Fault Tolerant RAID: Cold Spare Advised

2014-06-04 Thunderbolt: Does the Cable Length Matter for Performance?

2014-06-03 Awesome: SoftRAID with RAID-5 rebuild

2014-05-28 OWC Thunderbay as RAID-5 or RAID 1+0 Video Storage Solution

2014-05-26 How to Configure 2013 Mac Pro + many Mac Pro Configs in stock at B&H Photo

2014-05-17 Safely Recording and Storing Video Footage: a Few Pointers

2014-05-07 OWC Thunderbay Now up to 20TB as 4 X 5TB Drives

2014-05-06 OWC Thunderbay Fan Noise = Nil

2014-04-14 Reader Question: Upgrading Video Card for Adobe Lightroom in 2009 Mac Pro

2014-04-10 MPG Experience: a Month Using the 8-core 3.3 GHz 2013 Mac Pro

2014-04-07 OWC Upgrades Thunderbay 4-Bay Enclosure to Ultra-Quiet Fan

2014-03-31 OS X File System Hang Bug

2014-03-19 Price Drop on OWC SSDs

2014-03-08 Housing Data Safely: Dual OWC Thunderbay 4-Bay Units for Performance, Capacity, Redundancy, Backup

2014-02-12 Is a 4TB Enterprise-Grade Hard Disk Drive Faster than a 3TB Consumer-Grade HDD For RAID?

2014-02-09 Tips for Attaching Thunderbolt Devices on the 2013 Mac Pro

2014-02-08 Reviewed: OWC Thunderbay 4-bay Thunderbolt Enclosure

2014-02-05 “You Saved My Bacon” (Always keep 3 backups)

2014-01-10 Understanding Drive vs Volume, Partitioning

2014-01-05 Erasing a Drive, How and Why to Partition a Drive, RAID, Validating a Drive

2014-01-04 Why Use RAID? Is RAID for Backup? What is Fault Tolerance

2014-01-04 Validate Hard Drives Before Putting into Use Especially for RAID

2014-01-01 Soft RAID 5 to Offer RAID-5 and RAID 1+0 Fault Tolerance via Software for Any Multi-Drive Setup

2013

2013-12-30 OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual on Thunderbolt: Striping and Striped Pair of Mirrors

2013-12-26 OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual as Fault-Tolerant RAID-1 Mirror over Thunderbolt

2013-12-23 OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual: Thunderbolt vs USB for Dual-Drive RAID

2013-12-19 Thunderbolt or USB3 for Hard Drives?

2013-09-30 Reader Comment: Hard Drive Warranty

2013-09-17 OWC DataDoubler Kit for Mac Mini: 2 X 1.5 TB Internally With 9.5mm Drives

2013-07-13 Defrag or Upgrade to Faster/Larger? (Lightroom, Aperture, etc)

2013-07-07 Photoshop CS6 Performance with Pegasus J4 + OWC 6G SSD RAID

2013-07-05 Promise Pegasus J4 Thunderbolt: Recommended High Performance Config *with* Built-in Backup

2013-07-03 Promise Pegasus J4 Thunderbolt: Performance with Hard Drives

2013-07-03 Promise Pegasus J4 Thunderbolt: Performance with Four OWC 6G SSDs and Incompressible Data

2013-07-03 Promise Pegasus J4 Thunderbolt: Performance with Four OWC 6G SSDs

2013-07-02 Promise Pegasus J4: Internal View with Four 6G SSDs

2013-07-02 Promise Pegasus J4: Initializing Drives

2013-07-01 Promise Pegasus J4: Coming for Testing with SSD and HDD

2013-06-13 Pegasus J4: One Part of the Switchover Solution for the new Mac Pro?

2013-06-11 2013 Apple Mac Pro: Video User Comment

2013-03-23 Reader Comment: RAID, Highpoint, USB3

2013-02-21 OWC Mercury Accelsior Backorders Filled, Most capacities in Stock

2013-02-04 FOR SALE: Atto R380 RAID Card + CiDesign iStorage Pro + 8 X 2TB Hard Drives

2013-01-11 Fast Hard Drive: Toshiba HGST 3TB (HDKPC08/DT01ACAxx) with RAID-0 Stripe Results

2012

2012-11-03 Disk Utility (Fusion Version)— Cannot Handle Two Internal Drives in MacMini

2012-10-23 Analysis of the Oct 2012 MacMini

2012-10-08 Media integrity and performance verification— one of many reasons to use DiskTester

2012-07-31 Mountain Lion — Switched on my Mac Pro, a few Glitches

2012-07-25 Why I NEED 80GB or 96GB Memory in my Mac Pro: Photoshop CS6 Performance

2012-07-10 Verify/Repair a RAID Volume in Mac OS X Lion (Disk Utility won’t work)

2012-07-06 1.92TB of Fast SSD Storage in a 15" MacBook Pro

2012-06-22 OWC 960GB Mercury Electra 3G SSD — Breakthrough SSD Capacity!

2012-06-17 MPG Pro Workstation SPECIAL OFFER (Souped-up Mac Pro), $250 OFF

2012-06-16 6G SSD Speed in June 2012 MacBook Pro 15" Optical Drive Bay

2012-05-23 Update on SoftRAID and Mac OS X 10.7.4 Volume Mounting

2012-05-11 Issue with Mac OS X 10.7.4 and Volume Mounting?

2012-05-06 OWC Mercury Accelsior PCIe SSD 240GB vs 480GB + RAID

2012-04-11 4TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 Hard Drive in 3-way RAID-0 Stripe

2012-04-04 4TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 Hard Drive for 16TB Inside a Mac Pro

2012-01-19 OWC PCIe SSD Card Coming Soon

2011

2011-11-16 Media integrity and performance verification— one of many reasons to use DiskTester

2011-08-14 One Good Reason to use SoftRAID — Predicting Drive Failure

2011-08-11 FOR SALE: Atto R380 RAID Card + CiDesign iStorage Pro + 8 X 2TB Hard Drives

2011-07-23 Software RAID Works on Lion, But Apple Has Broken Basic Functionality

2011-07-04 OWC 480GB in 2010 Mac Pro, Single SSD, and RAID-0 of 2 or 3 SSDs

2011-06-07 The All-SSD Mac Pro

2011-06-02 Whither Thunderbolt?

2011-05-08 How Fast a Drive Is Needed for Optimal Photoshop File-Save Speed?

2011-05-07 Save Big Photoshop Files 20X Faster!

2011-05-07 How fast are Four Hitachi 7K3000 3TB Hard Drives in a RAID-0 Stripe?

2011-04-12 First Test Results With OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G Solid State Drive (SSD)

2011-04-09 Minimizing Down-time With A Fault-Tolerant MPG Pro Workstation

2011-03-13 Making a RAID-1 Mirror with SoftRAID 4

2011-02-28 New Apple MacBook Pro SATA Ports— SATA 6Gb/s and SATA 3Gb/s

2011-02-26 Astonishingly FAST Solid State Drives (SSD) Coming Soon

2011-01-31 OWC Guardian MAXimus Mini and Mercury Elite-AL Pro Dual Mini

2011-01-14 Inexpensive Apple Mac Pro as a File Server for Home or Small Business

2011-01-05 SPECIAL DEAL on a 2009 Mac Pro 2.93GHz as an MPG Pro Workstation

2010

2010-12-29 Two Compact and Portable Choices for Mirrored or Striped External Storage

2010-12-29 OWC QX2 RAID now with up to 12TB

2010-12-11 NewerTech Guardian Maximus 3TB RAID-1 Mirror for Fault Tolerance

2010-11-11 Tested: Hitachi Deskstar 7K2000 vs Western Digital RE4 in iStoragePro SAS Enclosure w/ Atto R380

2010-11-07 Fast Reliable Hardware RAID with the iStoragePro 8-Bay Enclosure + Atto R380 RAID card

2010-08-09 How to Mitigate 2010 Mac Pro 4/6-core Memory Limits

2010-08-08 My iMac 27" is Off to OWC for the MPG Pro One Upgrade — What I Ordered

2010-07-11 OWC Mercury Extreme Pro RE 400GB Solid State Drive (SSD)

2010-07-10 Fastest Ever! Western Digital RE4 2TB Enterprise Grade 'RAID Edition' hard drive w/ 64MB Cache

2010-06-25 Converting to a Larger Time Machine volume, and a Faster One Too!

2010-06-22 Dual internal Drives in a MacBook Pro with “OWC Data Doubler” Bracket

2010-06-15 Cost Effective Reliable Backup and Storage

2010-05-28 Media integrity and performance verification— one of many reasons to use DiskTester

2010-05-26 Should You Opt for Apple’s solid state drive?

2010-05-23 Newer Technology Guardian Maximum 2TB RAID-1 Mirror for Plug and Play Reliability

2010-05-14 MacBook Pro SSD single drive and RAID stripe vs hard drive

2010-05-11 OWC announces new solid state drive capacities of 120/240/400/480GB

2010-03-31 OWC and DIGLLOYD offer ultra-high-performance MPG Pro Workstations

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