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A single 480GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD connected to an internal 3G SATA port (a major handicap) on the 2010 Mac Pro almost matches a fast 4-drive RAID-0 stripe of Hitachi 7K3000 hard drives. (More memory is an even better idea, but this test was done to show off drive performance with inadequate memory)


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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB SSD, OS X 10.6.8, Mac Pro 3.33Ghz 6-core, 24GB memory
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