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OWC unveils 480GB Mercury Aura Pro SSD for 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

OWC's 480GB Mercury Aura Pro SSD for the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is now available

| Storage News | Posted: Nov 1, 2012 6:31 am

If you've picked up a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro and weren't happy with the included storage space inside of it, you might be thinking of upgrading. Or, before you've purchased it, you've balked at the price of the 512GB SSD option through Apple, which is $800.

 

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OWC is here to save the day offering up their 480GB Mercury Aura Pro SSD for just $580. Sure, $580 for an SSD is expensive, but it is over $200 cheaper than Apple's option. OWC's latest SSD is certified for use with Apple's latest Retina-sporting MBP.

 

OWC have also stated that additional capacity sizes will be announced in November, so you could also hold out if 480GB was too much, or too expensive. I'm loving the fact that SSD prices are coming down like a sack of bricks, it's glorious.

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com

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