Other World Computing (OWC) announced today the immediate availability of higher capacity, higher speed hard drives and Solid State Drives (SSDs) “Do it Yourself” kits for the new MacBook Pro 13-inch, 15-inch, and 17-inch models announced by Apple last week. OWC’s complete upgrade kits provide all the needed tools, including a bus-powered external enclosure, for the easy installation, data transfer, and ongoing use of the original drive for additional external storage and/or data backup.
OWC Internal Hard Drive/SSD Upgrade Kits for MacBook Pro 13-inch, 15-inch and 17-inch models include:
- OWC 1TB Hard Drive Kit - features 33 percent more storage capacity than the largest 750GB drive factory option. Priced at: $122.99.
- OWC 750GB 7200RPM Hard Drive Kit - 50 percent more storage capacity than the largest 500GB 7200RPM drive factory option. Priced at: $124.99 (compared to up to $150 for factory 750GB 5400RPM upgrade option).
- OWC Mercury Extreme Pro Solid State Drive (SSD) Kits - priced from $114.99 (up to 54 percent less than the factory SSD options) with capacities of up to 480GB.
OWC’s broad line of Mac and PC notebook drive upgrades in capacities ranging from 500GB to 1TB as well as the industry’s fastest OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD upgrades are available for immediate ordering at: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/hard-drives/2.5-Notebook/.
In addition to storage upgrades, OWC has also announced an 8GB Memory Upgrade Kit for the new MacBook Pro models, with savings of up 55 percent versus the factory installed 8GB option; as well as 6GB of total memory not available from the factory. Both memory upgrades are available immediately at: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/memory/Apple_MacBook_MacBook_Pro/Upgrade/DDR3_1333MHz_SDRAM.
Full product and ordering information for OWC memory, internal drive upgrades up to 1TB, optical bay upgrades, and other accessories for all Mac laptops, including the new 2011 models, is available at: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/memory/Apple_MacBook_MacBook_Pro/Upgrade.