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OWC 480GB Mercury Helios

OWC 480GB Mercury Helios
alaScore 89

51 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of OWC 480GB Mercury Helios. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Solid-state drive the OWC 480GB Mercury Helios is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 51 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for OWC 480GB Mercury Helios

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of OWC 480GB Mercury Helios from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: OWC 480GB Mercury Electra 3G Solid State DriveOWC 480GB Mercury Electra 3G Solid State Drive

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for OWC 480GB Mercury Helios

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of OWC 480GB Mercury Helios from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive on Amazon.com.

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: OWC 480GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD 2.5" Serial-ATA 7mm Solid State DriveOWC 480GB Mercury Electra 6G SSD 2.5" Serial-ATA 7mm Solid State Drive

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:Black
Internal: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes

Hard drive

Hard Drive Interface:Thunderbolt
SSD support: Yes

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Storage temperature (T-T):-55 - 150

Other features

AC adapter included: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Mac OS X 10.6.8+
Connector(s):2 x eSATA
DC-in jack: Yes
I/O ports:1 x PCIe 2.0 x8
Internal:Y
Solid-state drive capacity:480
Thunderbolt ports quantity:2

Packaging Data

Manual:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Performance

Bytes per sector:512
Compatibility:Apple iMac / MacBook Air 2010-2011 Edition
Compatible products:Apple iMac / MacBook Air 2010-2011 Edition
Data Transfer Rate:10000 / 6
ECC: Yes
Latency (read):0.1
Latency (write):0.1
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Memory Type:MLC
Native Command Queuing (NCQ): Yes
RAID support: Yes
Random read (4KB):100000 / 50000 / 60000
Random write (4KB):100000 / 50000 / 60000
Read speed:501 / 507 / 823
Security algorithms:128-bit AES
Solid-state drive capacity:480
Solid-state drive interface:PCI Express
TRIM support: Yes
Write speed:454 / 503 / 783

Ports & interfaces

Thunderbolt ports quantity:2
Thunderbolt technology:Y
Thunderbolt version:1

Power

External power adapter: Yes
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100-240
Power consumption (idle):0.09
Power consumption (read):2.2
Power consumption (write):2.5
USB powered: No

Software

Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Technical Details

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Storage temperature (T-T):-55 - 150

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.07 / 22.4
Height :12 / 7.37
Weight:1.08 / 85
Width:11.5 / 18