OWC today announced the Accelsior 4M2 ultra high-performance PCIe M.2 NVMe internal SSD that delivers over 6,000MB/s real-world speeds in capacities up to 8TB.
The Accelsior 4M2 is a storage solution designed for large format video editing, VR/AR/MR environments, extreme gaming, compute-intensive applications and other high bandwidth needs.
As a half-length x8/x16 compatible card, this SSD can be installed in full-length PCIe 3.0 or 2.0 slots as well. Even Thunderbolt 3-equipped laptops can experience the performance boosting benefits of Accelsior 4M2 with Plug-and-Play ease using the OWC Mercury Helios 3S PCIe expansion chassis (sold separately).
Whether you have the Mac Pro 2019, a Mac Pro 2012 or 2010, or PC tower, the Accelsior 4M2 delivers 6,000MB/s of real-world speed and 8TB of capacity.
Accelsior 4M2 was designed to address each of its four NVMe blade style drives at full x4 PCIe speeds, so whether users are running a single drive on the Accelsior 4M2 or running four in JBOD, each drive has the capability to run at full speed. Users can also RAID two Accelsior 4M2 cards together to experience exponential performance.
Accelsior 4M2 includes SoftRAID Pro to ensure you get steady performance, protection and monitoring against drive failure, and plug and play simplicity. SoftRAID offers drive health monitoring and reporting capabilities and full TRIM support for attached external and PCIe slot NVMe drives under MacOS. SoftRAID’s easy setup makes it customize storage to the RAID volume(s) your applications need by helping you through the entire process. Ready to go Plug-and-Play or just decide what you’re use requirements are for desired RAIDs and how much space to allocate to it.
The Accelsior 4M2 SSD is available now for pre-order at MacSales.com in capacities of 1TB to 8TB with pricing starting at $519.99. It will begin shipping the week of December 30th.