Other World Computing has introduced the Mercury Elite FireWire/USB 2.0 Combo Storage Solution, a Mac and Windows compatible hard drive that operates at 7200RPMs and is available in storage capacities ranging from 40GB to 120GB.
The Mercury Elite boasts transfer rates of up to 480 megabits per second (Mbps) with USB 2.0 and up to 400 Mbps with the FireWire connection. They’re compatible with any Mac running Mac OS 8.6-9.2.2 or Mac OS X. Each combo drive includes a FireWire cable, USB cable, an external power supply, Intech’s HD SpeedTools software and a one-year warranty.
Pricing starts at US$189.99 for the 40GB drive and goes to $299.99 for the 120 GB model. Mercury drives are available exclusively through OWC.