Upgrade your system to the latest SATA III interface (6G) and add a high speed SSD to boost the performance to the max.
Take your desktop to the next level. Simple to install and with PCIe 2.0 data transfer speeds up to 550 MB/sec with a single drive and up to 800 MB/sec when configured with two drives, the Velocity Solo x2 enables you to experience the blazing speed of an SSD in your desktop via a super fast SATA III connection. Utilising an Marvell 9182 controller chip, the Velocity Solo X2 is bootable in both PC and Mac systems.
The Velocity Solo x2 takes just minutes to install. Simply connect your Solid State Drive to the Velocity Solo and slide the card into an available PCIe x2 slot (or larger) in your desktop. Once installed, transfer your OS and applications from your desktop hard drive to your new SSD using Apple's built-in Disk Utility. For additional capacity, the Velocity Solo also provides an additional SATA III data connection that can be used to connect to another SSD or hard drive.
The Velocity Solo x2 will function in all Mac Pro models, but will only boot in EFI64 machines which are the last 3 models known as Mac Pro 3,1 4,1 and 5,1 Your Mac model can be found by doing an "About This Mac", and then "More Info". The first two models known as MacPro1,1 and MacPro2,1 are EFI32 so won't boot from the Velocity Solo x2, but will function as high performance storage.
- Upgrade your SATA 2 Mac Pro to the latest SATA III interface (6Gbs)
- Uses a single PCIe 2.0 x2 slot or larger for data transfer speeds up to 550 MB/sec.
- Ideal for use as a boot disk or scratch disk.
- TRIM Compatible and can access capacities in excess of 2.2TB.
- 2.5" SSD connects via SATA III interface for Additional Auxiliary SATA III connector for expansion to another drive.
- SATA Controller
- Marvel 9182
- Read/Write Performance
- 550/550 MBs - Single drive. 800/800 MBs - Two drives (RAID 0)
- Max Performance
- SATA 3 interface - Single drive. PCIe x2 interface - Two drives
- Bootable OS Support
- Mac OS X 10.5.8 and later.
- Bootable Mac Pro support
- Mac Pro 3,1. Mac Pro 4,1. Mac Pro 5,1.
What's in the box?
- Apricorn Velocity Solo X2
- Apricorn EZ Gig for Windows
- Quick Start Guide.
- 3 Year Apricorn Warranty