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Re-use Your Old Hard Drive as New Portable Drive with DIY Kit

A leading provider of Mac® and PC performance upgrades, storage drives and accessories, Other World Computing has Other World Computingdeveloped the OWC DIY Hard Drive Kit -- the lowest-cost way to upgrade a laptop hard drive at home, school, or office to a faster (to 7200 rpm, larger (to 1TB) hard drive or high-performance SSD without sending the laptop out for repairs or buying a new laptop.

The OWC DIY Hard Drive Kit provides everything needed to increase space and performance for a MacBook, MacBook Pro, Mac mini storage, or PC laptop and be “green” by re-using the “old” hard drive as a new portable external drive.

The OWC DIY Drive kits includes:

  • New Hard Drive:  2.5” up to 1TB hard drive, 5400 or 7200 RPM, or high-performance SSD.
  • OWC External Enclosure to re-use old drive:  2.5” bus-powered (FireWire and/or USB 2.0).
  • 5 Piece Toolkit:  provides all the tools needed to complete the DIY project.
  • Cables for transferring data from the old drive to new drive

Instructional info can be found at: which includes:

  • How-to Guide and Installation Videos at:
  • 24/7 U.S.-based high-quality tech support.
  • 60 Configurations priced starting at $57.99 for 40% savings.
  • Select Kit’s software bundle ($200 value)

When your laptop starts getting slow or you’re running out of hard drive space, the DIY Hard Drive Kit lets you easily upgrade your laptop’s drive for faster boot times, application loading, and overall system responsiveness.  OWC offers high-performance hard drives or even higher performance SSDs for the best blazingly fast load time speeds, which you have to see to believe.

In addition, the free online instructional videos, How-To Guides, and 24/7 tech support provided from USA, make it very easy to install a new drive, walking you through the steps to replace the drive and showing you how to transfer data from the old drive to the new.

Available in 60 configurations, priced starting at $57.99 according to capacity and speed, the kits provide a savings of up to 40% versus buying all the components separately. After upgrading their laptop with the new hard drive, consumers can also save money and be more environmentally responsible by re-using their old drive with the included OWC enclosure instead of throwing the drive out.

Priced starting at only $57.99, the OWC DIY Hard Drive Kits are compatible with Mac or PC laptop and Mac mini internal drives, Apple OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, Apple OS X (all versions, including the latest 10.6 "Snow Leopard") and Windows 98SE or later operating systems.

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