May 18, 2016 in Hardware (E)
[prMac.com] San Dimas, California - MCE Technologies has reduced pricing on its lineup of PCIe-based Flash Drive Upgrades for the MacBook Pro with Retina display and MacBook Air (Mid 2013 models and later). The MCE 1TB PCIe-based Flash Drive upgrade for MacBook Pro (2015 models) is now $799 and the 1TB upgrade for MacBook Pro (Late 2013 - Mid 2014) is now $779. The MCE 512GB PCIe-based Flash Drive upgrade for MacBook Pro and MacBook Air (2015 models) is $499 and the 512GB upgrade for MacBook Pro (Late 2013 - Mid 2014) and MacBook Air (Mid 2013 - Early 2014) is $479.00. The MCE 256GB PCIe-based Flash Drive upgrade for all models is available for $299.00.
"The response to our PCIe-based Flash Drive Upgrades for these previously non-upgradeable machines has been phenomenal ever since their release in June of last year", stated Arnold Ramirez, president of MCE Technologies. "We're pleased to be able to round out our lineup with more capacities as well as reduced pricing", he stated.
The 1TB and 512GB MCE PCIe-based Flash Storage Upgrade Kits for 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2015) take advantage of the faster PCIe v3.0 (8.0GHz) architecture present in those machines and can transfer data at speeds of over 2,000MB/sec. The 1TB, 512GB, and 256GB MCE PCIe-based Flash Storage Upgrade Kits for 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro (late 2013 through mid 2014) and MacBook Air (Mid 2013 models and later) are based on the PCIe v2.0 (5.0GHz) architecture in those machines and can transfer date at speeds of up to 1,000MB/sec. All MCE PCIe-based Flash Storage drives feature native Mac OS Trim support, Boot Camp support, as well as S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) support to ensure longevity and they carry a one year warranty.
Pricing and Availability:
The MCE 1TB, 512GB, and 256GB PCIe-based Flash Storage Upgrade Solutions for the late-2013 through mid-2014 MacBook Pro with Retina Display and mid-2013 through early 2014 MacBook Air are $779.00, $479.00, and $299.00, respectively and the MCE 1TB and 512GB PCIe-based Flash Storage Upgrade Solutions for the MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2015 models) and MacBook Air (2015 models, 512GB only) are $799.00 and $499.00, respectively. All models are available for immediate shipment. The MCE PCIe-based Flash Storage Upgrade Solution is user-installable and each kit includes all tools required to perform the upgrade as well as an illustrated installation guide. A USB 3.0 Enclosure for reusing the original drive is available for $99.00 (USD).
MCE Technologies is a leader in the development of innovative storage peripherals and accessories for the Apple Macintosh platform and markets a wide range of Macintosh related products and solutions to distributors, dealers and end users. MCE is based in San Dimas, California and can be reached by telephone at (800) 5000-MAC (800-500-0622) in the U.S. or at (909) 599-3105 internationally. More information about products by MCE Technologies can be found on the the MCE Technologies website. Copyright (C) 2016 MCE Technologies. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac OS X, and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.