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OWC 12TB Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive

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  • 1 x SATA III 3.5" Drive Bay
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-B Port
  • Up to 252 Mb/s Transfer Rate
  • Aluminum Construction
  • Compact, Durable Design
  • Windows, Mac, and Linux Compatible

The OWC 12TB Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive enclosure offers high-speed data transfer in a rugged aluminum design that efficiently dissipates heat while looking stylish. It supports a single 3.5" SATA III drive, with a capacity of 8TB. Perfect for backing up essential files, freeing up internal drive space, and handling large projects that can be easily transported. OWC 12TB Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive connects effortlessly to your computer or gaming console's USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port, achieving speeds of up to 252 MB/s, and is compatible with applications like Apple Time Machine and Windows File History for scheduled backups. Its compact, shock-resistant design allows for convenient, on-the-go storage in a bag or backpack.

Rugged Design

The compact aluminum enclosure includes a shock isolation design to keep your data safe while traveling. It also provides efficient and quiet heat dissipation when the drive is in use. The drive can lay horizontally on your desk or set vertically using the included stand.

Fast Connection

Connect the Mercury Elite Pro enclosure to USB 3.2 Gen 1-compatible computers, video game consoles, Smart TVs, and more using the included cable.

Peace of Mind

This external enclosure works with most applications and backup programs, including Apple Time Machine and Windows File History.

Ready to Play

Installing a 3.5" SATA III drive up to 16TB in capacity into the enclosure allows you to expand the storage capacity of video game consoles such as the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Games can be transferred to the external drive and played from it.

In the Box
  • OWC 12TB Mercury Elite Pro USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive
  • Vertical Stand
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-B to USB Type-A Cable
  • External Power Supply and Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
More Information
Product ConditonClearance


Number of Bays

1 x 3.5"


1 x USB Type-B (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s))

Compatible Drive Interface


Maximum Capacity

Drives Installed 12 TB

Form Factor


Bridge Chipset

JMicron JMS-567


OS Compatibility

macOS 10.6 or Later Windows 7 or Later Windows Server 2012 or Later *As of September, 2020: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility




Security Features



AC Input Power

100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz at 0.9 A

Power Source

AC Adapter


Operating Temperature

37 to 67°F / 5 to 35°C

Operating Humidity

8 to 90%

Storage Temperature

-4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C

Storage Humidity

5 to 95%




Material of Construction



7.7 x 4.6 x 1.4" / 19.5 x 11.8 x 3.5 cm


0.1 lb / 58.0 g

Packaging Info

Package Weight

2.13 lb

Box Dimensions (LxWxH)

9.6 x 8.4 x 2.5"

WARNING: This product may expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
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