Once again, OWC provides Mac users an upgrade path that delivers higher performance, functionality, and reliability! Whether you own or are considering a 2010 or 2011 base model 11" MacBook Air with a 64GB Solid State Drive or the top of the line 13" model with a 256GB SSD, OWC's Aura Pro SSD offers higher speed than the factory SSD. Get up to 275MB/sspeeds and up to 16X more storage capacity than factory options with your 2010 MacBook. And get up to 507MB/s speeds and up to 16x more storage capacity than factory options with your 2011 MacBook Air.
The Aura Pro 6G SSD features a suite of industry leading controller technologies for performance and reliability.
Now thanks to OWC and the Aura Pro SSD line, you can buy the MacBook Air you want today and enjoy higher performance whenever you're ready to upgrade. OWC's Aura Pro SSD provides up to nearly 16x the capacity of your MacBook Air's factory SSD, while offering faster performance.
Get the ultimate combination of elegance and functionality in a sleek, portable external storage solution designed to complement the MacBook Air - in both appearance and performance. Its super-speed USB 3.0 interface is capable of speeds up to 500MB/s to ensure your workflow moves as fast as you do, and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. Its bus-powered design means no AC power adapter is required making it an ideal portable plug and play solution - just plug the USB cord into your computer and the Envoy is ready to go.
Aura Pro 6G SSD for MacBook Air 2010-2011 is designed and built with premium tier-1 NAND flash. OWC SSDs are engineered to be the best for Mac, undergoing a rigorous 7- stage lab testing process to deliver absolute reliability at maximum performance long into the future.
|Capacity||960GB useable capacity, Total Flash Memory Components – 1024GB, 64GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correction|
|Controller||Tier 1 Major Multi-Level Cell (MLC) High-Performance Sync-NAND Flash|
|SMART Attributes||Silicon Motion SM2246EN Processor with 7% Over Provisioning|
|Native Command Queuing||Standard up to 32 commands|
|Manufacturer Model Number||OWCSSDA2A6G960|
|Data Reliability||Built-in BCH ECC: Up to 66 bits correctable per 1024 bytes|
|Security||Chip Based Data Encryption: 256-bit AES-compliant|
|TRIM Support||OS Dependent|
|Nonrecoverable Read Errors||Less than 1 sector per 1016 bits read|
|Sustained Reads (up to)||560MB/s|
|Sustained Writes (up to)||460MB/s|
|Random 4K Read||Up to 74,000 IOPS|
|Random 4K Write||Up to 73,000 IOPS|
|Read Latency||less than 0.1ms|
|Write Latency||less than 0.1ms|
|Active Power||2 Watts|
|Idle Power||7 Watts|
|Temperature (°F)||32°F to 158°F|
|Temperature (°C)||0°C to 70°C|
|Temperature (°F)||-40°F to 185°F|
|Temperature (°C)||-40°C to 85°C|
|Idle (Typical)||0.0 bels|
|Seek (Typical)||0.0 bels|
|Chipset||High-performance ASMedia 1051e chipset|
|Interfaces Supported||USB 3.0 interface Backwards compatible|
|Port Configuration||USB 3.0 interface (Micro-B port)|
|Max Data Transfer Rate||One USB 3.0 (Micro-B) port, up to 500MB/s|
|Drive Requirements||Compatible with the Flash SSD module used in 2010-2011 11.1" and 13.3" MacBook Air models.|
|UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) Compliant||Yes|
|Cooling||Silent, fanless operation|
|Power Supply||Bus-powered via USB port (no AC adapter required)|
|External Case Dimensions||4.6 x 15 x 0.71 to 1.18 cm. (1.79" (W) x 5.9" (D) x tapered 0.279" to 0.466" (H))|
|Enclosure Weight (no accessories)||78.4 g. (2.8 ounces (empty case, no drive installed))|
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