OWC Aura 6G 1TB for Macbook Air 2012

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OWC Aura 6G 1TB for Macbook Air 2012

OWC Aura 6G 1TB for Macbook Air 2012

Regular price $649.99
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Designed for Mac

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.

  • Global wear leveling algorithm automatically distributes data evenly and manages program/erase count, maximizing SSD lifespan.
  • StaticDataRefresh technology manages free space, gradually refreshing data across the SSD over time, enhancing data integrity.
  • Hardware BCH ECC corrects errors up to 66-bit/1KB for superior data retention and drive health.
  • Best-in-class power consumption
  • Advanced security protocols support AES 128/256-bit full-drive encryption

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.

The Envoy offers the perfect companion storage solution for your MacBook Air

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.

Better by Design

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.

  • One of the fastest Internal SSDs available.
  • Includes sleek, anodized aluminum Envoy Pro storage solution
Specifications of 1.0TB Aura™ Pro 6G
Capacity 960GB useable capacity, Total Flash Memory Components – 1024GB, 64GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correction
Formatted Capacity 894GiB
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
RoHS Compliant Yes
Format Unformatted
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
Environmental (Operating)
Temperature (°F) 32°F to 158°F
Temperature (°C) 0°C to 70°C
Environmental (Non-Operating)
Temperature (°F) -40°F to 185°F
Temperature (°C) -40°C to 85°C
Idle (Typical) 0.0 bels
Seek (Typical) 0.0 bels
Specifications of OWC Envoy
  • Add a high-performance OWC Aura 6G SSD to your iMac and Increase capacity and speed.
  • 240GB 6G Solid State Drive With complete DIY toolkit For iMac late 2012
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.
  • Integrated power/activity LED light
  • Non-skid rubber feet for secure placement on any surface
  • Durable painted aluminum body complements Mac aluminum finish
System Requirements
  • Macintosh: Mac OS 8.6 or later and an available and supported USB 3.0 port.
  • PC: Windows 98SE or later and an available and supported USB 3.0 port.
  • Linux: Linux OS versions and an available and supported USB 3.0 port.
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))
  • MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2011), Model ID: MacBookAir4,2, 1.7GHz, 1.8GHz
  • MacBook Air (13-inch Late 2010), Model ID: MacBookAir3,2, 1.86GHz, 2.13GHz
  • MacBook Air (11-inch Mid 2011), Model ID: MacBookAir4,1, 1.6GHz, 1.8GHz
  • MacBook Air (11-inch Late 2010), Model ID: MacBookAir3,1, 1.4GHz, 1.6GHz
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What's inside the box
  • OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD
  • Envoy USB 3.0 bus-powered storage solution
  • Carrying case
  • USB 3.0 (Micro-B to Standard-A) connecting cable
  • Pentalobe compatible driver
  • Torx T-5 driver

5 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty

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