OWC's Aura SSD provides faster performance and up to 16x the capacity over factory SSDs.
Once again, OWC provides Mac users an upgrade path that delivers phenomenal performance, functionality, and reliability! Whether it's for a 2010 base-model 11" MacBook Air with a 64GB SSD, the top of the line 13" 256GB model from 2011, or any model in between, an OWC Aura SSD offers higher speed than the factory SSD. Get up to 275MB/s speed and up to 16X more storage capacity than a factory spec 2010 MacBook, and up to 507MB/s and up to 16x more storage capacity than a factory spec 2011 MacBook Air!
Now thanks to OWC and the Aura SSD line, you can buy the MacBook Air you want today and enjoy higher performance whenever you're ready to upgrade.
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.
"Mean Time To Failure" – Aura 6G SSD for MacBook Air 2010-2011 is designed and built with premium tier-1 NAND flash and backed by a 3-year warranty. 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|
|DRAM Cache||1GB DDR3|
|NAND||Tier 1 Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Sync-NAND Flash Memory|
|Controller||Silicon Motion SM2246EN Series with 7% Over Provisioning firmware set.|
|Manufacturer Model Number||OWCSSDA116G960|
|MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)||1,500,000 hours|
|Data Reliability||Built-in BCH ECC: Up to 66 bits correctable per 1024 bytes|
|Security||Chip Based Data Encryption: 256-bit AES-compliant|
|Nonrecoverable Read Errors||Less than 1 sector per 1016 bits read|
|Sequential Read 6Gb/s (up to)||560MB/s|
|Sequential Write 6Gb/s (up to)||460MB/s|
|Sequential Read 3Gb/s (up to)||285MB/s|
|Sequential Write 3Gb/s (up to)||275MB/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|
|Read Power||2 Watts|
|Idle Power||0.7 Watts|
|Write Power||2 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||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|
|Cooling||Silent, fanless operation|
|Power Supply||Bus-powered via USB port (no AC adapter required)|
|Drive Requirements||Compatible with the Flash SSD module used in 2010-2011 11.1" and 13.3" MacBook Air models.|
|External Case Dimensions||4.6 x 15 x 0.7 cm. to 1.2 cm. (1.79" (W) x 5.9" (D) x tapered 0.279" to 0.466" (H))|
|Enclosure Weight (no accessories)||0.08 cm. (empty case, no drive installed)|
3 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty