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  • OWC Aura Pro 6G Solid-State Drive For MacBook Air 2010-2011 250GB and OWC Envoy Storage Solution
  • OWC Aura Pro 6G Solid-State Drive For MacBook Air 2010-2011 250GB and OWC Envoy Storage Solution
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OWC Aura Pro 6G Solid-State Drive For MacBook Air 2010-2011 250GB and OWC Envoy Storage Solution

  • Vendor: OWC
  • Product Type: Storage

Designed for Mac

Once again, OWC provides Mac users an upgrade path that delivers phenomenal performance, functionality, and reliability! Whether it's for a base-model 11-inch MacBook Air from 2010 with a 64GB SSD, the top of the line 13-inch 256GB model from 2011, or any model in between, an OWC Aura Pro 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 530MB/s and up to 16x more storage capacity than a factory spec 2011 MacBook Air!

Now thanks to OWC and the Aura Pro SSD line, you can enjoy higher performance whenever you're ready to upgrade. OWC's Aura Pro SSDs provide almost 16x more capacity than the largest SSD available for 2010-2011 MacBook Air, while offering faster performance and reduced power consumption.

More Speed, More Capacity for MacBook Air

OWC Aura Pro SSDs provide a noticeable increase in performance over the factory SSDs for all MacBook Air models:

  • MacBook Air (2011) - Get 6G speeds with up to 530MB/s, more than 3x faster than factory.
  • MacBook Air (2010) - Get 3G speeds up to 275MB/s, 68% faster than factory.

Better by Design

OWC redesigned its 3rd generation of OWC Aura Pro 6G SSDs with premium 3D NAND Flash and the latest controller technology to operate cooler and consume less power, resulting in improved battery life for your MacBook Air. 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.

OWC Envoy - 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 into the USB port on your computer and the OWC Envoy is ready to go.

  • Supports 6 Gbps SATA
  • SandForce 2200 Processor
  • DuraClass Technology
  • RAISE Technology/ECC Protection
  • Intelligent Read Disturb Management
  • Advanced Intelligent Recycling
  • RoHS Compliant
Technical Specifications
Form factor Blade
Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Capacity 250GB useable capacity
Formatted Capacity 232GiB
NAND 3D Triple-Level Cell (TLC) Synchronous NAND Flash Memory
Controller Silicon Motion SM2258
SMART Attributes Standard
Native Command Queuing Yes
Manufacturer Model Number S3DAP116G250
RoHS Compliant Yes
Format Unformatted
Compatibility
  • MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2011) (July, 2011), Model ID: MacBookAir 4,2, 1.7GHz, 1.8GHz
  • MacBook Air (13-inch Late 2010) (October, 2010), Model ID: MacBookAir 3,2 1.86GHz, 2.13GHz
  • MacBook Air (11-inch Mid 2011) (July, 2011), Model ID: MacBookAir4,1, 1.6GHz, 1.8GHz
  • MacBook Air (11-inch Late 2010) (October, 2010), Model ID: MacBookAir3,1, 1.4GHz, 1.6GHz
Physical
Height (max) 3.00mm (0.118″)
Width (max) 24.00mm (0.945″)
Length (max) 109.0mm (4.291″)
Weight (typical) 10g (0.353 oz.)
Reliability
MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) 1,500,000
Endurance 300TB total bytes written (TBW)
Security ATA security feature command set and password login support
TRIM Support OS Dependent
Nonrecoverable Read Errors Less than 1 sector per 1015 bits read
Physical
Height (max) 3.00mm (0.118″)
Width (max) 24.00mm (0.945″)
Length (max) 109.0mm (4.291″)
Weight (typical) 10g (0.353 oz.)
Performance
Sequential Read 6Gb/s (up to) 529MB/s
Sequential Write 6Gb/s (up to) 456MB/s
Incompressible Data Read (Max) 6Gb/s (up to) 530MB/s
Incompressible Data Read (Max) 6Gb/s (up to) 441MB/s
Random 4K Read Up to 60,000 IOPS
Random 4K Write Up to 74,000 IOPS
Power:
Read Power 2.1 Watts
Write Power 2.1 Watts
Idle Power 0.1 Watts
Environmental (Operating)
Shock 1500G / 0.5ms
Temperature (°F) 32°F to 158°F
Temperature (°C) 0°C to 70°C
Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing
Environmental (Non-Operating)
Shock 1500G / 0.5ms
Temperature (°F) -40°F to 185°F
Temperature (°C) -40°C to 85°C
Acoustics
Idle (Typical) 0.0 bels
Seek (Typical) 0.0 bels
  • Integrated power/activity LED light
  • Non-skid rubber feet for secure placement on any surface
  • Durable painted aluminum body complements Mac aluminum finish
  • Chipset High-performance ASMedia 1051 chipset
    Interfaces Supported USB 3.0 interface Backwards compatible
    Port Configuration USB 3.0 interface (Micro-B port)
    Max Data Transfer Rate One Micro-B USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 backwards compatible) port, up to 300MB/s
    System Requirements
    • Mac® Requirements: Mac OS 10.3 or later and an available and supported USB 3.0 port.
    • PC Requirements: Windows XP or later and an available and supported USB 3.0 port.
    • Linux® Requirements: 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)
    Drive Requirements Compatible with the Apple Factory Flash SSD module from 2010-2011 11.1" and 13.3" MacBook Air models with model ID MacBookAir3,1 / 3,2 / 4,1 / 4,2
    External Case Dimensions 4.54 cm. (1.79 in) (W) x 15 cm. (5.9 in) (D) x tapered 0.71 to 1.18 cm. (0.279" to 0.466") (H)
    Enclosure Weight (no accessories) 78 g. (2.8 ounces) (empty case, no drive installed)
    5 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty

    OWC is proud to provide a superior level of support and warranty coverage to our customers. Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. OWC's industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. OWC solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.

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