OWC / Other World Computing 480GB OWCSSDA116K480 Aura Solid State Drive and Envoy Storage Solution

OWC / Other World Computing 480GB OWCSSDA116K480 Aura Solid State Drive and Envoy Storage Solution

OWC / Other World Computing 480GB OWCSSDA116K480 Aura Solid State Drive and Envoy Storage Solution

B&H # OWA6MBA10480 MFR # OWCSSDA116K480
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Product Highlights

  • 480GB Internal SSD
  • Sequential Read 507 MB/s
  • Sequential Write 454 MB/s
  • SandForce Controller
  • MLC Async-NAND Flash
  • Envoy USB 3.0 Storage Solution Included
  • For Select MacBook Air Computers
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Capacity: 480GB


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OWC / Other World Computing OWCSSDA116K480 overview

  • 1Description

The 480GB OWCSSDA116K480 Aura Solid State Drive and Envoy Storage Solution from OWC / Other World Computing allows you to replace the current drive in your MacBook Air to provide more storage and increased performance. This SSD offers sequential reads up to 507 MB/s and writes speeds up to 454 MB/s at 6 Gb/s. To provide endurance and reliability, this SSD optimizes performance by writing to the NAND flash memory utilizing SandForce DuraClass technologies.

OWC provides the Envoy Storage Kit that includes an aluminum enclosure, Torx T-5 screwdriver, Pentalobe driver, carry case, and assembly guide. The enclosure lets you reuse the original drive and allows you to transfer your data onto the Aura SSD via USB 3.0. Its super-speed interface is capable of speeds up to 500 MB/s and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. This enclosure is also bus-powered making it an ideal portable storage solution.

SandForce DuraClass Technologies
  • DuraWrite: extends the endurance of your Solid State Drive (SSD).
  • Intelligent Block Management & Wear Leveling: automatically distributes data evenly across the entire SSD.
  • Intelligent Read Disturb Management: spreads the active read/write across the flash components eliminating data corruption caused by constant use.
  • Intelligent "Recycling": for advanced free space management gradually re-writes data across the SSD over time to help ensure that data never gets corrupted.
  • RAISE: (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements) protects the data on your drive similar to having a RAID setup.
  • ECC Protection: Helps data retention and prolongs drive life.
For Late 2010 to Mid 2011 MacBook Air 11" and 13" models with Model ID: MacBookAir 4, 1 + MacBookAir 4, 2
UPC: 812437020144
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing 480GB OWCSSDA116K480 Aura Solid State Drive and Envoy Storage Solution
  • Carrying Case
  • USB 3.0 A to Micro-B Cable
  • Pentalobe Driver
  • Torx T-5 Screwdriver
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty for Aura SSD
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty for Envoy Enclosure
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    OWC / Other World Computing OWCSSDA116K480 specs

    Storage Capacity 480 GB
    Connection Interface 1 x USB 3.0 (USB Micro-B)
    Maximum Read Speed Not specified by manufacturer
    Sequential Read Speed 507 MB/s
    Random 4K Read Speed 50,000 IOPS
    Maximum Write Speed Not specified by manufacturer
    Sequential Write Speed 454 MB/s
    Random 4K Write Speed 50,000 IOPS
    Pre-Format HFS+
    Encryption 128-Bit AES
    Data Reliability Features ECC Recovery, SMART Support, TRIM Support
    Internal Drive
    Internal Interface Not specified by manufacturer
    Type Solid-State Drive
    Flash Memory Type Synchronous MLC
    Flash Controller SandForce SF-2200
    Form Factor Not specified by manufacturer
    Cache Memory None
    Mean Time Between Failure 2,000,000 Hours
    External Enclosurerqrswxszfwfsyyfvrcvdwzyvfdwetdra
    Bus Power USB
    Active Power Consumption 2.5 W
    Idle Power Consumption 0.09 W
    Material Aluminum
    Cooling System Passive
    Noise Level 0 dBA
    Environmental Resistance Not specified by manufacturer
    Green Certifications RoHS
    Operating Temperature 32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C
    Storage Temperature -67 to 302°F / -55 to 150°C
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 1.8 x 5.9 x 0.5" / 4.6 x 14.9 x 1.2 cm
    Weight 0.1 lbs / 0.04 kg
    Packaging Inforqrswxszfwfsyyfvrcvdwzyvfdwetdra
    Package Weight 0.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.0 x 4.0 x 2.0"

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