OWC / Other World Computing 480GB Aura 6G PCIe Internal SSD for iMac (Late 2012-Early 2013)

OWC / Other World Computing 480GB Aura 6G PCIe Internal SSD for iMac (Late 2012-Early 2013)

OWC / Other World Computing 480GB Aura 6G PCIe Internal SSD for iMac (Late 2012-Early 2013)

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OWC / Other World Computing 480GB Aura 6G PCIe Internal SSD for iMac (Late 2012-Early 2013)

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Product Highlights

  • Compatible with Select iMacs
  • 480GB Storage Capacity
  • PCIe Interface
  • Up to 503 MB/s Write Speed
  • Up to 501 MB/s Read Speed
  • Up to 60,000 Random 4K IOPS
  • SandForce SF2281 Processor
  • Tier 1 Asynchronous MLC NAND
  • 7% Over Provisioning ECC Recovery
  • 128-bit AES-Compliant
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Add 480GB of SSD storage to your 21.5" or 27" iMac with the 480GB Aura 6G PCIe Internal SSD for iMac (Late 2012-Early 2013) from OWC / Other World Computing. This drive is compatible with the 2.9 and 3.1 GHz 21.5" iMac released in October 2012 (iMac13,1), the 2.9, 3.2, and 3.4 GHz Core i7 27" iMac released in October 2012 (iMac13,2), and the 3.3 GHz Core i3 21.5" iMac released in March 2013 (iMac13,1). It is NOT compatible with the 2.7 GHz 21.5" iMac released in October 2012 (iMac13,1).

Built using a SandForce SF2281 processor and Tier 1 Asynchronous MLC NAND Flash storage, this SSD connects to your iMac using a PCIe interface and features no moving parts, helping to protect it from accidental bumps and drops, as well as achieve faster data transfer speeds. Having no moving parts also means that this SSD will receive less wear and tear, as there are no read and write heads for the SSD media to come into contact with. In terms of speed, this drive offers read speeds up to 501 MB/s, write speeds up to 503 MB/s, and up to 60,000 random 4K Input/Output Operations per Second (IOPS).

Also featured is 7% over provisioning ECC recovery, less than 1 per 1016 non-recoverable read errors per bits read, 128-bit AES data encryption, read and write latencies of less than 0.1 ms, and OS dependent TRIM support. OWC's 480GB Aura 6G PCIe Internal SSD for iMac includes a Torx SSD mounting screw, an OWC pick (for screen separation), and adhesive strips (for screen re-attachment). It is protected by a limited 3-year warranty.

General Features

SandForce SF2281 processor controller delivers high performance and reliability
Aggressive data management helps keep drive working at full potential even when filled
Hardware error correction yields improved data retention and drive health
Gold-standard compression and even data distribution helps maximize write performance and drive endurance

Compatibility

21.5" iMac (October 2012)
Model ID: iMac13,1
2.9 GHz, 3.1 GHz
27" iMac (October 2012)
Model ID: iMac13,2
2.9 GHz, 3.2 GHz, 3.4 GHz i7
21.5" iMac (March 2013)
Model ID: iMac13,1
3.3 GHz i3
UPC: 812437021769
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing 480GB Aura 6G PCIe Internal SSD for iMac (Late 2012-Early 2013)
  • Torx SSD Mounting Screw
  • OWC Pick for Screen Separation
  • Adhesive Strips for Screen Re-Attachment
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Specifications
    Capacity Useable: 480 GB
    Formatted: 447 GB
    Controller SandForce SF2281 Processor
    NAND Flash Components Tier 1 Asynchronous MLC NAND Flash Storage
    Interface PCIe
    Format Unformatted
    Performance Peak Data Rate:
    501 MB/s read
    503 MB/s write
    I/O Per Second (IOPS) Random 4 KB: up to 60,000 IOPS
    Protection - 7% Over Provisioning ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bytes correctable per 512-byte sector
    - Non-Recoverable Read Errors: Less than 1 sector per 1016 bits read
    Security Chip Based Data Encryption: 128-bit AES-compliant
    TRIM Support OS dependent
    SMART Attributes Standard
    Latency Read & Write: Less than 0.1 ms
    Temperature Operating: 32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C
    Non-Operating: -67 to 302°F / -55 to 150°C
    Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.3 x 5.4 x 1.0"

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