OWC 240GB Aura SSD/Flash Internal Drive Upgrade Kit

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OWC 240GB Aura SSD/Flash Internal Drive Upgrade Kit
Key Features
  • Includes 240GB Aura SSD
  • Includes Drive Upgrade Kit
  • Up to 712 MB/s Read Speed
  • Up to 301 MB/s Read Speed
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The 240GB Aura SSD / Flash Internal Drive Upgrade Kit from OWC / Other World Computing includes a 240GB Aura SSD / Flash Internal Drive, an Envoy Pro enclosure, a Torx T5 driver, and a Pentalobe P5 driver. The 240GB Aura SSD/Flash Internal Drive Upgrade Kit lets you upgrade the PCIe-based flash SSD for selected models of MacBook Pro with Retina display and MacBook Air. For improved reliability and RAID-like protection of your data, the Aura SSD provides three levels of error correction. The Envoy Pro USB 3.0 Enclosure is designed to house the original SSD found in select MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, iMacs, Mac Pros, and Mac Minis. This enclosure connects via an included USB 3.0 cable and lets you transfer the contents on the stock drive to your new drive.
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OWC Aura Overview

The 240GB Aura SSD / Flash Internal Drive Upgrade Kit from OWC / Other World Computing includes a 240GB Aura SSD / Flash Internal Drive, an Envoy Pro enclosure, a Torx T5 driver, and a Pentalobe P5 driver. The 240GB Aura SSD/Flash Internal Drive Upgrade Kit lets you upgrade the PCIe-based flash SSD for selected models of MacBook Pro with Retina display and MacBook Air. For improved reliability and RAID-like protection of your data, the Aura SSD provides three levels of error correction. The Envoy Pro USB 3.0 Enclosure is designed to house the original SSD found in select MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, iMacs, Mac Pros, and Mac Minis. This enclosure connects via an included USB 3.0 cable and lets you transfer the contents on the stock drive to your new drive.

OWC 240GB Aura PCIe Internal Flash Memory Upgrade

Upgrade the PCIe-based flash SSD storage on select models of MacBook Pro with Retina Display and MacBook Air with the 240GB Aura PCIe Internal Flash Memory Upgrade from OWC / Other World Computing. With this PCIe flash SSD you benefit from enhanced reliability thanks to three levels of error correction as well as 128-bit AES encryption to ensure your data remains safe and secure. The Aura SSD also features an SSD controller designed to extend the life of your drive as it maintains correct charge at the cell level. Maintenance tasks are performed in the background to ensure the drive remains healthy while reserving 7% of the overall capacity as free space.

No Hassles or Hacks

This Aura PCIe-based flash storage upgrade is precisely engineered for your Mac, so you won't need to compromise your data by relying on complicated software hacks or TRIM-enablers to get the most from your upgrade. Just install, migrate your data, and enjoy the great performance of flash storage with up to eight times the capacity of the factory-installed drive.

Quality in Every Bit

This Aura SSD is designed from the ground up for reliable performance and complete compatibility with your Mac.

Enhanced Error Correction - Aura SSDs provide three levels of error correction for improved reliability and RAID-like protection for your data.

Cell-Level Data Refresh - Aura's SSD controller monitors data blocks and maintains correct charge at the cell level, improving the integrity of your data, and extending the life of your drive.

7% Over Provisioning

OWC SSDs perform maintenance tasks in the background that optimize the health, performance, and endurance of your flash drive. These jobs take advantage of available, unwritten areas on the SSD. Aura PCIe-based flash storage reserves 7% of the overall capacity as free space. With this allocated free space, Aura SSDs can perform these normal maintenance tasks making your drive more stable, dependable, and ultimately a safer place to store your data.

OWC Envoy Pro USB 3.0 SSD Enclosure for Macs (Single)

Convert an old Mac SSD into a new portable SSD drive with a single unit of the Envoy Pro USB 3.0 SSD Enclosure for Macs from OWC / Other World Computing. Thanks to USB 3.0 connectivity, the Envoy Pro supports read and write times up to 500 MB/s.

Sporting an aluminum housing and measuring just 4.5" in length, this drive is intended for portable use. A carrying case is also included. The Envoy Pro Enclosure is compatible with Mac OS X 10.3 or later, Windows XP or later, and Linux systems with support for USB 3.0. Drives from select MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, iMacs, Mac Pros, and Mac Minis from Mid-2013 to Mid-2015 are generally compatible with this drive enclosure.

Please note: as per the manufacturer, this drive enclosure requires a USB 3.0 standard powered port. USB 2.0 use is neither supported nor recommended.

USB 3.2 Gen 1

USB 3.2 Gen 1 features a maximum throughput of 5 Gb/s and is synonymous with USB 3.1 Gen 1 and USB 3.0.

Compatible with Apple SSDs

The Envoy Pro Enclosure allows you to re-purpose an AHCI Apple SSD by turning it into a portable drive. Select MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, iMacs, Mac Pros, and Mac Minis from Mid-2013 to Mid-2015 are generally compatible with this drive enclosure. NVMe and Toshiba drives are not supported by the Envoy Pro.
UPC: 812437021219

OWC 240GB Aura PCIe Internal Flash Memory Upgrade Specs

General
Compatibility• MacBookPro12,1 (13" Retina display Early 2015)
• MacBookPro11,5 (15" Retina display Mid 2015)
• MacBookPro11,4 (15" Retina display Mid 2015)
• MacBookPro11,3 (15" Retina Display 2014)
• MacBookPro11,3 (15" Retina Display 2013)
• MacBookPro11,2 (15" Retina Display 2014)
• MacBookPro11,2 (15" Retina Display 2013)
• MacBookPro11,1 (13" Retina Display 2014)
• MacBookPro11,1 (13" Retina Display 2013)
• MacBookAir7,2 (13" Early 2015)
• MacBookAir7,1 (11" Early 2015)
• MacBookAir6,2 (13" Early 2014)
• MacBookAir6,2 (13" Mid 2013)
• MacBookAir6,1 (11" Early 2014)
• MacBookAir6,1 (11" Mid 2013)
Flash ControllerSilicon Motion 2246XT
RAID ControllerMarvell 9230
CapacityUsable Capacity: 240 GB
Total Flash Memory Components: 256 GB
32 GB allocated to real-time data redundancy and error correction
Formatted Capacity223.5 GiB
Native Command QueuingUp to 32 commands
FormatMac OS Extended (Journaled)
Performance
SecurityChip Based Data Encryption: 128-bit AES-compliant
Sustained ReadsUp to 712 MB/s
Sustained WritesUp to 301 MB/s
Read Incompressible Data RateUp to 704 MB/s
Write Incompressible Data RateUp to 292 MB/s
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C)
Non-Operating Temperature−40 to 185°F (−40 to 85°C)
Acoustics0.0 bels
Mechanical
Dimensions0.1 x 0.9 x 3.4" (0.37 x 2.40 x 8.90 cm)
Weight0.7 oz (21 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.1 x 4 x 0.4"

OWC Envoy Pro USB 3.0 SSD Enclosure for Macs (Single) Specs

General
Number of Bays1 x M.2 (Length Unspecified)
Connections1 x USB Micro-B (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s))
Form FactorPortable
Maximum RAID Transfer Rate500 MB/s
Operating System SupportLinux, Windows, macOS/OS X
OS CompatibilitymacOS 10.3 or Later
Windows XP or Later
Linux
Drives
TypeSolid-State Drive
InterfaceSATA
Electrical
Power SourceUSB
Physical
Material of ConstructionAluminum
Bridge ChipsetPLX USB 3380
Dimensions (W x H x D)2.1 x 4.5 x 0.4" / 5.4 x 11.43 x 1.11 cm
Weight3.4 oz / 96.4 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.1 x 4.5 x 2.2"
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