OWC / Other World Computing 240GB Aura SSD / Flash Internal Drive Upgrade Kit

OWC / Other World Computing 240GB Aura SSD / Flash Internal Drive Upgrade Kit

OWC / Other World Computing 240GB Aura SSD / Flash Internal Drive Upgrade Kit

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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.

  • 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.
    UPC: 812437023459
  • Envoy Pro USB 3.0 SSD Enclosure for Macs

    The Envoy Pro USB 3.0 Enclosure from Other World Computing is an external enclosure that 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. With USB bus-powered support, it draws power from the port. Furthermore, the aluminum body protects and passively cools the drive.

    Envoy Pro Features

    USB 3.0 interface USB 2.0 backwards compatible
    USB 3.0 micro-B port with transfer rates of up to 500 MB/s
    Bus-powered design means no AC power adapter is required, making it a portable plug-and-play solution
    Durable aluminum construction
    Non-skid rubber feet for secure placement on any surface
    Silent, fanless operation

    Compatible with SSDs from

    Mac Pro (Late 2013)
    Model ID: MacPro6,1
    2.7 GHz 3.0 GHz, 3.5 GHz, 3.7 GHz
    MacBook Air 13" (Early 2015)
    Model ID: MacBookAir7,2
    1.6 GHz i5, 2.2 GHz i7
    MacBook Air 11" (Early 2015)
    Model ID: MacBookAir7,1
    1.6 GHz i5, 2.2 GHz i7
    MacBook Air 13" (Early 2014)
    Model ID: MacBookAir6,2
    1.4 GHz, 1.7 GHz
    MacBook Air 11" (Early 2014)
    Model ID: MacBookAir6,1
    1.4 GHz, 1.7 GHz
    MacBook Air 13" (Mid 2013)
    Model ID: MacBookAir6,2
    1.3 GHz, 1.7 GHz
    MacBook Air 11" (Mid 2013)
    Model ID: MacBookAir6,1
    1.3 GHz, 1.7 GHz
    MacBook Pro 15" Retina display (Mid 2015)
    Model ID: MacBookPro11,5
    2.5 GHz, 2.8 GHz
    MacBook Pro 15" Retina display (Mid 2015)
    Model ID: MacBookPro11,4
    2.2 GHz
    MacBook Pro 13" Retina display (Early 2015)
    Model ID: MacBookPro12,1
    2.7 GHz, 2.9 GHz, 3.1 GHz
    MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display (Mid 2014)
    Model ID: MacBookPro11,3
    2.5 GHz, 2.8 GHz
    MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display (Mid 2013 to Mid 2014)
    Model ID: MacBookPro11,2
    2.0 GHz, 2.2 GHz, 2.5 GHz, 2.8 GHz
    MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display (Late 2013 to Mid 2014)
    Model ID: MacBookPro11,1
    2.4 GHz, 2.6 GHz, 2.8 GHz, 2.9 GHz, 3.0 GHz
    iMac with Retina 5K display 27" (Late 2014)
    Model ID: iMac15,1
    3.5 GHz i5, 4.0 GHz i7
    iMac 27" (Late 2013)
    Model ID: iMac14,2
    3.2 GHz i5, 3.4 GHz i5, 3.5 GHz i7
    iMac 21.5" (Late 2013)
    Model ID: iMac14,1; iMac14,3
    2.7 GHz i5, 2.9 GHz i5, 3.1 GHz i7
    iMac 21.5" (Mid 2014)
    Model ID: iMac14,4
    1.4 GHz i5
    Mac mini (Late 2014)
    Model ID: Macmini7,1
    1.4 GHz, 2.6 GHz, 2.8 GHz, 3.0 GHz
    UPC: 812437021219
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • USB 3.0 (Micro-B to Standard-A) Cable
  • Storage Bag
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

Also Includes

  • Torx T5 Driver
  • Pentalobe P5 Driver
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • 240GB Aura PCIe Internal Flash Memory Upgrade
    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 Controller Silicon Motion 2246XT
    RAID Controller Marvell 9230
    Capacity Usable Capacity: 240 GB
    Total Flash Memory Components: 256 GB
    32 GB allocated to real-time data redundancy and error correction
    Formatted Capacity 223.5 GiB
    Native Command Queuing Up to 32 commands
    Format Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
    Performance
    Security Chip Based Data Encryption: 128-bit AES-compliant
    Sustained Reads Up to 712 MB/s
    Sustained Writes Up to 301 MB/s
    Read Incompressible Data Rate Up to 704 MB/s
    Write Incompressible Data Rate Up to 292 MB/s
    Environmental
    Operating Temperature 32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C)
    Non-Operating Temperature −40 to 185°F (−40 to 85°C)
    Acoustics 0.0 bels
    Mechanical
    Dimensions 0.1 x 0.9 x 3.4" (0.37 x 2.40 x 8.90 cm)
    Weight 0.7 oz (21 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.1 x 4.0 x 0.4"
  • Envoy Pro USB 3.0 SSD Enclosure for Macs
    Chipset PLX USB 3380 chipset
    Port Configuration 1 x USB 3.0 micro-B
    Data Transfer Rates Up to 500 MB/s
    Cooling Silent, fanless operation
    Power Requirements Bus-powered via USB port (no AC adapter required)
    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
    Operating Environment Temperature: Dependent on mechanism installed
    Relative Humidity: Dependent on mechanism installed
    Shock: Dependent on mechanism installed
    Vibration: Dependent on mechanism installed
    External Dimensions 2.1 x 4.5 x 0.4" (5.40 x 11.43 x 1.11 cm)
    Weight 3.4 oz (96.4 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.1 x 4.5 x 2.2"

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