OWC 250GB Aura Pro 6G SSD with SM2258 Controller for MacBook Air 2010 (3G) and 2011 (6G)

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OWC 250GB Aura Pro 6G SSD with SM2258 Controller for MacBook Air 2010 (3G) and 2011 (6G)
Key Features
  • 250GB Storage Capacity
  • Custom Blade Form Factor
  • For MacBook Air 2010 and 2011
  • SATA III Interface
The 250GB Aura Pro 6G SSD for MacBook Air 2010 (3G) and 2011 (6G) from OWC / Other World Computing is designed for MacBook Air 2010 computers with 3G read speeds up to 275 Mb/s and 2011 computers with 6G read speeds up to 53 Mb/s. This internal flash/SSD drive upgrade features a SATA III interface, an SM2258 controller, and a custom blade form factor. The drive uses 3D TLC synchronous NAND flash memory with advanced SLC caching to deliver sequential write speeds of up to 495 MB/s. Additionally, the Aura Pro 6G is calibrated to consume only 2.1W during operation without overheating.
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OWC Pro 6G Overview

The 250GB Aura Pro 6G SSD for MacBook Air 2010 (3G) and 2011 (6G) from OWC / Other World Computing is designed for MacBook Air 2010 computers with 3G read speeds up to 275 Mb/s and 2011 computers with 6G read speeds up to 53 Mb/s. This internal flash/SSD drive upgrade features a SATA III interface, an SM2258 controller, and a custom blade form factor. The drive uses 3D TLC synchronous NAND flash memory with advanced SLC caching to deliver sequential write speeds of up to 495 MB/s. Additionally, the Aura Pro 6G is calibrated to consume only 2.1W during operation without overheating.

250GB total capacity
243GB usable capacity
7GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correction
Global wear-leveling algorithm automatically distributes data evenly and manages program/erase count, maximizing SSD lifespan
Data refresh technology ensures data integrity, gradually refreshing data across the SSD over time
ECC protection combines LDPC hard and soft decoding with an advanced algorithm to detect and correct errors throughout the entire SSD data path
Supports AES 128/256-bit full-drive encryption
The Aura Pro 6G is compatible with the following models:

13" MacBook Air (July, 2011)
13" MacBook Air (October, 2010)
11" MacBook Air (July, 2011)
11" MacBook Air (October, 2010)

OWC Pro 6G Specs

Storage
Storage Capacity250 GB
Performance
InterfaceSATA III (6 Gb/s)
Write SpeedRandom: 74,000 IOPS 4 KB Files
Sequential: 495 MB/s
Read SpeedRandom: 60,000 IOPS 4 KB Files
Sequential: 530 MB/s
Latency0.1 ms (Read)
0.1 ms (Write)
Physical
Drive TypeSSD
Form FactorPropietary
HDD Specs
Flash ControllerSilicon Motion SM2258
Flash Memory TypeTri-Level Cell (TLC)
SMART SupportYes
TRIM SupportYes
Reliability / Data Integrity
Encryption256-Bit AES Hardware Encryption
Endurance (Total Bytes Written)75 TB
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)1.5 Million Hours
Non-Recoverable Read Errors per Bits Read< 1 in 1015
Electrical
Power Draw2.1 W (Active)
0.1 W (Idle)
Environmental
Operating Shock1500 G / 0.5 ms
Storage Shock1500 G / 0.5 ms
Operating Temperature32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C (Recommended)
Storage Temperature-40 to 185°F / -40 to 85°C
Operating Humidity5 to 95%
General
CertificationsRoHS, as per Manufacturer
Dimensions (W x H x D)0.94 x 0.12 x 4.29" / 24 x 3 x 109 mm
Weight0.35 oz / 10 g
Warranty LengthLimited 5-Year Warranty
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