OWC 500GB Aura Pro 6G SSD with SM2258 Controller for MacBook Air 2010 (3G) and 2011 (6G)

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OWC 500GB Aura Pro 6G SSD with SM2258 Controller for MacBook Air 2010 (3G) and 2011 (6G)
Key Features
  • 500GB Storage Capacity
  • Custom Blade Form Factor
  • For MacBook Air 2010 and 2011
  • SATA III Interface
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The 500GB 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 500GB 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.

500GB total capacity
485GB usable capacity
15GB 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)
UPC: 810586031783

OWC Pro 6G Specs

Storage
Drive Capacity500.00 GB
Performance
InterfaceSATA III (6 Gb/s)
Random Read Speed80,000 IOPS (4 KB Files)
Random Write Speed72,000 IOPS (4 KB Files)
Sequential Read Speed530 MB/s
Sequential Write Speed495 MB/s
Latency0.1 ms (Read)
0.1 ms (Write)
Physical
Drive TypeSSD
Form FactorPropietary
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)150 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
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.085 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.2 x 3.9 x 0.1"
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