OWC 500GB Aura Pro 6G SSD and Envoy Storage Upgrade Kit for Macbook Air (2010-2011)

BH #OWS3D116K500 • MFR #OWCS3DAP116K500
OWC 500GB Aura Pro 6G SSD and Envoy Storage Upgrade Kit for Macbook Air (2010-2011)
Key Features
  • 500GB Storage Capacity
  • For MacBook Air 2010 and 2011
  • Max MacBook Air 2010 Read 271 Mb/s
  • Max MacBook Air 2011 Read Speed 530 Mb/s
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The 500GB Aura Pro SSD and Envoy Storage Upgrade Kit 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 271 Mb/s and 2011 computers with 6G read speeds up to 530 Mb/s. This SSD 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 operate at 2.1W without overheating.
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OWC Gen 3 Overview

The 500GB Aura Pro SSD and Envoy Storage Upgrade Kit 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 271 Mb/s and 2011 computers with 6G read speeds up to 530 Mb/s. This SSD 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 operate at 2.1W without overheating.

SLC caching algorithm accelerates burst performance
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 advanced algorithm to detect and correct errors throughout the entire SSD data path
Advanced security protocols support AES 128/256-bit full-drive encryption
Its USB 3.0 interface is capable of data transfer speeds up to 500 MB/s and is backward compatible
Bus-powered design
Plug-and-play design
Includes enclosure and tools for installation
UPC: 810586031790

OWC Gen 3 Specs

Storage Capacity500 GB
Connection Interface1 x USB 3.2 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Micro-B)
Sequential Read Speed530 MB/s
Random 4K Read Speed80,000 IOPS
Sequential Write Speed495 MB/s
Random 4K Write Speed74,000 IOPS
Encryption128-Bit AES, 256-Bit AES
Data Reliability FeaturesECC Recovery, SMART Support
Internal Drive
Internal InterfaceSATA III
TypeSolid-State Drive
Flash Memory TypeTri-Level Cell (TLC)
Flash ControllerSilicon Motion SM2258
Cache MemoryNone
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)1,500,000 Hours
External Enclosure
Power SourceUSB Bus Power
Active Power Consumption2.1 W
Idle Power Consumption0.1 W
MaterialAluminum
Cooling SystemPassive
CertificationsRoHS, as per Manufacturer
Operating Temperature32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C
Storage Temperature-40 to 185°F / -40 to 85°C
Dimensions (L x W x H)5.9 x 1.8 x 0.5" / 149.9 x 45.7 x 12.7 mm
Weight2.8 oz / 79 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.555 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.3 x 3.9 x 1.8"
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