OWC Aura Pro 6G 1.0TB Solid-State Drive and Envoy Upgrade Kit

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OWC Aura Pro 6G 1.0TB Solid-State Drive and Envoy Upgrade Kit
Key Features
  • 1.0TB Storage Capacity
  • Custom Blade Form Factor
  • For 11 &13" Macbook Air Laptops (2012)
  • Includes Envoy Enclosure and Tools
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Keep your edge with the Aura Pro 6G 1.0TB Solid-State Drive and Envoy Upgrade Kit from OWC / Other World Computing. Designed for installation in 13" and 11" MacBook Air (June 2012) laptops, this external flash/SSD drive upgrade features a SATA 6 Gb/s interface and a custom blade form factor. The drive uses 3D TLC NAND flash memory with SLC caching to deliver sustained data read and write speeds of up to 530 and 495 MB/s respectively, up to 27% faster than the factory-installed drives. It is calibrated to consume 2.1W during operation and to run cool, which helps lengthen the battery life for your MacBook Air. This SSD includes an Envoy Enclosure and tools for installation.
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OWC Gen 3 Overview

Keep your edge with the Aura Pro 6G 1.0TB Solid-State Drive and Envoy Upgrade Kit from OWC / Other World Computing. Designed for installation in 13" and 11" MacBook Air (June 2012) laptops, this external flash/SSD drive upgrade features a SATA 6 Gb/s interface and a custom blade form factor. The drive uses 3D TLC NAND flash memory with SLC caching to deliver sustained data read and write speeds of up to 530 and 495 MB/s respectively, up to 27% faster than the factory-installed drives. It is calibrated to consume 2.1W during operation and to run cool, which helps lengthen the battery life for your MacBook Air. This SSD includes an Envoy Enclosure and tools for installation.

1.0TB total capacity
970GB usable capacity
30GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correction
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 an advanced algorithm to detect and correct errors throughout the entire SSD data path
Supports AES 128/256-bit full-drive encryption
High-performance ASMedia 1053e chipset
USB 3.0 interface backward compatible
Integrated power/activity LED light
Non-skid rubber feet for secure placement on any surface
Durable painted aluminum body
Includes enclosure and tools for installation

System Requirements

Mac OS 8.6 or later, Windows 98SE or later, and Linux OS versions all with an available and supported USB 3.0 port.
Compatible with the Flash SSD module used in 2012 11.1" and 13.3" MacBook Air models
UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) compliant

OWC Gen 3 Specs

Storage Capacity1 TB
Connection Interface1 x USB 3.2 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Micro-B)
Random 4K Read Speed80,000 IOPS
Random 4K Write Speed72,000 IOPS
Pre-FormatNone
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
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
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 Weight0.57 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.4 x 3.8 x 1.8"
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