OWC / Other World Computing Aura Pro 6G 500GB Internal SSD for 13" & 11" MacBook Air (June 2012)

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OWC / Other World Computing Aura Pro 6G 500GB Internal SSD for 13" & 11" MacBook Air (June 2012)
Key Features
  • 500GB Storage Capacity
  • For MacBook Air 13" & 11", June 2012
  • Custom Blade Form Factor
  • SATA 6 Gb/s Interface
Keep your edge with the Aura Pro 6G 500GB Internal SSD from OWC / Other World Computing. Designed for installation in 13" and 11" MacBook Air (June 2012) laptops, this internal 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 sequential data read and write speeds of up to 530 and 495 MB/s respectively—up to 27% faster than the factory-installed drives. Additionally, the Aura Pro 6G is calibrated to consume only 2.1W during operation and to run cool, which helps lengthen the battery life for your MacBook Air.
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OWC / Other World Computing Aura Pro 6G 500GB Internal SSD for 13" & 11" MacBook Air (June 2012)

Capacity
500GB1TB
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OWC / Other World Computing Pro 6G Overview

Keep your edge with the Aura Pro 6G 500GB Internal SSD from OWC / Other World Computing. Designed for installation in 13" and 11" MacBook Air (June 2012) laptops, this internal 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 sequential data read and write speeds of up to 530 and 495 MB/s respectively—up to 27% faster than the factory-installed drives. Additionally, the Aura Pro 6G is calibrated to consume only 2.1W during operation and to run cool, which helps lengthen the battery life for your MacBook Air.

500GB total capacity
1485GB usable capacity
15GB 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
The Aura Pro 6G is compatible with the following models:

  • 13" MacBook Air (June 2012)
  • 11" MacBook Air (June 2012)
  • 13" MacBook Air Education Model (June 2012)
UPC: 810586031905

OWC / Other World Computing Pro 6G Specs

Storage
Drive Capacity500.00 GB
Pre-FormatNone
Performance
InterfaceSATA III (6 Gb/s)
Maximum Read Speed530 MB/s
Maximum Write Speed495 MB/s
Random Read Speed80,000 IOPS (4 KB Files)
Random Write Speed72,000 IOPS (4 KB Files)
Latency0.1 ms (Read)
0.1 ms (Write)
Seek Time0.1 ms
Physical
Drive TypeSSD
Form FactorPropietary
Noise Level0.0 dB
SSD 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)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
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
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.075 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7 x 4.95 x 0.35"
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