OWC Aura Pro X2 480GB NVMe SSD for Select 2013 and Later Macs

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OWC Aura Pro X2 480GB NVMe SSD for Select 2013 and Later Macs
Key Features
  • 480GB Storage Capacity
  • For macOS 10.13 and Later
  • Custom Blade Form Factor
  • PCIe 3.1 x4, NVMe 1.3 Interface
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Keep your edge with the Aura Pro X2 480GB NVMe SSD from OWC / Other World Computing. Designed for installation in select 2013 and later Mac computers, this internal flash/SSD drive upgrade features a PCIe 3.1 x4, NVMe 1.3 interface and a custom blade form factor. The drive uses 3D TLC synchronous NAND flash memory with advanced SLC caching to deliver sequential data read and write speeds of up to 3282 and 2432 MB/s respectively—up to twice as fast as the factory-installed drives. Additionally, the Aura Pro X2 is calibrated to consume only 5.7W during operation and to run cool.
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OWC Pro X2 Overview

Keep your edge with the Aura Pro X2 480GB NVMe SSD from OWC / Other World Computing. Designed for installation in select 2013 and later Mac computers, this internal flash/SSD drive upgrade features a PCIe 3.1 x4, NVMe 1.3 interface and a custom blade form factor. The drive uses 3D TLC synchronous NAND flash memory with advanced SLC caching to deliver sequential data read and write speeds of up to 3282 and 2432 MB/s respectively—up to twice as fast as the factory-installed drives. Additionally, the Aura Pro X2 is calibrated to consume only 5.7W during operation and to run cool.

The Aura Pro X2 is designed for macOS High Sierra 10.13 and later, taking full advantage of the advanced features of APFS including strong encryption, copy-on-write metadata, space sharing, cloning for files and directories, snapshots, fast directory sizing, atomic safe-save primitives, and improved file system fundamentals. The drive reserves 7% of the overall capacity as free space to perform background maintenance tasks that optimize the health, performance, and endurance of your flash drive.

Compatible Mac Models

15" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (May 2015)
13" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (March 2015)
15" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (July 2014)
13" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (July 2014)
15" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (October 2013)
13" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (October 2013)
13" MacBook Air (June 2017)
13" MacBook Air (March 2015)
11" MacBook Air (March 2015)
13" MacBook Air (April 2014)
11" MacBook Air (April 2014)
13" MacBook Air (June 2013)
11" MacBook Air (June 2013)
Mac mini (October 2014)

For more compatibility info, see here.
UPC: 810586031981

OWC Pro X2 Specs

Storage
Drive Capacity480.00 GB
Pre-FormatNone
Performance
InterfacePCIe 3.1 x4
Maximum Read Speed3282 MB/s
Maximum Write Speed2432 MB/s
Sequential Read Speed3282 MB/s
Sequential Write Speed2432 MB/s
Seek Time0.1 ms
Physical
Drive TypeSSD
Form FactorPropietary
Noise Level0.0 dB
SSD Specs
Flash ControllerSilicon Motion SM2262EN
Flash Memory TypeSynchronous Tri-Level Cell (TLC)
SMART SupportYes
TRIM SupportYes
Reliability / Data Integrity
Endurance (Total Bytes Written)225 TB
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)1.5 Million Hours
Electrical
Power Draw5.7 W (Active)
0.3 W (Idle)
Environmental
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)0.87 x 0.1 x 3.5" / 22 x 2.6 x 89 mm
Weight0.3 oz / 8 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.13 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.6 x 4 x 0.4"
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