OWC Aura N 1TB NVMe SSD Upgrade Kit for Select MacBook Pro Retina & MacBook Air Models

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OWC Aura N 1TB NVMe SSD Upgrade Kit for Select MacBook Pro Retina & MacBook Air Models
Key Features
  • 1TB Storage Capacity
  • For Select MacBook Pro Retina & Air
  • Envoy Pro Enclosure & Tools Included
  • Custom Blade Form Factor
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Stretch out and run with the Aura N 1TB NVMe SSD Upgrade Kit from OWC / Other World Computing. Designed for installation in select MacBook Pro Retina & MacBook Air models, this internal flash/SSD drive upgrade features a PCIe 3.1 x2, NVMe 1.2 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 1599 and 1104 MB/s respectively. Additionally, the Aura N is calibrated to consume only 1.19W during operation and to run cool.
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OWC Aura N Overview

Stretch out and run with the Aura N 1TB NVMe SSD Upgrade Kit from OWC / Other World Computing. Designed for installation in select MacBook Pro Retina & MacBook Air models, this internal flash/SSD drive upgrade features a PCIe 3.1 x2, NVMe 1.2 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 1599 and 1104 MB/s respectively. Additionally, the Aura N is calibrated to consume only 1.19W during operation and to run cool.

The Aura N is designed for macOS High Sierra 10.13 and later. The drive reserves 7% of the overall capacity as free space to perform background maintenance tasks that optimize its health, performance, and endurance.

The Aura N SSD upgrade kit comes with an Envoy Pro SSD enclosure in which you can install your original drive one you've transferred your files to the Aura N. This way you can enjoy using your Mac's original SSD as a fast, external USB drive with transfer speeds up to 426 MB/s. Installation tools are also included in the package.

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)
15" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (October 2013)
13" MacBook Pro (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)

For more compatibility info, see here.

OWC Aura N Specs

Storage
Drive Capacity1.0 TB
Pre-FormatNone
Performance
InterfacePCIe 3.1 x2
Maximum Read Speed1599 MB/s
Maximum Write Speed1104 MB/s
Sequential Read Speed1599 MB/s
Sequential Write Speed1104 MB/s
Physical
Drive TypeSSD
Form FactorPropietary
Flash ControllerPhison E8
Flash Memory TypeSynchronous Tri-Level Cell (TLC)
TRIM SupportYes
Reliability / Data Integrity
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)1.5 Million Hours
Electrical
Power Draw1.19 W (Active)
0.16 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%
Included Enclosure
Interface1 x USB 3.0 Micro-B
ChipsetPLX
General
CertificationsRoHS, as per Manufacturer
Dimensions (W x H x D)0.94 x 0.07 x 3.5" / 24 x 1.8 x 89 mm
Weight0.25 oz / 7 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.6 x 4.4 x 2.4"
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