OWC Aura Pro X2 240GB NVMe SSD Upgrade Kit for Select 27" & 21.5" iMacs (September 2013 & Later)

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OWC Aura Pro X2 240GB NVMe SSD Upgrade Kit for Select 27" & 21.5" iMacs (September 2013 & Later)
Key Features
  • 240GB Storage Capacity
  • For macOS 10.13 and Later
  • Tools & Installation Components Included
  • Custom Blade Form Factor
Keep your edge with the Aura Pro X2 240GB NVMe SSD Upgrade Kit from OWC / Other World Computing. Designed for installation in select September 2013 and later 27" & 21.5" iMacs, this internal flash/SSD drive comes complete with tools, display tape, and installation components. It features a PCIe 3.1 x4, NVMe 1.3 interface and a custom blade form factor, and uses 3D TLC synchronous NAND flash memory with advanced SLC caching to deliver sequential data read and write speeds of up to 2979 and 1219 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 Internal SSD Overview

Keep your edge with the Aura Pro X2 240GB NVMe SSD Upgrade Kit from OWC / Other World Computing. Designed for installation in select September 2013 and later 27" & 21.5" iMacs, this internal flash/SSD drive comes complete with tools, display tape, and installation components. It features a PCIe 3.1 x4, NVMe 1.3 interface and a custom blade form factor, and uses 3D TLC synchronous NAND flash memory with advanced SLC caching to deliver sequential data read and write speeds of up to 2979 and 1219 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 its overall capacity as free space to perform background maintenance tasks that optimize the health, performance, and endurance of your flash drive.

Compatible iMac Models

27" iMac with 5K Retina Display (March 2019)
21.5" iMac with 4K Retina Display (March 2019)
27" iMac with 5K Retina Display (June 2017)
21.5" iMac with 4K Retina Display (June 2017)
21.5" iMac (June 2017)
27" iMac with 5K Retina Display (May 2015)
27" iMac with 5K Retina Display (October 2014)
21.5" iMac (June 2014)
27" iMac (September 2013)
21.5" iMac (September 2013)

For more compatibility info, see here.
UPC: 810586032131

OWC Pro X2 Internal SSD Specs

Storage
Storage Capacity240 GB
Pre-FormatNone
Performance
InterfacePCIe 3.1 x4
Write SpeedMaximum: 1219 MB/s
Sequential: 1219 MB/s
Read SpeedMaximum: 2979 MB/s
Sequential: 2979 MB/s
Physical
Drive TypeSSD
Form FactorPropietary
Flash ControllerSilicon Motion SM2262EN
Flash Memory TypeSynchronous Tri-Level Cell (TLC)
TRIM SupportYes
Reliability / Data Integrity
Endurance (Total Bytes Written)150 TB
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)1.5 Million Hours
Electrical
Power Draw5.7 W (Active)
0.3 W (Idle)
Environmental
Storage Shock1500 G / 1.0 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 0.12 x 3.5" / 22 x 3 x 89 mm
Weight0.28 oz / 8 g
Warranty LengthLimited 5-Year Warranty
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