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480GB OWC Aura N2 Solid-State Drive for select 2013 and later Macs by OWC


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Key Features

  • 480GB OWC SSD for select 2013 and later Macs
  • Read speeds up to 2200MB/s
  • Write speeds up to 952MB/s
  • Consumes less power and runs cooler than earlier models
  • NVMe – PCIe 3.1 x4
  • 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty
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Space to play. Speeds to run.
Get Back in the Game

After years of good, hard work, storage on your Mac is getting tight and load times and data transfers lag. You've invested years of gear, programs and customizations and it's not the time to switch. Upgrade with OWC Aura® N to make your Mac fast and more spacious than ever — for a fraction of the cost of a new model — and keep everything else just the way you like it.

Stretch Out and Run
Aura N2 expands your Mac with up to 1TB of storage space, so you can add to your media, games, and apps without picking favorites. It's advanced NVMe technology revives read speeds up to 2200MB/s write speeds up to 952MB/s, giving your Mac the power to run like new again.

Sprints and Marathons
Aura N2 combines speed and stamina to prepare your Mac for the short race and the long haul. Engineered with advanced SLC caching, this SSD provides incredible burst performance for a faster and more responsive experience. Plus, the extra storage and speed can increase the working life of your Mac by years.

Right-Sized for Work and Play
The smaller stock SSDs for Mac can fill up quickly, especially with photo and video files, games, or even your email. Aura N2 SSDs are available in capacities up to 1TB, giving you more space to work and play. Newly calibrated to use less power and run cooler, Aura N2 is the best way to upgrade your PCIe equipped Mac.

No Hassles or Hacks Compatibility
Aura N2 SSD upgrades are precisely engineered for your Mac laptop, so you'll never need to compromise your data by relying on complicated software hacks or TRIM-enablers to get the most from your upgrade. Just install, migrate your data, and enjoy the great performance of flash storage with up to 8 times the capacity of the original drive.

7% Over Provisioning
OWC SSDs perform maintenance tasks in the background that optimize the health, performance, and endurance of your drive. These jobs take advantage of available, unwritten areas on the SSD. Aura N2 storage reserves 7% of the overall capacity as free space. Always. With this allocated free space, Aura N2 SSDs can perform these normal maintenance tasks making your drive more stable, dependable, and ultimately a safer place to store your data.

Quality That Lasts
Aura N2 SSDs are proudly designed in Austin and are backed by a lifetime of free, award-winning support.

Specifications
CAPACITY 480GB
DATA TRANSFER RATES Read speed: Up to 2200 MB/s
Write speed: Up to 952 MB/s
CONTROLLER Silicon Motion SM2263XT with 7% over-provisioning
OPERATING TEMPERATURE Operating: 32°F to 158°F (0°C to 70°C)
MTBF 1,500,000 hours
TRIM SUPPORT OS Dependent
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Mac OS Compatibility
macOS 11.1 Big Sur
macOS 11.0 Big Sur
macOS 10.15 Catalina
macOS 10.14 Mojave
macOS 10.13 High Sierra
DIMENSIONS Height: 0.2 cm (0.1 in)
Length: 8.9 cm (3.5 in)
Width: 2.4 cm (0.9 in)
WEIGHT 7g
PACKAGING Retail packaging
WARRANTY 3 years OWC limited manufacturers warranty
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