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OWC 500GB Aura Pro 6Gb Solid-State Drive and Envoy Storage Solution for 2012 MacBook Air by OWC


OWC 500GB Aura Pro 6Gb Solid-State Drive and Envoy Storage Solution for 2012 MacBook Air Image

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Key Features

  • 500GB SSD for 2012 MacBook Air
  • Up to 530MB/s read speed
  • Includes sleek, tapered aluminum Envoy storage solution, Torx T5 screwdriver, and a Pentalobe compatible driver
  • Easy to upgrade!
  • Covered 5 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty
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Designed for Mac
Once again, OWC provides Mac users an upgrade path that delivers phenomenal performance, functionality, and reliability! Whether it's for the base 11" model only offering a 64GB SSD or the base 13" model offering just a 128GB SSD, installing an Aura Pro 6G SSD is the best enhancement for the 2012 MacBook Air. Just like other OWC upgrades, we include a free 'how-to' video to make this an easy and money-saving DIY upgrade.

More Speed, More Capacity for MacBook Air
OWC Aura Pro SSDs provide a noticeable increase in performance over the factory SSDs for all MacBook Air models:
- Increase capacity up to 16x the 11-inch base model
- Increase capacity up to 8x the 13-inch base model
- Get write speeds up to 495MB/s, 27% faster than factory original
- Get read speeds up to 530MB/s, 9.5% faster than factory original

Better by Design
OWC redesigned its 3rd generation of OWC Aura Pro 6G SSDs with premium 3D NAND Flash and the latest controller technology to operate cooler and consume less power, resulting in improved battery life for your MacBook Air. OWC SSDs are engineered to be the best for Mac, undergoing a rigorous multi-stage lab testing process to deliver absolute reliability at maximum performance long into the future.
- 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 advanced algorithm to detect and correct errors throughout the entire SSD data path
- Advanced security protocols support AES 128/256-bit full-drive encryption

Everything You Need, Ready for Installation
- Re-use the factory SSD via the OWC Envoy as an external storage solution.
- Take your data with you — Small enough to keep in a pocket or laptop case!
- Easily add additional laptop storage with no AC adapter required.

OWC Envoy - The Perfect Companion Storage Solution for your MacBook Air
Get the ultimate combination of elegance and functionality in a sleek, portable external storage solution designed to complement the MacBook Air - in both appearance and performance. Its super-speed USB 3.0 interface is capable of speeds up to 500MB/s to ensure your workflow moves as fast as you do and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. Its bus-powered design means no AC power adapter is required making it an ideal portable plug-and-play solution — just plug into the USB port on your computer and the OWC Envoy is ready to go.

Specifications
CAPACITY 500GB
INTERFACE TYPE MacBook Air
DATA TRANSFER RATES Reads (up to) 530MB/s
Writes (up to) 495MB/s
RANDOM READ (4K) IOPS Up to 80,000 IOPS
RANDOM WRITE (4K) IOPS Up to 72,000 IOPS
FLASH STORAGE DETAILS Triple-Level Cell (TLC) 3D NAND Flash
CONTROLLER Silicon Motion SM2258
OPERATING TEMPERATURE 0°C to 70°C
32°F to 158°F
MTBF 1500000 hours
TRIM SUPPORT OS Dependent
S.M.A.R.T. SUPPORT Standard
PACKAGING Retail packaging
WARRANTY 5 years limited manufacturers warranty
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