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500GB OWC Aura Pro 6G Solid-State Drive for 2012-13 iMac with complete DIY toolkit

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Product code: OWCSSDIM12Y480

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Performance async flash storage. Includes all necessary tools.

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500GB Aura Pro 6G Solid State Drive With complete DIY toolkit

for iMac (late 2012)
More Capacity, More Speed, More Performance
  • Add a high-performance OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD to your iMac
  • Increase capacity and speed. Up to 1TB of 6G SSD performance
  • 3-year OWC SSD warranty
  • Backed by free DIY install videos and expert support
Upgrading your iMac with an OWC SSD is the performance pathway to a total system boost with Aura Pro 6G for iMac. OWC provides Mac users with a complete upgrade solution that delivers higher performance and reliability. Create an ultra-fast SSD boot drive, add up to 1TB of extra capacity and get the most from your Mac. Aura Pro SSDs are custom engineered for iMac, and add the flexibility to expand capabilities far beyond factory limitations.
Industry leading controller technologies deliver outstanding performance and reliability.
  • Aggressive data management keeps drives working at full potential even when full.
  • Hardware error correction yields superior data retention and drive health
  • Gold-standard compression and even data distribution maximizes write performance and drive endurance.
A True DIY upgrade
A comprehensive set of tools, with everything you need to install the Aura Pro SSD, brings a complete diy upgrade within your reach. Includes drivers, screws, glass removal suction cups, and screen adhesive so you can get the job done yourself.
Better by Design
Aura Pro 6G SSD for iMac is designed and built with premium tier-1 NAND flash and backed by a 3-year warranty. OWC SSDs are engineered to be the best for Mac, undergoing a rigorous 7- stage lab testing process to deliver absolute reliability at maximum performance long into the future.
Please note, that before attempting to perform this installation, it is recommended you watch the associated instructional video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install.
Highlights
  • Add a high-performance SSD to your iMac
  • Increase capacity. Increase speed. Up to 1TB of 6G performance
  • 3-year OWC SSD warranty
  • Backed by free DIY install videos and expert support

 

Includes

 

  • 1) Aura Pro 6G SSD for iMac (late 2012)
  • (2) OWC 2-1/4" Suction Cup
  • (1) Torx T25 driver
  • (1) Torx T10 driver
  • (1) Torx T8 driver
  • (1) Torx T6 driver
  • (1) Phillips #1 driver
  • (1) Nylon Pry Tool (Spudger)
  • (1) OWC Screen Removal Tool
  • (1) 27" iMac Adhesive tape set for proper display resealing
  • (1) 21.5" iMac Adhesive tape set for proper display resealing
  • (1) OWC Blue Microfiber Screen Cleaning Cloth

NOTE: This kit contains consumable and/or one time use components and therefore is not covered by any warranty. If you have any concerns about your ability to perform the upgrade, you can return the unopened kit for a 
 
 
The OWC Aura™ Pro SSD is compatible with...Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
(October 2012)
Model ID: iMac13,2
2.9GHz, 3.2GHz, 3.4GHz i7
 
 
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
(October 2012)
Model ID: iMac13,1
2.9GHz, 3.1GHz
 
 
iMac Intel
NOT COMPATIBLE
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
(October 2012)
Model ID: iMac13,1
2.7GHz
 
 

500GB Aura™ Pro 6G Specifications:

Specifications

Form Factor
Custom Blade
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
Capacity1
485GB useable capacity
Total Flash Memory Components – 500GB
15GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correction
Formatted Capacity2
452GiB
NAND
Triple-Level Cell (TLC) 3D NAND Flash
Controller
Silicon Motion SM2258 with 7% Over Provisioning
SMART Attributes
Standard
Native Command Queuing
Yes
Manufacturer Model Number
OWCS3DAP12R500
RAID Support
No
RoHS Compliant
Yes
Format
Unformatted 
 

Physical

Height (max)
3.00mm (0.118″)
Width (max)
32.00mm (1.260″)
Length (max)
88.00mm (3.465″)
Weight (typical)
10g (0.35 oz.)
 

Reliability3

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
1,500,000 hours
Endurance
150TB total bytes written (TBW)
Data Reliability
ECC Recovery
Security
ATA security feature command set and password login support
TRIM Support
OS Dependent
Nonrecoverable Read Errors
Less than 1 sector per 1015bits read
 

Performance

Average Access Time
<0.1 ms
Sequential 
Reads (up to)
530MB/s
Sequential 
Writes (up to)
494MB/s
Random 4K Read
Up to 80,000 IOPS
Random 4K Write
Up to 72,000 IOPS
Read Latency
less than 0.1ms
Write Latency
less than 0.1ms
 

Power

Write Power
2.1 Watts
Read Power
2.1 Watts
Idle Power
0.1 Watts
 

Environmental (Operating)

Shock
1500G / 0.5ms
Temperature (°F)
32°F to 158°F
Temperature (°C)
0°C to 70°C
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
5% to 95%
 

Environmental (Non-Operating)

Shock
1500G / 0.5ms
Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 185°F
Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 85°C
 

Acoustics

Idle (Typical)
0.0 bels
Seek (Typical)
0.0 bels
 
 
  1. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
  2. In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity of shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.
  3. Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability rates.
 

Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n SSDIM12Y480 UPC#: 812437022490

Additional Information

Capacity 500GB
RPM No
Type SSD (Faster)
Interface SATA III (6Gb/s)
Form Factor No
Suitable for iMac
Model Identifier iMac13,1, iMac13,2
Manufacturer OWC
Manufacturer P/N SSDIM12Y480
UPC 812437022490
Shipping Restriction N/A

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