Aura Pro X2 480GB NVMe SSD Upgrade Solution for MacBook Pro w/ Retina Display (Late 2013 - Mid 2015) and MacBook Air (Mid 2013 -Mid 2017)
Complete Internal Flash/SSD Drive Upgrade Kit with Tools & OWC Envoy Pro Enclosure
Your Mac. More Space. Twice as Fast.
Keep On Innovating
Tight deadlines, long nights, and terabytes of media – your Mac has been with you through it all. If storage is tight, there's no reason to ditch the Mac you know and love. The Aura® Pro X2 SSD gives you up to 16 times more space and the speed to keep up with your imagination today and tomorrow. Upgrade your Mac with Aura Pro X2 SSD for a fraction of the cost of a new model and keep your Mac running for years.
High performance for high demands
Read speeds up to 3192MB/s
Write speeds up to 2488MB/s
Consumes less power and runs cooler
Designed for macOS 10.13 and beyond
NVMe – PCIe 3.1 x4
Aura Pro X2 SSD: 5 Year OWC Limited Warranty
Envoy Pro Enclosure: 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty
Blazing Fast and Super Cool
Aura Pro X2 combines speed, stamina, and efficiency that will change the way you experience your Mac. With read speeds reaching 3192MB/s and write speeds of 2488MB/s, the 2.0TB Aura Pro X2 is up to twice as fast as the original SSDs, delivering performance on par with the latest models. It runs cooler and consumes less power than earlier SSD models, so you can run at peak for longer than ever.
Maintain Your Edge
When it's go time, getting off the line and maintaining a high level of performance are equally important. Aura Pro X2 is engineered with advanced SLC caching, providing instant full-speed write acceleration, meaning those media projects and games stream fluidly and respond without lag time. You might even forget what that beachball looks like.
Aura Pro X2 is designed for the latest macOS versions (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.
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 Pro X2 SSDs are available in capacities up to 2TB, giving you more space to work and play. Newly calibrated to use less power and run cooler, Aura Pro X2 is the best way to upgrade your PCIe equipped Mac.
No Hassles or Hacks Compatibility
Aura Pro X2 PCIe-based flash storage 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 16 times the capacity of the factory-installed drive.
High-Performance + High-Style
Your upgrade should be a seamless experience. That's why Aura Pro X2 SSD upgrade kits come with Envoy Pro, the beautifully designed, high-performance SSD enclosure to reimagine your original PCIe-based flash drive.
When you remove your original flash SSD, it fits perfectly into Envoy Pro so you can transfer all your data to the new Aura Pro X2 inside your laptop. Once the file transfer is complete, enjoy using your Mac's original flash SSD as a fast, external USB drive with transfer speeds up to 426MB/s.
7% Over Provisioning
OWC SSDs perform maintenance tasks in the background that optimize the health, performance, and endurance of your flash drive. These jobs take advantage of available, unwritten areas on the SSD. Aura Pro X2 PCIe-based flash storage reserves 7% of the overall capacity as free space. Always. With this allocated free space, Aura 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 Pro X2 SSDs are proudly designed in Austin and are backed by a lifetime of free, award-winning USA-based support.
(1) Aura Pro X2 SSD
(1) Envoy Pro Enclosure
(1) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-A to Micro-B cable)
(1) Envoy Pro Carrying Case
(1) Envoy Pro User Guide
(1) Installation Guide for MacBook Air (Mid-2013 - 2017), MacBook Pro (Retina, Late 2013 - Mid 2015)
Note: The OWC Envoy Pro enclosure is specifically designed for use ONLY with the factory SSD installed in select Apple Macintosh computers. Do NOT attempt to install or use OWC Aura, Aura Pro X, or Aura Pro X2 SSDs in the Envoy Pro as you may damage the OWC drive, the enclosure, or both, and such damage is not covered under warranty.
Silicon Motion SM2262EN Series Processor with 7% over-provisioning
3D TLC Synchronous NAND Flash
PCIe 3.1 x4, NVMe 1.3
480GB useable capacity Total Flash Memory Components: 512GB 32 GB Allocated to real-time data redundancy and error correction
Native Command Queuing
up to 32 commands
Manufacturer Model Number
MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
225TB total bytes written (TBW)
Average Access Time
Sequential Read (Max) 4
up to 3282MB/s
Sequential Write (Max) 4
up to 2432MB/s
32°F to 158°F
0°C to 70°C
1500G / 0.5ms
-40°F to 185°F
-40°C to 85°C
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.
In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity if shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.
The Aura Pro X2 is a high performance PCIe 3.1 x4 NVMe SSD capable of performing in excess of 3000MB/s in Macs with PCIe3.0 x4 SSD slot. Performance can vary depending on many factors, including the Mac model and its drive bus specifications. Please check the compatibility section and the detailed specs for your Mac model's drive bus specifications.
Sequential read/write (max) performance numbers are based on testing with AJA System Test (4K-Full resolution, 64GB file size, 16bit RGBA codec, file per frame test) on a Mid 2015 MacBook Pro (MacBookPro11,4).
Envoy Pro Specifications:
OS X 10.3 or later
Windows XP or later
Linux OS with support for USB 3.0
Driver not required
Mac or PC featuring USB 3.0 interface
Any Mac that supports booting via USB
(1) USB 3.0 Micro-B (PLX USB 3380)
Up to 500 MB/s Read and Write
Speeds will vary based on drives used, setup, and other factors.
Bus-powered via USB port
Requires USB 3.0 standard powered port. USB 2.0 use not supported or recommended.
Dependent on mechanism installed
Dependent on mechanism installed
Height: 0.4 in (1.0 cm)
Width: 2.1 in (5.3 cm)
Length: 4.5 in (11.4 cm)
Weight (without drive)
3.4 oz (96.4 g)
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n S3DAPT4MB05K UPC#: 810586032025
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