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Aura Pro 6G SSD for 2012 / Early 2013 MB Pro Retina 500GB  88.45EUR 
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OWCS3DAP12R500

Description

OWC

500GB Aura Pro 
Solid-State Drive

Mac
 
For 2012 - early 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina display
 
Designed for your Mac
Once again, OWC provides Mac users the only upgrade solution that delivers higher performance, functionality, and reliability! When first introduced, the MacBook Pro with Retina display base model offered a 256GB SSD configuration with no upgrade option. And current base models start from 128GB to 256GB. Now, instead of being "factory locked", the OWC Aura Pro 6G gives you the freedom to upgrade your capacity to meet your storage needs. Just like other OWC upgrades, we include a free 'how-to' video to make this an easy and money-saving DIY upgrade. 

The Aura Pro 6G SSD features a suite of industry leading controller technologies for performance and reliability. 

  • DuraWrite™ extends the endurance of your solid-state drive (SSD).
  • RAISE™ (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements) protects the data on your drive similar to having a RAID setup.
  • Intelligent Block Management & Wear Leveling automatically distributes data evenly across the entire SSD.
  • Intelligent Read Disturb Management spreads the active read/write across the flash components eliminating data corruption caused by constant use.
  • Intelligent "Recycling" for advanced free space management gradually re-writes data across the SSD over time to ensure data never gets corrupted.
  • Best-in-Class ECC Protection for longest data retention and drive life.
Synchronous Interface NAND
To achieve the higher bandwidth potential of the SATA 6Gb/s bus standard, the OWC Aura Pro 6G SSDs utilize Tier-1 Synchronous NAND instead of commonly utilized Asynchronous NAND. Synchronous NAND enables reads and writes to be "synced" with the SSD processor's clock signal for maximum data throughput.
Better by Design
"Mean Time To Failure" – We all know that nothing lasts forever. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't get the most out of your investment. OWC SSD with DuraWrite™ Technology, optimizes writes to the flash memory over conventional controllers increasing the overall endurance and reliability of the complete SSD. Highly intelligent block management and wear leveling also extends the overall endurance. This adds up to a MTTF that is higher than most SSDs and enterprise class hard drives on the market today.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Specifications

500GB Aura™ Pro 6G Specifications:

Specifications

Capacity1
500GB useable capacity
Formatted Capacity2
465GiB
NAND
3D Triple-Level Cell(TLC) NAND Flash
Controller
Silicon Motion SM2258
SMART Attributes
Standard
Native Command Queuing
up to 32 commands
Manufacturer Model Number
OWCS3DAP12R500
RoHS Compliant
Yes
Format
 

Reliability3

Security
ATA security feature command set and password login support
TRIM Support
OS Dependent
Nonrecoverable Read Errors
Less than 1 sector per 1015bits read
MTBF
1500000 hours
Endurance
300TBW (Terabytes Written)
 

Power

Read Power
2.1W
Write Power
2.1W
Idle Power
0.1W
 

Environmental (Operating)

Temperature (°F)
32°F to 158°F
Temperature (°C)
0°C to 70°C
Relative Humidity
5% to 95%
 

Environmental (Non-Operating)

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 S3DAP12R500 UPC#: 810586031417

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Compatibility

The Aura™ Pro is ONLY compatible with...Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2013)
(January, 2013)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,1
2.4GHz, 2.7GHz, 2.8GHz
 
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2013)
(January, 2013)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,2
2.5GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.9GHz, 3.0GHz
 
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2012-2013)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,1
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.7GHz
 
MacBook Pro Retina
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2012-2013)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro10,2
2.5GHz, 2.9GHz
 
 
 

Not for use with Late 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display with model ID: MacBookPro11,x

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Includes

 

  • OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Install Video

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Warranty

5 Year Warranty

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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This product was added to our catalog on 10/12/2018.
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