High Performance Internal Flash Storage Upgrade Designed for the MacBook Air 2010 - 2011
This OWC SSD provides Mac users an upgrade path that delivers phenomenal performance, functionality, and reliability! Whether it's for a base-model 11-inch MacBook Air from 2010 with a 64GB SSD, the top of the line 13-inch 256GB model from 2011, or any model in between, an OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD is the best enhancement for the MacBook Air. Just like other OWC upgrades, we include a free 'how-to' video to make this an easy and money-saving DIY upgrade.
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.
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 models
- Increase capacity up to 8x the 13-inch base models
- MacBook Air (2011) - Get 6G speeds up to 530MB/s, 2.5x faster than factory original
- MacBook Air (2010) - Get 3G speeds up to 275MB/s, 1.3x faster than factory original
- Up to 530MB/s
- 5 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty
- SLC caching algorithm accelerates burst performance
- Global wear leveling algorithm automatically distributes data evenly and manages program/erase count, maximising 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
This video will show you how to install the OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD in a 13" MacBook Air 2011.
This video will show you how to install the OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD in a 11" MacBook Air 2011.
This video will show you how to install the OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD in a 13" MacBook Air 2010.
This video will show you how to install the OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD in a 11" MacBook Air 2010.
This video will show you how to Install an Apple SSD removed from a MacBook Air 2010 - 2011 into an OWC Envoy Enclosure
Compatible with the devices listed below.
- Form Factor
- Custom Blade
- SATA 6Gb/s
- Useable Capacity
- 500GB capacity
- Formatted Capacity
- 3D Triple-Level Cell (TLC) Synchronous NAND Flash Memory
- Silicon Motion SM2258
- SMART Attributes
- Native Command Queuing
- RoHS Compliant
- MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
- 150TB total bytes written (TBW)
- Data Reliability
- ECC Recovery
- ATA security feature command set and password login support
- TRIM Support
- OS Dependent
- Nonrecoverable Read Errors
- Less than 1 sector per 1015 bits read
- Average Access Time
- <0.1 ms
- Sequential Read/Write 6Gb/s (up to)
- 530MB/s / 495MB/s
- Sustained Read/Write 6Gb/s (up to)
- 530MB/s / 495MB/s
- Sustained Read/Write 3Gb/s (up to)
- 271MB/s / 220MB/s
- Random 4K Read/Write
- Up to 80,000 IOPS / Up to 72,000 IOPS
- Read/Write Latency
- less than 0.1ms
- Read/Write Power
- 2.1 Watts
- Idle Power
- 0.1 Watts
What's in the box?
- 1 x OWC 500GB Aura Pro 6G SSD (for MacBook Air 2010 - 2011)
- 5 Year Warranty