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Aura Pro X2
2.0TB NVMe SSD Upgrade Solution
For select 27" and 21.5" iMac models (Late 2013 - Current)

Complete Upgrade Kit with Tools & Adhesive
Your Mac. More Space. X2 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.
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 3208MB/s and write speeds of 2432MB/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.
Continuous Compatibility
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, 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.
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.

2.0TB Aura Pro X2 SSD Specifications:

Specifications

Controller
Silicon Motion SM2262EN Series Processor with 7% over-provisioning
NAND
3D TLC Synchronous NAND Flash
Form Factor
Custom blade
Interface
PCIe 3.1 x4, NVMe 1.3
Capacity
1920GB useable capacity
Total Flash Memory Components: 256GB
128 GB Allocated to real-time data redundancy and error correction
Formatted Capacity
1788GiB
SMART Attributes
Standard
Native Command Queuing
up to 32 commands
Manufacturer Model Number
OWCS3DAPT4MA20
OS Requirements
macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later
Host Requirements
Must upgrade to macOS 10.13 or later, prior to installation
RoHS Compliant
Yes
Format

Physical

Height (max)
.3cm (0.1″)
Width (max)
2.2cm (0.9″)
Length (max)
8.9cm (3.5″)
Weight
9.0g (.02lbs)

Reliability

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
1,500,000
Data Reliability
ECC Recovery
Endurance
900TB total bytes written (TBW), equal to 353 GB per day for 7 years
TRIM Support
OS Dependent

Performance

Average Access Time
<0.1 ms
Sequential Read (Max)
up to 3208MB/s
Sequential Write (Max)
up to 2432MB/s

Power

Read Power
5.7 W
Write Power
5.7 W
Seek Power
5.7 W
Idle Power
0.3 W

Environmental (Operating)

Shock
1500G / 1.0ms
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
5% to 95%
Temperature (°F)
32°F to 158°F
Temperature (°C)
0°C to 70°C
Altitude
-304.8 m to 3,048.0 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000 ft)
Humidity
5% to 95% non-condensing

Environmental (Non-Operating)

Shock
1500G / 0.5ms
Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 185°F
Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 85°C
Altitude
-304.8 m to 12,192.0 m (-1,000 ft to 40,000 ft)

Acoustics

Idle (Typical)
0.0 bels
Seek (Typical)
0.0 bels

Notes

  • 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 (max) performance numbers are based on testing with AJA System Test (4K-Full resolution, 64GB file size, 16bit RGBA codec, single file test) on a 2019 iMac 27" Retina 5K (iMac19,1).
  • Sequential write (max) performance numbers are based on testing with AJA System Test (4K-Full resolution, 64GB file size, 16bit RGBA codec, single file test) on a 2017 iMac 21.5" Retina 4K (iMac18,2).
  • Not compatible with Apple Boot Camp on late 2014 and later iMac models (15,1; 16,1; 16,2; 17,1; 18,1; 18,2; 18,3; 19,1; 19,2 model IDs)
  • When upgrading from an AHCI SSD used in some older Mac models (2013-2014), you may observe a slight increase in boot times. Read the Knowledge Base article to learn more.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n S3DAPT4MA20K UPC#: 810586032162
Note: Aura Pro X2 SSDs can only be installed in 21.5-inch iMac models that came with a factory-installed SSD or Fusion drive. Hard Drive (HDD) only machines can be upgraded with a OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD or OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD.
This product is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
iMac Intel
iMac w/Retina 5K display
(27-inch Early 2019)
(March 2019)
Model ID: iMac19,1
3.0GHz i5, 3.1GHz i5, 3.7GHz i5, 3.6GHz i9
iMac Intel
iMac w/Retina 4K display
(21.5-inch Early 2019)
(March 2019)
Model ID:iMac19,2
3.6GHz i3, 3.0GHz i5, 3.2GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac w/Retina 5K display
(27-inch Mid 2017)
(June 2017)
Model ID:iMac18,3
3.4GHz i5, 3.5GHz i5, 3.8GHz i5, 4.2GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac w/Retina 4K display
(21.5-inch Mid 2017)
(June 2017)
Model ID:iMac18,2
3.0GHz i5, 3.4GHz i5, 3.6GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
(June 2017)
Model ID:iMac18,1
2.3GHz i5
iMac Intel
iMac w/Retina 5K display
(27-inch Mid 2015)
(May 2015)
Model ID: iMac15,1
3.3GHz i5, 3.5GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac w/Retina 5K display
(27-inch Late 2014)
(October 2014)
Model ID: iMac15,1
3.5GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
(June 2014)
Model ID: iMac14,4
1.4GHz i5
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
(September 2013)
Model ID: iMac14,2
3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i5, 3.5GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
(September 2013)
Model ID: iMac14,2
3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i5, 3.5GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
(September 2013)
Model ID: iMac14,3
2.9GHz i5 or 3.1GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
(September 2013)
Model ID: iMac14,1
2.7GHz i5
iMac Intel
iMac w/Retina 5K display
(27-inch Late 2015)
(October 2015)
Model ID:iMac17,1
3.2GHz i5, 3.3GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
(October 2015)
Model ID:iMac16,1
1.6GHz i5, 2.8GHz i5
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
(October 2015)
Model ID: iMac16,1 or iMac16,2
1.6GHz i5, 2.8GHz i5, 3.1GHz i5, 3.3GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac w/ Retina 4K display (21.5-inch Late 2015)
(October 2015)
Model ID:iMac16,2
3.1GHz i5, 3.3GHz i7

Includes

  • (1) Aura Pro X2 SSD
  • (2) OWC 2-1/4" Suction Cup Blue
  • (1) OWC Torx T10S Driver
  • (1) OWC Torx T8S Driver
  • (1) OWC Torx T5 Driver
  • (1) OWC Phillips PH00 Driver
  • (1) OWC Torx T25 Hex Key
  • (1) NewerTech Pry Tool
  • (1) OWC iMac Cutting Wheel for Display
  • (1) OWC Blue Microfiber Screen Cleaning Wipe
  • (1) Apple iMac A1418 21.5" Display Tape Set
  • (1) Apple iMac A1419 27" Display Tape Set
OWC Aura Pro X2 2.0TB NVMe SSD Upgrade Solution Mfr P/N: S3DAPT4MA20K OWC SKU: OWCS3DAPT4MA20K High performance NVMe flash solution, including tools, display tape, & installation components 5 Year OWC Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day only $599.99
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