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Aura P12
480GB M.2 NVMe SSD

Used | OWC Tested

Raise Your Game with NVMe Performance
Aura® P12 M.2 NVMe gears up your system for media heavy projects or breakthroughs in your favorite hardware-punishing games. Using NVMe technology designed for flash memory, Aura P12 provides a perfectly optimized blend of speed and reliability features to reach speeds up to 3400MB/s, so you can stream high-res video and graphics files without a glitch. With a built-in SLC caching technique, the drive delivers ultra-fast write speeds up to 3000 MB/s optimized to endure your render queue.
Inside-Out Versatility
Aura P12 is a versatile SSD that's at home in an enclosure or loaded on your PC's motherboard. In an external drive, Aura P12 offers dependable speed and data protection for on-location downloads of large media files — 8K video, high-res photo, and audio files. With faster data transfer in the field, you can quickly get to the next phase of your project.

Internally, Aura P12 adds a new performance dimension to your PC that can equate to faster previews, renders and processing in audio and VFX programs. Gaming with Aura P12 creates a new realm of speed and responsiveness, giving you an extra edge on the competition.
Built to Outlast
Engineered with fail-safes, Aura P12 is optimized for the best and longest working life, especially in write-intensive workflows. From running double checks on data and correcting errors to ensuring the uniform use of its flash media, this SSD is calibrated for endurance as a factory pre-set.

Aura P12 is overprovisioned at 7%, meaning it has extra NAND cells on standby to increase longevity and preserve performance.
Service and Support
OWC is proud to introduce Aura P12 to its lineup of industry leading SSDs. Optimized for work and play, Aura P12 is backed by OWC's free USA-based lifetime support. Our support teams are available to answer questions, troubleshoot, and help you get the most from your new SSD.

480GB Aura P12 M.2 NVMe SSD:

Specifications

Capacity 1
480GB useable capacity
Total Flash Memory Components: 512 GB
32 GB Allocated to real-time data redundancy and error correction
NAND
Toshiba Triple-Level Cell (TLC) 3D NAND Flash
Form Factor
M.2 - 2280 "M Key"
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3
Formatted Capacity
447GiB
Controller
Phison E12 with 7% over-provisioning
RAID Support
Yes
SMART Attributes
Standard
Native Command Queuing
up to 32 commands
RoHS Compliant
Yes
Format

Physical

Height (max)
1.2mm (0.047″)
Width (max)
22.0mm (0.866″)
Length (max)
80.0mm (3.150″)
Weight
7 grams (0.247 oz)

Reliability

Data Reliability
ECC Recovery
Endurance
800TBW (Terabytes Written)
TRIM Support
OS Dependent
Nonrecoverable Read Errors
Less than 1 sector per 1016 bits read

Power

Read Power
7.0 W
Write Power
5.2 W
Idle Mode
0.9 W

Environmental (Operating)

Temperature (°F)
32°F to 158°F
Temperature (°C)
0°C to 70°C
Relative Humidity
0% to 90%

Environmental (Non-Operating)

Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 185°F
Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 85°C
Relative Humidity
0% to 93%

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. 
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n S3DN3P2T05 UPC#: 810586032452

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Compatible with Intel / AMD based desktop/laptop PCs equipped with M.2 SSD bay.
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OWC Aura P12 480GB M.2 NVMe SSD Mfr P/N: S3DN3P2T05 OWC SKU: OWUS3DN3P2T05U High-performance NVMe solid-state drive for M.2 enclosures and computers. 30 Day OWC Limited Warranty
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