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Accelsior 1A
Apple Factory SSD to PCIe Adapter Card

Repurposes an Apple factory flash drive from most 2013 to 2019 Mac models into a high-performance PCIe SSD
Repurpose and Maximize
With SSDs becoming more affordable and content continuing to grow, you’ve likely upgraded your Mac with a higher capacity drive. With the Accelsior 1A PCIe adapter card, you can repurpose that Apple factory SSD as a fast PCIe SSD to maximize your storage/backup space and technology investment.
Expanded High Speed Storage

The Accelsior 1A is a Plug and Play solution that gives the oft tossed aside factory SSD reimagined new life inside a 2019 Mac Pro, 2012 and 2010 Mac Pro, or PC tower with an open PCIe slot. It can even put that drive back to work externally in a PCIe expansion chassis like the OWC Mercury Helios 3S. (sold separately). By delivering the full speed and performance potential of the factory SSD via PCIe, the Accelsior 1A will let you enjoy:

  • Near instant start-up and business critical app launching
  • Real-time processing of intensive transfer tasks like multi-stream video editing
  • Shorter render, capture, and process times in video suites like Adobe Premier, Final Cut Pro/Pro X, DaVinci Resolve, and Avid Pro Tools
  • Quicker production capabilities in photo and audio platforms like Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and Apple Logic Pro X
  • Faster game level-loading, responsiveness, and save times
  • Added use life years of current machine vs a far costlier new one
Adaptable and Easy
By supporting PCIe 3.0/2.0/1.0 motherboards and able to plug into x4/x8/x16 PCIe slots, the low-profile Accelsior 1A adapter card is a perfect performance upgrade for a wide variety of full-sized and small form factor computers. It turns an Apple factory SSD – and even OWC Aura SSDs - into an expanded high-speed storage solution in three easy steps:
  • Insert your SSD into the Accelsior 1A connector port.
  • Secure the SSD to the Accelsior 1A with supplied screw.
  • Install the Accelsior 1A into an open PCIe x4 or greater slot.
Data transfer rate performance will vary based on SSD used, CPU capabilities, and PCIe generation slot used.

Product Specifications

Specifications
  • Form Factor
    • Custom Blade
  • RAID Support
    • No
Compatibility
  • Mac OS Compatibility
    • macOS 10.13 High Sierra
    • macOS 10.14 Mojave
    • macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • PC OS Compatibility
    • Windows 10 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Server 2016
  • Other Requirements
    • Requires macOS 10.13.6 or later.
    • Please see Compatibility section for notes on compatible drives, host computers, and PCIe chassis.
Physical
  • Dimensions
    • Height: 6.7 cm (2.6 in)
    • Length: 10.5 cm (4.1 in)
  • Weight
    • 90.0 g (0.20 lbs)
  • Activity LED
    • Yes
Environmental
  • Ambient Temperature
    • Operating: 41°F to 95°F (5°C to 35°C)
    • Non-Operating: -4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C)
  • Altitude
    • Operating: -304.8 m to 3,048.0 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000 ft)
    • Non-Operating: -304.8 m to 12,192.0 m (-1,000 ft to 40,000 ft)
  • Humidity
    • Operating: 8% to 90% non-condensing
    • Non-Operating: 5% to 95% non-condensing
Acoustics
  • Idle (Typical)
    • 0.0 bels
  • Seek (Typical)
    • 0.0 bels

Notes

  • This product is compatible with Apple factory SSDs that originally shipped with the Mac models listed below. In addition, the following OWC SSDs are compatible: Aura Pro X2, Aura Pro X, Aura N. This product is not compatible with standard M.2 drives. Please note that AKiTiO or OWC PCIe enclosures have their own minimum system requirements which must be met when used in combination with this product.

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Mac Pro
Mac Pro Rack (Early 2020)
(January 2020)
Model ID: MacPro7,1
2.5GHz 28-Core
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Mac Pro
Mac Pro Rack (Early 2020)
(January 2020)
Model ID: MacPro7,1
2.7GHz 24-Core
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Mac Pro
Mac Pro Rack (Early 2020)
(January 2020)
Model ID: MacPro7,1
3.2GHz 16-Core
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Mac Pro
Mac Pro Rack (Early 2020)
(January 2020)
Model ID: MacPro7,1
3.3GHz 12-Core
Install videos coming soon
Mac Pro
Mac Pro Rack (Early 2020)
(January 2020)
Model ID: MacPro7,1
3.5GHz 8-Core
Install videos coming soon
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Late 2019)
(December 2019)
Model ID: MacPro7,1
2.5GHz 28-Core
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Late 2019)
(December 2019)
Model ID: MacPro7,1
2.7GHz 24-Core
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Late 2019)
(December 2019)
Model ID: MacPro7,1
3.2GHz 16-Core
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Late 2019)
(December 2019)
Model ID: MacPro7,1
3.3GHz 12-Core
Mac Pro
Mac Pro (Late 2019)
(December 2019)
Model ID: MacPro7,1
3.5GHz 8-Core
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz, 3.06GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 6-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.4GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 6-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.8GHz, 3.2GHz
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Includes

  • (1) Accelsior 1A
  • (1) Assembly Manual and User Guide
  • 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty
OWC Accelsior 1A Apple Factory SSD to PCIe Adapter Card Mfr P/N: SACL1A OWC SKU: OWCSACL1A Repurpose an Apple factory flash drive from most 2013 to 2019 Mac models into a high-performance PCIe SSD. 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day Only $49.99OWC Price $32.99
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