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OWC Aura SSD for Mac Pro

1.0TB Internal Solid State Drive Upgrade and Envoy Pro Storage Solution

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  • First internal SSD upgrade for 2013 Mac Pro
  • 1TB internal capacity - up to four times more than the factory drive
  • Free how-to videos and all tools included
  • Re-purpose the factory-installed SSD as a blazing fast portable drive
Get Up To Sixteen Times Factory Capacity
For the first time, upgrade your 2013 Mac Pro's internal SSD and gain up to eight times the original capacity. Available in 1TB, 2TB and 4TB capacities, the Aura SSD for Mac Pro continues OWC's dedication to giving you more from your Mac.
Take the Factory SSD With You
The OWC Aura SSD for Mac Pro kit includes the award-winning Envoy Pro SSD enclosure, allowing you to easily repurpose the factory-installed Mac Pro SSD as an elegant aluminum-body USB 3.0 external drive for incredible portable performance.
Freedom To Do More
Regardless of which size factory SSD you're replacing, an Aura SSD upgrade gives you more space to work, create and play. Store large photo, music and video libraries, and improve efficiency in creative workflows. Such a huge capacity boost removes the factory capacity limit, giving you the freedom to do more on your Mac Pro.
Innovative, Dependable, and Made for Mac
Built on the time-tested Aura platform of high-performance SSDs, the Aura SSD for Mac Pro is the only internal SSD upgrade solution custom engineered for your Mac Pro. OWC SSDs feature an industry leading suite of controller technologies to deliver longevity and dependable performance along with up to double the maximum internal factory capacity.
Upgrade Easy with OWC
The Aura SSD for Mac Pro upgrade kit comes complete with everything you need for a simple DIY upgrade. OWC's comprehensive, free install videos guide you through the process step-by-step. Upgrading your Mac Pro with OWC couldn't be easier. Click here for all Mac Pro install videos.
The Aura SSD is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
Mac Pro
Mac Pro
(December, 2013)
Model ID: MacPro6,1
2.7GHz 3.0GHz, 3.5GHz, 3.7GHz

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Gallery

Reviews

2012 Storage Visions Visionary Award Finalist
2012 Storage Visions Visionary Award Finalist

OWC Aura™ SSD for Mac Pro Specifications:

Capacites

  • 1TB (960GB) and 2TB (1920GB)

Form Factor

  • Custom blade

Flash controller

  • 4x Sandforce SF2281 with 7% Over Provisioning

RAID controller

  • Marvell 88SE9230

Interface

  • PCIe 2.0 x2

SMART Attributes

  • Not Supported

AHCI Compliant

  • Yes

RoHS Compliant

  • Yes

Format

  • Ships unformatted

Dimensions

  • Height: 3.5in / 89mm
  • Width: 3.3in / 83mm
  • Depth: .79in / 20mm

Weight

  • Weight: 3.4oz / 95g

Reliability

  • ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bytes correctable per 512-byte sector

Security

  • Chip Based Data Encryption: 128-bit AES-compliant

Performance

  • Read: 726MB/s
  • Write: 698MB/s

Operating Temp

  • 32°F to 158°F
  • 0°C to 70°C

Non-operating Temp

  • -67°F to 302°F
  • -55°C to 150°C

Acoustics

  • 0.0 bels for both Idle and Seek

Operating system compatibility

  • Mac OS 10.9 and up
  • Windows 8 and up*
  • **All versions of VMWare ESXi are not supported.
*OWC Dual Boot Enabler for Apple Boot Camp required for use with Boot Camp utility. Download here. Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n OWCSSDA13MP1.0K UPC#: 812437021165

OWC Envoy Pro Specifications:

Chipset

  • PLX

Interfaces Supported

  • USB 3.0 interface

Compatibility

An Apple original SSD drive from Mac Pro, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with Retina display, iMac, and Mac mini models with the model IDs listed below can be installed in to the OWC Envoy Pro enclosure.

  • MacPro6,1
  • MacBookAir6,1
  • MacBookAir6,2
  • MacBookPro11,1
  • MacBookPro11,2
  • MacBookPro11,3
  • Macmini7,1
  • iMac14,1
  • iMac14,2
  • iMac14,3
  • iMac15,1

Port Configuration

  • USB 3.0 interface (Micro-B port)

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • One Micro-B USB 3.0 port, up to 500MB/s

Features

  • Bus-powered* via USB 3.0 port (no AC adapter required)
  • Complements rMBP design, aluminum finish
  • Super-quiet, fanless operation
  • Non-skid rubber feet

System Requirements

  • Mac® Requirements: Mac OS 10.3 or later and an available and supported USB 3.0 port.
  • PC Requirements: Windows XP or later and an available and supported USB 3.0 port.
  • Linux® Requirements: Linux OS versions and an available and supported USB 3.0 port.

Cooling

  • Silent, fanless operation

Power Supply

  • Bus-powered via USB 3.0 port*

Drive Requirements

  • Compatible with the stock Apple Flash SSD module for all PCIe SSD based Macs

Dimensions

  • Height: .5in / 12mm
  • Width: 2.2in / 54mm
  • Depth: 4.5in / 115mm

Weight

  • 3.4oz / 96.4g (without drive)

Documentation

Operating Environment:

Temperature

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Relative Humidity

  • Dependent on mechanism installed


*Requires USB 3.0 standard powered port. USB 2.0 use not supported or recommended.

Shock

  • Dependent on mechanism installed

Vibration

  • Dependent on mechanism installed