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OWC Aura SSD for Mac Pro

1.0TB Internal Solid State Drive Upgrade Storage Solution

  • First internal SSD upgrade for 2013 Mac Pro
  • 1TB internal capacity - up to four times more than the factory drive
  • Free how-to videos
  • Re-purpose the factory-installed SSD as a blazing fast portable drive
  • 3 year comprehensive OWC SSD warranty
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.
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.
When this drive is installed and formatted, the corresponding Desktop icon will appear as an external drive. This is related to how the operating system identifies the drive and is purely aesthetic; it has no impact on drive performance. Please visit our FAQs for tips on how to manually update the icon.
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



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

OWC Aura™ SSD for Mac Pro Specifications:

Form Factor

  • Custom blade

Flash controller

  • 4x Silicon Motion SM2246EN with 7% Over Provisioning

Flash Memory

  • Tier-1 3D NAND

RAID controller

  • Marvell 88SE9230


  • PCIe 2.0 x2

SMART Attributes

  • Standard

AHCI Compliant

  • Yes

RoHS Compliant

  • Yes


  • Ships unformatted


  • Height: 4.4 in / 112 mm
  • Width: 3.3 in / 83 mm
  • Depth: .8 in / 21 mm


  • Weight: 4.8oz / 136g


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


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


  • Read: 735MB/s
  • Write: 704MB/s

Operating Temp

  • 32°F to 158°F
  • 0°C to 70°C

Non-operating Temp

  • -40°F to 185°F
  • -40°C to 85°C


  • 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 OWCSSDA13MP1.0 UPC#: 812437021165