The 240GB Aura SSD / Flash Internal Drive Upgrade Kit from OWC / Other World Computing includes a 240GB Aura SSD / Flash Internal Drive, an Envoy Pro enclosure, a Torx T5 driver, and a Pentalobe P5 driver. The 240GB Aura SSD/Flash Internal Drive Upgrade Kit lets you upgrade the PCIe-based flash SSD for selected models of MacBook Pro with Retina display and MacBook Air. For improved reliability and RAID-like protection of your data, the Aura SSD provides three levels of error correction. The Envoy Pro USB 3.0 Enclosure is designed to house the original SSD found in select MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, iMacs, Mac Pros, and Mac Minis. This enclosure connects via an included USB 3.0 cable and lets you transfer the contents on the stock drive to your new drive.
240GB Aura PCIe Internal Flash Memory Upgrade
Upgrade the PCIe-based flash SSD storage on select models of MacBook Pro with Retina Display and MacBook Air with the 240GB Aura PCIe Internal Flash Memory Upgrade from OWC / Other World Computing. With this PCIe flash SSD you benefit from enhanced reliability thanks to three levels of error correction as well as 128-bit AES encryption to ensure your data remains safe and secure. The Aura SSD also features an SSD controller designed to extend the life of your drive as it maintains correct charge at the cell level. Maintenance tasks are performed in the background to ensure the drive remains healthy while reserving 7% of the overall capacity as free space.
No Hassles or Hacks
This Aura PCIe-based flash storage upgrade is precisely engineered for your Mac, so you won’t 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 eight times the capacity of the factory-installed drive.
Quality in Every Bit
This Aura SSD is designed from the ground up for reliable performance and complete compatibility with your Mac.
Enhanced Error Correction – Aura SSDs provide three levels of error correction for improved reliability and RAID-like protection for your data.
Cell-Level Data Refresh – Aura’s SSD controller monitors data blocks and maintains correct charge at the cell level, improving the integrity of your data, and extending the life of your 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 PCIe-based flash storage reserves 7% of the overall capacity as free space. 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.
Envoy Pro USB 3.0 SSD Enclosure for Macs
The Envoy Pro USB 3.0 Enclosure from Other World Computing is an external enclosure that is designed to house the original SSD found in select MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, iMacs, Mac Pros, and Mac Minis. This enclosure connects via an included USB 3.0 cable and lets you transfer the contents on the stock drive to your new drive. With USB bus-powered support, it draws power from the port. Furthermore, the aluminum body protects and passively cools the drive.
- USB 3.0 interface USB 2.0 backwards compatible
- USB 3.0 micro-B port with transfer rates of up to 500 MB/s
- Bus-powered design means no AC power adapter is required, making it a portable plug-and-play solution
- Durable aluminum construction
- Non-skid rubber feet for secure placement on any surface
- Silent, fanless operation