OWC’s Mercury Aura Pro Express SSD provides up to nearly 8x the capacity over the maximum available factory SSDs while offering up to 3x Faster Performance vs. Factory Options.
- More SPEED up to 507MB/s...3x faster than factory.*
- More STORAGE up to nearly 8x more capacity!**
- Includes all the tools and free video necessary for installation
The Mercury Aura SSD line features industry leading SandForce® DuraClass™ Technologies:
Once again, OWC provides Mac users an upgrade path that delivers higher performance, functionality, and reliability! Whether you own or are considering a 2011 base model 11? MacBook Air with a 64GB Solid State Drive or the top of the line 13? model with a 256GB SSD, OWC's Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G SSD offers 3x higher speed than the factory SSD.... up to 507MB/s and up to 8x more storage capacity than factory options.
- DuraWrite™ extends the endurance of your Solid State Drive (SSD).
- Intelligent Block Management & Wear Leveling automatically distributes data evenly across the entire SSD
- Intelligent Read Disturb Management spreads the active read/write across the flash components eliminating data corruption caused by constant use.
- Intelligent "Recycling" for advanced free space management gradually re-writes data across the SSD over time to ensure data never gets corrupted
- RAISE™ (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements) protects the data on your drive similar to having a RAID setup
- Best-in-Class ECC Protection for longest data retention and drive life
The Mercury Aura is compatible with:
- Macbook Air (13-inch mid 2011), Model ID: MacBookAir4,2 (1.7GHz, 1.8GHz) Install Video
- MacBook Air (11-inch Mid-2011), Model ID: MacBookAir4,1 (1.6GHz, 1.8GHz) Install Video
- Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G SSD
- Torx T-5 Screwdriver
- Pentalobe compatible driver
*Random 4K write data rates of 57.56 for OWC SSD vs 18.49 for Apple factory stock SSD
**OWC SSD Maximum total flash capacity 512GB before 7% overprovisioning with 480GB actual usable capacity compared to Apple 128GB Flash maximum option for 11.1" model that provides a formatted capacity of 121GB (121 x 4 = 484).