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480GB High Performance NVME M.2 OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD for late 2013 and later MacBook Pro & Air & iMac
Apple compatible

Brand: OWC

Part No: UA1051

Specification: High Performance NVME M.2

Detailed Specifications


$254.00
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Aura Pro X 
480GB Solid-state Drive

Mac
 
High performance NVME flash upgrade
Discover the Incredible Power of X
The best just got better
The newest member of OWC's Aura family of high performance drives sets the new gold standard SSD upgrade for PCIe equipped Macs, with guaranteed compatibility and capacity to spare. Featuring up to 2.3x faster performance and more efficient power management for longer battery life, the new Aura Pro X raises the bar again.
Designed for High Sierra
Designed for macOS 10.13 High Sierra and beyond, the new Aura Pro X SSDs support the advanced features of APFS, including strong encryption, copy-on-write metadata, space sharing, file and directory cloning, snapshots, fast directory sizing, atomic safe-save primitives, and improved file system fundamentals.
Cutting edge flash technology
Not all flash is created equal. The new Aura Pro X is manufactured with latest 3D MLC NAND flash, delivering superb dependability and unmatched speed. Up to 2.3x faster, it's the perfect upgrade for your PCIe-equipped Mac.
Do it yourself
Upgrading the PCIe-based SSD in your Mac, or adding an Aura Pro X SSD to an HDD-only Mac, is a simple DIY job. Our comprehensive, free video installation guides mean an OWC expert is there to walk you through every step of the upgrade.
Guaranteed compatibility, no hassles or hacks
Aura PCIe-based flash storage upgrades are engineered specifically for your Mac, so you're never forced to compromise your data. No complicated software hacks or TRIM-enablers needed just to get the most from your upgrade. Install, migrate your data, and experience performance like never before and up to eight times more capacity.


 

Aura Pro X2 
480GB Solid-state Drive
for select 2013 and later Macs

Mac
 
High performance NVME flash upgrade
Your Mac. More Space. Twice as Fast.
Blazing Fast and Super Cool
Aura Pro X2 combines speed, stamina, and efficiency that will change the way you experience your Mac. With read speeds reaching 3282MB/s and write speeds of 2432MB/s, the 480GB Aura Pro X2 is up to twice as fast as the original SSDs, delivering performance on par with the latest models. It runs cooler and consumes less power than earlier SSD models, so you can run at peak for longer than ever.
Keep On Innovating
Tight deadlines, long nights, and terabytes of media – your Mac has been with you through it all. If storage is tight, there's no reason to ditch the Mac you know and love. The Aura® Pro X2 SSD gives you up to 16 times more space and the speed to keep up with your imagination today and tomorrow. Upgrade your Mac with Aura Pro X2 SSD for a fraction of the cost of a new model and keep your Mac running for years.
Read our guides
Our tech team, based in Sydney, and the Apple technicans we work with around Australia are upgrading and cloning SSDs everyday. Real world experience with macOS and Apple hardware. We encounter and solve problems everyday so you don't have too. Yes we answer the phone, and we are happy to provide technical help for all our customers, you can speak to an upgrade specialist who is based in Australia. We have also condensed all that knowledge into our online guides. They are there to help you answer questions you may before and after you have made your purchase. You can use those guides, without having to be one of our customers. It is our way of us saying thank you to the Apple community who have supported us over the years. 
The Upgradeable Macbook Pro SSD upgrade guide
The Upgradeable Macbook Air SSD upgrade guide  
Maintain Your Edge
When it's go time, getting off the line and maintaining a high level of performance are equally important. Aura Pro X2 is engineered with advanced SLC caching, providing instant full-speed write acceleration, meaning those media projects and games stream fluidly and respond without lag time. You might even forget what that beachball looks like.
Continuous Compatibility
Aura Pro X2 is designed for the latest macOS versions (macOS High Sierra 10.13 and later), taking full advantage of the advanced features of APFS including: strong encryption, copy-on-write metadata, space sharing, cloning for files and directories, snapshots, fast directory sizing, atomic safe-save primitives, and improved file system fundamentals.
 

Specifications

Custom blade

Interface: PCIe 3.1 x4, NVMe 1.3
Capacity: 480GB
Formatted Capacity: 447GiB
Model Number: OWCS3DAPT4MB05OS
Requirements: macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later
Host Requirements: Must upgrade to macOS 10.13 or later, prior to installation
RoHS Compliant: Yes
Average Access Time <0.1 ms
Sequential Read (Max) up to 3282MB/s
Sequential Write (Max) up to 2432MB/s

Is this upgrade compatible with my computer?

We guarantee our memory is 100% compatible with your computer. How can we make such a bold claim? It is combination of quality product, vast industry knowledge and experience and the Upgradeable system we built to help customers find an upgrade for their specific computer.

You may have noticed our website is different from any other. It is not your typical eCommerce web shop. We do not get a list of products and categorise them, making you do all the work = which is the best upgrade? Our website is a configurator. We have taken all guess work out of buying an upgrade. Our technicians and engineers match the right memory upgrade to every computer we list. We do this in a unique way, which is the Upgradeable secret sauce. Our history and experience is in designing and manufacturing of computer components. In fact, in 1990's we were the first company to make a third party memory module in Australia at The Research Park, Bond University in Queensland. We have condensed all that experience into a system that rates a components quality. If it meets Upgradeable's stringent quality guidelines, then we list it as an available upgrade. That is why we can offer a lifetime warranty, and fast delivery. Who loses if it is not compatible? We do because we pay for the shipping charges and you get a full refund or advanced replacement!

Our goal is to delivery the right upgrade the first time. Look at our reviews, they say we deliver on what we promise.

Capacity: 480 GB OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD for late 2013 and later MacBook Pro & Air & iMac
 
Type High Performance NVME M.2
Port M.2
Speed 3282MB/s read, 2432MB/s write
Average Customer Rating:
5.0 (3 customer reviews)
Upgradeable 480GB module
How happy were you with your purchase?: 5/5
How well did we keep you informed about your order?: 5/5
How likely would you recommend us with a colleague or friend?: 5/5

Reviewer: Maria Trinette Talisaysay
Jul. 12, 2019


Outstanding customer service and support. Being a Mac noob I had no idea what I was doing when it came to reinstalling MacOS but, these guys helped me through the setup process over the phone as well as sending a step by step guide and a thumb drive with MacOS on it free of charge. I will be shopping here again also, sending family and friends here too. Thanks guys.
Upgradeable 480GB module
How happy were you with your purchase?: 5/5
How well did we keep you informed about your order?: 5/5
How likely would you recommend us with a colleague or friend?: 5/5

Reviewer: Raymond Davis
Jul. 11, 2019
Outstanding customer service and support. Being a Mac noob I had no idea what I was doing when it came to reinstalling MacOS but, these guys helped me through the setup process over the phone as well as sending a step by step guide and a thumb drive with MacOS on it free of charge. I will be shopping here again also, sending family and friends here too. Thanks guys.


Upgradeable 480GB module
How happy were you with your purchase?: 5/5
How well did we keep you informed about your order?: 5/5
How likely would you recommend us with a colleague or friend?: 5/5

Reviewer: Alison Payne
May. 17, 2019


Lifetime Warranty

All RAM upgrades supplied by Upgradeable have a lifetime warranty.
Our definition of lifetime warranty is: If the product ceases to work at anytime, you can return it for a replacement. Simple. No if's, no but's. Our RAM will out last your computer. We have had the same warranty since year 2000. It has never varied or been modified. Our competitors have played catch up and matched our warranty but they can never match our service. We don't provide a lifetime warranty as a gimmick, it is a statement on the values of our company, our goal of exceptional customer service and the quality of the products we supply.

Five year SSD warranty (3 year OWC Aura)
Unlike RAM, an SSD has limited write cycles, so it will eventually wear out. The Crucial MX500 is rated to last 360TB of write cycles. You would have to write 200GB every day for five years to wear it out! The new warranty for the MX500 SSD is five years. Our faulty SSD return policy is to make it as simple as possible for the customer. We will replace faulty drives as soon as they are returned. Please note older Crucial drives have a 3 year warranty and some OWC Aura SSD drives we sell have a 3 year warranty. The new Aura Pro X has a 5 year warranty.

14 Day Money Back Guarantee
When we started Upgradeable, we needed to assure customers our RAM would make a difference. What if the RAM upgrade did not speed up your computer? The answer is you can return the memory for a full refund. We chose 14 days because we thought that was a reasonable time frame. We have never refused a refund that has been a reasonable time past 14 days, such as 21 days or 30 days. If you are not happy with the RAM upgrade, we don't want to make your day worse by saying no to a refund. In fact, everything we list we stock, so if you dont want it, we restock it. This is a point in difference to most Kingston resellers. They don't stock the product, they are selling from someone else's warehouse. Which is why they don't like refunds.

Our money back guarantee is about your assurance that the RAM will make a difference. If is not about how many days, it is about customer service and trust. We have had the same guarantees for 18 years because they are sustainable. We plan to be here servicing our customers for more than the next 18 years!

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Free installation guide with every order

The Upgradeable installation booklet is a professionaly produced 8 page guide, printed exclusively for Upgradeable customers. It outlines the best installation steps for desktop and notebook computers. There is an easy reference, on the inside front page, to all our support phone numbers. We provide a checklist to follow before you start your installation.

Our guide is designed to help you through an easy upgrade procedure. It is included in every order, you don't need to ask for it, it is part of our service

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Place your order before 3PM, Sydney time (Monday - Friday) and if both payment and stock are confirmed your order will ship that day
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