OWC 500GB Aura Pro 6G SSD and Envoy Pro Upgrade Kit for 2012-2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display (OWCS3DAP12K500)

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  • 500GB useable capacity, 3D Triple-Level Cell (TLC) High-Performance Flash, Sequential Reads (up to) 530 MB/s, Sequential Writes (up to) 494 MB/s
  • Compatible with MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina Display (Early 2013 Model ID: MacBookPro10,1) (Mid 2012 Model ID: MacBookPro10,1) MacBook Pro 13-inch Retina Display (Early 2013 Model ID: MacBookPro10,2) (Late 2012-2013 Model ID: MacBookPro10,2)
  • OWC redesigned its 3rd generation (released 2018) of Aura Pro 6G SSDs with premium 3D NAND Flash and the latest controller technology to operate cooler and consume less power, improving battery life for your MacBook Pro
  • Includes 500GB Aura PRO SSD, Envoy USB 2.0/3.0 Enclosure( for data transfer/continued use of Apple SSD), Carrying Case, USB3.0 cable (Standard A to Micro B), Pentalobe Compatible Driver, & Torx T-5 Screwdriver
  • SSD: 5 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty; Envoy: 1 Year OWC Enclosure

Product Description

OWC redesigned its 3rd generation of OWC Aura Pro 6G SSDs with premium 3D NAND Flash and the latest controller technology to operate cooler and consume less power, resulting in improved battery life for your MacBook Pro. OWC SSDs are engineered to be the best for Mac, undergoing a rigorous multi-stage lab testing process to deliver absolute reliability at maximum performance long into the future.

  • SLC caching algorithm accelerates burst performance
  • Global wear leveling algorithm automatically distributes data evenly and manages program/erase count, maximizing SSD lifespan
  • Data refresh technology ensures data integrity, gradually refreshing data across the SSD over time
  • ECC protection combines LDPC hard and soft decoding with advanced algorithm to detect and correct errors throughout the entire SSD data path
  • Advanced security protocols support AES 128/256-bit full-drive encryption

More Speed, More Capacity for MacBook Pro

OWC Aura Pro SSDs provide a noticeable increase in performance over the factory SSDs for all MacBook Pro with Retina display models:

  • Increase capacity up to 16x the 13-inch base models
  • Increase capacity up to 8x the 15-inch base models
  • Get write speeds up to 500MB/s, 26% faster than factory original1
  • Get read speeds up to 530MB/s, 8.6% faster than factory original1

1. Based on sequential speed testing of original stock 512GB SSD tested by Bare Feats. Sequential write speeds of 395MB/s, read speeds of 488MB/s.

Everything You Need, Ready for Installation

  • Re-use the factory SSD via the OWC Envoy as an external storage solution.
  • Take your data with you — Small enough to keep in a pocket or laptop case!
  • Easily add additional laptop storage with no AC adapter required.

The OWC Envoy Pro enclosure is specifically designed for use ONLY with the factory SSD installed in select Apple Macintosh computers. Do NOT attempt to install or use OWC Aura or Aura Pro X SSDs in the Envoy Pro as you may damage the OWC drive, the enclosure, or both. The OWC Envoy Pro enclosure is not currently compatible with Apple PCIe NVMe drives.

OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD and Envoy Pro Upgrade Kit for 2012-2013 MacBook Pro with Retina display is compatible with the following Models:

  • MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2013) (January, 2013) Model ID: MacBookPro10,1 (2.4GHz, 2.7GHz, 2.8GHz)
  • MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2013) (January, 2013) Model ID: MacBookPro10,2 (2.5GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.9GHz, 3.0GHz)
  • MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2012) (June, 2012) Model ID: MacBookPro10,1 (2.3GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.7GHz)
  • MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2012-2013) (October, 2012) Model ID: MacBookPro10,2 (2.5GHz, 2.9GHz)

Your Mac and OWC Aura. More than you thought possible.

Form Factor: Custom Blade

Interface: SATA 6Gb/s

Capacity: 500GB useable capacity

Formatted Capacity: 465GiB

NAND: 3D Triple-Level Cell (TLC) High-Performance Flash

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258 with 7% Over Provisioning

SMART Attributes: Standard

Native Command Queuing: Yes

Manufacturer Model Number: OWCS3DAP12R500

RAID Support: No

Sequential Reads (up to): 530MB/s

Sequential Writes (up to): 494MB/s

Random 4K Read: Up to 80,000 IOPS; Read Latency: less than 0.1ms

Random 4K Write: Up to 72,000 IOPS; Write Latency: less than 0.1ms

The OWC Envoy Pro combines elegance and functionality into a sleek, portable external storage solution that complements the design and finish of the MacBook Pro with Retina display. Its anodized aluminum body protects your drive and data, while its minimal size allows for simple stowing in coat pockets, backpacks or briefcases.

  • Upgrade your rMBP's factory installed SSD with greater performance and capacity via the Aura Pro.
  • Retask the replaced factory SSD as a bus-powered*, pocket-sized external storage solution via the Envoy Pro.

The USB 3.0 interface offers speedy transfer rates of up to 500MB/s and the Envoy Pro requires no AC power.

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

Aura PCIe-based flash storage upgrades are precisely engineered for your Mac laptop, so you’ll never need to compromise your data by relying on complicated software hacks.

7% OVER PROVISIONING: OWC SSDs perform maintenance tasks in the background that optimize the health, performance, and endurance of your flash drive.

Aura SSDs are designed from the ground up for reliable performance and complete compatibility with your Mac.

Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 5.99 x 16 x 11.51 cm; 227 Grams
Brand: OWC
Model: S3DAP12K500
Batteries Included: No
Manufacture: OWC