MacBook Air 2013-2015 SSD upgrade

MacBook Air 2013-2015 SSD upgrade

Posted by Marian on 24th Nov 2021

Do you need to upgrade the SSD in your MacBook Air 2013-2015**?

Whether your current SSD is faulty or you just need a bit more space for your stuff, we can help you find the best SSD for your machine without paying a fortune.

When it comes to SSD’s, as with many things in life, generally the bigger and faster the technology the more expensive it is.

Higher-end, more expensive SSD’s utilising newer technology run at up to 3000MB/s, whilst the older more budget-friendly SSD’s run at up to 1800MB/s.

The MacBook Air 2013-2015** models internal wiring (aka PCIe 2.0 x2) limits the installed SSD’s speed to a max of 1200-1400MB/s, ever, no matter what, it’s just physics……….

Knowing this can save you a surprising amount of money, which you could choose to spend on a bigger SSD, so you can have more room for your stuff or treats for your dog/cat/self/significant other, it's totally up to you

Here’s a few examples of our SSD’s which prove speed isn’t everything:   


Flexx LX300 SSD

Transcend 820 series

Transcend 850 series

**This applies to the following models. If you are not sure exactly which model you have here’s a help article that will help you find out.

MacBookAir6,1 - A1465 - EMC 2631

MacBookAir6,2 - A1466 - EMC 2632

MacBookAir7,1 - A1465 - EMC 2924

MacBookAir7,2 - A1466 - EMC 2925

For MacBook Air 2017 options, please read this article