OWC 500GB Aura 6G Solid State Drive for Late 2012 and Early 2013 iMac (basic DIY kit)
More Capacity, More Speed, More Performance
Add a high-performance OWC Aura 6G SSD to your iMac
Increase capacity and speed. Up to 1TB of 6G SSD performance
3-year OWC SSD warranty
Backed by free DIY install videos and expert support
Upgrading your iMac with an OWC SSD is the performance pathway to a total system boost with Aura 6G for iMac. OWC provides Mac users with a complete upgrade solution that delivers higher performance and reliability. Create an ultra-fast SSD boot drive, add up to 1TB of extra capacity and get the most from your Mac. Aura SSDs are custom engineered for iMac and add the flexibility to expand capabilities far beyond factory limitations.
Please note, that before attempting to perform this installation, it is recommended you watch the associated instructional video below in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. OWC and Flexx assume no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install.
Industry-leading controller technologies deliver outstanding performance and reliability.
Aggressive data management keeps drives working at full potential even when full.
Hardware error correction yields superior data retention and drive health
Gold-standard compression and even data distribution maximizes write performance and drive endurance.
Better by Design
Aura 6G SSD for iMac is designed and built with premium tier-1 NAND flash and backed by a 3-year warranty. OWC SSDs are engineered to be the best for Mac, undergoing a rigorous 7- stage lab testing process to deliver absolute reliability at maximum performance long into the future.
What is in the box:
(1) Aura Pro 6G SSD for iMac (late 2012)
(1) Adhesive tape set for proper display resealing
(1) Torx T10 screwdriver
(1) OWC Screen Removal Tool
|Capacity||Useable: 500GB, Formatted: 483GB|
|Controller||Silicon Motion SM2258 with 7% Over Provisioning|
|NAND Flash Components||Triple-Level Cell (TLC) 3D NAND Flash|
|Performance||Peak Data Rate: 530MB/s, Read and 494MB/s Write|
|Random 4K Read||Up to 80,000 IOPS|
|Random 4K Write||Up to 72,000 IOPS|
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|Security||Chip Based Data Encryption:128-bit AES-compliant|
|TRIM Support||OS Dependent|
|Latency||Read: less than 0.1 ms, Write: less than 0.1 ms|
|Environmental (Operating)||Temperature (°F) 32° to 158°, Temperature (°C) 0° to 70°|
|Environmental (Non-Operating)||Temperature (°F) -67° to 302°, Temperature (°C) -55° to 150°|
|Warranty||3 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty|
iMac (21.5-inch Early 2013) (March 2013) Model ID: iMac13,1 | 3.3GHz i3
iMac (27-inch Late 2012) (October 2012) Model ID: iMac13,2 | 2.9GHz, 3.2GHz, 3.4GHz i7
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012) (October 2012) Model ID: iMac13,1 | 2.9GHz, 3.1GHz
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012) (October 2012) Model ID: iMac13,1 | 2.7GHz
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Can I purchase the 500 go SSD bade only without the kit? For late 2012 27 inch imac