OWC 500GB Aura 6G Solid State Drive for Late 2012 and Early 2013 iMac With a complete DIY toolkit
More Capacity, More Speed, More Performance
Add a high-performance OWC Aura Pro 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 Pro 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 Pro SSDs are custom engineered for iMac and add the flexibility to expand capabilities far beyond factory limitations.
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.
A True DIY upgrade
A comprehensive set of tools, with everything you need to install the Aura Pro SSD, brings a complete DIY upgrade within your reach. Includes drivers, screws, glass removal suction cups, and screen adhesive so you can get the job done yourself.
Better by Design
Aura Pro 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.
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.
DIY kit Includes:
(1) Aura Pro 6G SSD for iMac (late 2012)
(2) OWC 2-1/4" Suction Cup
(1) Torx T25 driver
(1) Torx T10 driver
(1) Torx T8 driver
(1) Torx T6 driver
(1) Phillips #1 driver
(1) Nylon Pry Tool (Spudger)
(1) OWC Screen Removal Tool
(1) 27" iMac Adhesive tape set for proper display resealing
(1) 21.5" iMac Adhesive tape set for proper display resealing
(1) OWC Blue Microfiber Screen Cleaning Cloth
|Controller||Silicon Motion SM2258|
|NAND Flash Components||Triple-Level Cell (TLC) 3D NAND Flash|
|Performance||Peak Data Rate: 530MB/s, Read and 494MB/s Write|
|I/O Per Second (IOPS)||Random 4KB: Up to 80,000 IOPS|
7% Over Provisioning, ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bytes correctable per,512-byte sector
Nonrecoverable Read Errors: Less than 1 sector per 1016bits read
|Manufacturer Model Number||
|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|
Other DetailsiMac (27-inch Late 2012) (October 2012) Model ID: iMac13,2 - A1419 - EMC - 2546 | 2.9GHz, 3.2GHz, 3.4GHz i7
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012) (October 2012) Model ID: iMac13,1 - A1418 - EMC - 2544 | 2.9GHz, 3.1GHz
iMac (21.5-inch Early 2013) (March 2013) Model ID: iMac13,1 - A1418 - EMC - 2545 | 3.3GHz i3
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012) (October 2012) Model ID: iMac13,1 | 2.7GHz