OWC Aura N2 Solid-State Drive for MacBokPro Late 2013-Mid 2015, MacBook Air Mid 2013-Mid 2017 and Mac mini Late 2014
NVMe Flash Storage Upgrade Designed for Select 2013 and Later MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini Models
Space to play. Speeds to run.
Extra space: add 240GB to 1TB capacity
Read speeds up to 2193MB/s
Write speeds up to 948MB/s
Consumes less power and runs cooler than earlier models
Designed for macOS 10.13 and beyond
NVMe – PCIe 3.1 x4
Get Back in the Game
After years of good, hard work, storage on your Mac is getting tight and load times and data transfers lag. You've invested years of gear, programs and customizations and it's not the time to switch. Upgrade with OWC Aura® N to make your Mac fast and more spacious than ever — for a fraction of the cost of a new model — and keep everything else just the way you like it.
Stretch Out and Run
Aura N2 expands your Mac with up to 1TB of storage space, so you can add to your media, games, and apps without picking favourites. Its advanced NVMe technology revives read speeds up to 2382MB/s write speeds up to 1732MB/s, giving your Mac the power to run like new again.
Sprints and Marathons
Aura N2 combines speed and stamina to prepare your Mac for the short race and the long haul. Engineered with advanced SLC caching, this SSD provides incredible burst performance for a faster and more responsive experience. Plus, the extra storage and speed can increase the working life of your Mac by years.
Right-Sized for Work and Play
The smaller stock SSDs for Mac can fill up quickly, especially with photo and video files, games, or even your email. Aura N2 SSDs are available in capacities up to 1TB, giving you more space to work and play. Newly calibrated to use less power and run cooler, Aura N2 is the best way to upgrade your PCIe equipped Mac.
No Hassles or Hacks Compatibility
Aura N2 SSD upgrades are precisely engineered for your Mac laptop, so you'll never need to compromise your data by relying on complicated software hacks or TRIM-enablers to get the most from your upgrade. Just install, migrate your data, and enjoy the great performance of flash storage with up to 8 times the capacity of the original drive.
7% Over Provisioning
OWC SSDs perform maintenance tasks in the background that optimize the health, performance, and endurance of your drive. These jobs take advantage of available, unwritten areas on the SSD. Aura N2 storage reserves 7% of the overall capacity as free space. Always. With this allocated free space, Aura N2 SSDs can perform these normal maintenance tasks making your drive more stable, dependable, and ultimately a safer place to store your data.
Quality That Lasts
Aura N2 SSDs are proudly designed in Austin and are backed by a lifetime of free, award-winning support.
(1) Aura N2 SSD
3 Year OWC Limited Warranty
|240GB / 480GB / 1TB|
|Form Factor||Custom Blade|
|Interface||PCIe 3.1 X4, NVMe 1.3|
|Controller||Silicon Motion SM2263XT with 7% over-provisioning|
|NAND Flash Components||Synchronous Quad-Level Cell (QLC) 3D NAND Flash|
|S.M.A.R.T. Attributes||Standard attributes supported|
|Native Command Queuing (NCQ)||Up to 32 simultaneous commands|
|Sequential Read (Max||Up to 2193 MB/s|
|Sequential Write (Max)||Up to 948 MB/s|
|Sequential Read (Average)||2130 MB/s|
|Sequential Write (Average)||918 MB/s|
|Nonrecoverable Read Errors||1 per 10/15 bits read|
|MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)||1,500,000 hours|
|TRIM Support||OS Dependent|
|Error Correction||Built-in ECC|
|Endurance||227TB total bytes written (TBW), equal to 125 GB per day for 5 years|
|Mac OS Compatibility||macOS 11.1 Big Sur
macOS 11.0 Big Sur
macOS 10.15 Catalina
macOS 10.14 Mojave
macOS 10.13 High Sierra
|Other Requirements||Must upgrade to macOS 10.13 or later, prior to installation|
|Read Mode (Max)||Up to 1.39 Watts|
|Write Mode (Max)||Up to 1.6 Watts|
|Idle Mode (Max)||Up to 0.09 Watts|
|Dimensions||Height: 0.2 cm (0.1 in)
Length: 8.9 cm (3.5 in)
Width: 2.4 cm (0.9 in)
|Weight||7.0 g (0.02 lbs)|
|Ambient Temperature||Operating: 32°F to 158°F (0°C to 70°C)
Non-Operating: -40°F to 185°F (-40°C to 85°C)
|Altitude||Operating: -304.8 m to 3,048.0 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000 ft)
Non-Operating: -304.8 m to 12,192.0 m (-1,000 ft to 40,000 ft)
|Humidity||Operating: 5% to 95% non-condensing
Non-Operating: 5% to 95% non-condensing
|Shock||Operating: 1500 G max at 0.5 ms
Non-Operating: 1500 G max at 0.5 ms
Installing an Aura N2 SSD in an HDD-only Mac mini (Late 2014) Macmini7,1 requires additional tools and hardware. Please click here
The Aura N2 is a PCIe 3.1 x4 NVMe SSD capable of performing up to 2193MB/s. Performance can vary depending on many factors, including the Mac model and its drive bus specifications. Please check the compatibility section and the detailed specs for your Mac model’s drive bus specifications.
Not compatible with Apple Boot Camp on MacBookPro11,1 or MacBookAir6,1 or MacBookAir6,2
When upgrading from an AHCI SSD used in some older Mac models (2013-2014), you may observe a slight increase in boot times. Read this Knowledge Base article to learn more.
Other DetailsMacBook Pro (15-inch Retina display Mid 2015) (May, 2015) Model ID: MacBookPro11,5 - A1398 - EMC2910 | 2.5GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina display Mid 2015) (May, 2015) Model ID: MacBookPro11,4 - A1398 - EMC2909 | 2.2GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina display Early 2015) (March, 2015) Model ID: MacBookPro12,1 - A1502 - EMC2835 | 2.7GHz, 2.9GHz, 3.1GHz
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2014) (July, 2014) Model ID: MacBookPro11,3 - A1398 - EMC2881 | 2.5GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2014) (July, 2014) Model ID: MacBookPro11,2 - A1398 - EMC2876 | 2.2GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2014) (July, 2014) Model ID: MacBookPro11,1 - A1502 - EMC2875 | 2.6GHz, 2.8GHz, 3.0GHz
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2013) (October, 2013) Model ID: MacBookPro11,3 - A1398 - EMC2745 | 2.3GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro (15-inch Retina Display 2013) (October, 2013) Model ID: MacBookPro11,2 - A1398 - EMC2674 | 2.0GHz, 2.3GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro (13-inch Retina Display 2013) (October, 2013) Model ID: MacBookPro11,1 - A1502 - EMC2678 | 2.4GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.9GHz
MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2017) (June 2017) Model ID: MacBookAir7,2 - A1466 - EMC3178 | 1.8GHz i5, 2.2GHz i7
MacBook Air (13-inch Early 2015) (March 2015) Model ID: MacBookAir7,2 - A1466 - EMC2925 | 1.6GHz i5, 2.2GHz i7
MacBook Air (11-inch Early 2015) (March 2015) Model ID: MacBookAir7,1 - A1465 - EMC2924 | 1.6GHz i5, 2.2GHz i7
MacBook Air (13-inch Early 2014) (April, 2014) Model ID: MacBookAir6,2 - A1466 - EMC2632 | 1.4GHz, 1.7GHz
MacBook Air (11-inch Early 2014) (April, 2014) Model ID: MacBookAir6,1 - A1465 - EMC2631 | 1.4GHz, 1.7GHz
MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2013) (June, 2013) Model ID: MacBookAir6,2 - A1466 - EMC2632 | 1.3GHz, 1.7GHz
MacBook Air (11-inch Mid 2013) (June, 2013) Model ID: MacBookAir6,1 - A1465 - EMC2631 | 1.3GHz, 1.7GHz
Mac mini (Late 2014) (October, 2014) Model ID: Macmini7,1 - A1347 - EMC2840 | 1.4GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.8GHz, 3.0GHz
Accelsior 1A Apple Factory SSD, PCIe Adapter Card
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