OWC 500GB Aura Pro 6G Solid State Drive and Envoy Pro Storage Solution
For MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2012 - Early 2013). Includes Aura Pro 6G SSD, installation tools, & OWC Envoy Pro USB 3.0 Enclosure for data transfer/continued use of Apple SSD.
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
Installing an Aura Pro 6G SSD is the best enhancement for the MacBook Pro with Retina display. Just like other OWC upgrades, we include a free 'how-to' video to make this an easy and money-saving DIY upgrade.
All the tools you need, ready for Installation
Re-use the Apple factory SSD using the OWC Envoy as an external storage
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 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 aluminium body protects your drive and data, while its minimal size allows for simple stowing in coat pockets, backpacks or briefcases.
The USB 3.0 interface offers speedy transfer rates of up to 500MB/s and the Envoy Pro requires no AC power.
1. Based on sequential speed testing of original stock 512GB SSD tested. Sequential write speeds of 395MB/s, read speeds of 488MB/s.
2. 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, and such damage is not covered under warranty. The OWC Envoy Pro enclosure is not currently compatible with Apple PCIe NVMe drives.
What is in the box:
- OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD
- OWC Envoy USB 2.0/3.0 Enclosure
- OWC Envoy Carrying Case
- High-quality double-shielded USB 3.0 standard A to Micro-B connecting cable
- OWC 5-Point Torx Plus (Pentalobe Compatible) screwdriver
- OWC Torx T5 screwdriver
- Assembly Manual & User Guide (download only)
15" MacBook Pro SSD install
13" MacBook Pro SSD Install
Envoy Apple SSD Install
Other DetailsMacBook 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
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The kit worked flawlessly after a simple installation. Fast and smooth delivery