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MacPro Upgrade Service

Price: $895.00
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OWC Aura SSD for Mac Pro (Up to 128G RAM)

Up to 4.0TB Internal Solid State Drive Upgrade and Envoy Pro Storage Solution

Default Upgrade Service is 1.0 T Aura SSD.


  • Upgrade Mac Pro Internal SSD Drive
  • 1TB Storage Capacity
  • PCIe 2.0 Interface
  • Up to 730 MB/s Read Speed
  • Up to 698 MB/s Write Speed
  • External Enclosure for Old Mac Pro SSD
  • Bus Powered via USB 3.0 Port
  • rMBP Design, Aluminum Finish
  • Non-Skid Rubber Feet

The 1TB Aura Solid State Drive and Envoy Upgrade Kit from OWC / Other World Computing is an upgrade kit for Mac Pro that lets you increase the size of the internal SSD and use the old drive as an external unit. The kit includes a 1TB Aura SSD featuring the same PCIe 2.0 interface as the Mac Pro and four Sandforce SF2281 controllers with 7% over provisioning. The SSD offers up to 730 MB/s read and 698 MB/s write speed.

The kit also includes an envoy Pro SSD enclosure, allowing you to easily repurpose the factory-installed Mac Pro SSD as an aluminum USB 3.0 external drive for optimal portability. Data can be transferred to and from the enclosure quickly and efficiently with support for data transfer rates up to 500 MB/s over a micro-B USB 3.0 port. The enclosure has an rMBP design with an aluminum finish and comes with non-skid rubber feet. It also provides silent, fanless operation.

Get Up To 8x Factory Capacity
For the first time, upgrade your 2013 Mac Pro's internal SSD and gain up to eight times the original capacity. Available in 1TB, 2TB and 4TB capacities, the Aura SSD for Mac Pro continues OWC's dedication to giving you more from your Mac.


Take the Factory SSD With You
The OWC Aura SSD for Mac Pro kit includes the award-winning Envoy Pro SSD enclosure, allowing you to easily repurpose the factory-installed Mac Pro SSD as an elegant aluminum-body USB 3.0 external drive for incredible portable performance.


Freedom To Do More
Regardless of which size factory SSD you're replacing, an Aura SSD upgrade gives you more space to work, create and play. Store large photo, music and video libraries, and improve efficiency in creative workflows. Such a huge capacity boost removes the factory capacity limit, giving you the freedom to do more on your Mac Pro.


Innovative, Dependable, and Made for Mac
Built on the time-tested Aura platform of high-performance SSDs, the Aura SSD for Mac Pro is the only internal SSD upgrade solution custom engineered for your Mac Pro. OWC SSDs feature an industry leading suite of controller technologies to deliver longevity and dependable performance along with up to double the maximum internal factory capacity. It is an SSD upgrade solution engineered specifically for the Mac Pro and has controller technologies, which deliver time-tested longevity and degradation free performance.


Upgrade Easy with OWC
The Aura SSD for Mac Pro upgrade kit comes complete with everything you need for a simple DIY upgrade. OWC's comprehensive, free install videos guide you through the process step-by-step. Upgrading your Mac Pro with OWC couldn't be easier.
Note: We provide 3-year North American warranty which includes service labor and shipping cost. Please provide receipt for repairing and exchanging. We offer a 30-day exchange policy from the original ship date for most merchandise.


No Hacks
The SSD does not require any software hacks for optimal operation on a Mac and is compatible with all versions of OS X, including Yosemite.


Aura SSD Specification
Capacity 1TB
Interface PCIe 2.0 2x
Form Factor Custom blade
Controller RAID: Marvell 88SE9230
Flash: 4 x Sandforce SF2281 with 7% over provisioning
SMART Attributes Standard
Security Chip Based Data Encryption: 128-bit AES-compliant
Reliability ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bytes correctable per 512-byte sector
Performance Read: 730 MB/s 
Write: 698 MB/s
Acoustics 0.0 bels for both idle and seek
Supported OS Mac OS 10.9 and later 
Windows 8 and later
Compliance Mac OS 10.9 and later 
Windows 8 and later


Envoy Pro Specifications
Chipset PLX
Interface USB 3.0: Up to 500 MB/s
Port 1 x Micro-B USB 3.0
Cooling Silent, fanless operation
Drive Requirements Compatible with the stock Apple Flash SSD module for all PCIe SSD based Macs
System Requirements Mac: Mac OS 10.3 or later and an available and supported USB 3.0 port 
PC: Windows XP or later and an available and supported USB 3.0 port 
Linux: Linux OS versions and an available and supported USB 3.0 port
Power Supply Bus-powered via USB port (no AC adapter required)


Temperature      Drive 
     Operating: 32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C) 
     Non-operating: -67 to +302°F (-55 to +150°C)


Dimensions (W x H x D)    Drive: 3.3 x 3.5 x 0.8" (83.0 x 89.0 x 20.0 mm) 
   Enclosure: 2.12 x 0.43 x 4.50" (53.98 x 11.11 x 114.30 mm)
Weight    Drive: 3.4 oz (95.0 g) 
   Enclosure: 3.4 oz (95.0 g) (empty case, no drive installed)


Package Info
Package Weight   1.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)   9.8 x 6.9 x 3.0"
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