OWC Aura Pro 6G 500GB mSATA SSD and Envoy Enclosure Kit for Macbook Air 2010-2011


The OWC 500GB Aura Pro 6G SSD with Envoy USB Enclosure is a great option to expand the storage of your MacBook Air. It features a high capacity, high speed SSD, SLC caching algorithms and advanced security protocols.

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Once again, OWC provides Mac users an upgrade path that delivers phenomenal performance, functionality, and reliability! Whether it’s for the base 11″ model only offering a 64GB SSD or the base 13″ model offering just a 128GB SSD, installing an Aura Pro 6G SSD with Envoy storage solution is the best enhancement for the 2010 or 2011 MacBook Air. OWC Aura Pro SSDs provide a noticeable increase in performance over the factory SSDs for all MacBook Air models. OWC redesigned its 3rd generation of OWC Aura Pro 6G SSDs with premium 3D NAND Flash and the latest controller technology to operate cooler and consume less power, resulting in improved battery life for your MacBook Air. OWC SSDs are engineered to be the best for Mac, undergoing a rigorous multi-stage lab testing process to deliver absolute reliability at maximum performance long into the future.


  • Read speeds up to 530MB/s (2011) and 271MB/s (2010)
  • Write speeds up to 495MB/s (2011) and 220MB/s (2010)
  • ECC protection and Advanced security protocols
  • Designed for the Macbook Air 2010 and 2011
  • Includes sleek, tapered aluminum Envoy storage solution


  • 500GB Aura Pro 6G SSD
  • Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258
  • NAND: Triple-Level Cell (TLC) 3D NAND Flash
  • Form Factor: Custom blade
  • Interface: SATA 6Gb/s
  • Capacity: 485GB useable capacity
  • Total Flash Memory Components: 500GB, 15 GB Allocated to real-time data redundancy and error correction
  • Formatted Capacity: 452GiB
  • Native Command Queuing: up to 32 commands
  • RoHS Compliant: Yes
  • Format: Unformatted
  • Dimensions: 10.9 x 2.4 x 0.3 cm
  • Weight: 10 g
  • Envoy Pro
  • Chipset: High-performance ASMedia 1051 chipset
  • Interfaces Supported: USB 3.0 interface Backwards compatible
  • Port Configuration: USB 3.0 interface (Micro-B port)
  • Max Data Transfer Rate: One Micro-B USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 backwards compatible) port, up to 300MB/s
  • Cooling: Silent, fanless operation
  • Power Supply: Bus-powered via USB port (no AC adapter required)
  • Dimensions: 14.9 x 4.5 x 0.7 cm
  • Weight: 79.3 g
  • Software Requirements: OS X 10.3 or later, Windows XP or later, Linux OS with support for USB 3.0


  • OWC 500GB Aura Pro 6G SSD – Blue x1 (For Macbook Air 2010 and 2011)
  • Envoy Pro SSD Enclosure Kit – Silver x1
  • USB 3.0 Cable x1
  • Torx Screwdriver x2

Please note: Envoy Pro Enclosure Warranty is limited to 12 months and the Aura Pro G6 SSD Warranty is limited to 60 months.

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