OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 240GB Micro Serial ATA III

OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 6Gb/s 240GB - OWCSSDAPE6G240 (Components > SSD Solid State Drive)

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OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 240GB Micro Serial ATA III

OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 6Gb/s 240GB - OWCSSDAPE6G240 (Components > SSD Solid State Drive)


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OWC’s Mercury Aura Pro Express SSD provides up to nearly 8x the capacity over the maximum available factory SSDs while offering up to 3x Faster Performance vs. Factory Options.

- More SPEED up to 507MB's...3x faster than factory.
- More STORAGE up to nearly 8x more capacity!
- More OPTIONS choose from 120GB, 240GB or 480GB models.
- More COMPLETE includes all the tools and free video necessary for installation.

The Mercury Aura SSD line features industry leading SandForce® DuraClass™ Technologies:

- DuraWrite™ extends the endurance of your Solid State Drive (SSD).
- Intelligent Block Management & Wear Leveling automatically distributes data evenly across the entire SSD.
- Intelligent Read Disturb Management spreads the active read/write across the flash components eliminating data corruption caused by constant use.
- Intelligent "Recycling" for advanced free space management gradually re-writes data across the SSD over time to ensure data never gets corrupted.
- RAISE™ (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements) protects the data on your drive similar to having a RAID setup.
- Best-in-Class ECC Protection for longest data retention and drive life.

Once again, OWC provides Mac users an upgrade path that delivers higher performance, functionality, and reliability! Whether you own or are considering a 2011 base model 11? MacBook Air with a 64GB Solid State Drive or the top of the line 13? model with a 256GB SSD, OWC's Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G SSD offers 3x higher speed than the factory SSD.... up to 507MB's and up to 8x more storage capacity than factory options.

More Options
Unlike the factory pre-configured models with no other SSD choices offered, the OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G gives you the freedom to choose from a variety of sizes to meet your storage needs.

Better by Design
"Mean Time To Failure" - We all know that nothing lasts forever. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't get the most out of your investment. OWC SSD with DuraWrite™ Technology, optimizes writes to the flash memory over conventional controllers increasing the overall endurance and reliability of the complete SSD. Highly intelligent block management and wear leveling also extends the overall endurance. This adds up to a MTTF that is higher than most SSDs and enterprise class hard drives on the market today.

Synchronous Interface NAND
To achieve the higher bandwidth potential of the SATA 6Gb's bus standard, the OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G SSDs utilize Synchronous Toggle NAND instead of commonly utilized Asynchronous NAND. Synchronous NAND enables reads and writes to be "synced" with the SSD processor's clock signal for maximum data throughput.


Technical Description: OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 6Gb/s 240GB - OWCSSDAPE6G240 (Components > SSD Solid State Drive)

Colour of product:The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.

Other features
Connectivity technology:
Internal:The product is built in.

Compatible products:Other products that can be used with this product.
Apple MacBook Air 2011 Edition
ECC:ECC means Error Correction Code, and it is memory that is able to detect and correct some memory errors without user intervention.
RAID support:The device uses RAID, which is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit for the purposes of data redundancy and performance improvement. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways, referred to as RAID levels, depending on the specific level of redundancy and performance required.
TRIM support:
S.M.A.R.T. support:
Security algorithms:Security algorithms are used to provide authentication, cipher key generation, integrity and radio link privacy to users on mobile networks. The security algorithms supported are the ones that can be used with this product.
128-bit AES,256-bit AES
Random write (4KB):
60000 IOPS
Random read (4KB):
60000 IOPS
Data transfer rate:Rate at which data can be transferred. Usually expressed in units per second. May vary with network configurations.
6 Gbit/s
Access time:
0.1 ms
Bytes per sector:
Memory type:Type of memory in the device e.g. DDR3, SRAM (Static RAM).
Write speed:The speed at which a device can write data.
454 MB/s
Read speed:The speed at which a device can read data.
507 MB/s
Solid-state drive interface:The type of interface(s) with which the Solid State Drive is connected to other hardware.
Micro Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive capacity:The Solid State Drive's data storage capacity.
240 GB

Power consumption (read):
3 W
Power consumption (standby):The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
1.2 W
Power consumption (write):
3 W

Mac operating systems supported:Mac operating systems e.g. OS X can be used with the device.
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

Technical details
Storage temperature (T-T):The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-55 - 150 °C
Operating temperature (T-T):The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 70 °C

Product details


OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express 6Gb/s 240GB - OWCSSDAPE6G240 (Components > SSD Solid State Drive)

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