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Summary

OWC has launched a kind of new solid-state drive and it is the OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD. This OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD comes in large storage size and high transfer speed so that it can be used to upgrade the SSD of Macbook or MacBook Pro, improving the performance.

OWC Launches Aura Pro X2 for Macbook Pro SSD Upgrade

OWC, whose full name is Other World Computing, is a major manufacturer of products of Mac and PC, and is one of the world’s most respected creators of SSDs, Thunderbolt external drives, or other products. For example, it has launched the ThunderBlade Gen 2 SSD.

And now, OWC has announced its new line of Aura Pro X2 SSD, which can be used for upgrading the SSD of Macbook, MacBook Air, Mac Mini and MacBook Pro. And in the following contents, we will show some specifications of this OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD.

OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD

This OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD comes in large storage size which is ranging from 240GB to 2TB, giving users a massive boost to in space to work and play. And it is featured with the Silicon Motion SM2262 controller and 3D TLC NAND technology. In addition, it is built in the NVMe 1.3 interface.

With these features, this OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD can provide fast transfer speed, which can be up to twice as fast as the original SSDs and give older Macs space and speed to keep up with the demands of today and tomorrow. Its sequential read and write speed can reach up to 3200MB/s and 2400MB/s. So as for the MacBook Pro SSD upgrade, this OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD would be a good choice.

Apart from those, maintaining a high level of performance is also pretty important. This OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD is engineered with the advanced SLC caching, providing instant full-speed write acceleration, meaning those media projects and games stream fluidly and respond without lag time.

OWC claims that this OWC Aura Pro SSD has good compatibility. This OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD is compatible with the MacBook Air (Mid-2013 to 2017), MacBook Pro (Retina Late 2013 to Mid 2015), Mac Pro (2013/Current Model) and Mac mini (Late 2014). Therefore, if you are one of those users, you can use this OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD to upgrade your original one.

However, you need to know that your upgrade should be seamless experience. That’s why the Aura Pro X2 upgrade kits come with Envoy Pro, a beautiful design and high-performance SSD enclosure to reimage your original drive. When you remove your original SSD, it fits perfectly into Envoy Pro so you can transfer all your data to the new OWC Aura Pro X2 inside your laptop.

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Besides, this OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD provides good reliability and it is backed with a limited 5-year warranty. For the 240GB model, it is about $199.99, while it is about $699.99 for the 2TB model.

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Final Words

To sum up, OWC has released the new Aura Pro X2 SSD, providing fast read and write speed. And, this OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD is a good choice for the older Mac or MacBook Pro SSD upgrade.

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