OWC announced its new line of Aura Pro X2 SSDs for select MacBook Pro Retina, MacBook Air, Mac Mini and Mac Pro models.
The Aura Pro X2 lineup is available for MacBook Air (Mid-2013 to 2017), MacBook Pro (Retina, Late 2013 to Mid 2015), Mac Pro (2013/Current Model) and Mac mini (Late 2014).
The DIY upgrade offering is available for a fraction of the cost of a new Apple model.
Aura Pro X2 SSDs are available in capacities up to 2TBand can be installed in most 2013 to 2017 model year Apple Macs. It is up to twice as fast as the original SSDs, with read speeds reaching over 3200MB/s and write speeds of 2400MB/s.
The SSD upgrade kits come with Envoy Pro SSD enclosure. When you remove your factory SSD, it fits into Envoy Pro so you can transfer all your data to the new Aura Pro X2 inside your notebook. Once the file transfer is complete, you can use your Mac's original SSD as an external USB 3 drive.
The entire lineup of Aura Pro X2 SSD upgrade kits are backed by a 5 Year OWC Limited Warranty and are available now as follows:
- 240GB SSD – $119.99
- 480GB SSD - $179.99 (compares to $400 Apple factory upgrade 128GB to 512GB)
- 1TB SSD - $299.99 (compares to $800 Apple factory upgrade 128GB to 1TB)
- 2TB SSD - $699.99 (compares to $1200 Apple factory upgrade 256GB to 2TB)