The 240GB Aura 6G SSD from OWC provides upgrades from the original factory options for MacBook Air 2012, and it 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.
Using this OWC SSD upgrade for your MacBook Air provides an instant upgrade to your MacBook with a noticeable boost to performance. In terms of speed, this SSD supports read speeds up to 501MB/sec and write speeds up to 503MB/sec. And when using an SSD in your system you will get longer battery life and better reliability. This is because SSDs use no moving parts, which makes it more reliable and secure and much less prone to damage.