OWC Aura Pro 6G 500GB Blade SSD for For 2012 to Early 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina display

OWC Aura Pro 6G 500GB Blade SSD for For 2012 to Early 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina display


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OWC Aura Pro 6G 500GB Blade SSD for For 2012 to Early 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina display

OWC Aura 6G 1TB Blade SSD for Late 2012 to Early 2013 iMac
Key Specifications


  • Form Factor: Proprietory PCIe SSD
  • Capacity: 500GB
  • Read Speed: 530MB/s
  • Write Speed: 494MB/s
  • Warranty: 5 Years
  • Condition: New

High Performance Internal Flash Storage Upgrade
Designed for Mac
Once again, OWC provides Mac users an upgrade path that delivers phenomenal performance, functionality, and reliability! Whether it's for the base 13" model only offering a 128GB SSD or the base 15" model offering just a 256GB SSD, installing an Aura Pro 6G SSD is the best enhancement for the MacBook Pro with Retina display. Watch the 'how-to' video below to see how easy of a DIY upgrade.
OWC Aura Pro SSDs provide a noticeable increase in performance over the factory SSDs for all MacBook Pro with Retina display models:
  • Increase capacity up to 16x the 13-inch base models
  • Increase capacity up to 8x the 15-inch base models
  • Get write speeds up to 500MB/s, 26% faster than factory original*
  • Get read speeds up to 530MB/s, 8.6% faster than factory original*
Better by Design
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 Pro. 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.
  • SLC caching algorithm accelerates burst performance
  • Global wear leveling algorithm automatically distributes data evenly and manages program/erase count, maximizing SSD lifespan
  • Data refresh technology ensures data integrity, gradually refreshing data across the SSD over time
  • ECC protection combines LDPC hard and soft decoding with advanced algorithm to detect and correct errors throughout the entire SSD data path
  • Advanced security protocols support AES 128/256-bit full-drive encryption

Please note, that before attempting to perform this installation, it is recommended you watch the associated instructional video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. RamCity assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install.


  • OWC Aura 6G Pro SSD ONLY
  • Instructions
  • macOS installer USB on request (choice of any OS)

Does NOT include

  • T5 Torx scredriver
  • Pentalobe compatibe driver
  • OWC Envoy Pro cloning enclosure


Compatible with: 

  • MacBook Pro 10,1 (all models)
  • MacBook Pro 10,2 (all models)

SSD Installation Video for 2012-2013 15-inch retina Macbook Pro

SSD Installation Video for 2012-2013 13-inch retina Macbook Pro

Other World Computing (OWC)

Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products and support to the computer industry since 1988. By activating an on-site wind turbine in October 2009 at its Woodstock, IL corporate headquarters, OWC became the first technology manufacturer/distributor in U.S. to become 100% on-site wind powered. OWC manufactures its own line of hardware products.