The OWC Aura SSDs For Mid-2013 & Later MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with Retina are available now from the Macfixit Australia store. It is the first and only PCIe-based flash storage upgrade for Mid 2013 and Later Apple MacBook Air as well as MacBook Pro with retina display computers. The new Aura SSD emanates from over two years of research and development and it is believed to offer a unique upgrade for users of the more recent MacBook Pros as well as MacBook Airs.


Highlighted below are its features;

  • 480GB and 1.0TB capacity options
  • Capacity is about 8 times that of Apple factory SSD
  • Tier 1 PCIe-based flash having 7% over-provisioning
  • Upgrade kits comprise all tools as well as an OWC Envoy Pro drive enclosure that is used for data migration and for repurposing original Apple SSD
  • 24×7 support that enables users to upgrade the flash themselves
  • 30-day money back guarantee
  • Three years warranty


Improved Factory Capacity
The SSD has about 8 times the stock and double the factory capacity through its 480GB and 1.0TB options. This gets rid of the worry and stress of buying a new computer with higher capacity SSD flash drive.

Complete Upgrade Solution
The OWC Aura SSD also come with upgrade kits which make it easy to replace the drive in the MacBook Pro with Retina display or MacBook Air. The upgrade solution also comprise free, comprehensive install videos and top-notch customer support.

No Complicated Hacks
OWC SSDs are advantageous because there will be no need to compromise one’s data by depending on complex software hacks or TRIM enablers to enjoy the best service from the upgrade.

Top-Notch Quality Is the Priority
The Aura PCIe-based flash upgrades that come with quality, tier-1 NAND flash memory that provides about 8 times the capacity upgrade offered by the original factory drive. Since the OWC SSDs are originally meant for Mac, and have excellent technologies for enhanced performance which include error correction, cell-level refresh as well as global wear-leveling algorithms.

Repurpose the Apple Factory SSD
All Aura SSD upgrade kits include the award-winning OWC Envoy Pro, a high-performance enclosure designed to reimagine your Mac’s original drive as a lightning-fast external storage solution. 

Availability and Pricing
OWC Aura SSD for 2013 and Later Macs can be ordered at Macfixit Australia OWC SSD Page. The price for the OWC Aura Upgrade Kits as well as the tools and Envoy pro enclosure include:

The drive only options are: