OWC Aura Pro IV 1Tb SSD tech specifications

Posted on November 12, 2022 by Raymond Chen

OWC's Aura Pro IV NVMe use PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 expansion standard. Read below about this NVMe SSD on this site.

OWC Aura Pro IV 1Tb SSD tech specifications

OWC Aura Pro IV 1Tb use Innogrit Rainier IG5236. This drive has Dynamic-Random Access Memory SK Hynix DRAM to keep a map of where data is located on the storage. The Aura Pro IV comes equipped with Micron TLC memory. This NVMe also available in 2 Tb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

This NVMe use PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 expansion standard.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 5-year warranty limited by 1000 TBW.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 4.0 x 4
Controller Innogrit Rainier IG5236
Memory type Micron TLC
DRAM SK Hynix DRAM
Read speed (Mb/s) n/a
Write speed (Mb/s) n/a
Read IOPS n/a
Write IOPS n/a
Endurance (TBW) 1000
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5

Conclusion

OWC Aura Pro IV 1Tb use PCIe Gen4 that is significantly faster than PCIe 3.0. The OWC Aura Pro IV provide possibility to write 1000 TBW, that is pretty good in comparison with closest competitors. On balance, our editor strongly advise to buy OWC Aura Pro IV 1Tb for your PC.

+ Pros

  • Capacity
  • Endurance

- Cons

  • None

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Video Review

Introducing the OWC Aura Pro IV

FAQ

The OWC Aura Pro IV has SK Hynix DRAM. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) makes drive work faster, but also more expensive.

The OWC Aura Pro IV due to the low density of memory chips able to operate with no additional cooling systems. Some motherboards or laptops designed with additional cooling above or below the storage to enhance performance during high loads.

The OWC Aura Pro IV works on Innogrit Rainier IG5236 controller and M.2 4.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The memory type is Micron TLC.
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