OWC Aura Pro IV 2Tb NVMe tech specs

Posted on November 30, 2022 by Raymond Chen

OWC's Aura Pro IV internal SSD use PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. More details about this NVMe SSD in our article.

OWC Aura Pro IV 2Tb NVMe tech specs

OWC's 2Tb Aura Pro IV NVMe use Innogrit Rainier IG5236 controller. The NVMe storing a data location map on DRAM SK Hynix DRAM to launch a programs without delays. The Aura Pro IV comes equipped with Micron TLC flash memory. OWC Aura Pro IV besides, available in 1 Tb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

SSD works on PCIe M.2 4.0 x 4 expansion standard.

Endurance and warranty

OWC give 5 years warranty for this product that limited by 1000 Total Bytes Written.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 2 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

Aura Pro IV (2Tb) produced by OWC use PCIe 4.0 that is significantly faster than PCIe Gen3. The drive provide possibility to write 1000 TBW, that is not much against rivals. Overall, OWC Aura Pro IV 2Tb is a well-balanced NVMe SSD.

+ Pros

  • Capacity

- Cons

  • Writing speed

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Video Review

Introducing the OWC Aura Pro IV

FAQ

The OWC Aura Pro IV has SK Hynix DRAM. DRAM makes drive work faster, but also more expensive.

The OWC Aura Pro IV 2Tb due to the high density of memory chips require the installation of extra heat sink. This would reduce temperature of the controller and memory. Some laptops or motherboards already has additional cooling above or below the drive for better productivity during times of heavy loads.

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