OWC Aura Pro X2 1Tb SSD detailed specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

How fast is the Aura Pro X2 (1Tb) produced by OWC and another specifications watch here.

OWC Aura Pro X2 1Tb SSD detailed specs

OWC Aura Pro X2 1Tb use Silicon Motion SM2262EN. The NVMe SSD storing a data location map on Dynamic-Random Access Memory 2 X 256GB to launch a programs without delays. The Aura Pro X2 comes equipped with IMFT TLC memory. This NVMe besides, available in 3 capacities: 240 Gb, 480 Gb and 2 Tb.

Performance and benchmarks

Drive works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard with maximum write speeds equals to 2400 Mbps, and read speeds 3200 MB/s.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer provide 5-year warranty limited by 525 TBW.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 1 Tb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller Silicon Motion SM2262EN
Memory type IMFT TLC
DRAM 2 X 256GB
Read speed (Mb/s) 3200
Write speed (Mb/s) 2400
Read IOPS n/a
Write IOPS n/a
Endurance (TBW) 525
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5

Conclusion

OWC Aura Pro X2 1Tb may work on previous bus standard that is twice slower than PCIe Gen4. The sequential write speed is 2400 Mb/s, that is okay for this computer expansion bus standard. The Internal SSD provide possibility to write 525 TBW, that is not very much in comparison with closest rivals. On balance, OWC Aura Pro X2 1Tb is a well-rounded drive.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed
  • Capacity

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Writing speed

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FAQ

The OWC Aura Pro X2 has 2 X 256GB. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) makes drive faster, but more expensive.

The OWC Aura Pro X2 due to the low density of memory chips can last without additional heat sinks. Some motherboards already has thermal pads below and above the drive for improving performance during times of heavy loads.

The OWC Aura Pro X2 1Tb has write speed 2400 Mb/s, maximum read speed 3200 Mbps. NVMe run on Silicon Motion SM2262EN controller and M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND flash memory type is IMFT TLC.
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