OWC's Aura Pro X2 SSD works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 interface. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe here.
Aura Pro X2 (2Tb) produced by OWC is powered by Silicon Motion SM2262EN. This drive has DRAM 2 X 256GB to keep a map of where data is located on the NVMe. The Aura Pro X2 comes equipped with IMFT TLC memory. This drive is offered also in 3 capacities: 1 Tb, 480 Gb and 240 Gb.
Performance and benchmarks
Storage use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 expansion standard with sequential read speeds 3200 Mbps, and write speeds 2400 MB/s.
Endurance and warranty
Manufacturer give 5-year warranty that limited by 713 TBW.
|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|
|MTBF (million hours)||n/a|
OWC Aura Pro X2 2Tb may work on PCIe Gen3 that is significantly slower than PCIe 4.0. The write speed is 2400 Mb/s, that is pretty good for this expansion standard. The OWC Aura Pro X2 can write 713 TBW, that is not very much compared to competitors. After evaluating all the facts, OWC Aura Pro X2 2Tb is a well-balanced SSD.
- Good writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
- Writing speed
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