OWC's Aura Pro X2 NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe in our article.
Aura Pro X2 (240Gb) produced by OWC works on Silicon Motion SM2262EN controller. The SSD storing a data location map on DRAM 2 X 256GB to open a files without delays. The Aura Pro X2 comes equipped with IMFT TLC memory. SSD also available in three capacities, including 2 Tb, 1 Tb and 480 Gb volume sizes.
Performance and benchmarks
OWC Aura Pro X2 works on PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 bus with sequential read speeds 3200 Mbps, and sequential write speeds equals to 2400 MB/s.
Endurance and warranty
OWC give 5 years warranty that limited by endurance 150 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|
Aura Pro X2 (240Gb) produced by OWC may work on PCIe Gen3 that is undoubtedly slower than PCIe 4. The write speed is 2400 Mbps, that is okay for this interface. The SSD can write 150 TBW, that is bad compared to closest rivals. Overall, OWC Aura Pro X2 240Gb has more minuses and our site do not advise to spend money for it.
- Good writing speed
- PCIe 3.0
- Writing speed
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