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Aura 6G Solid State Drive for iMac late 2012 480GB + Tools  €279,00 
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480GB Aura 6G Solid State Drive With complete DIY toolkit

for iMac (late 2012)
More Capacity, More Speed, More Performance
  • Add a high-performance OWC Aura 6G SSD to your iMac
  • Increase capacity and speed. Up to 1TB of 6G SSD performance
  • 3-year OWC SSD warranty
  • Backed by free DIY install videos and expert support
Upgrading your iMac with an OWC SSD is the performance pathway to a total system boost with Aura 6G for iMac. OWC provides Mac users with a complete upgrade solution that delivers higher performance and reliability. Create an ultra-fast SSD boot drive, add up to 1TB of extra capacity and get the most from your Mac. Aura SSDs are custom engineered for iMac, and add the flexibility to expand capabilities far beyond factory limitations.
Industry leading controller technologies deliver outstanding performance and reliability.
  • Aggressive data management keeps drives working at full potential even when full.
  • Hardware error correction yields superior data retention and drive health
  • Gold-standard compression and even data distribution maximizes write performance and drive endurance.
A True DIY upgrade
A comprehensive NewerTech toolkit, with all the tools you need to install the Aura SSD, brings a complete diy upgrade within your reach. Includes drivers, screws, glass removal suction cups, and screen adhesive so you can get the job done yourself.
Better by Design
Aura 6G SSD for iMac is designed and built in the USA with premium tier-1 NAND flash and backed by a 3-year warranty. OWC SSDs are engineered to be the best for Mac, undergoing a rigorous 7- stage lab testing process to deliver absolute reliability at maximum performance long into the future.


480GB Aura™ SSD 6G Specifications:


Useable: 480GB
Formatted: 447GB
SandForce SF2281 Processor
NAND Flash Components
Tier 1 Asynchronous MLC NAND Flash Storage
iMac 2012
Peak Data Rate: 501MB/s Read and 503MB/s Write
I/O Per Second (IOPS)
Random 4KB: Up to 60,000 IOPS
7% Over Provisioning
ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bytes correctable per 512-byte sector
Nonrecoverable Read Errors: Less than 1 sector per 1016bits read
Chip Based Data Encryption: 128-bit AES-compliant
TRIM Support
OS Dependent
SMART attributes
Read: less than 0.1 ms
Write: less than 0.1 ms

Operating Environment

Environmental (Operating)
Temperature (°F) 32° to 158°
Temperature (°C) 0° to 70°
Environmental (Non-Operating)
Temperature (°F) -67° to 302°
Temperature (°C) -55° to 150°


3 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty


  1. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
  2. Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability

Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n SSDIM12Y480


The OWC Aura™ SSD is ONLY compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
(October 2012) 
Model ID: iMac13,2
2.9GHz, 3.2GHz, 3.4GHz i7
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
(October 2012) 
Model ID: iMac13,1
2.9GHz, 3.1GHz
iMac Intel
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
(October 2012) 
Model ID: iMac13,1



  • (1) Aura 6G SSD for iMac (late 2012)
  • (2) OWC 2-1/4" Suction Cup
  • (1) Torx T25 driver
  • (1) Torx T10 driver
  • (1) Torx T8 driver
  • (1) Torx T6 driver
  • (1) Phillips #1 driver
  • (1) Nylon Pry Tool (Spudger)
  • (1) OWC Screen Removal Tool
  • (1) 27" iMac Adhesive tape set for proper display resealing
  • (1) 21.5" iMac Adhesive tape set for proper display resealing
  • (1) OWC Blue Microfiber Screen Cleaning Cloth
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