The capacity to do more

  • Spacious: Store and access all your data with up to 16x more capacity vs factory-installed drive options 
  • Pro Level Performance: Up to 2720MB/s1 for faster A/V workflows, back-ups, app/gaming load times, system responsiveness, and more 
  • Advanced Technology: The latest flash management design for the highest reliability, the best performance and incredible longevity 
  • Protects Your Data: Includes Acronis True Image OWC Data Protection, the only personal data management solution available that combines backup and ransomware protection 
  • Complete: Includes tools for easy DIY install 
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Turbo Charge Your Machine

Your 2016-2017 13-inch non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro’s factory SSD has served you well. But today’s apps and OS updates require more install space. Video and photo resolutions are increasing, making files bigger. By the time you toss in your music, emails, and other aspects of daily digital life, your drive is nearly full… or will be soon. You’re left with two undesirable choices: deleting older files so you don’t max out your drive’s capacity or replacing your trusty machine. 

The best choice you can make to give your MacBook Pro the capacity to do more is to upgrade it with the Aura Pro NT. With up to 16x more space over factory drive options, this high-performance SSD will keep your Mac running optimally for years –– at a fraction of the cost of buying a new model –– while keeping all your settings just the way you like them.

Uncompromised Performance

Sure, you can continue to use that small capacity factory SSD by supplementing it with an external drive or cloud storage. But to do so, you’ll suffer significant performance compromises, including lower throughput, higher latency, and misplaced files. The Aura Pro NT makes your MacBook Pro work for you… not the other way around. It puts all your Lightroom catalogs, audio sample libraries, 4K video footage, and games at your fingertips for immediate access with consistently incredible performance.

A Continued History of Innovation

The Aura Pro NT joins the broadest lineup of SSD upgrades offered for Apple laptops. Beginning with the world’s first MacBook Air SSD in 2010, the Aura name has been synonymous with innovative engineering that delivers the highest performance and reliability available today. The Aura Pro NT’s advanced flash management and SLC caching technologies continue the leadership lineage; enabling you to rip through production-level audio, design, and photography workflows, or just everyday file transfers/backups at speeds of up to 2720MB/s.

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A Complete Solution

In true OWC fashion, we include installation tools and a how-to help guide, so the Aura Pro NT comes with everything you need to quickly upgrade your MacBook Pro. Do it all in just a few easy steps: 

  1. Create a Time Machine backup of your OS and files on an external drive 
  2. Install the Aura Pro NT into your machine 
  3. Use Internet Recovery to install macOS 
  4. Use Migration Assistant to transfer data from the external drive backup to the Aura Pro NT 

And, if you run into any issues, our award-winning support team is just a phone call or chat away. 

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Store from Minutes to Millions

All the features and “technospeak” of an SSD upgrade doesn’t mean a thing if you don’t know how much of a particular file type it can hold. For every 1TB of Aura Pro NT drive capacity, you can store up to: 200,000 photos, 250,000 standard quality songs, 38,000 high quality songs, 200 high-definition movies, 1330 minutes of GoPro 4K footage, or 4.3 million MS Office documents.2

Your Digital Life… Protected for FREE

Backing up and protecting your data is critically important. But all too often it’s a task that falls to the bottom of the “to do” list, and you don’t realize it until it is too late. That’s why OWC has partnered with Acronis to give you 1 full year of the #1 personal backup and antivirus software to integrate into your workflow.

Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office safeguards you from today’s data threats—from accidents to failures to attacks. With easy, intuitive backup and Ai-enhanced antimalware technology, your digital life is protected—photos, files, applications, systems, and the devices they are on.

Complete Backup and Fast Recovery: Quickly restore your files or entire system at any time

Easy Disk Cloning and Full Image Backup: Just two clicks to start a full disk image backup

Cloud, Local or Hybrid Cloud: Back up locally, to the cloud, or both. It’s your choice

Learn more about Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office

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OWC, Trusted by Pros & Enthusiasts the World Over

We build our hardware to the highest standards of reliability and performance. Because 100% reliability is always the goal, we rigorously quality test and back the Aura Pro NT with a 5 Year OWC Limited Warranty and our award-winning customer support.

1. Up to 2720MB/s sequential read/write (max) performance based on testing a 1.0TB OWC Aura Pro NT installed in a 13-Inch MacBook Pro (Mid-2017) running AJA System Test (4K-Full resolution, 64GB file size, 10bi
2. Storage examples for illustrative purposes only. Individual results may be different based on variety of factors including specific file size and format, settings, features, software and other factors. Storage estimates based on the following: 10-megapixel camera with 5MB image sizes 4-minute average 4MB MP3 songs 4-minute average uncompressed Apple Lossless (ALAC) songs 1080p HD videos with 5GB average file size 60FPS 24GB/hr 250KB average MS Office document file size 40GB average game sizes