(as of Apr 10,2022 15:08:33 UTC – Details)
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Before moving out original SSD, must upgrade the host MAC to macOS 10.13 High Sierra (or 10.14 Mojave or 10.15 Catalina).
Model Number: DMPG3N
Interface: PCI Express NVMe Gen3*4
Control chip: Silicon Motion
Flash Type: 3D TLC NAND Flash
Product Size: 89.2*24*2mm
MTBF: 1 million hours
Sequential Read Speed: 2100MB/s (2TB), 2100MB/s (1TB), 1800MB/s (512GB), 1700MB/s (256GB), 1600MB/s (128GB).
Sequential Write Speed: 1800MB/s (2TB), 1800MB/s (1TB), 1400MB/s (512GB), 1200MB/s (256GB), 700MB/s (128GB).
(The read/write speed is related to the performance of the device and may be lower than the above values.)
Data retention: >20years @ 25°C
Storage temperature: -45~85 °C
Operation temperature: -0~70°C
Power Supply: 3.3V±5%
Support OS version: macOS 10.13+ or later
Item packaging includes: SSD, screwdrivers for MacBook. Not compatible with other brand enclosure or adapter.
Why should update OS version on my original SSD before removing?
The macOS 10.13 High Sierra, 10.14 Mojave, 10.15 Catalina versions include an EFI firmware update on the motherboard to recognize PCIe 3.0 NVMe SSD.
The macOS 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X or older versions’ EFI firmware just only can get original PCIe 2.0 AHCI SSD to work.
Firmware version will change as system updates, will stay on motherboard even if SSD is taken off.
Year & Model Should Both Match Our List
Please check your Mac before purchasing!
Compatible with Some Mac Models as Below(NOT for other years & models)
For MacBook Pro
Late 2013: A1502, EMC 2678, MacbookPro11,1
Mid 2014: A1502, EMC 2875, MacbookPro11,1
Early 2015: A1502, EMC 2835, MacbookPro12,1
Late 2013: A1398, EMC 2674 EMC 2745, MacbookPro11,2 MacbookPro11,3
NOT for Early 2013 A1398 EMC 2673
Mid 2014: A1398, EMC 2876 EMC 2881, MacbookPro11,2 MacbookPro11,3
Mid 2015: A1398, EMC 2909 EMC 2910, MacbookPro11,4 MacbookPro11,5
For MacBook Air
Mid 2013, Early 2014: A1465, EMC 2631, MacbookAir6,1
Early 2015: A1465, EMC 2924, MacbookAir7,1
Mid 2013, Early 2014: A1466 EMC 2632, MacbookAir6,2
Early 2015, A1466: EMC 2925, MacbookAir7,2
2017: A1466, EMC 3178, MacbookAir7,2
Late 2013: A1418, EMC 2638, iMac14,1 iMac14,3. NOT for Early 2013 A1418 EMC 2545
Mid 2014: A1418, EMC 2805, iMac14,4
Late 2015: A1418, EMC 2889, iMac16,1; EMC 2883 iMac16,2
2017: A1418, iMac18,1; 2017 Retina 4K: A1418, EMC 3068 EMC 3069, iMac18,2
Late 2013: A1419, EMC 2639, iMac14,2
Late 2014, Mid 2015: A1419, EMC 2806, iMac15,1
Late 2015: A1419, EMC 2834, iMac17,1
2017 Retina 5K: A1419, EMC 3070, iMac18,3
For Mac Mini & Mac Pro
A1347, EMC 2840,
A1481, EMC 2630,
Now, 3 ways to format (erase) new SSD and install macOS
Install from Time Machine Backup
1, Make a backup from your Mac to USB drive before installing.
2, Replace the new SSD to Mac, connect backup USB drive.
3, Boot and press Option during starting, select “backup disk”.
4, Select “Disk Utility” from “macOS Utilities”, Erase new SSD.
5, Select “Restore from Time Machine Backup” from “macOS Utilities”, follow the steps and waiting for installation.
Create USB Bootable Installer
1, Download macOS 10.13 or later to create a bootable installer into USB drive.
2, Replace the new SSD to MAC computer.
3, Connect USB Bootable Installer to Mac, start Mac and hold the “Option” key during startup. Select and click “Install macOS xxx”.
4, Select “Disk Utility” to format (Erase) SSD from “macOS Utilities”.
5, Select “Reinstall macOS” from “macOS Utilities”, then follow the prompts to install macOS into new SSD.
1, Replace the new SSD to Mac directly .
2, Boot and press Command-Option-R, then connect to wifi network. This will ensure the latest OS Utilities version will be loaded.
3, Select “Disk Utility” from “macOS Utilities”, Erase new SSD.
4, Select “Reinstall macOS” from “macOS Utilities”, follow the steps and waiting for installation.
Built with Silicon Motion Controller, 3D TLC NAND Flash for reliable and superior performance.
512GB PCIe NVMe Gen3*4 SSD drive fast speed up to: Read 1800MB/s, Write 1400MB/s. TRIM, NCQ and S.M.A.R.T support, MTBF: 1 million hours.
Must update original SSD to macOS 10.13 or later version before moving out. New SSD will not be recognized after replacment if original SSD installed 10.12 or earlier Mac OS.
Need to format SSD and install macOS 10.13 High Sierra or newer system on DMPG3N SSD.
Official website provides detailed installation instructions and general problem solutions.
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