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I have a badly damaged MB Air Mid-2013 but have managed to harvest the SSD (PCIe format I think). Any ideas on how to access the data on it?
 

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Depending on the physical configuration of the SSD (or flash storage). Install it into an external enclosure...then plug it in via USB to another computer.:)

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Thanks Nick. yes I understand that ... it's a matter of finding an appropriate enclosure> Any ideas who makes them>

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Check with Mac Sales (OWC). I don't believe you're going to find an enclosure but you may be able to find an adapter to adapt PCIe to USB.
 

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Sorry. Found some info at OWC mentioning that these enclosures are not compatible with 2013 MBA's.:(

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I believe those SSD in those MB Airs use an Apple propriety connector so a bit of a bummer unless there's a compatible adapter available. :(
 
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There is a adapter but its going to be more expensive then you think.

First you need a pci to pcie Adapter which would run you about 50.00 to 60.00 depending on where you get it.

Drawback you need a Thunderbolt to pci case and those are about 200.00 to 400.00 for a good one.

Honestly i personally wouldn't bother
 
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Give OWC a call, they may have a suggestion. And of course it will probably fit fine your replacement MBA. :)
 
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Thanks Everyone, OWC have a kit made for the MB Air mid 2013 with PCIe interface with a USB connector

Appreciate all your feedback.

Thx
 

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