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OWC Goes Extreme With Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3

OWC introduces the bus-powered Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3. OWC takes the award-winning Envoy Pro EX to the next level with one of the first external storage solutions to integrate Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, making the aesthetically sleek enclosure faster and more powerful than ever before. The dynamic mobile drive offers high speeds and durability, and at about half the size of most drives in this class, is ultra-portable and can easily be carried in a backpack or coat pocket. It’s the perfect pairing for the latest Thunderbolt 3 Macs and PCs, offering all the phenomenal speed of Thunderbolt 3 – up to 40Gb/s.

The Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3
The new OWC Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3 is the first and fastest single-blade NVMe external SSD drive with Thunderbolt 3. Award-winning product design moves into the high-capacity, blazing-fast, professional performance realm with storage up to 2TB and data speeds over 2GB/s. Work in real-time even with the most I/O heavy transfer tasks such as working directly with multistream video or complex data files. Sleek, lightweight and impact-resistant, the extremely portable Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3 reliably goes where the user needs it, as an ad-hoc boot drive or portable project storage.

Key features include:

  • Ultra high-performance Thunderbolt 3 interface delivers speeds up to 2600MB/s Read and 1600MB/s Write
  • Portable and rugged, MIL-STD-810G drop test compliant
  • Versatile performance, ideal as an ultra-fast project drive and as a boot drive
  • Stylish and sleek black aluminum enclosure
  • Compatible with Macs and PCs with native Thunderbolt 3 port
  • Integrated Thunderbolt 3 cable and carrying case

This cutting-edge addition to OWC’s Envoy Pro family of products gives end-users an additional portable storage option. The Envoy family of products combines elegant design and performance, and includes the USB Envoy Pro and Envoy Pro EX, and now the Envoy Pro EX with Thunderbolt 3.

Also available in early 2018 will be the new Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3 (CE), for general usage. This option will include 250GB and 500GB capacities; prices will be available soon.

The Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3 was designed in Austin, TX, and is backed by a 3-year warranty as well as a lifetime of free, award-winning U.S.-based support. It is the perfect solution for high-speed applications on the go.

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  • Hola me interesa su Disco Portátil pero mis MacBook solo tienen Thunderbolth 2 Se pude usar así ?

  • Has anybody tried this drive on a mid 2015 15 inch MacBook Pro with Apple’s thunderbolt 3 to 2 adapter cable?

    I ask this as the original envoy is usb3.0, and not price/performance competitive with the samsung T3/T5 external SSD.

    • Hi, Jerold.

      This drive will connect and operate only with Thunderbolt 3 ports. The power standards are different for Thunderbolt/Thunderbolt 2 and Thunderbolt 3. Thunderbolt 2 to Thunderbolt 3 adapters, including the Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter, are also not effective for use with this drive. The power supplied by the Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 host port through the adapter would not be sufficient for this Thunderbolt 3 bus-powered drive.