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    OWC ThunderBay Flex 8

    OWC ThunderBay Flex 8

    FLEXible 8-bay storage + 8-port connectivity + PCIe expansion

    • Dual Thunderbolt Ports + DisplayPort 1.4
    • Up to 2750MB/s
    • Up to 8 x 2.5" or 3.5" Drives
    • Compatible with OWC U2 Shuttle
    • Includes SoftRAID XT
    • RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0 (10) or JBOD
    • USB 3.2 (10Gb/s) Type-C
    • 3 x USB 3.2 (10Gb/s) Type-A
    • DisplayPort 1.4
    • SD Card Reader
    • CFexpress Card Reader
    • 85W Power Delivery
    • Display support up to 8K
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac
    18TB to 172TB + SSD Options From $2,779.00 Enclosure From $1,399.99
    New Item OWC Flex 1U4

    OWC Flex 1U4

    FLEXible 4-Bay Thunderbolt storage, docking & PCIe expansion rackmount solution

    • Dual Thunderbolt Ports
    • Up to 2750MB/s
    • Up to 4 x 2.5" or 3.5" Drives
    • Compatible with OWC U2 Shuttle
    • Includes SoftRAID XT
    • RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0 (10) or JBOD
    • PCIe x16 (x4 Speed) Slot
    • 2 x USB 3.2 (10Gb/s) Type-C
    • 3 x USB 3.2 (10Gb/s) Type-A
    • DisplayPort 1.4
    • 85W Power Delivery
    • Dual display support up to 4K
    • Display Support up to 8K
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac
    4TB to 92TB + SSD Options From $1,679.99 Enclosure Only $979.99
    OWC ThunderBay 8

    OWC ThunderBay 8

    8-bay personal data center for your ever-expanding storage needs

    • Dual Thunderbolt Ports
    • Up to 2586MB/s
    • Up to 8 x 2.5" or 3.5" Drives
    • Includes SoftRAID XT
    • RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0 (10) or JBOD
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    16TB to 160TB From $1,499.99 Enclosure From $799.99
    OWC ThunderBay 4

    OWC ThunderBay 4

    Incredibly flexible Thunderbolt 4-bay external drive

    • Dual Thunderbolt Ports
    • Up to 1527MB/s
    • Up to 4 x 2.5" or 3.5" Drives
    • Includes SoftRAID XT
    • RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0 (10) or JBOD
    • Display support up to 4K
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    8TB to 80TB From $979.99 Enclosure From $449.99
    OWC ThunderBay 4 mini

    OWC ThunderBay 4 mini

    Transform 2.5" drives into a compact, pro-grade, Thunderbolt storage solution

    • Dual Thunderbolt Ports
    • Up to 1556MB/s
    • Up to 4 x 2.5" Drives
    • Includes SoftRAID XT
    • RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0 (10) or JBOD
    • Dual display support up to 4K
    • Display support up to 5K
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    2TB to 16TB + SSD Options From $679.99 Enclosure From $349.99
    OWC ThunderBay 4 mini

    OWC ThunderBay 4 mini

    Transform 2.5" drives into a compact, pro-grade, Thunderbolt 2 storage solution

    • Dual Thunderbolt 2 Ports
    • Up to 1346MB/s
    • Up to 4 x 2.5" Drives
    • Includes SoftRAID XT
    • RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0 (10) or JBOD
    • Includes Thunderbolt 2 cable
    • For Mac and PC
    2TB to 16TB + SSD Options From $599.00 Enclosure From $229.00
    New Item OWC Node Titan SE

    OWC Node Titan SE

    Professional Thunderbolt portable NVMe SSD RAID storage

    • One Thunderbolt port
    • Up to 2926MB/s
    • 9 x NVMe SSD Blades
    • Includes SoftRAID XT
    • RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0 (10)
    • 85W Power Delivery
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    9TB to 72TB SSD From $1,999.99
    New Item OWC ThunderBlade

    OWC ThunderBlade

    The fastest Thunderbolt shuttle and editing RAID SSD in the universe

    • Dual Thunderbolt Ports
    • Up to 2949MB/s
    • Includes SoftRAID XT
    • RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0 (10) or JBOD
    • Display support up to 5K
    • Includes ballistic carrying case & Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    2TB to 32TB SSD From $1,079.99
    OWC Express 4M2

    OWC Express 4M2

    Amazingly small digital workhorse with room for four NVMe M.2 SSDs

    • Dual Thunderbolt Ports
    • Up to 2800MB/s
    • Up to 4 x NVMe M.2 SSDs
    • Includes SoftRAID XT
    • RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0 (10) or JBOD
    • Dual display support up to 4K
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    M.2 SSD Enclosure From $249.00
    OWC Mercury Pro U.2 Dual

    OWC Mercury Pro U.2 Dual

    Blazingly fast + compact Thunderbolt NVMe U.2 SSD array

    • Dual Thunderbolt Ports
    • Up to 2800MB/s
    • Up to 2 x 2.5" or 3.5" U.2 Drives
    • Compatible with OWC U2 Shuttle
    • Options with SoftRAID XT
    • RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0 (10) or JBOD
    • Dual display support up to 4K
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    2TB to 32TB SSD Options From $599.99 Enclosure From $269.99
    OWC Gemini Ultra

    OWC Gemini Ultra

    Thunderbolt (USB-C) NVMe RAID + 7-port docking solution

    • Dual Thunderbolt (USB-C) Ports
    • Up to 2381MB/s
    • Up to 6 x NVMe SSDs
    • RAID 0/1/5 or JBOD
    • 2 x USB 3.2 (10Gb/s) Type-A
    • HDMI 2.1
    • 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
    • SD 4.0/UHS-II Media Slot
    • 27W Power Delivery
    • Display support up to 8K
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    Configure up to 16TB storage From $1,249.99
    OWC Gemini

    OWC Gemini

    Thunderbolt (USB-C) dual-drive RAID + 7-port docking solution

    • Dual Thunderbolt (USB-C) Ports
    • Up to 956MB/s
    • Up to 2 x 2.5" or 3.5" Drives
    • RAID 0/1 or JBOD, Span
    • 2 x USB 3.2 (10Gb/s) Type-A
    • HDMI 2.1
    • 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
    • SD 4.0/UHS-II Media Slot
    • 27W Power Delivery
    • Display support up to 8K
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    1TB to 40TB + SSD Options From $469.99 Enclosure From $329.99
    OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual

    OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual

    High-performance dual-drive RAID with fast Thunderbolt 2 + USB 3 connectivity

    • Dual Thunderbolt 2 + USB 3.2 (5Gb/s) Ports
    • Up to 474MB/s
    • Up to 2 x 3.5" Drives
    • RAID 0/1 or JBOD, Span
    • Includes Thunderbolt 2 cable
    • For Mac and PC
    2TB to 40TB From $329.99 Enclosure From $199.99
    OWC Archive Pro

    OWC Archive Pro

    Thunderbolt LTO tape storage/archiving solution

    • Dual Thunderbolt Ports
    • LTO Tape Drive
    • Supports 1 x 2.5" or 3.5" Drive
    • DisplayPort 1.4
    • 85W Power Delivery
    • Dual display support up to 4K
    • Display Support up to 8K
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    Available with Onboard SSD Storage up to 16TB From $4,899.99 Enclosure From $4,699.00
    New Item OWC miniStack STX

    OWC miniStack STX

    Stackable storage + Thunderbolt hub expansion solution

    • 4 x Thunderbolt 4 Ports
    • Up to 770MB/s
    • Supports 1 x 2.5" or 3.5" Drive + 1 x NVMe M.2 SSD
    • 96W Power Delivery
    • Dual display support up to 4K
    • Display Support up to 8K
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    • Perfectly sized for Mac mini
    2TB to 28TB + SSD Options From $339.99 Enclosure Only $279.99
    New Item OWC Express 1M2

    OWC Express 1M2

    Ultra-fast, compatible, and reliable portable USB4 NVMe SSD

    • USB-C (40Gb/s) Port
    • Up to 3151MB/s
    • Includes USB4 (USB-C) cable
    • For Mac and PC
    1TB to 8TB SSD Only $219.99 Enclosure Only $119.99
    OWC Envoy Pro FX

    OWC Envoy Pro FX

    The fastest, most universally compatible drive ever

    • Universal Thunderbolt Connectivity
    • Up to 2800MB/s
    • Military Grade Drop Proof
    • Waterproof, Dustproof + Crushproof
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable with tethered USB-C to USB-A adapter
    • For Mac, PC and Chrome
    480GB to 4TB SSD From $199.99
    OWC Envoy Pro SX

    OWC Envoy Pro SX

    The super-fast, xtremely rugged portable SSD

    • Thunderbolt Port
    • Up to 2847MB/s
    • Military Grade Drop Proof
    • Waterproof, Dustproof + Crushproof
    • Includes Thunderbolt cable
    • For Mac and PC
    1TB to 4TB SSD From $249.99 Enclosure Only $139.99
    OWC Envoy Express

    OWC Envoy Express

    World’s first Thunderbolt™ certified bus-powered ‘add your own drive’ enclosure

    • Integrated Thunderbolt Cable
    • Up to 1553MB/s
    • Supports 1 x NVMe M.2 SSD
    • Compact and lightweight
    • Mounts to laptop
    • For Mac and PC
    4TB to 8TB SSD From $564.99 Enclosure Only $79.99

    Thunderbolt External Drives

    Thunderbolt external drives are the fastest external hard drives available for Macs and PCs. They're ideal for video editors and photographers that need to store massive amounts of footage and access it very quickly. These drives can deliver super-fast data transfer speeds up to 40Gbps and handle video files using the same cord. If you need hyper-fast transfer speeds, look no further than a Thunderbolt external SSD from OWC.

    Advantages of Thunderbolt drives

    • Thunderbolt 3 and Thunderbolt 4 drives feature data transfer speeds up to 40Gbps (gigabytes per second)
    • Thunderbolt 3 and 4 transfer speeds are 8x faster than USB 3.0
    • Edit and transfer large files in seconds
    • The quickest way to backup your Mac via Apple Time Machine
    • Supports the most video bandwidth via a single cable
    • Allows you to enjoy higher video bandwidth when using multiple 4K displays (Thunderbolt 4)
    • You can daisy chain multiple hard drives together
    • Desktop or portable options are available

    How to Pick the Best Thunderbolt External SSD

    Since solid state drives have no moving parts, they're often more reliable and durable than spinning hard disks. For some, picking the right external hard drive can be a challenge. But if you're a professional photographer, videographer, musician, or someone that requires a super-fast storage solution, the SSD Thunderbolt external hard drive is an excellent option.

    There are specific things to look for, such as the type of port your computer has. For example, you'll need to be sure that you can connect a Thunderbolt port external hard drive to your Mac or PC. Fortunately, since 2011, many Macs have included the Thunderbolt interface. And these days (since 2017), most Macs, such as the MacBook Pro, feature Thunderbolt 3 ports. And M2 Macs have Thunderbolt 4 ports built-in.

    Additionally, your personal and professional storage needs are important. If you're a professional video editor, photographer, or musician, the sky's the limit on your future media storage requirements. The good news is we carry various Thunderbolt external hard drive options that can help you tame your workflow (up to 144TB!). Whether you're looking for portable or desktop storage solutions, we have what you need.

    We have options that support several RAID modes to increase your computer's speed and rest easier if your computer crashes. Plus, many Thunderbolt external hard drive options are Apple Time Machine and Windows File History ready, so it's easier than ever to backup your data.

    Need a portable SSD drive with flexible compatibility? How about an SSD Thunderbolt external drive that can plug into both Thunderbolt and USB-equipped Macs and PCs? We have plug-and-play drives that do that and more!

    Thunderbolt Hard Drives Deliver the Faster Performance You Need

    Ready to upgrade? We have various high-capacity storage solutions, including Thunderbolt SSDs and others. You can connect these drives to many Macs, including Mac Studio, MacBook Pro, and M2 Macs. Do you want to add multiple Thunderbolt drives to your computer? We have you covered! Discover a range of Thunderbolt external storage enclosures that allow you to expand the capacity of your Mac at OWC.

    ThunderBay Flex 8

    FLEXible 8-Bay Storage + 8-Port Connectivity + PCIe Expansion  »

    OWC ThunderBay Flex 8
    • Performance & reliability at an exceptional value

    • Wide array of model configurations

    • OWC storage solutions consistently receive top ratings

    • Industry-leading warranty & support. Get help »

    • Performance & reliability at an exceptional value

    • Wide array of model configurations

    • OWC storage solutions consistently receive top ratings

    • Industry-leading warranty & support. Get help »