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Make 2017 The Fastest Year Possible With Akitio’s Thunderbolt3 Drives

Make 2017 The Fastest Year Possible With Akitio’s Thunderbolt3 Drives

Thunderbolt3 is no longer the wave of the future, but a very present reality. We recently received some info on their Thunderbolt3 lineup for 2017, offering some great, affordable storage options “aimed at gaming enthusiasts and creative professionals.

Akitio Node eGPU Box – $299

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The Node was designed to provide an easy method of upgrading the graphics cards of Thunderbolt3 computers for use in post-production, virtual reality & gaming. Simply open the case, install the graphics card of your choice and start enjoying a whole new graphics experience. Available in December 2016 for Windows only.

Features

  • Thunderbolt™ 3 for lighting fast transfer speeds up to 40 Gbps
  • 1 PCIe (x16) slot supporting full-length, full-height, double-width cards
  • Spacious enclosure for use with standard and large sized graphics cards
  • Built-in 400W SFX power supply to provide extra power to GPU
  • PCIe x16 slot supplying up to 75W of power
  • 4 lane PCI Express 3.0 compliant interface
  • Removable back panel for double-width cards
  • Carry handle to easily transport the device

 

Thunder3 Quad Mini – $429

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This 4-bay storage enclosure is designed to house up to four 2.5-inch drives. With Software RAID, four striped SSDs can reach data transfer speeds of up to 1375 MB per second while the Thunderbolt 3 interface provides sufficient bandwidth for additional 4K video signal streams and data transfers at the same time. An ultra durable aluminum casing provides efficient heat dissipation, plus an extra large rear fan keeps your drives cool during long hours of operation.

Features

  • Thunderbolt 3 interface for lighting fast transfer speeds up to 40 Gbps
  • Second Thunderbolt 3 port supports Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 (10 Gbps), and DisplayPort devices
  • Power delivery provides up to 15W (5V/3A) of power to compatible laptops
  • Dedicated DisplayPort for additional monitor to expand the workspace
  • Holds up to four 2.5” drives with SATA 6Gb/s interface
  • Removable trays for easy SSD and HDD installation
  • Large fan for active cooling with power switch

 

Thunder3 Duo Pro – $399

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The industry’s first hardware RAID and display dock solution, the Thunder3 Duo Pro is a 2-bay RAID enclosure supporting RAID 0,1, SPAN, and Non-RAID. The Thunder3 Duo Pro features two Thunderbolt 3 Ports for daisy chaining as well as a USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-B) port, and a DisplayPort video output to connect the latest 4K 60HZ displays. The tool-less design can accommodate 2.5” & 3.5” SSD’s and hard and can also run fanless (zero decibels. Available now for Windows and coming soon for Mac.

Features

  • Thunderbolt 3 for lighting fast transfer speeds up to 40 Gbps
  • Triple connectivity featuring Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 Gen 1 and DisplayPort
  • Second Thunderbolt 3 port supports Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 (10 Gbps), and DisplayPort devices
  • Hardware RAID controller (RAID 0, RAID 1, SPAN, Non-RAID)
  • Tool-less drive installation for 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives
  • Built-in fan for active cooling with power switch
  • Dedicated DisplayPort for additional 4K monitor
  • Kensington security lock slot

 

Neutrino U3.1 (USB3 Type-C) – $49

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The Neutrino U3.1 was designed to provide additional storage for Thunderbolt3 and USB3 Type-C computers. Add either a 2.5” SSD or hard drive to substantially increase the amount of storage on your Mac or PC and transfer files at speeds of up to 530 MB per second. Available now for Windows & Mac.

Features

  • SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.1 Gen 2) interface
  • Supports Universal Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP)
  • Reversible USB Type-C connector
  • Designed for 2.5″ drives up to 12.5mm
  • Supports SATA 6Gb/s (SATA-III) drives
  • Large heatsink for passive cooling
  • Durable, compact and portable
  • Bus powered

 

You can find out more about each of these products by clicking on the links above, from the press release below, or by visiting Akitio.com

 

 

Akitio Announces Line Up of Type-C USB and Thunderbolt™3 Desktop Storage and Accessories for Windows and Mac

December 02, 2106 – Akitio, makers of premium, high quality Thunderbolt storage and accessories have announced their Thunderbolt 3 line up aimed at gaming enthusiasts and creative professionals.

Akitio was the first company to release Thunderbolt3 storage products and while these were initially targeted at Windows users, Akitio is currently working to release versions of these that will be companions to the all-new MacBook Pro.

Akitio is also making it easier for users of the new MacBook Pro by offering a free Thunderbolt3 to Thunderbolt adapter with many of their current Thunderbolt2 products thus making them compatible with the new Apple MacBook Pro line up.

Akitio Node eGPU Box

The Node was designed to provide an easy method of upgrading the graphics cards of Thunderbolt3 computers for use in post-production, virtual reality & gaming. Simply open the case, install the graphics card of your choice and start enjoying a whole new graphics experience. Available in December 2016 for Windows only.

Thunder3 Quad Mini

The Thunder3 Quad Mini is a 4Bay, 2.5”, Thunderbolt™3 storage device and features two Thunderbolt3 ports as well as a DisplayPort video output. The Quad mini provides transfer speeds of up to 1375 MB/s while simultaneously providing two 4K video streams to connected displays. Coming soon for Windows & Mac.

Thunder3 Duo Pro

The industry’s first hardware RAID and display dock solution, the Thunder3 Duo Pro is a 2-bay RAID enclosure supporting RAID 0,1, SPAN, and Non-RAID. The Thunder3 Duo Pro features two Thunderbolt 3 Ports for daisy chaining as well as a USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-B) port, and a DisplayPort video output to connect the latest 4K 60HZ displays. The tool-less design can accommodate 2.5” & 3.5” SSD’s and hard and can also run fanless (zero decibels. Available now for Windows and coming soon for Mac.

Neutrino U3.1 (USB3 Type-C)

The Neutrino U3.1 was designed to provide additional storage for Thunderbolt3 and USB3 Type-C computers. Add either a 2.5” SSD or hard drive to substantially increase the amount of storage on your Mac or PC and transfer files at speeds of up to 530 MB per second. Available now for Windows & Mac.

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