OWC Introduces New Dual Drive Dock with USB-C 10Gb/s

Newest OWC Drive Dock features USB 3.1g2, Thunderbolt 3 compatibility and speeds up to 981MB/s


Woodstock, IL – December 4, 2018 - OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company announced the availability of its refreshed OWC Drive Dock. Designed to be the ultimate high-performance tool for creative workflows, backup or other tasks requiring constant access to multiple drives, the OWC Drive Dock delivers a compact and easy solution with exceptional performance.

 The OWC Drive Dock supports up to two, simultaneous drives and connects to any Mac or PC with the latest USB-C or ThunderboltTM 3 port for data rates of up to 981MB/s; or connects to any Mac or PC with an available standard USB port for data rates of up to 522MB/s. This new dock can support both 2.5-inch drives, 3.5-inch drives, a combination of both, and can even RAID drives together for data redundancy or performance. The OWC Drive Dock includes an auto-switching internal power supply compatible with a standard dual-prong power cable and no extra power block.


OWC Drive Dock key features:

  • USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 2) connectivity
  • Dual drive bays supporting both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch solid state and hard disk drives
  • Mac, PC and Chrome compatibility
  • Premium aluminum enclosure and quiet, fanless operation
  • Independent power switches and simultaneous operation
  • Internal auto-switching power supply, no external power
  • Sustained data rates of up to 981MB/s Write
  • Includes connecting cables for both standard USB and Type C/ThunderboltTM 3 equipped systems

 

The new OWC Drive Dock is excellent at home while being robust and rugged enough for professionals with demands for heavy drive swapping, data ingestion, or as an on-location backup solution. Like all OWC products, the OWC Drive Dock is built to the highest standards of reliability and performance, is rigorously quality tested, and backed by OWC’s 2-year warranty and 24/7 Customer Support.

 

Availability and Pricing The OWC Drive Dock is available now from OWC as well as other online and storefront retailers at MSRP of $119.00.

The USB-C Drive Dock is the latest addition to OWC’s line of Drive Dock options, starting at $59.99. Learn more at OWC Docks.

About OWC
Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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