OWC Presents the Eagerly Awaited ThunderBlade

The OWC ThunderBlade is the fastest external drive available.

Woodstock, IL – January 8, 2018 OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, is pleased to announce the release of the ThunderBlade, the fastest external drive the company has ever offered. Ultra resilient and completely silent, the ThunderBlade is, in fact, the fastest external drive on the market today. Debuting at CES in Las Vegas, the ThunderBlade is the ultimate working drive for media professionals.

The ThunderBlade is designed to be rugged and dependable as well as blazing fast, and is equally at home on the road, on set, or in the edit suite. Capable of speeds up to 2800MB/s Read and 2450MB/s Write, it is the fastest external drive ever built, the perfect solution for digital ingest and other high-tech applications. The ThunderBlade provides reliable RAID storage and functionality at speeds that far outperform other 2-blade and 4-blade RAID drive.

Fan-less operation and a dimmable LED ensure workflow will not be interrupted by background noise or light. Compact and tough enough to withstand rough treatment between locations, the ThunderBlade comes with its own hard-shell carrying case for even greater protection.

Key features:

  • Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for daisy-chaining
  • The fastest desktop SSD ever made, with speeds up to 2800MB/s*Read
  • Up to 8.0TB capacity
  • 0.5m Thunderbolt 3 cable included
  • Works with any Thunderbolt 3 equipped Mac or PC**
  • 3 year limited warranty

Availability and Pricing:

The OWC ThunderBlade will be available in capacities from 1TB up to 8TB, with MSRP from $1,199.99 to $4,999.99.

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*Performance results are preliminary and subject to change
**For optimal performance use PCIe x4 Gen 3 Thunderbolt 3 port

About OWC
Since 1988, OWC has been about possibilities. We’re dedicated to helping tech enthusiasts and industry professionals do more and reach higher. Our trusted storage, connectivity, software and expansion solutions enable creative professionals, producers, educators and government entities to get the most out of their technology investments, protect valuable digital assets and expand their hardware’s capabilities to keep up with the demands and evolution of their work. OWC features an award-winning technical support team that is on hand 24/7 as well as an unparalleled library of step-by-step installation and support videos. In everything we do at OWC, we believe in making a better world where technology inspires imagination and everything is possible.

Company Contact:
Jennifer Myers, (815) 502-5640, pr@owcdigital.com

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