OWC Intros Slick Powerful Storage for Content Creators

At Computex 2024, OWC showcased a variety of cutting-edge storage solutions for creators, as reported by btarunr for TechPowerUp. Renowned for their compatibility with Macs and iOS devices, OWC's latest offerings are now standardized for both Macs and Windows PCs.

The OWC Thunderbolt Go Dock supports Intel's new Thunderbolt Share standard, enabling a 40 Gbps network connection between two PCs or Macs. It facilitates sharing its ports, I/O, and card readers, including two downstream Thunderbolt 40 Gbps, HDMI display output, gigabit Ethernet, two 10 Gbps USB 3.2 Gen 2 type-A, a 10 Gbps USB 3.2 Gen 2 type-C, USB 2.0, HD audio with a 4-pole headset jack, and an SD card reader. The dock has its own internal power supply, driving all functions.

The Express 1M2 is a sleek, USB4-based portable SSD enclosure with an M.2-2280 slot featuring PCI-Express 3.0 x4 connection, achieving tested bandwidths up to 3151 MB/s. The aluminium enclosure, acting as a heatsink, supports up to 8 TB drives, starting at $249 for the 1 TB model.

OWC's ThunderBlade X8 is a desktop portable SSD enclosure housing up to eight M.2-2242 SSDs, providing a total of 32 TB storage with RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0 configurations. In RAID 0, it offers sequential read speeds up to 2826 MB/s and write speeds up to 2949 MB/s. It features a 40 Gbps Thunderbolt 3 interface with two ports for daisy-chaining.

The Envoy Pro Elektron is the newest addition to the Envoy line, a portable SSD starting at $99.99 for the 240 GB model, and going up to 4 TB. It contains an M.2-2242 SSD with PCIe Gen 3 x2 connectivity and uses a 10 Gbps USB 3.2 Gen 2 bridge chip.

Finally, the Atlas USB4 CFexpress 4.0 Card Reader provides seamless connection to CFexpress 4.0 memory cards via a 40 Gbps USB4 interface. OWC also presented a range of SD, SDexpress, and CFexpress memory cards under the Atlas brand.

Read the full article by btarunr for TechPowerUp HERE

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