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OWC Showcasing the Products Consumers and Pros Need to Improve and Preserve Their Digital Life and Workflows at CES 2020

OWC®; a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company and one of the world’s most respected manufacturers of hard drives, SSDs, Mac & PC docking solutions and performance upgrade kits, will highlight many of its innovative storage, connectivity and expansion solutions for Mac and PC power users which represents over 30 years of experience for consumers, creative professionals and SMB power users. OWC’s newly announced products include:

  • Mercury Elite Pro DockThe Mercury Elite Pro Dock is the do-it-all tool that will organize your digital life with incredible dual-drive RAID data storage with an integrated 7-port dock to deliver professional level data performance along with robust connectivity that gives order to everyone’s digital life or workflow. The Mercury Elite Pro Dock combats clutter and optimizes physical space as your single-cable connection that delivers storage, Ethernet sharing, charging power, USB ports and 4K display support while nearly consolidating all peripheral device cables.
  • ThunderBay 8 – The ThunderBay 8 is a professional-grade, 8-Bay Thunderbolt 3 storage solution for pros who refuse to compromise. Think of it like a high-performance personal data center offering a multitude of configuration possibilities and almost limitless storage capacity for filmmakers, video production gurus, photographers, graphic designers and small business workgroups.
  • ThunderBay Flex 8 – Whether you call it a workflow workhorse, a productivity platform, or a configurable command center, one description of the ThunderBay Flex 8 says it best. It’s a ground-breaking, industry-first, 3-in-1 Thunderbolt 3 storage, docking, and PCIe expansion solution from the world’s leading Thunderbolt accessory manufacturer. It offers 8 drive bays that support a mix of SATA/SAS/U.2 NVMe drives for up to 128TB of storage capacity.
  • Akitio Node Titan – The Akitio Node Titan is an external Graphics Processing Unit Enclosure (eGPU) that transforms notebooks or other slot-less computers (Mac mini, iMac, NUC, etc.) into a high-performance gaming, video editing, and graphics workstation for a fraction of the cost of buying/building a new machine. It connects to a Thunderbolt 3-equipped computer and offers the power and space needed by today’s most popular double-wide full-length/full-height AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards. Play stunningly realistic high FPS games, perform rapid video renders and enjoy buttery smooth playback, run VR, AR, and animation apps, and use VR headsets without compromise.
  • Mercury Helios 3S – The most versatile tool OWC has ever developed, giving users, DIYers and professionals the power to use best-in-class processing solutions for virtually any function, including storage, video and audio processing, networking and more. Instead of buying an array of function-specific Thunderbolt devices, the Mercury Helios 3S functions like a dock, allowing the use of a multitude of dedicated PCIe cards. Capture incredibly high-quality audio with a PCIe audio card and then re-task Helios 3S with a PCIe SSD card to edit and archive tracks.
  • SoftRAID Standard and SoftRAID Pro SoftRAID is the powerful yet easy-to-use software RAID platform for macOS and Windows that maximizes drive capacity, offers faster performance and protects against data loss. It’s ideal for anyone who needs to safely store and backup massive amounts of data including videographers, editors, audio producers, photographers, database and media managers, advertisers, archivers and more. Work in a cross-platform environment, SoftRAID allow users to create, read, and write HFS+ RAID sets on both macOS and Windows computers so they will never have to worry about disk formats again Users work worry-free with disks checked and verified before use plus early warnings prevent unexpected disk failure.

Also on display will be OWC’s lineup of products including, ThunderBlade®, SSDs, Thunderbolt™ 3 Dock, USB-C Travel Dock and USB-C Dock.

OWC Unveils the Akitio Node Titan at CES 2020 – a Game-changing eGPU for Desktop-class Graphics Performance in Notebooks, All-in-Ones and Small Form Factor Slot-less Computers

OWC®; a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company and one of the world’s most respected manufacturers of hard drives, SSDs, Mac & PC docking solutions and performance upgrade kits, will debut the Akitio Node Titan external graphics processing unit (eGPU), during CES 2020. The Akitio Node Titan eGPU allows users to transform a notebook or other slot-less computer (Mac mini, iMac, Nuc, etc.), into a high-performance gaming, video editing, and graphics workstation powerhouse for a fraction of the cost of buying or building a new machine. It connects to a Thunderbolt 3-equipped computer and offers the power and space needed by the most popular graphics cards available today. It also allows video pros, gamers and VR headset owners to play and create without limit, delivering lightning fast graphics speeds and the smoothest video performance.

Features include:

  • Lightning-fast graphics: Thunderbolt 3 port for up to 40Gb/s speed
  • Non-Linear Editing (NLE) ready: turns notebooks into mobile video editing systems
  • Immediate ROI: vastly reduced edit and render times
  • Satisfies power-hungry cards: 650W power supply
  • Play or work while charging:  up to 85W for notebook charging
  • Spacious design: enables use of large double-width graphics cards
  • On-the-go graphics: retractable carrying handle for easy transport
  • 3D realism:  enables effective use of VR headsets
  • Plug and Play: includes Thunderbolt 3 cable for immediate use
  • Toolless access: thumb screws for easy card installation

Unlike other eGPUs offered as a bundled package that cannot be upgraded in the future, the Akitio Node Titan gives users the power of choice in deciding which graphics card to install for their needs. And if those needs change in the future, users can simply swap cards to keep graphics performance on the cutting edge. OWC’s Akitio Node Titan will be available at MacSales.com.

In addition, the OWC Product Showcase will highlight many of its innovative storage, connectivity and expansion solutions for Mac and PC power users, representing over 30 years of experience for consumers, creative professionals and SMB power users.

OWC (Other World Computing) Takes Mac and PC Performance to Another World at CES 2019

OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, will be in attendance at ShowStoppers CES 2019 and displaying the latest storage, connectivity, software and expansion solutions to 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’s newly launched products include:

Envoy Pro EX, Available now on MacSales.com — Envoy Pro EX SSD storage systems, compatible with Mac and Windows PC, for audio, video, design and photography professionals. Sporting an industrial build with no moving parts that meets MIL-STD810G military drop test compliance standards, even without the rugged and durable new bumper added for extreme protection. With a captive Thunderbolt 3 cable and bus-powered simplicity, OWC’s 2019 Envoy Pro EX lineup can go anywhere and take anything. Whether its shooting a live performance, downloading a day’s worth of photos in the desert, or backing up your life’s work, OWC has your back. And with a price point under $500 for a 1TB Thunderbolt SSD, OWC leaves the competition in the dust.

Mercury Helios FX 650, Available now on MacSales.com — Mercury Helios FX 650, a Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosure that transforms MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini, iMac, or any Thunderbolt 3 equipped PC into a high-end graphics processing workstation. Modern software and operating systems utilize the massive power housed in the GPU to enhance the performance that spans across creative workflows. And nowhere is GPU realized more than with applications like high-end graphics programs, video editing suites, VR/AR software and gaming. With the graphics processing possibilities of the Mercury Helios FX 650 combined with choice of GPU, users can experience shorter rendering times, faster video effects, and a brilliant overall user experience.

Also on display will be OWC’s latest lineup of products including, ThunderBlade®, Thunderbolt™ 3 Dock, USB-C Travel Dock and USB-C Dock.