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Apple Mac mini (November 2018)

True desktop-class performance..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (July 2018)

Vastly improved performance over 2017 model, 6 CPU Cores..

Thunderbolt peripherals

Reviews of Thunderbolt products..

OWC 40TB SSD (in Thunderbay 4 Mini)

Ultra high flat-line performanc in 40 Terabyte capacity.

OWC Thunderbay 6

Six bay storage solution with RAID-0/1/4/5/10 or non-RAID..

OWC Thunderblade SSD

Ultra high speed robust pro-grade external SSD..

Apple 2017 iMac Pro

High-end computing moves to the iMac form factor..

Drives and Expansion and Various

Reviews of various hardware and software..


Blog posts

2019

2019-03-18 Apple 2019 iMac 5K: Two Hits with One Big Miss

2019-03-02 Reader Question: Moving from a 2010 Mac Pro to Newer Mac such as 2018 Mac mini (UPDATED with Reader Comments)

2019-02-28 TESTED: 8TB OWC Thunderblade Thunderbolt 3 SSD

2019-02-27 Plugging in an Unknown Thunderbolt or USB-C Device is Electronic Unprotected Sex: the “Thunderclap” Vulnerability

2019-02-09 Understanding Thunderbolt 3 Daisy Chaining

2019-02-09 OWC Thunderblade: Unboxing Pictures

2019-02-09 Apple 2017 iMac 5K is a Terrific Machine, but Too Often It Impedes My Work

2019-02-07 Banishing the Drone of Spinning Hard Drives: and Fans: Moving to 8TB OWC Thunderblade SSD

2019-02-01 2018 Mac mini: Problem with Video When Waking up From Sleep

2019-01-29 OWC ThunderBlade Gen 2: up to 8TB SSD, Runs Cooler and Faster at Lower Cost

2019-01-28 Understanding Thunderbolt 3 Bandwidth

2019-01-23 Firmware Updater for OWC Thunderbay 4 Fixes Thunderbolt 3 Disconnect Issue

2019-01-11 My Days of 4 CPU Cores Are Over: Six Cores is Dubious for My Work, 8 CPU Cores Might Have to Be the New Minimum + Might Need 8TB SSD

2019-01-10 Discount Ends Soon on my Favorite Plain-Text Editor, BBEdit by Bare Bones Software

2019-01-06 OWC Unveils the Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU for Massive Gaming, VR and Professional Graphics Processing Power

2019-01-06 OWC Unleashes the 2019 Envoy Pro EX Lineup Featuring All-New Shock-Resistant Sleeve

2019-01-06 New OWC ClingOn Physically Secures Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C Ports for More Reliable Operation

2019-01-03 OWC Acquires Akitio, Adds to Thunderbolt 3 Product Lineup

2018

2018-11-23 Black Friday Deals at OWC

2018-11-01 OWC Products Compatible with new 2018 MacMini, 2018 MacBook Air, 2018 iPad Pro

2018-09-18 OWC Lauches the Thunderbay 6, a Six-Drive Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure, with RAID Options

2018-09-03 Video Presentation: Configuring the 2018 MacBook Pro as as Desktop Replacement

2018-09-01 Tested (again on the 2018 MacBook Pro): OWC Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3 SSD

2018-08-03 Testing in Progress on Apple 2018 MacBook Pro 15-inch 2.9 GHz 32GB 2TB Radeon Pro 560X

2018-07-30 Reader Comment: Which SSD or Storage for Video?

2018-07-25 On the Way For Testing: Apple 2018 MacBook Pro 15-inch 2.9 GHz 32GB 2TB Radeon Pro 560X

2018-07-25 OWC Docks Confirmed To Work with 2018 MacBook Pro

2018-07-06 OWC Mercury Helios FX Thunderbolt 3 Expansion Chassis for PCIe Graphics Cards

2018-07-04 OWC Express 4M2: 4-Slot M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure

2018-06-23 Tested: OWC Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3 SSD

2018-05-30 Apple Core Rot: File System Performance Problems, Thunderbolt 3 Performance Problems, Thunderbolt 3 Disconnect Problems, etc.

2018-05-15 Thunderbolt Bug: Drives Disconnect at Random and Intermittent Times

2018-05-07 Overheating Can Kill Optical Thunderbolt 2 Cables, Root Cause is the Mac Itself (Thermal Dumping)

2018-04-28 OWC Thunderblade SSD Shipping in All Capacities up to 8TB — Ideal for Video Production and Capture. and/or Silent and High Capacity Photoshop Workflow

2018-02-24 What Can an iMac Pro 18 Core Do? Destroy Its Boot Volume Rendering Itself Unbootable

2018-02-14 What Can an iMac Pro 18 Core Do? Coming Next Week to Find Out

2018-02-02 Reviewed: TekQ 512GB SSD

2018-01-26 Reviewed: 2TB LaCie Bolt 3 Thunderbolt 3

2018-01-25 Reader Comment: LaCie 2Big Thunderbolt 3 Storage Dock

2018-01-21 2TB LaCie Bolt: Uses Two 'Blades' So Can Run as RAID-0 Stripe (default) or RAID-1 Mirror or Two Independent Volumes

2018-01-18 REVIEWED: LaCie 2Big 20TB Thunderbolt 3 Storage Dock

2018-01-13 $1000 Off Apple iMac Pro at Micro Center

2018-01-12 iMac Pro: Speed with Helicon Focus

2018-01-12 What Might a 2018 iMac 5K Include?

2018-01-12 Shipping Soon: OWC Thunderblade 4 Thunderbolt 3 SSD with Blazing-Fast Performance in 1/2/4/8TB capacities.

2018-01-12 Shipping Soon: OWC Thunderbay 4 with Thunderbolt 3, Up to 48TB Capacity

2018-01-12 OWC Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3 SSD

2018-01-12 2018 Is the Year for Thunderbolt 3 To Flower

2018-01-09 2TB LaCie Bolt: Maxes Out Thunderbolt 3 Bus for Reads, Very Fast Writes, Beats iMac Pro SSD for Reads 1MB and Smaller

2017

2017-12-31 Computer Gear Recommendations + OWC Year-End Deals

2017-12-29 iMac Pro in Stock at B&H Photo + Year-End Deals

2017-12-27 OWC Unboxing Videos for iMac Pro, Teardown to Follow Soon

2017-12-27 OWC Unboxing Videos for iMac Pro, Teardown to Follow Soon

2017-12-25 New iPhone, iPad, Mac, etc? Cables and Related

2017-12-23 OWC Offers Dual DisplayPort and dual HDMI Adapter for Thunderbolt 3 Macs or PCs

2017-12-14 iMac Pro: Pricing and Thoughts

2017-12-01 Cabling up the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock in my Mercedes Sprinter Photography Adventure Van

2017-11-30 Switched to 2017 iMac 5K as Primary Machine: Details on Gear I’m Using

2017-11-27 Using Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports to Build Out a System

2017-11-27 HOT! OWC Envoy Pro EX 2TB Thunderbolt 3 SSD Now In Stock

2017-11-27 Gobsmacked: Power Efficiency of the 2017 iMac 5K vs 2015 iMac 5K, Particularly on the Road in Sprinter Van

2017-11-25 Testing Seagate 12TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5-inch (Helium) Hard Drives

2017-11-23 Why I Probably Will Never Buy a Mac Pro Again

2017-11-23 Choosing a Photography Workstation Setup for 2018 Usage

2017-11-20 Ordered a 2017 iMac 5K: Why Now and what about iMac Pro?

2017-11-06 Reader Comment: Thunderbolt 3 Crash with High Sierra

2017-10-18 Will the iMac Pro Be Worth The Cost?

2017-10-12 OWC Mini Travel Dock Handy for Quick Peripheral Usage, SD Card Reader, Pass-Thru Charging, USB Ports

2017-09-17 Options for Connecting a Display with Mini DisplayPort or DisplayPort input to a Mac with Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C

2017-09-15 OWC USB-C Mini Travel Dock for Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C Macs such as 2016/2017 MacBook Pro, 2017 iMac 5K

2017-09-08 Will the iMac Pro Be Worth The Cost?

2017-09-08 My Sprinter Photography Adventure Van Project: Which Mac?

2017-08-31 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock Now Available for Ordering

2017-08-18 Reader Question: Connecting a Dual-Link DVI-D Display to new Macs with Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C

2017-08-12 Reader Comment: How to Solve Connecting Mini DisplayPort Display to Macs with USB-C/Thunderbolt 3

2017-07-29 My Sprinter Photography Adventure Van Project: Which Mac? Experience Report / Proving it Out? MacBook Pro = Not so good for big jobs

2017-07-22 2017 iMac 5K: Connecting a Display Done Easily with OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock + Reader Comments

2017-07-20 2016/2017 MacBook Pro or 2017 iMac 5K: Connecting a Display Done Easily with OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock

2017-07-19 2017 MacBook Pro vs My 2015 MacBook Pro

2017-07-16 Apple Bug? 2017 MacBook Pro Has Impaired Performance Using Apple Power Brick vs OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock + Why Does 800% CPU Usage Go Into Idle Clock Speed Mode?

2017-06-17 Comparing the 2017 iMac 5K to the iMac Pro

2017-06-07 Assessing the Dec 2017 Apple iMac Pro

2017-05-23 SoftRAID Updated to Version 5.6

2017-05-22 Now Shipping: OWC Thunderbolt Helios 3 PCIe Thunderbolt 3 Expansion Chassis

2017-05-03 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock: USB SSD Speed via Dock vs Direct Connect

2017-05-02 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock: USB SSD Speed via Dock vs Direct Connect

2017-04-30 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock: SD Card Slot Speed vs Dedicated Card Reader, 2015 MacBook Pro

2017-04-30 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock: In Hand for Testing

2017-04-24 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock: 13 Ports that Solve the Compatibility Headaches with the 2016 MacBook Pro

2017-04-16 New Thunderbolt 3 Products from OWC

2017-04-07 Desired Features for 2018/2019 Mac Pro

2017-03-12 When Will a new iMac and Mac Pro Arrive?

2017-02-21 Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C Infographic

2017-02-21 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Cables Now Shipping

2017-02-01 OWC Now Has Thunderbolt 3 Cables

2017-01-23 Intel “Baby Canyon” NUCs with Kaby Lake and Thunderbolt 3 and Lots More

2017-01-04 OWC Envoy Pro Thunderbolt 3 2TB SSD

2016

2016-11-27 2016 MacBook Pro TESTED: 10-Bit Color With External Display

2016-11-22 2016 MacBook Pro: Return It and Stick With 2013 Model?

2016-11-21 2016 MacBook Pro TESTED: Photoshop Performance

2016-11-17 2016 MacBook Pro: Arrived, Solving the Adapter Mess

2016-11-04 Apple Cuts Prices Substantially on Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C Adapters

2016-11-03 OWC Infographic: Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C

2016-11-02 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock: 13 Ports that Solve the Compatibility Headaches with the 2016 MacBook Pro

2016-11-02 2016 MacBook Pro: Firewire 800 Compatibility

2016-10-29 Compatibility Hardware for Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C Macs (USB, Thunderbolt, Camera Card Readers, etc)

2016-10-27 New Apple MacBook Pro (updated with comments, updated again with solutions)

2016-06-01 Withered Apple: Whither Macs with Thunderbolt 3? WWDC Announcements?

2016-04-22 Thunderbolt 3 Brings Many Benefits, but Neither a Seamless nor Immediate Transition

2016-04-21 Thunderbolt 3 Emerges: OWC Announces Thunderbolt 3 SSD, Dock, PCIe Enclosure

2016-02-02 2016 is the Year for Thunderbolt 3

2015

2015-12-04 Intel Talks Thunderbolt 3: One cable to rule them all, and it’ll be optical in 2016

2015-10-27 Reader Question: Revamped Mac Pro Due?

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