USB-C devices are compatible with both USB-C only computers as well as Thunderbolt 3 computers. The OWC Drive Dock USB-C model offers bandwidth of nearly 1000 MB/sec, huge improvement over older USB models.
OWC Introduces New Dual Drive Dock with USB-C 10Gb/s
Mac and Windows PCs will never be the same
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 through OWC for the price 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.
Other World Computing (OWC), founded by Larry O'Connor when he was 14 years old in 1988, is 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.
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