Thunderbolt Solutions for Mac & PC

Thunderbolt gives you high performance storage just like the SAS interface without having to use a controller card in a PCIe expansion slot. Among other external solutions, Thunderbolt is much faster than eSATA and USB. Each Thunderbolt connector / cable carries two duplex lanes running at 10Gb/s each way. Thunderbolt 2 increases that to a single duplex lane running at 20Gb/s each way which compares very favorably with the 24Gb/s bandwidth of 6G SAS interfaces. Thunderbolt 3 has recently been introduced, which yields even higher performance at 40Gb/s throughput.

Thunderbolt Enclosures

AKiTiO Thunder2 QUAD Mini 4-bay Enclosure - TBQM-TIAA-AKTU

$309.99
Thunderbolt 2 enclosure supports 2.5" SATA drives. Supports speeds up to 1375MB/s if using SSDs. Includes Thunderbolt 2 cable. (THB-TH2QUADMINI)

AKiTiO Thunder3 Duo Pro - T3DP-T3DU3IS-AKTU

$249.99
2-bays for 2.5" or 3.5" drives. Features 2 x Thunderbolt 3 ports, 1 x DisplayPort, Hardware RAID and comes with Thunderbolt cable! Windows 7 and later only, not Mac compatible! (THB-T3DP)

AKiTiO Thunder3 Quad - T3Q-T3DIAS-AKTU

$369.99
4-bays for 2.5" or 3.5" drives. Features 2 x Thunderbolt 3 ports, 1 x DisplayPort, Comes with Thunderbolt 3 Cable! (THB-T3Q)

AKiTiO Thunder3 Quad X - T3QX-T3DIAY-AKTU

$369.99
This 4-bay storage enclosure is designed to house up to four 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch drives. With Software RAID, four striped SSDs can reach data transfer speeds of up to 1480 MB per second while the Thunderbolt 3 interface provides sufficient bandwidth for additional 4K video signal streams and data transfers at the same time (THB-QUADX)

AKiTiO Thunder3 RAID Station - T3RSAA0006Y00U

$359.99
Expand the capabilities of your laptop and declutter your workspace with the Thunder3 RAID Station. This solution combines four essential functions every laptop user needs into one product, giving you additional storage space, providing you with important interfaces such as Gigabit Ethernet, USB and DisplayPort, recharging your battery and reading your SD cards (THB-RAIDSTA)

Stardom SR4-TB3-B 4-bay Thunderbolt 3 Tower Enclosure

$1,299.99
Supports up to four 3.5" or 2.5" SATA hard drives or SSDs. RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD configuration supported. Includes Thunderbolt cable! (STRSR4TB3)

Stardom ST4-TB 4-bay Thunderbolt 2 Tower Enclosure

$549.99
Supports up to four 3.5" or 2.5" SATA hard drives or SSDs. JBOD or RAID 0 configuration supported. Includes Thunderbolt cable! (STRST4TB)

ARC-8050T3-4 Areca 4 bay Thunderbolt3 RAID Tower

$999.00
ARC-8050T3 is the most complete 12Gb/s SAS 4-bay Thunderbolt™ 3 desktop SAS/SATA RAID storage with RAID control capabilities solution for both PC and Mac. (SC-ARC8050T3-4)

Areca ARC-8050T3-6 6-bay Thunderbolt 3 to 12Gb/s SAS RAID Tower

$1,599.00
Supports up to 6 SAS / SATA HDD or SSDs. Onboard hardware RAID processor with 2GB DDR3 cache memory. SAS expansion port for adding another chassis later. Supports Mac OS X 10.12 or higher & Windows 8/10 or higher. (SC-ARC8050T3-6)

Areca ARC-8050T3-8 8-bay Thunderbolt 3 to 12Gb/s SAS RAID Tower

$1,899.00
Supports up to 8 SAS / SATA HDD or SSDs. Onboard hardware RAID processor with 2GB DDR3 cache memory. Supports Mac OS X 10.12 or higher & Windows 8/10 or higher. (SC-ARC8050T3-8)

Areca ARC-8050T3-12 12-bay Thunderbolt 3 to 12Gb/s SAS RAID Tower

$2,299.00
Supports up to 12 SAS / SATA HDD or SSDs. Onboard hardware RAID processor with 2GB DDR3 cache memory. SAS expansion port for adding another chassis later. Supports Mac OS X 10.12 or higher & Windows 8/10 or higher. (SC-ARC8050T3-12)

Areca ARC-8050T3-12R 12-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID Storage Rackmount

$3,599.00
ARC-8050T3 rackmount is the 12-bay Thunderbolt 3 rackmount SAS/SATA RAID storage with RAID control capabilities solution for both PC and Mac. ARC-8050T3 rackmount incorporated on-board 1.2GHz dual core ROC and 2GB DDR3-1866 ECC SDRAM memory to deliver true high performance hardware RAID protection against drive failure. (SC-ARC8050T312R)

Areca ARC-8050T3-24R 24-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID Storage Rackmount

$4,899.00
ARC-8050T3 rackmount is the 24-bay Thunderbolt 3 rackmount SAS/SATA RAID storage with RAID control capabilities solution for both PC and Mac. ARC-8050T3 rackmount incorporated on-board 1.2GHz dual core ROC and 2GB DDR3-1866 ECC SDRAM memory to deliver true high performance hardware RAID protection against drive failure. (SC-ARC8050T324R)
Thunderbolt PCIe Expansion Chassis

AKiTiO Node eGFX PCIe Expansion Box - NODE-T3IA-AKTU

$228.99
Finally, an affordable eGPU box. Thunderbolt 3 support. 1 x PCIe x16 slot supporting full length, full height, double width cards. Built in 400W power supply. 4 lane PCIe 3.0 compliant interface. Thunderbolt 3 cable included. (THB-T3NODE)

AKiTiO Node Pro - T3NP-T3DIY-AKTU

$349.99
The Node Pro provides an additional PCIe slot for Thunderbolt 3 computers (e.g. laptop computers) where installing an internal expansion card is not an option and for systems where there is not enough space for more PCIe cards. (THB-NODEPRO)

AKiTIO Thunder2 PCIe Expansion Box - T2PC-TIA-AK1TU

$189.99
Add a PCIe expansion slot to your Thunderbolt2 laptop or Mac Pro! Possibilities for add-on cards include video capture board, ethernet adapter, fibre channel, FireWire/USB, SAS/SATA card. (THB-T2PC-TIA-AKT1U)

AKiTiO Node Duo Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Chassis - T3N2AA0002Y00U

$429.99
The Node Duo, with space enough for two half-length PCIe cards, is the ultimate plug and play expansion kit for Thunderbolt 3 computers where installing an internal expansion card is not an option and for systems where there is not enough space for more PCIe cards. (THB-T3N2AA0002Y00U)
Thunderbolt Tape Backup Solutions

mTape Thunderbolt 3 LTO-6 with mLogic LTFS Utilty - MTAPE-TB3-LTO6

$2,999.00
mTape Thunderbolt revolutionizes LTO, enabling users to easily connect LTO-6 technology to portable, desktop and all-in-one computers that feature Thunderbolt connectivity. Dead simple. Another mLogic first. (LTOMTAPETB3-6)

mTape Thunderbolt 3 LTO-7 with mLogic LTFS Utilty - MTAPE-TB3-LTO7

$4,499.00
mTape Thunderbolt revolutionizes LTO, enabling users to easily connect LTO-7 technology to portable, desktop and all-in-one computers that feature Thunderbolt connectivity. Dead simple. Another mLogic first. (LTOMTAPETB3-7)

mTape Thunderbolt 3 LTO-8 with mLogic LTFS Utilty - MTAPE-TB3-LTO8

$4,999.00
mTape Thunderbolt revolutionizes LTO, enabling users to easily connect LTO-8 technology to portable, desktop and all-in-one computers that feature Thunderbolt connectivity. Dead simple. Another mLogic first. (LTOMTAPETB3-8)
Thunderbolt Controllers

AKiTiO Thunder2 Dock - T2D-THSB3IAS-AKTU

$180.00
Allows you to connect your USB3, Firewire 800 and eSATA devices to your Thunderbolt 2 port! Plug and go. Thunderbolt 2 cable included! (THB-T2D)

AKiTiO Thunder3 10G Network Adapter - T3NA-T3LNITY-AKT

$249.99
The Thunder3 10G Network Adapter offers a portable, bus powered, fanless and low-cost 10GbE solution enabling 10GBase-T and NBASE-T (IEEE 802.3bz-2016) connectivity for Apple® OS X® and Microsoft® Windows® environments over Thunderbolt™. This network adapter is ideal for Thunderbolt 3 capable notebooks like the MacBook Pro (late 2016) and professional workstations that require reliable, accelerated access to external storage and networks for I/O demanding applications. (THB-10GNETAD)

Areca ARC-4320T2 Thunderbolt 2 to 6Gb/s SAS Host Adapter

$750.00
Connect your SAS enclosure (with or without expander) to Thunderbolt 2 with this box. Supports up to 128 SAS/SATA devices. Up to 6Gb/s transfer rate per SAS port. This is an HBA, so RAID is not supported directly on the Areca box - it must be done in your OS if desired. Thunderbolt cable included. (THB-ARC-4320T2)

Areca ARC-4607T2 Thunderbolt 2 to 16Gb/s Fibre Channel Adapter

$1,195.00
Connect your external Fibre Channel storage to Thunderbolt 2! The ARC-4607T2 offers dual 16Gb/s Fibre Channel ports and dual Thunderbolt 2 ports. Will auto negotiate with 16Gb, 8Gb and 4Gb FC devices. Mac OS X 10.8.5 and later and Windows 7/8 supported. (THB-ARC-4607T2)

Areca ARC-4883T2 Thunderbolt 2 to 12Gb/s SAS RAID Controller

$1,295.00
High performance Thunderbolt 2 to 12Gb/s SAS RAID controller. Connect your SAS enclosure (with or without expander) to Thunderbolt 2 with this box. Supports up to 256 SAS or SATA devices. All major RAID levels supported. Mac OS X 10.8.5 and later and Windows 7/8 supported. (THB-ARC-4883T2)

ATTO ThunderLink FC 2082 Thunderbolt 2 to 8Gb/s Fibre Channel - TLFC-2082-D00

$1,111.00
Allows you to connect your Thunderbolt 2 system or laptop to 8Gb/s Fibre Channel networks and storage devices! Driver support for Mac and Windows. (SC-ATTOFC2082)

ATTO ThunderLink FC 2162 Thunderbolt 2 to 16Gb/s Fibre Channel - TLFC-2162-D00

$1,855.00
Allows you to connect your Thunderbolt 2 system or laptop to 16Gb/s Fibre Channel networks and storage devices! Driver support for Mac and Windows. (SC-ATTOFC2162)

ATTO ThunderLink NS 2101 (SFP+) Thunderbolt 2 to 10GBe (1-port) - TLNS-2101-D00

$1,111.00
Allows you to connect your Thunderbolt 2 enabled systems and laptops to 10Gb/s Ethernet networks and storage devices! Supports link aggregation and failover. (SC-ATTONS2101)

ATTO ThunderLink NS 2102 (SFP+) Thunderbolt 2 to 10GBe (2-ports) - TLNS-2102-D01

$1,297.00
Allows you to connect your Thunderbolt 2 enabled systems and laptops to 10Gb/s Ethernet networks and storage devices! Supports link aggregation and failover. Features two 10Gbe SFP+ ports. (SC-ATTONS2102)

ATTO ThunderLink NT 2102 (10GBase-T) Thunderbolt 2 to 10GBe (2-ports) - TLNT-2102-D01

$925.00
Allows you to connect your Thunderbolt 2 enabled systems and laptops to copper 10Gb/s Ethernet networks and storage devices! Supports link aggregation and failover. Features two 10GBase-T ports. (SC-ATTONT2102)

ATTO ThunderLink SH 2068 Thunderbolt 2 to 6Gb/s SAS/SATA - TLSH-2068-D00

$832.00
Supports up to 128 drives with 1375MB/s maximum throughput. Certified for Mac and PC. Allows you to connect your SAS/SATA storage enclosures to the Thunderbolt 2 interface. (SC-ATTOSH2068)

ATTO ThunderStream SC 4808D Thunderbolt 2 to 6Gb/s SAS/SATA - TSSC-4808-D00

$1,195.00
Allows you to connect your SAS/SATA storage to Thunderbolt 2 interface! Support for up to 128 disk or tape devices. The ATTO SC 4808D is your RAID controller and provides RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6 and 10. Drivers for Mac OX X 10.9 or greater and Windows 10, 8.1, 8 and 7. (SC-ATTOSC4808D)

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