Apple's Boot Camp is software included with Mac OS X, so you can run compatible versions of Microsoft Windows on an Intel-based Mac. For more details, please see Apple's Boot Camp Support page.

At the time the following test was done, the latest version of Apple's Boot Camp Support Software was dated Feb 11, 2014.

Please note that Boot Camp is NOT part of the Thunderbolt™ compatibility testing and certification process by Apple and Intel. Even if the product has been certified for Windows, this does NOT include systems that are running Windows on a Mac with the help of Boot Camp. Following test results are therefore intended for reference only and results may vary on the test environment!

 

Test Results

Following test results are intended for reference only and results may vary on the test environment.

Product Driver Test Item
Hot Plug Read/Write
akitio-neutrino-thunderbolteditionNeutrino Thunderbolt Edition Recommended Driver
(Marvell 91xx)
Not Supported Supported
AKiTiO Palm RAIDAKiTiO Palm RAID Recommended Driver
(Marvell 91xx)
Not Supported Supported
AKiTiO ThunderGoAKiTiO ThunderGo Recommended Driver
(Asmedia 106x)
Thunderbolt : Not Supported
USB 3.0 : Supported
Thunderbolt : Supported
USB 3.0 : Supported
Neutrino Thunder DuoNeutrino Thunder Duo Recommended Driver
(Asmedia 106x)
Not Supported Supported
Neutrino Thunder D3Neutrino Thunder D3 Recommended Driver
(Asmedia 106x)
Thunderbolt : Not Supported
USB 3.0 : Supported
Thunderbolt : Supported
USB 3.0 : Supported
akitio-thunder-sata-goAKiTiO Thunder SATA Go Recommended Driver
(Asmedia 106x)
Not Supported Driver Required
akitio-thunder-dockAKiTiO Thunder Dock Recommended Driver
(Asmedia 106x)
Thunderbolt : Not Supported
USB 3.0 : Supported
eSATA : Driver Required
1394B : Supported
Thunderbolt : Supported
USB 3.0 : Supported
eSATA : Driver Required
1394B : Supported
akitio-thunder2-dock AKiTiO Thunder2 Dock Recommended Driver
(Asmedia 106x)
Thunderbolt : Not Supported
USB 3.0 : Supported
eSATA : Driver Required
1394B : Supported
Thunderbolt : Supported
USB 3.0 : Supported
eSATA : Driver Required
1394B : Supported
AKiTiO Thunde2 Duo ProAKiTiO Thunder2 Duo Pro Recommended Driver
(Asmedia 106x)
Thunderbolt : Not Supported
USB 3.0 : Supported
Thunderbolt : Supported
USB 3.0 : Supported
akitio-thunder2-quadAKiTiO Thunder2 Quad Required Driver
(Asmedia 106x)
Not Supported Supported
akitio-thunder2-quad-miniAKiTiO Thunder2 Quad Mini Required Driver
(Asmedia 106x)
Not Supported Supported
akitio-thunder2-pcie-boxAKiTiO Thunder2 PCIe Box Install the corresponding PCIe card driver from the manufacturer's website. Not Supported Supported
(Tested: Fujitsu Quadro-m PCIe SSD 480GB)

Note:
If the system crashes when the external drive is attached, we recommend formatting the drive in your computer first, before installing it in the external hard drive enclosure.

 

Test Environment

Boot Camp was installed according to the instructions found on Apple's Boot Camp Support Software 5.1.5640 page.

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