Node Lite with Intel® Optane™ SSD

There isn't much in the way of storage that can touch the maximum speed that Thunderbolt 3 can deliver and keep pushing the data at that speed, but the Akitio Node Lite with Intel Optane SSD and Thunderbolt 3 comes very close —without thermal slowdown. Read More...

Andrew O'Hara - Appleinsider (February 1, 2019)

AKiTiO Node

The Akitio Node is certainly a great enclosure for those looking for a barebones solution. It is cheap, effective, and has enough power to run a full GTX 1080Ti without any issues. Read More...

William Johnson - GadgetsEnthusiast (January 31, 2019)

Node Lite with Intel® Optane™ SSD

With a pricey speedster of an Intel Optane SSD bundled inside, Akitio's racing-red Node Lite PCI Express enclosure fills an elite niche: lightning-fast external storage for a laptop or small desktop. Read More...

Tom Brant - PCMag (December 20, 2018)

Node Lite with Intel® Optane™ SSD

Though the Node Lite with Optane is expensive, its looks are a hoot, and the 905P is an superb performer with 10X the lifespan of NAND-based SSDs. Read More...

Jon L. Jacobi - PCWorld (December 18, 2018)

NT2 U31C

Akitio more or less nails it with the design of this box in terms of leveraging a pair of 3.5-inch hard drives. It’s solidly constructed, installation and RAID configuration are super-easy, and it performs well. Great stuff. Read More...

Jon L. Jacobi - PCWorld (November 28, 2018)

Thunder3 Dock Pro

Akitio comes out swinging with the Dock Pro, creating what could be the only dock you need. Ever. Read More...

Tyler Bernath - TweakTown (October 21, 2018)


Akitio is very good at making Thunderbolt 3 products, and they have a ton of experience under their belt. If you need 10GbE connectivity on your MacBook Pro, then this, along with the slightly more expensive Sonnet Solo 10G adapter, is one of the best options that I’ve seen. Read More...

Jeff Benjamin - 9TO5MAC (October 18, 2018)

Node Duo

The AKiTiO Node Duo caters to true eGPU enthusiasts. It provides unmatched flexibility compared to other enclosures. While the dual slots run at x2 speed, the endless possibilities of this configuration are well worth the tradeoff. Read More...

Truong Nguyen - (October 15, 2018)

Thunder3 Dock Pro

The Akitio Thunder3 Dock Pro is a product that’s mostly aimed at creative professionals working with large data — think 4K video and RAW photos. Its 10GbE connectivity means that it can quickly transfer large files over a long-range, which is great when offloading footage to a server or even when performing real-time edits of footage stored on a server. Read More...

Jeff Benjamin - 9TO5MAC (August 29, 2018)

Thunder3 Quad X

This is my unboxing and review of the AKiTiO Thunder3 Quad X using four Kingston UV500 SSDs! Read More...

Tomas Villegas - Leatherneck Media (July 7, 2018)