9to5mac

Node Pro

The addition of the extra Thunderbolt 3 port and DisplayPort connection are significant enhancements, but the biggest overall enhancement to the unit is with its fit and finish. The Node Pro is much more refined, and easier to maintain with its easy to access enclosure, tool-less GPU installation, carry handle, and aluminum finish. Read More...

Jeff Benjamin - 9TO5MAC (January 8, 2018)
gtrusted

Node Lite

The AKiTiO Node Lite looks great and enables both Windows and macOS users to add external PCIe cards without sacrificing performance. Read More...

GTrusted (December 22, 2017)
gtrusted

AKiTiO Thunder3 Quad Mini

Overall the AKiTiO Thunder3 Quad Mini looks and works great, and showcases the possibilities enabled with Thunderbolt 3 for creative professionals and consumers seeking the portable and less space-taking storage with high performance. Read More...

GTrusted (December 22, 2017)
gtrusted

SK-2520 U3.1

When the AC power adapter is not connected, the AKiTiO SK-2520 U3.1 can directly draw power from your computer, tablet, or phone as long as each SATA drive you put inside the AKiTiO SK-2520 U3.1 consumes less than 7W and the computer, tablet, or phone is able to provide 15 watts of power through the USB Power Delivery protocol. Read More...

GTrusted (December 21, 2017)
9to5mac

Thunder3 Quad X

Outside of design, the biggest difference between the Quad Mini and the Quad X is that the latter can support 3.5-inch drives. This makes the Quad X an ideal candidate for users looking for the maximum amount of direct attached storage space, since traditional spinning disks can accommodate a significantly larger amount of data than the largest solid state drives. Read More...

Jeff Benjamin - 9TO5MAC (November 21, 2017)
tweaktown

Node

The Node is our first foray into external GPUs, but its a strong start with a budget-friendly solution that with a few tweaks could be the best bang for your buck. Read More...

Tyler Bernath - TweakTown (October 31, 2017)
ispazio

Node

In conclusione possiamo ritenerci soddisfatti della prova effettuata. Il prodotto ha rispecchiato pienamente le nostre aspettative, portando la giusta potenza ad un computer portatile già molto buono. Read More...

Peter Vogric - iSpazio (October 24, 2017)
9to5mac

Thunder3 Quad Mini

The Thunder3 Quad Mini may not be the perfect solution for your needs, considering that you’ll need to enable RAID 0 and have access to four SSDs to get the most out of the device, but it’s great to finally have such an option available to Mac users. Read More...

Jeff Benjamin - 9TO5MAC (July 28, 2017)
clint

Node

The Node and GTX 680 provides enough extra processing power to play many modern high-end games at an acceptable visual quality. Great success! Read More...

Clint Shumack - Clint's Blog (July 7, 2017)
pcperspective

Node

Overall, the AKiTiO Node is a good product, especially considering the low price point. For users looking to experiment with external GPUs on their system, $300 is a much more palatable price point than $500 for something like the Razer Core especially for users looking to add a GPU for non-gaming purposes. Read More...

Ken Addison - PC Perspective (July 6, 2017)