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AKiTiO ThunderGo

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USB 3.0 with UASP
Bus powered

AKiTiO ThunderGo

TweakTown Best Performance AwardDesigned for portability and speed, this bus-powered drive features both Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity. The slim and compact enclosure comes with a tethered Thunderbolt cable, making it the ideal storage drive to take with you wherever you go. For systems without Thunderbolt interface, simply use the super-fast USB 3.0 connection instead, guaranteeing that you can always access your data.

  • Thunderbolt for lighting fast transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps
  • Dual interfaces featuring Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity
  • Supports UAS protocol for increased performance
  • Tethered Thunderbolt cable
  • Portable and compact design
  • Bus-powered

High-Speed I/O Performance

By incorporating the awesome Thunderbolt connection and combining it with a fast SSD drive, the AKiTiO ThunderGo is ready to deliver an extremely fast throughput performance.

AKiTiO ThunderGo Performance

Dual Interface

The dual interface guarantees compatibility with all systems. Achieve ultra fast transfer rates with either Thunderbolt or USB 3.0 SuperSpeed but know that if necessary, you can always fall back to USB 2.0 for maximum flexibility. Hassle-free and compact, the bus-powered AKiTiO ThunderGo is the ideal companion for your notebook.

Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 dual interface

Protective Rubber Sleeve

Designed with portability in mind, the rubber sleeve provides protection for your drive and keeps the tethered Thunderbolt cable neat and tidy at the same time. Simply drop the drive in your bag and you are set to go.

Protective rubber sleeve


The transfer speeds below were obtained using Disk Speed Test from Blackmagic Design. The results reflect the real-world performance you can expect but the actual transfer rates will still depend on the test environment and might not be exactly the same.

AKiTiO ThunderGo Benchmark Comparison

AKiTiO ThunderGo


  • NEUG1TB+T3T (1TB SSD with T3T adapter for Thunderbolt 3 computers)


  • CE

  • FCC

  • VCCI

  • Thunderbolt

  • 2-year limited warranty

  • High quality aluminum for optimized heat dissipation

  • 2.5" SATA SSD or HDD depending on the model

  • N/A

  • 1x Tethered Thunderbolt cable

  • 1x Micro-B USB 3.0 SuperSpeed port (supports UASP)

  • Thunderbolt up to 10Gbps

  • USB 3.0 up to 5Gbps

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

  • Computer with Thunderbolt™ or USB 3.0 connector

  • Mac OS 10.7 or above

  • Computer with Thunderbolt™ or USB 3.0 connector

  • Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C

  • Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 60°C

  • Relative Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (non-condensing)

  • Bus-power (no need for power adapter)

  • N/A

  • 5.4 inches x 3.2 inches x 0.8 inches

  • 13.8cm x 8.2cm x 1.9cm

  • AKiTiO ThunderGo with tethered Thunderbolt cable

  • USB 3.0 cable

  • Carry case

  • Setup guide

  • Retail Box Size: 8.9 x 6.2 x 1.6 in. (22.7 x 15.7 x 4 cm)

  • Carton Size (20pcs per carton): 17.7 x 13.1 x 10.2 in. (45 x 33.4 x 26 cm)

  • This Thunderbolt product is not compatible with Apple's Boot Camp.

  • To connect this device to a Thunderbolt 3 computer, a Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt adapter like the AKiTiO T3T is required.


Akitio's ThunderGo is quite easily the quickest single drive solution we have tested, and while the price is sure to hit your wallet hard, it's well worth it if you want a top tier solution. Read More...

Tyler Bernath - TweakTown (June 19, 2015)

How fast are your external storage options? Sure, some people prefer higher capacity as their spec of choice when they’re shopping around for hard drives, but then there are those of us who would rather have storage that reacts more quickly.

Chris Pirillo - LockerGnome (April 16, 2015)