In late 2016 Apple released their revamped MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 3, “The USB-C that Does it All” and sales have been extremely good, as most new Apple products tend to be. One complaint, however, is that Apple has done away with the standard USB Type-A ports that many of us have become familiar with. There seems to be two reasons for these complaints. First, most people still have USB products that they would like to connect via the old USB Type-A cables and secondly, there are very few Thunderbolt 3 or USB Type-C options currently available. So, what is the average consumer to do?

Akitio, makers of premium, high quality external computer storage solutions, today announced the release of the new Akitio Thunder3 Quad Mini. The Quad Mini is the first 4-bay, 2.5”, Thunderbolt 3 storage device designed for use with the new 2016 Apple MacBook Pro lineup (macOS) as well as Thunderbolt 3 Windows PC’s. Developed to handle the data protection and performance requirements for today’s ever-growing media libraries, the Thunder3 Quad Mini offers fast transfers with the added flexibility of a DisplayPort video output in an extremely small and portable form factor.

Akitio, makers of external premium, high quality computer storage solutions, today unveiled their new Thunderbolt™ 3 external graphics box, the Akitio Node, a low cost expansion chassis designed to house an external graphics card or other full-length PCIe cards. Connected to the computer via Thunderbolt 3, the additional GPU power instantly upgrades a regular laptop or a mini PC and makes it possible to do things that would normally require a high-end workstation or gaming computer.

Akitio, makers of external premium, high quality computer storage solutions, today announced the availability of the new AKiTiO Thunder3 PCIe Box. The Thunder3 PCIe Box is the industry’s first Thunderbolt™ 3 external PCI Express (PCIe) expansion chassis device and was designed to provide an additional PCIe slot for Thunderbolt 3 computers where there is either not enough space to install another PCIe card or on systems such as laptops where there previously was no option to add a PCIe card.

Akitio, makers of premium, high quality external computer storage solutions, today announced the availability of the new AKiTiO Thunder3 Quad. The Thunder3 Quad is the industry’s first 4-bay, Thunderbolt™ 3 storage device and was designed to unleash the groundbreaking speed and flexibility of Thunderbolt 3. Developed to handle the data protection and performance requirements for today’s ever-growing media libraries, the Thunder3 Quad offers fast transfers with the added flexibility of a DisplayPort video output in a form factor small enough for a desktop.

AKITIO today unveiled the Thunder3 PCIe SSD, the industry’s fastest external storage solution designed to unleash the groundbreaking speed and simplicity of Thunderbolt™ 3. Developed for high-speed transfer of large files, the Thunder3 PCIe SSD is the only storage solution on the market today that combines the full PCIe Gen3 x4 bandwidth of the Intel® SSD 750 Series with the NVMe* protocol, along with Thunderbolt 3’s 40Gbps port. , delivering an unprecedented performance of 2500MB/s (2.5 Gigabytes per second). Additionally, the Intel SSD 750 Series is the highest capacity consumer SSD with NVMe available today, offering 1.2 TB of storage capacity.

AKiTiO, makers of high quality, premium storage solutions, today announced the availability of their new T3T Adapter. The T3T bridges all 3 generations of Thunderbolt technology by allowing users with Thunderbolt 3 equipped computers to connect Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 peripherals.