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OWC releases second generation of its ThunderBlade Gen 2 SSD

OWC has released the second generation of its ThunderBlade external SSD, with a lower price point and improved performance. It’s targeted to creative pros and prosumers who work to capture and process 4K or 8K video.

With dual Thunderbolt 3 ports users can daisy-chain up to five additional ThunderBlade. By connecting more than one drive with SoftRAID, speeds can be increased up to 3800MB/s.

The OWC ThunderBlade comes with a Thunderbolt 3 cable included and is backed by OWC’s three-year warranty. It’s available at and other online and storefront retailers. It costs $1,899 for a 4TB model, and $3,499 for the 8TB version.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.