If you are in the market for a brand new portable drive that provides blazing fast speeds and is also rugged and robust enough to handle even the most challenging conditions in the field, then look no further. OWC just announced the Envoy PRO EX with USB-C port and Thunderbolt 3 compatibility.
Billed as the world’s fastest USB-C portable drive, the Envoy Pro EX USB-C boasts speeds of up to whopping 980MB/s which is more than twice as fast the transfer rates of the existing USB 3 version of the drive that tops at 400MB/s.
What’s more, the latest OWC offering is 100% dustproof with an IP67 waterproof rating that’s certified to survive 30 minutes in 1 meter of water. It can also operate in extreme temperatures from freezing to 158 degrees Fahrenheit (70°C).
Inside the sleek anodized aluminum enclosure of the Envoy Pro EX, there is an OWC NVMe M.2 SSD that does not only provide silent operation but is also fast and reliable enough to be used as an external USB-C storage solution for the BMPCC 4K. The unit comes in different capacities ranging from 250GB to 2TB selling for $129 to $429 respectively.
OWC Envoy Pro EX USB-C Drive Highlights
- Speed of up to 980MB/s
- 250GB, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB versions
- USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 compatible
- Fastest USB-C SSD ever built
- P67 — Dust and waterproof
- Fanless for silent operation
- Fast NVMe M.2 SSD
- No power adapter required — bus powered
- 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty
- Mac and PC compatible
- Starts at $129
All in all, the Envoy Pro EX USB-C drive offers blazing fast speeds and unrivaled price-performance ratio backed by 3-year limited warranty. It’s indeed one of the fastest and most affordable USB-C portable drives on the market currently which combined with its sleek and robust all-aluminum design makes it the perfect fit even for the most demanding creative professionals working on the go.