Top 10 Akitio Quad x – External Solid State Drives

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1. Seagate

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NVMe Expansion SSD for Xbox Series X|S STJR1000400, Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X|S 1TB Solid State Drive

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Seagate #ad - High capacity: 1tb of storage increases the overall capacity of the Xbox Series X|S—collect thousands of games across four generations of Xbox without sacrificing performance.

Quick resume: switch between multiple titles in seconds—directly from the internal SSD or the expansion card. Seamless gameplay: designed in partnership with Xbox to seamlessly play Xbox Series X|S games from the internal SSD or the expansion card without sacrificing graphics, load times, latency, or framerates. Exclusive to xbox: the only available expansion card that replicates the Xbox Velocity Architecture —providing faster load times, richer environments, and more immersive gameplay.
BrandSeagate #ad
ManufacturerSEAGATE #ad
Height2 Inches
Length5.5 Inches
Weight0.15 Pounds
Width3 Inches
Part NumberSTJR1000400
ModelSTJR1000400
Warranty3-year limited warranty

2. OWC

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Compatible with Windows PC and Mac, Space Gray, OWCTB3DK14PSG, OWC 14-Port Thunderbolt 3 Dock with Cable

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OWC #ad - Multi-display support: up to dual 4k or a single 5k, an onboard mini DisplayPort connection plus the ability to use the secondary Thunderbolt 3 port for a display allows the dock to support two displays at up to 4K resolution or a single 5K display.

Import fast: up to 312mb/s, external speakers, sd 4. 0 spec sd and microsd card reader slots to copy photos & movies from your media cards; Hybrid Analog Audio In/Out: Connect headphones, combo headphones with mic, standalone mics and other audio equipment; S/PDIF Optical Audio Port: Pro-grade digital audio output for enhanced audio performance. 85w notebook charging: host thunderbolt 3 usb type-c connection powers and charges notebook computers with up to 85W power; 2 High-Powered USB Type-A ports deliver 5Gb/s speed and up to 7.

5w power to additional devices. Features 14 ports of connectivity: usb 3. 1 gen 2 / gen 1 + thunderbolt 3 + microsd reader + sd reader + mini DisplayPort + Gigabit Ethernet + S/PDIF + Combo Audio I/O. Includes: owc thunderbolt 3 dock, quick start guide, external power supply and power cable, 0.5m 18" thunderbolt 3 cable, 2 Year OWC Limited Warranty.
BrandOWC #ad
ManufacturerOWC #ad
Height0.98 Inches
Length9.06 Inches
Weight1.1 Pounds
Width3.5 Inches
Part NumberOWCTB3DK14PSG
ModelOWCTB3DK14PSG
Warranty2 Year Warranty

3. Crucial

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CT500MX500SSD1, Crucial MX500 500GB 3D NAND SATA 2.5 Inch Internal SSD, up to 560MB/s

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Crucial #ad - Sequential reads/writes up to 560/510 MB/s and random reads/writes up to 95K/90K on all file types. Accelerated by Micron 3D NAND technology. Integrated power loss Immunity preserves all your saved work if the power unexpectedly gets cut. Crucial 5-year limited warranty. Aes 256-bit hardware-based encryption keeps data safe and secure from hackers and thieves.
BrandCrucial #ad
ManufacturerCRUCIAL TECHNOLOGY #ad
Height2.76 Inches
Length4.06 Inches
Weight0.02 Pounds
Width0.28 Inches
Part NumberCT500MX500SSD1
ModelCT500MX500SSD1
WarrantyLimited 5-year warranty

4. WD_BLACK

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WDBA3A0050BBK-WESN, WD_BLACK 5TB P10 Game Drive, Compatible with Playstation, PC, Xbox, & Mac, Portable External Hard Drive HDD

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WD_BLACK #ad - Available in capacities up to 5tb1 that can hold up to 125 games2, formatting, other programs, one gigabyte gb = one billion bytes and one terabyte TB = one trillion bytes.1as used for storage capacity, and factors.

Premium hdd with 3-year limited warranty, purpose-built for gamers based on WD_BLACK quality and reliability. Comes with an 18-inch 457mm usb type-a to micro-B cable with SuperSpeed interface up to 5Gbps. 2number of games based on a 36GB average per game. Compatible with xbox series xs play and store xbox One games, archive Xbox Series XS games and PlayStation 5 play and store PS4 games, archive PS5 games consoles.

Portable form factor with sleek metal top covering that provides fast access to your growing game library. Cable length may vary. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. The number of games will vary based on file size, so that you can save old favorites and still have room for new titles.
BrandWD_BLACK #ad
ManufacturerWestern Digital Technologies, Inc. #ad
Height0.82 Inches
Length4.65 Inches
Weight0.51 Pounds
Width3.46 Inches
Part NumberWDBA3A0050BBK-WESN
ModelWDBA3A0050BBK-WESN
Warranty3-year manufacturer's limited warranty

5. XPG

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Works with Playstation 5, PCIe Gen4 M.2 2280 Internal Gaming SSD Up to 7,400 MB/s AGAMMIXS70B-1T-CS, XPG 1TB GAMMIX S70 Blade

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XPG #ad - The drive is designed to work with direct installation onto M/B, it may not work with external enclosure. Backed by a 5-year limited manufacturer warranty.

Speed on ps5: under the operating environment of the ps5, the sequential read speed of both 1TB and 2TB models measured at 6100MB/s * To be able to work on PS5, PS5 firmware 21. 02-04. 000042 or higher is required. Speed on pc/laptop: sequential r/w up to 7400/6800mb/s *test performed in adata internal lab, actual performance varies by paired system and testing environment. Interface: pcie gen4 NVMe 1. 4. Form factor: m. 2 2280 *this drive will only work with m/b that supports PCIe 4 PCIe 3 backward compatible. When paired with PCie 3. 0 port, max r/w will be limited to 3400/3000MB/s.
BrandXPG #ad
ManufacturerADATA #ad
Height0.14 Inches
Length3.15 Inches
Weight0.03 Pounds
Width0.87 Inches
Part NumberAGAMMIXS70B-1T-CS
ModelAGAMMIXS70B-1T-CS
Warranty5 year manufacturer limited warranty

6. Anker

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Ethernet, Audio, 10 Gbps USB-C and 5 Gbps USB-A Data, Anker 575 USB-C Docking Station 13-in-1, 85W Charging for Laptop, SD 3.0, 4K HDMI, 18W Charging for Phone, Triple Display, Anker Docking Station

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Anker #ad - Display information: macos and ipados only support Single-Stream Transport SST mode, which means all connected monitors will show the same content. Huge expansion: equipped with an 85w laptop-charging usb-c port, a usb-c data port, a 3.

5 mm aux port, an 18w power delivery usb-c port, 3 usb-a ports, sd/microSD card slots, a displayPort, 2 HDMI ports, an Ethernet port, and a DC input. Comprehensive media display: simultaneously stream media to up to 3 monitors in [email protected] via the DisplayPort and dual HDMI ports. What you get: powerexpand 13-in-1 usb-c dock, welcome guide, our worry-free 18-month warranty, a 135W power adapter, 1 m / 3 ft USB-C to USB-C cable, and friendly customer service. Simultaneous charging: connect your laptop to the 85w USB-C port and connect your phone or other mobile device to the 18W Power Delivery USB-C port to get simultaneous high-speed charging.
BrandAnker #ad
ManufacturerAnker #ad
Height1.64 Inches
Length4.95 Inches
Weight0.82 Pounds
Width3.49 Inches
Part NumberA83921A1
ModelA83921A1
Warranty18-month warranty

7. StarTech

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StarTech.com Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Chassis w/DisplayPort – PCIe x16 – External PCIe Slot for Thunderbolt 3 Devices TB31PCIEX16

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StarTech #ad - Reliable support: backed by a starTech. Com 2-year warranty, this Thunderbolt 3 PCIe expansion chassis has free lifetime technical support. High speeds: experience increased productivity with Thunderbolt 3 and up to 40Gbps bandwidth which is twice the speed of Thunderbolt 2 20Gbps and eight times faster than USB 3.

0 5gbps. Displayport connection: this thunderbolt 3 pcIe expansion slot supports one 4K DisplayPort monitor, and a second extended monitor display through the Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port. Expand your connectivity: add an external pcie pci express 3.

0 x16 slot and a displayport connection to your Thunderbolt 3 equipped MacBook or laptop with this Thunderbolt 3 PCIe expansion chassis. Broad compatibility: for ultimate convenience, this Thunderbolt 3 external PCIe enclosure works with both your Mac and Windows computers so you’re not limited to what systems you can use with the expansion box.
BrandStarTech #ad
ManufacturerSTARTECH.COM #ad
Height3.2 Inches
Length11 Inches
Weight3.57 Pounds
Width5.6 Inches
Part NumberTB31PCIEX16
ModelTB31PCIEX16
Warranty2 Year

8. Kingston

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HDD Replacement for Increase Performance, Kingston 240GB A400 SATA 3 2.5" Internal SSD SA400S37/240G

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Kingston #ad - Multiple capacities with space for applications or a hard drive replacement. More reliable and durable than a hard drive. Fast start up, loading and file transfers.
BrandKingston #ad
ManufacturerKingston Technology #ad
Height2.75 Inches
Length3.94 Inches
Weight0.09 Pounds
Width0.28 Inches
Part NumberSA400S37/240G
ModelSA400S37/240G
WarrantyLimited 3 Year

9. Sonnet Technologies

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Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500 XT, for Mac Computers

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Sonnet Technologies #ad - Not compatible with an apple m1 mac or thunderbolt 1/2 mac, no support for Apple Windows Boot Camp, not fully compatible with a Thunderbolt 3/4 Windows PC - see Sonnet product page > Tech Specs for more information.

Thunderbolt certified for use with Intel-based Macs with Thunderbolt 3 ports. Supports thunderbolt displays: supports 4k, 5k, and even the 6k Apple Pro Display XDR. Boosts graphics performance for built-in and External Displays: Accelerates graphic-intensive pro application performance on computers with integrated or low-power discrete graphics processors. Compatible with a thunderbolt 3 mac with an intel cpu and macos 1015.

7 & macos 11. Charges your computer- provides 60w through the included Thunderbolt 3 cable to power and charge your computer while connected, allowing you to leave your computer’s power adapter behind. Small and highly portable- measures 6 inches wide by 5. 1 inches deep by 2 inches tall, takes up little space on the desktop, fits easily into a computer bag or backpack. Not compatible with M1 Macs.
BrandSonnet Technologies #ad
ManufacturerSONNET TECHNOLOGIES #ad
Height2 Inches
Length6 Inches
Weight0.71 Pounds
Width5.1 Inches
Part NumberGPU-R55XT-TB3-S
ModelGPU-R55XT-TB3-S

10. CalDigit

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2 x DisplayPort 1.2, Thunderbolt 3, 85W Charging, USB Ports, UHS II SD Card Slot, USB-C and Thunderbolt 4 Compatible Dual DisplayPort 1.2, LAN, 3.5mm Audio, CalDigit USB-C Pro Dock

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CalDigit #ad - Powerful 85w laptop charging: provides up to 85w to charge your laptop and power all of your USB peripherals STAND ALONE CHARGING Front facing USB-A port can charge devices without being connected to a computer.

Perfect for it environments utilizing both Windows and Macs **Functionality will vary depending on host connection. Mac & windows compatible: ideal for 2016+ macbook pro, 2017+ iMac Pro or Windows Ultrabooks with Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C such as the Yoga, spectre, xps, Razer Blade. Please refer to the compatibility chart for more information. Usb-c pro dock does not have a downstream Thunderbolt 3 port. 10 ports of connectivity: 1 x thunderbolt 3 backwards compatible with usb-c, uhs-ii sd card slot sd 4.

0, 3 x usb 3. 2 type a 5gb/s, 2 x displayport 1. 2, 1 x usb-c 3. 2 gen 2 10gb/s data only, Gigabit Ethernet, 3. 5mm combo Audio Jack. Dual 4k extended displays: connect up to two [email protected] 4096 x 2160 30-bit color monitors via DisplayPort 1. 2 **displayport to hdmi/dvi/vga adapter/cable must be an ACTIVE type.
BrandCalDigit #ad
ManufacturerCalDigit #ad
Weight2.3 Pounds
Part NumberUSBCProDock-US07-SG
ModelUSBCProDock-US07-SG
Warranty2 Years