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OWC Introduces Envoy Pro SX Thunderbolt Bus-Powered Portable SSD

July 22, 2021 GMT
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OWC Envoy Pro SX
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OWC Envoy Pro SX

WOODSTOCK, Ill., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OWC®, the premier zero-emissions Mac and PC technology company, and a respected provider of Memory, External Drives, SSDs, Mac & PC docking solutions, and performance upgrade kits announces the new OWC Envoy Pro SX, the Thunderbolt portable SSD that can withstand any condition. The mild-mannered exterior of the OWC Envoy Pro SX hides its true nature. It’s super-fast. Super-versatile. Super-portable. And rugged enough to endure the most challenging work and play settings.

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This little beast of an SSD handles all data storage and backup challenges like a real superhero when put to the test. The OWC Envoy Pro SX is versatile enough to be used as a bus-powered drive for daily storage and backup tasks. It can handle workflows easily handle the speed demands of production-level audio, design, and photography workflows. And it serves up real-world performance speeds up to 2847MB/s1 with modern Thunderbolt and USB4 equipped Macs and PCs. Built along the OWC Envoy Pro EX’s award-winning lineage, this tiny but mighty ½ pound portable drive is 1/3 smaller. It features a removable Thunderbolt cable and is test certified to handle the nastiest environments. From managing obstacles in the field to crushing deadlines at home, the OWC Envoy Pro SX lets you unleash your productivity power without needing a cape or mask.

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The grooved fins on the OWC Envoy Pro SX’s matte black aluminum chassis transform it into a highly effective heat sink. Even after a diabolically long file transfer, the stealthy and silent OWC Envoy Pro SX stays reliably fast. The OWC Envoy Pro SX is fully compatible with macOS and Windows built-in encryption, so you can add peace of mind password security to your data whenever you need it. Whatever your data journey, the OWC Envoy Pro SX stands ready to deliver a crushing blow to time-robbing work and play challenges in the blink of an eye.

OWC Envoy Pro SX Highlights

  • Lightning Fast: Advanced OWC Aura Pro SSD storage technology with TRIM support works with Thunderbolt to deliver the fastest and most reliable performance available in a portable drive
  • Super Versatile: Perfect for audio, video, photography, graphics, gaming, and general data storage/backup uses
  • Xtremely Portable: Bus-powered and smaller than most compact smartphones
  • Xtremely Rugged: Certified dustproof, drop-proof, and waterproof 2
  • Silently Cool: Fan-less, heat-dissipating aluminum housing for distraction-free operation
  • Secure: Non-skid rubber feet keep the OWC Envoy Pro SX in place
  • Informative: LED for at-a-glance confirmation of power and activity status
  • Connected: Included Thunderbolt cable plugs into Thunderbolt and USB4 Macs and PCs
  • Worry-Free Reliability: 5 Year OWC Limited Warranty

“For OWC Envoy Pro SX, we wanted to make a drive that’s truly unique,” said Larry O’Connor, CEO and Founder of OWC. “Listening to our customer’s suggestions from the Envoy Pro EX model, we made sure to add a detachable Thunderbolt 4 / USB4 cable, and while we were at it, we made it a smaller form factor and even more rugged by adding IP67.”

Pricing & Availability
The OWC Envoy Pro SX 240GB to 2TB models is available now, starting at $199 on MacSales.com.

About OWC
Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability and OWC solutions are truly built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC’s operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with our headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum OWC features an award-winning technical support team as well as an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set and beyond, there should be no compromise, and that is why OWC is here.

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© 2021 Other World Computing, Inc. All rights reserved. Apple and Mac are the trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Intel and Thunderbolt are trademarks of Intel Corporation registered in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other marks may be the trademark or registered trademark property of their respective owners. 

1 Up to 2546MB/s sequential read/write (max) performance was observed based on testing a 4.0TB OWC Aura P12 Pro equipped Envoy Pro SX connected to a Windows 10 PC equipped with a Gigabyte Technology motherboard with an AMD 3960X 3.8GHz processor and 32GB RAM running AJA System Test (4K-Full resolution, 4GB file size, 16bit RGB codec, single file test). Performance will vary depending on drive and application used. 

2 Dropped over 25 times at every angle from a height of four feet by a third-party testing and certification service. Water resistant for up to 30 minutes at < 1 meter.

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