ThunderBlade SSD (1TB, Thunderbolt 3)
  • ThunderBlade SSD (1TB, Thunderbolt 3)

OWC ThunderBlade SSD (1TB, Thunderbolt 3)




OWC's extreme performance ThunderBlade might just be the ultimate working drive for media professionals. In terms of pure transfer speed, ThunderBlade is at the absolute cutting edge of possibility.

The Fastest. Period.
In a fast-paced, professional environment, time is money and performance is everything. The success of your project depends on quick data processing, and demands performance and efficiency working with uncompressed, high-bandwidth content streams. ThunderBlade delivers the performance to match - capable of unbelievable transfer speeds up to 2800MB/s read & 2450MB/s write. And with SoftRAID, two ThunderBlades can reach dizzying heights up to 3800MB/s.

At Home on the Road.
Designed to be rugged and dependable as well as blazing fast, ThunderBlade is equally at home on the road, on set or in the edit suite. It's compact and tough enough to withstand even the roughest treatment in between locations, and it comes complete with its own ballistic hard-shell case for even greater protection. And with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, ThunderBlade fits your workflow daisy-chain perfectly.

Quality You Can Trust
Like all OWC drives, ThunderBlade is built to the highest standards of reliability and performance. Because 100% reliability is always the goal, ThunderBlade is rigorously quality tested, and backed by an OWC 3 Year Limited Warranty and 24/7 customer support.

- Up to 2800MB/s Read & 2450MB/s Write
- Daisy chain up to 6 Thunderbolt 3 devices
- Rugged portability in a sleek design
- Includes a custom-fit ballistic hard-shell case
- 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty

OWC ThunderBlade
(1) 0.5 m Thunderbolt 3 cable
(1) Power supply and cable
(1) Ballistic hard-shell case
User Guide
SoftRAID XT Lite Quick Start Guide


Software Requirements
macOS 10.13 or later
Windows 10 or later1

Hardware Requirements
Minimum: Mac or PC featuring Thunderbolt/Thunderbolt 2 interface2
Recommended (Best Performance): Mac or PC featuring Thunderbolt 3 interface

Interface (chipset): (2) Thunderbolt 3 (Intel DSL6540)
Drive Interface: M.2 NVMe (PCIe 3.0)
Max Data Transfer Rate: Thunderbolt 3 : 40 Gb/s (or 5000 MB/s)

Read: Up to 2800MB/s
Write: Up to 2450MB/s

Housing Material: Aluminum
Certifications: CE, FCC, RoHS
Plug & Play

Power Supply
External UL-listed universal auto-switching
AC input: 100~240V, 50/60Hz
DC input: 15V @ 4.8A

Noise: 0.0 dB

Operating Temperature (°C): 10° to 35°
Operating Humidity: 8% to 90%
Storage Temperature (°C): −40° to 65°
Storage Humidity: 5% to 95%

Height: 29.0 mm (1.1 in)
Length: 192 mm (7.6 in)
Width: 124 mm (4.9 in)
Weight: 676 g (1.42 lbs)

1. Default drive format set up for macOS. PC users must download the ThunderBlade Tools application to quickly set up for PC use.
2. Thunderbolt/Thunderbolt 2 compatibility requires a certified Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 (mDP) adapter.

Model Number: OWCTB3TBV4T1.0