Why buy our Shell Thunder SSD Enclosure?
Shell Thunder works with any standard NVMe SSD, testing at 2,700 MB/s Read and 2,000 MB/s Write. You can download, edit, and upload whole movies in a few seconds. *Tested with WD Black SSD 1TB (2018) and MacBook Pro 15 (2018).
Shell Thunder is the only high-performance Thunderbolt 3 enclosure engineered for active cooling with smart fan technology. We stress-tested this design with an Intel SSD by writing 3 terabytes in 60 minutes. The whisper-quiet 4000 RPM fan kept Shell Thunder as cool as the palms of our hands only activating when needed.
Ideal for m.2 NMVe SSDs
Intel Certified: macOS and Windows compatible, powered by Intel Thunderbolt 3 technology. Shell Thunder is designed for 2280 and 2260 m.2 NVME and ACHI SSDs. Note: Thunder is NOT compatible with m.2 SATA SSDs, Apple OEM SSDs, or Fledging Feather SSDs.
Shell Thunder is ideal for SSDs with capacities ranging from 500GB - 4TB.
A capacity of 256GB or less offers reduced speeds in Shell Thunder. A capacity of 8TB or more goes undetected and overheats.
Note: Samsung EVO 970 Plus is not fully compatible with Shell Thunder, and has been known to deliver reduced Read and Write speeds.
We recommend using the Western Digital Black SN750 NVMe SSD without the heat sink.
Fledging Shell Thunder enclosures that are purchased with capacity include a Phison TLC SSD with an E12S controller.
Rugged, stylish, portable
Carry your projects, creativity, and fun in your pocket and work wherever you want. Thunder's anodized aluminum case protects it all.
Built for Thunderbolt 3 with all the tools you need
The market is full of USB-C enclosures that work in Thunderbolt 3 ports. Almost none are built for Thunderbolt 3 ports and Thunderbolt 3 speeds. Shell Thunder is. We ship it with a screwdriver, a thermal cooling pad, a Thunderbolt 3 cable, and installation instructions.
Be confident in your purchase
Customer Delight matters. We’re not happy unless you’re thrilled with your purchase. Contact us at any time before, during, after, or a very long time after your purchase. We’ll partner with you to find the right answer.
22.5" cable, the controller used in the enclosure is the Alpine Ridge 6 Gen Thunderbolt 3, the fan is as quiet as a public library. "SHHHHHH. I'm reading."
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