The OWC Envoy Pro FX could be the fastest rugged drive

OWC revealed the Envoy Pro FX, a new compatible Mac / PC, Thunderbolt and USB Portable SSD. The drive looks promising, offering fast speed and data protection.

The Envoy Pro FX supports the max performance of all Thunderbolt and USB interfaces, which maxes out at 2800MB/s. Also, according to OWC, it is “built like a tank.” The drive is dust resistant, drop-proof and waterproof. Also, OWC claims you can transfer gigabytes of data in seconds.

OWC says the drive “goes to the next level by being the ideal drive for various uses and ranging from photography, video, and document storage backups to a secondary/portable OS boot drive.” “The perfect on-set project drive for editing dailies, multi-angled camera shots, utilizing large sample libraries within audio projects, or portable Steam games library,” OWC claims.

OWC Envoy Pro FX’s durability

OWC Envoy Pro FX
Image courtesy: OWC

In terms of durability, the drive can withstand at least a drop of four feet. As for water resistance, the drive can last up to 30 minutes at < 1 meter. It’s built with fanless, heat-dissipating aluminum housing. Size-wise, it’s smaller than most compact smartphones.


  • The Envoy Pro FX supports the max performance capability of any Thunderbolt and USB interface – up to 2800MB/s
  • Dustproof, drop-proof and waterproof
  • Fanless, heat-dissipating aluminum housing
  • Included Thunderbolt/USB cable plugs

Pricing and availability

The OWC Envoy Pro FX is out now. Here’s all of its available model options:

  • 240 GB for $169
  • 480 GB for $199
  • 1 TB for $299
  • 2 TB for $479

Learn more at the official OWC website.

Image courtesy: OWC

Sean Berry
Sean Berry
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