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OWC Expands Their Helios Line With the Addition of the Mercury Helios FX

OWC helps consumers increase computational capabilities with new high performance external GPU.

Mar 12, 2018 | Woodstock, IL

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OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, has announced an addition to their Mercury Helios PCIe expansion chassis line with the release of the OWC Mercury Helios FX eGPU expansion chassis. Whether the need is to edit at greater resolutions, achieve smoother frame rates, utilize VR and AR to improve your gaming experience, or take advantage of the computational gymnastics for which GPUs are known, the OWC Mercury Helios FX eGPU is built to empower everyone.

Featuring a robust power supply, the Mercury Helios FX is built to handle almost any GPU while simultaneously charging a laptop. The whisper-quiet cooling fan makes the Helios FX an ideal addition to noise-sensitive workstations. And with support for most Thunderbolt-compatible AMD® and NVIDIA® GPUs, there are many workflow and gaming empowering options from which to choose.

With its Thunderbolt 3 interface, users can add the Mercury Helios FX to any computer needing a boost. Whether it’s a Mac or Windows PC, the Mercury Helios FX can be connected with the included Thunderbolt 3 cable for an immediate increase in performance.

Key Features

  • Connect a GPU via Thunderbolt 3
  • Compatible with Mac* and Windows PCs
  • Accepts full height, full length, double width GPU cards
  • 375W to power NVIDIA or AMD GPUs
  • Accelerate professional performance
  • Elevate gaming performance
  • Add sheer computational power
  • Provides laptop charging up to 87W
  • 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty

Availability and Pricing:

The Mercury Helios FX eGPU is available now at MacSales.com and authorized OWC resellers. MSRP is $299.99.

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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 – OWC solutions are genuinely 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 its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and 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. That is why OWC is here.

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Derrick Stembridge


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dStembridge@owc.com