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OWC Viper Pro Thunderbolt External SSD Premieres at NAB 2015

Apr 13, 2015 | Las Vegas, NV

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Other World Computing (OWC), a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, announced today the arrival of the Viper Pro Thunderbolt external SSD. The OWC Viper Pro Thunderbolt External SSD is the pinnacle of fast, high-capacity, direct attached Thunderbolt 2 storage. Engineered to meet the extreme demands of content professionals, Viper Pro features dual Thunderbolt 2 ports and delivers extreme performance with sustained speeds up to 1350MB/s.

Speed, Capacity and Flexibility. All in One. The Viper Pro Thunderbolt SSD will be available in two capacity options, 4TB and 8TB, which deliver versatile, pro-level performance for any workflow. With bandwidth to spare, not only does the Viper deliver big capacity and big speeds, it comes with the flexibility of Thunderbolt 2 connectivity and the power to use it comprehensively, supporting multi-stream, uncompressed 4K video and bus-powered daisy chains.

Viper Pro Thunderbolt SSD Features

  • 4TB and 8TB capacities
  • Speeds up to 1350MB/s
  • Dual Thunderbolt 2 interfaces
  • Daisy-chain support for additional Thunderbolt devices
  • Aluminum design with a variable speed fan for quiet cooling
  • Three-year limited warranty.

"Viper Pro is one of our most exciting new products and another example of our commitment to building the absolute best solutions for our customers," said Larry O'Connor, OWC Founder and CEO. "This is an extremely fast, high capacity and reliable Thunderbolt External SSD. We're looking forward to showing it off this year at NAB."

Pricing/Availability:

4TB Viper Pro Thunderbolt SSD$2,999.00
8TB Viper Pro Thunderbolt SSD$4,799.00


The Viper Pro Thunderbolt external SSD will be available in the summer of 2015.

The OWC Trust Advantage®

  • Over 25 years of product design and innovation
  • OWC tested for compatibility, speed, and reliability
  • Comprehensive step-by-step installation and support videos
  • 24/7 award-winning, U.S.-based technical support

OWC's industry awards include:

  • Videomaker Best of CES 2015 Spotlight Award for OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock
  • 2015 CES Innovations Honoree for OWC ThunderBay 4 External Storage Solution
  • Storage Visions, Visionary Product Award 2015 for OWC Envoy Pro mini, a SSD thumb drive
  • Inc. 5,000 "Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America" list honoree 2007-2013
  • Reseller Ratings Elite Member 2009-2014
  • About.com Readers' Choice Award winner for best Mac Peripheral Reseller
  • Business Intelligence Group 2013 Green Tech Company of the Year
  • American Business Awards "Stevie" Gold (2012) and Silver (2014)
  • Better Business Bureau Top Rating of A+ 2010-2014
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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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