Sonnet Announces Lightning-Fast Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive – Up to 2100 MB/s Transfer Speeds!

Sonnet Technologies is announcing its new Fusion™ Thunderbolt™ 3 PCIe® Flash Drive – Windows® Edition, which is a rugged, pocket-size solid-state drive (SSD) featuring the Thunderbolt 3 interface.  Containing 512GB of flash storage onboard, the Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive utilizes Thunderbolt 3’s 40Gb/s bandwidth to attain data transfer speeds of up to 2100 MB/s.

Sonnet Fusion Thunderbolt 3 mainSonnet has designed the Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive for ultimate performance in a truly portable storage device, without the need for a power supply.  It can be connected to any compatible Windows computer, or at the end of a Thunderbolt 3 device daisy chain using the attached 0.5 meter Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gb/s) cable.  Based on the newest PCIe Gen 3 flash memory technology, the Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive can attain 4 X the performance of 6Gb/s SATA SSDs or USB 3.0 flash drives.

Sonnet Fusion Thunderbolt 3 bannerAccording to Robert Farnsworth, CEO of Sonnet Technologies, “When we introduced the original Fusion PCIe Flash Drive last year, it made history as the world’s fastest bus-powered, pocketable storage device.  And now, with its blazing-fast Thunderbolt 3 interface, the Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive can sustain the ultra-high file transfer speeds required for just about any 4K workflow – whether users needs an ultra-fast shuttle drive or a take-anywhere scratch drive for editing high frame rate 4K video at offsite shoots.  The Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive is a perfect example of how Thunderbolt 3 now offers the industry’s fastest and most versatile connection to any peripheral device.”

Sonnet Fusion Thunderbolt 3 banner 2With dimensions of only 2.8” wide, 4.1” deep and 1.25” thick, the Fusion PCIe Flash Drive features a rugged aluminum housing, which also help with heat dissipation, effectively keeping the device cool without the need for fans and maintaining silent operation.  Its power-efficient design is bus-powered, eliminating the need for an AC adapter.

Sonnet Fusion Thunderbolt 3 banner 3The Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive is designed and built by California-based Sonnet Technologies, and is compatible with Microsoft® Windows 7 and Windows 10.  The 512GB Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive is anticipated to be available by the end of April, at an MSRP of $799 US.  For more information, you can view the Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive product page here; and you can view the press release announcing it in its entirety here.

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