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SKU
100439
MPN
OWCHELIOSFX
UPC
812437024678

OWC Mercury Helios FX External Expansion Chassis with Thunderbolt 3 for PCIe Graphics Cards

Questions about this product?
  • Connect a GPU via Thunderbolt 3
  • Mac and Windows PC compatible
  • Elevate gaming performance
  • Utilize multiple displays
  • GPU power + notebook charging
  • Thunderbolt cable included
  • 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty

The OWC Mercury Helios FX External Expansion Chassis with Thunderbolt 3 for PCIe Graphics Cards gives you the possibility of adding the power of a high-performance GPU to your Mac and PC via Thunderbolt 3. The OWC Mercury Helios FX External Expansion Chassis with Thunderbolt 3 for PCIe Graphics Cards can be used for creative purposes, research data, gaming, or connecting additional displays. The OWC Mercury Helios FX External Expansion Chassis with Thunderbolt 3 for PCIe Graphics Cards is built to empower everything you do. 

The Power to Do More

Achieve smoother frame rates, encode faster, edit in greater resolutions, add displays, utilize VR and AR, elevate gaming performance, or take advantage of the complex data crunching GPUs excel at. You'll have plenty of options with support for most Thunderbolt-compatible AMD Radeon™ and NVIDIA® GeForce®, TITAN, and Quadro® GPUs.

Transformative Notebook Performance

Change the way you think of notebooks. Utilize the greater portability and flexibility of lighter laptops while taking advantage of easy-to-upgrade desktop-class GPUs. With an OWC Mercury Helios FX in your arsenal, performance is plug-and-play, and upgrades are easy.

Multi-Platform Flexibility

The OWC Mercury Helios FX provides an exhilarating performance boost to both Macs and Windows PCs featuring a Thunderbolt 3 interface. Whether in a single-platform environment or a mixed-platform environment, the OWC Mercury Helios FX can easily be moved between computers to enhance workflows wherever it is needed most.

Powerful, Cool, and Quiet

The OWC Mercury Helios FX is built to handle the most power-hungry GPUs and simultaneously charge your notebook. It stays cool with a whisper-quiet, temperature-controlled fan, making it perfect for noise-sensitive environments.

Beyond GPUs

It's easy to quickly swap out cards as needed with the OWC Mercury Helios FX. In addition to GPUs, it has the cooling, room, and power to support virtually any Thunderbolt-compatible PCIe card — including popular RED ROCKET and AVID Pro Tools | HDX PCIe cards.

World-Class OWC Support

Should the need ever arise, our award-winning support team is ready to patiently answer any questions you may have about your OWC Mercury Helios FX.

In the Box
  • Mercury Helios FX Expansion Chassis
  • (1) Thunderbolt 3 cable (40Gbps)
  • (2) 6+2 pin internal power cables for GPUs requiring 6 or 8-pin power
  • (1) Power cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Mac Host Guide (download only)
  • Windows Host Guide (download only
  • GPU Compatibility (download only)
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SKU 100439
Brands OWC
MPN OWCHELIOSFX
UPC 812437024678
Specifications
Software Requirements
  • macOS 10.13.4 or later
  • Windows 10 (64-bit, version 1709) or later
Hardware Requirements Any eGPU-compatible Thunderbolt 3 Mac or PC
PCIe Card Support Any driverless PCIe card or PCIe card with a Thunderbolt-aware driver
Transfer Rate (Max) Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps)
Expansion Slots PCIe 3.0 (x4)
Power
  • Internal UL-listed universal auto-switching
  • Supplies 550 W
Environmental
  • Ambient Temperature
    • Operating: 32°F to 95°F (0°C to 35°C)
Dimensions 7.9 x 13.4 x 7.3" (20 x 34 x 18.5 cm)
Weight 7.10 lbs (3.22 kg)
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