The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
All things considered, the G-Tech G-RAID with Thunderbolt makes a decent investment for Mac owners who have the funds for a fast storage solution.
The LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 is worth every penny of its hefty price tag, but only to those needing a super-fast and compact storage device.
The Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ is by far the fastest portable drive to date and, for power users, totally worth the investment.
Though it lacks RAID 5, the speedy 5big Thunderbolt is still worth the hefty investment, and is a better buy than competing devices.
Western Digital announces the first 4TB portable drive that uses Thunderbolt. The new compact external drive is bus-powered and uses two internal drive for the combined storage space of either 2TB or 4TB for the costs of $299.99 and $429.99, respectively.
The G-Dock and G-Drive introduce a new level of flexibility in external storage, and performance is fast.
If you want to keep your data safe from handling mishaps while getting the top Thunderbolt performance on the market, look no further than the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt All-Terrain portable drive.
While it's massive overkill and cost-prohibitive for most general consumers, the Promise Pegasus2 is a great storage device for professionals, especially those who need to edit 4K videos in real time.
The Elgato Thunderbolt Dock isn't cheap, but it adds a load of crucial ports to your Apple MacBook.
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The Seagate subsidiary moves its 2big and 5big storage systems to the faster Thunderbolt 2 data-transfer technology -- but adds USB 3 support, too. The new 8big rack-mount system is for those who need even more speed and capacity.