Best Thunderbolt Devices for 2018

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  • $3,500 at Apple
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    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Setup
    • 7 Features
    • 9 Performance
    LaCie 6big Thunderbolt 3

    LaCie's 6big Thunderbolt 3 strike a balance between cost, design and performance and makes a great storage systems for professionals.

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  • $938 at Amazon
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    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Setup
    • 7 Features
    • 10 Performance
    • 6 Support
    G-Tech G-Speed Studio R Thunderbolt 2

    Looking for a super-fast and super-spacious storage device to match your Apple Mac Pro? The G-Tech G-Speed Studio R Thunderbolt 2 is perfect for a professional.

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  • $1,299 MSRP Not Available

    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Setup
    • 8 Features
    • 10 Performance
    • 7 Support
  • $500 MSRP Not Available

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Setup
    • 8 Features
    • 10 Performance
    • 8 Support
    Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+
    The fastest portable drive

    Don't let the compact design of the Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ fool you! It's the fastest portable storage device on the market. Here's CNET's full review of the drive.

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  • $204 at Amazon
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    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Setup
    • 8 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 7 Support
    LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt review

    The LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series is an excellent portable drive thanks to its great performance, flexible and rugged design, and friendly pricing.

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  • $995 at Amazon Marketplace
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    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 6 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 6 Support
  • $379 at Amazon Marketplace
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    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Setup
    • 8 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 7 Support
    WD My Passport Pro
    Top capacity Thunderbolt portable drive

    Looking for a fast portable drive to use with your MacBook without having to spend a lot? The WD My Passport Pro might just be what you've been looking for. Here's CNET's full review.

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