Make the Most of the Thunderbolt 3 Port on your Mac or PC

The Top Accessories and must have items in Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Great news everyone, Thunderbolt 3 has landed! The super-fast 40GB/s connection pioneers by Intel is now available for both Mac and Windows users alike. In this upgrade from Thunderbolt 2 we can see numerous improvements and changes across both connectibility […]

Frequently Asked Questions about Thunderbolt 1, 2 and 3

Helping you solve your Problems with Thunderbolt for Mac and Windows Here at SPAN.COM, SPANTV and NASCompares, we get all manner of questions from users trying to make the most of their data storage environment. We truly believe there is no such thing as a small or silly question and encourage users to get in touch […]

How To Use A PCIe Card With Your Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt Expansion

Think outside the Box with PCIe Expansions over Thunderbolt2  Stepping away from the subject of Storage and Backups, another decision you may have to make will be whether to invest your budget into a high-end Desktop setup or a more fluid, portable operation. Traditionally the problem has always been that portable operations via a Macbook, […]

The Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Solution for your Graphics Cards With The Akitio Node EGPU Box

A Cost Effective eGPU External PCIe box for your Graphics Card over Thunderbolt 3  The Akitio Node Thunderbolt™ 3 eGXF box is a low cost expansion chassis. This is not Akitio’s first entry into the external PCIe market and not their first Thunderbolt 3 unit either. But what makes this new TB3 release so significant […]

Unboxing the AKiTiO Thunder3 PCIe Expansion Chassis Thunderbolt 3 T3PB-T3DIS-AKTU

Why do you need the AKiTiO Thunder3 PCIe Box with Thunderbolt 3?  The Thunderbolt 3 PCIe expansion box provides an additional PCIe slot for Thunderbolt 3 computers (e.g. laptop computers) where installing an internal expansion card is not an option and for systems where there is not enough space for more PCIe cards. The Thunderbolt […]

Access an external PCIe Card via Thunderbolt 3 on your MacBook Pro with the Sonnet Echo Express SEL ECHO-EXP-SEL-T3

Sonnet release their new and exciting PCIe Expansion chassis for Mac with Thunderbolt3 Shopping for a new computer? Small and thin is in—the latest ultra-light notebooks, small form factor, and all-in-one desktops are slender marvels of engineering. But, thinness comes with a cost—there’s nowhere to install PCIe cards that provide additional connectivity and processing capabilities […]

Upgrade to the Netstor NA333TB3 3U 16 bay Thunderbolt3 Rackmount and PCIe Expansion for Mac

Netstor release the NA333TB3 – a New Thunderbolt 3 High-Bandwidth solution for Mac and Windows The Netstor NA333TB3 is designed to have greatly high bandwidth for fastest data storage access and operation with multiple professional PCIe cards. Based on the application and demands, users and professionals are able to choose their own desired brand, model […]

AKiTiO Node Lite for MAC – A Thunderbolt3 ePCIe Box T3NL-T3DIS-AKTU

Finally Akitio Release an External PCIe for Mac with the Akitio Node Lite The Node Lite provides an additional PCIe slot for Thunderbolt 3 computers (e.g. laptop computers) where installing an internal expansion card is not an option and for systems where there is not enough space for more PCIe cards. The Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) […]

The Sonnet Thunderbolt 3 eGFX PCIe Card Breakaway Box Expansion System

Brand New Thunderbolt 3 External PCIe Expansion Box The Sonnet external PCIe graphics card enclosure ( eGFX Breakaway) is not designed to operate as your primary machine for high end photo and video editing, but as a convenient, portable and powerful graphics enhancement for your equipment when you are offsite . With it’s highly functional […]