ThunderBolt 4 Solid-State Drive Cases

Drive Enclosures With Universal Thunderbolt 4 Ports

We're seeing the first fully PC and Apple compatible Type-C Thunderbolt 4 / USB4 drive cases, enclosures and docks.

Many PC and Mac users will want to build their own DIY ThunderBolt 4 backup drive using the off-the-shelf NVMe SSD solid-state drive modules of their preference. Drive enclosure manufacturers quickly switched to the Type-C port for Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.2 based drives, and now companies are offering full, future-proof 40Gbps USB4 and Thunderbolt 4 SSD enclosures using the latest TB4 controller chipsets. Yaaay!

M.2 NVMe PCIe Thunderbolt 4 Certified Enclosures

Here's two of the first fully certified ThunderBolt 4 / USB4 NVMe SSD drive enclosures to reach the market. Read product pages carefully and check the vendor's website for recommended NVMe modules for the Brands & Models of SSD blades they do and don't recommend for the fastest and most reliable operation. Some blades perform significantly better than others.

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Yottamaster Thunderbolt 4 USB4 NVMMe SSD Heatsink Enclosure

Up To 2800MBps : Includes Type-C Thunderbolt & USB Cables


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Ankmax Thunderbolt 4 & USB4 NVMMe SSD Enclosure


Up To 2800MBps : Includes .5m Type-C Thunderbolt 4Cable


M.2 NVMe PCIe Thunderbolt 4 'Compatible' Enclosures

NOTE: These 3 enclosures BELOW are Thunderbolt *ONLY*. They do not have the Intel® Thunderbolt™ 4 controller needed for universal TB4 &/or USB4 support. It takes Intel's newest chipset inside a drive or enclosure to support optimal use with EITHER TB4 or full 40GBps USB4 protocols.The enclosures ABOVE do. The enclosures below are Thunderbolt 3 (or 4)-ONLY drives, no USB support.

Low-Cost OWC Thunderbolt 4 'Compatible' SSD Enclosure

For 2280 NVMe PCIe SSD Modules


Though not the fastest, this DIY Thunderbolt-Only enclosure, the OWC Envoy Express case with integrated 10.2" TB3 cable delivers up to 1500MB/s read speeds for under $80 USD.

Trebleet PCIe SSD Enclosure

For 2280 M.2 SSD Modules


Trebleet's Thunderbolt 3 SSD enclosure delivers higher Read speeds peaking up to 2800 MB/s depending on 3rd party PCIe 3.0 module used. See chart graphic on the product listing page for MacOS compatible SSD blades they recommend.

M.2 PCIe SSD Drive Case

Aluminum Case With Silicone Protector


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