Mercury Helios 3 Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Chassis Now Available has announced the availability of the OWC Mercury Helios 3 Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Chassis.

The Little Black Box To Do It All. Fast.
The OWC Mercury Helios PCIe expansion chassis gives Thunderbolt equipped Macs the ability to tap into a huge variety of pro-level performance PCIe cards, previously the sole domain of desktop workstations. Leveraging extreme performance Thunderbolt 3 and PCIe 3.0 technologies, Mercury Helios 3 delivers nearly unlimited expansion potential to your Mac. At up to 40Gb/s transfer speed, the sky is the limit with the flexibility to completely customize the capabilities of almost any workflow or workstation.

Expansion Comes Standard
Mercury Helios 3 features one half-length (up to 7.75″), full-height, double-width x16 PCIe 3.0 slot to provide a vast array of expansion options. Two Thunderbolt 3 ports means Mercury Helios supports up to five additional daisy-chained Thunderbolt peripherals including power delivery. Mercury Helios 3 also features an additional mini DisplayPort to add additional UHD or HD displays and an included Thunderbolt 3 cable.

Mercury Helios is fast and flexible with phenomenal throughput up to 40Gb/s. The perfectly simple solution to add high-performance PCIe cards made for video production, transcoding, audio processing, data storage and much more.

Featuring Support for most PCIe Cards, including

  • Fibre Channel
  • 10GbE Network Interface Controller
  • Video capture
  • Digital audio
  • Solid State Drives
  • SAS controllers such as the OWC Jupiter
  • FireWire, USB 3.0, or eSATA host adapter cards

The OWC Mercury Helios 3 Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Chassis is now available for order at