OWC Mercury Helios FX External Expansion Chassis with Thunderbolt 3 for PCIe Graphics CardsAdd the power of a high-performance GPU to your Mac and PC via Thunderbolt 3. Whether you're bringing a creative vision to life, crunching research data, playing the latest hardware-punishing game, or connecting additional displays — the OWC Mercury Helios FX is built to empower everything you do.
The Power to Do More
Achieve smoother frame rates, encode faster, edit in greater resolutions, add displays, utilize VR and AR, elevate gaming performance, or take advantage of the complex data crunching GPUs excel at. You'll have plenty of options with support for most Thunderbolt-compatible AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce, TITAN, and Quadro GPUs.
Transformative Notebook Performance
Change the way you think of notebooks. Utilize the greater portability and flexibility of lighter laptops while taking advantage of easy-to-upgrade desktop-class GPUs. With an OWC Mercury Helios FX in your arsenal, performance is plug-and-play, and upgrades are easy.
The OWC Mercury Helios FX provides an exhilarating performance boost to both Macs and Windows PCs featuring a Thunderbolt 3 interface. Whether in a single-platform environment or a mixed-platform environment, the OWC Mercury Helios FX can easily be moved between computers to enhance workflows wherever it is needed most.
Powerful, Cool, and Quiet
The OWC Mercury Helios FX is built to handle the most power-hungry GPUs and simultaneously charge your notebook. It stays cool with a whisper-quiet, temperature-controlled fan, making it perfect for noise-sensitive environments.
It's easy to quickly swap out cards as needed with the OWC Mercury Helios FX. In addition to GPUs, it has the cooling, room, and power to support virtually any Thunderbolt-compatible PCIe card — including popular RED ROCKET and AVID Pro Tools | HDX PCIe cards.
World-Class OWC Support
Should the need ever arise, our award-winning support team is ready to patiently answer any questions you may have about your OWC Mercury Helios FX.
- Connect a GPU via Thunderbolt 3
- Compatible with Macs and Windows PCs
- Elevate gaming performance
- Add sheer computational power
- Simultaneously power and charge laptops
Compatible with the Macs listed below.
- Software Requirements
- macOS 10.13.4 or later
- Windows 10 or later
- Hardware Requirements
- Mac or PC featuring Thunderbolt 3 interface
- PCIe Card Support
- Any driverless PCIe card or PCIe card with a Thunderbolt-aware driver
- Tansfer Rate (Max)
- Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps)
- Expansion Slots
- 1 x PCIe 3.0 (x4)
- Internal UL-listed universal auto-switching
- Supplies 550 W
- Height: 20.0 cm (7.9 in)
- Length: 34.0 cm (13.4 in)
- Width: 18.5 cm (7.3 in)
- 3.22 kg (7.10 lbs)
What's in the box?
- 1 x Mercury Helios FX Expansion Chassis
- 1 x Thunderbolt 3 cable (40Gbps)
- 2 x 8-pin internal power cables for the GPU
- 1 x Power cable
- 1 x Quick start guide
- 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty