Connect Three Full-height, Half-length+ PCIe Cards to Computers with Thunderbolt 3 Ports.
Although thin Mac®, Windows®, and Linux® computers with Thunderbolt™ 3 ports offer processing power to spare, for many users (such as pros in the creative fields) onboard processing power alone is not enough. Sonnet’s Echo™ Express SE IIIe is a compact, desktop Thunderbolt™ 3 to PCIe card expansion system that enables you to connect three professional PCIe cards at the same time to any computer with Thunderbolt 3 ports.
- Mac (Intel®) with Thunderbolt 3 ports
- Mac (M1) with PCIe cards that have M1 compatible drivers
- Mac with a Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt port with an Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter plus a Thunderbolt 2 cable (both sold separately)
- macOS® 10.12.6+
- macOS Big Sur compatible
PC with Thunderbolt 3 ports
Windows 10 (64-bit Edition Version 1809 or greater, see note)
Important Note: Windows computers require the latest BIOS and Thunderbolt drivers to support this product. Check with your computer manufacturer for update information.
Linux computer with Thunderbolt 3 ports
Linux Kernel 5.0+
Two Thunderbolt 3 ports
12V power port
6-pin Mini-Fit Jr (same type as on legacy Mac Pro motherboard; provides power for PCIe card that requires supplemental power)
One x8 mechanical (x4 electrical) PCIe 3.0
Two x8 mechanical (x8 electrical) PCIe 3.0
PCIe Cards Supported
One half-length+ (up to 7.75 inches long), double-width, full-height x8 PCIe card, plus one single-width card or
Three half-length+, single-width, full-height x8 PCIe cards
Universal 120W, 100-240V, 50-60 Hz
Noctua NF-R8 redux-1800 at 17.1dB(A)
0ºC to 35ºC (32ºF to 95ºF)