OWC Mercury Helios FX

  • Category: eGFX
OWC
Operating System: 
MacOS
Operating System: 
Windows
Self or Bus Powered: 
Self Powered
Number of Thunderbolt Ports: 
1
Thunderbolt Version: 
Thunderbolt 3

The External GPU Built to Empower Everyone

- Connect a GPU via Thunderbolt 3
- Compatible with Macs* and Windows PCs
- Elevate gaming performance
- Add sheer computational power
- Simultaneously power and charge laptops

Whether you want to achieve smoother frame rates, encode faster, edit at greater resolutions, utilize VR and AR, or take advantage of the computational gymnastics of which GPUs are known for — the OWC Mercury Helios FX is the external GPU built to empower everyone.

Feature Packed and Whisper Quiet
Experience the processing prowess of high-performance GPUs with Helios FX’s phenomenal 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 interface. Featuring a robust power supply, the Helios FX is built to handle the most demanding GPUs while simultaneously charging your laptop. The whisper- quiet cooling fan makes Helios FX the perfect addition to serve in noise-sensitive workstations. And with support for all Thunderbolt-compatible AMD and NVIDIA GPUs, you’ll have plenty of workflow empowering options to choose from.

Video Editing Empowered
Simply plug in the Helios FX with the GPU of your choice for the power to work with larger resolutions, experiment with more effects, render and encode faster, and enjoy greater fluidity when scrubbing through timelines and manipulating larger files. All of that adds up to more time to bring your creative vision to life.

Transformative Laptop Graphics
Owners of laptops that serve double-duty as a remote and desktop workstation no longer need to settle for mere "laptop quality" GPUs. Simply plug the Helios FX into your Thunderbolt 3-equipped laptop and experience exhilarating desktop-class graphics performance with the bandwidth to support multiple displays. With the Helios FX in your arsenal, you no longer need a large gaming laptop. You can instead opt for a lighter laptop, and when you don’t need the added Helios FX GPU horsepower, simply disconnect the Thunderbolt 3 cable to leave the weight behind. And when a newer, faster, and better GPU comes out — you can easily swap out the GPU versus buying a completely new laptop. How’s that for versatility?

Number Crunching Gymnastics
GPUs aren’t just for gaming, editing, and media – they’re also built for significant data crunching. The OWC Mercury Helios FX makes it easy to add exponentially faster GPU- accelerated performance for data science, forecasting, modeling, engineering, big data, and image analytics rigs.

Multi-Platform Support
With its Thunderbolt 3 interface, you can simply add or share your eGPU juggernaut with whatever computer or workstation needs a boost. Whether it’s a Mac or Windows PC, plug Helios FX in with the included Thunderbolt 3 cable to experience an exhilarating performance boost.

Beyond GPUs
In addition to supporting NVIDIA and AMD GPUs, the Helios FX also supports any Thunderbolt-compatible PCIe card such as popular RED ROCKET and AVID Pro Tools | HDX PCIe cards. OWC Mercury Helios FX provides up to 40Gbps of bandwidth for whichever card you choose to empower your workflow.

World-Class OWC Support
Of course, if you ever run into any issues, or simply have a few questions about your OWC Mercury Helios FX, our world-class, award-winning support team is at-the-ready to patiently answer all of your questions.