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256GB Neutrino Thunderbolt Edition
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256GB Neutrino Thunderbolt Edition

Add 256GB of ultrafast SSD storage to your Thunderbolt™ equipped Mac® using this 256GB Neutrino Thunderbolt Edition external SSD drive from Monoprice!

This aluminum drive enclosure comes with a SanDisk® U100 256GB SSD pre-installed for Plug & Play with any Thunderbolt-equipped Mac running OS X® 10.6.6 or later. provides data transfer rates up to 10Gbps, which is more than 60% faster than the SATA III interface. It gets all the power it needs from the Thunderbolt interface, so there is no need for bulky power adapters.


  • Includes pre-installed SanDisk U100 256GB SSD
  • Up to 10Gbps data transfer rate
  • Supports Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later
  • Includes Thunderbolt cable

Thunderbolt is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Apple, Mac, MacBook, and OS X are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

SanDisk is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation, registered in the U.S. and other countries.

Model 10996
Case Material Aluminum
Case Interface Thunderbolt
Supports Daisy Chaining No
Drive Type SanDisk U100 256GB SSD
Sequential Read up to 450 MB/s
Sequential Write up to 340 MB/s
Sustained 4K Random Write 700 IOPs
Burst 4K Random Write 2300 IOPs
MTBF up to 4,000,000 hours
Data Transfer Rate up to 10Gbps
Dimensions 5.12" x 3.07" x 0.98" (13.0 x 7.8 x 2.5 cm)
Power Source Thunderbolt bus only
Operating Temperature +41 ~ +95°F (+5 ~ +35°C)
Storage Temperature -4 ~ +158°F (-20 ~ +70°C)
Relative Humidity 5 ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later
Regulatory Compliance FCC, CE

Package Contents:

  • 1x Neutrino Thunderbolt external drive with built in SanDisk U100 256GB SSD
  • 1x Thunderbolt cable
  • 1x Setup guide

1 Reviews

100% of the reviewers recommend this product


It Works

  • Doc,
  •  Sturgeon Bay, WI 
  • 11/12/2014 8:06:36 PM

Pros: Simple to use.

Cons: None of which I'm aware

I used it to do a complete backup of my MacBook Pro using Time Machine. It was definitely plug and use. It's reasonably fast. I'm totally pleased with my purchase.

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