TBU401 vs TBU405: What’s the Difference?(Keep Updated)

TBU401 vs TBU405: What’s the Difference?(Keep Updated)
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If you want to know the difference between ACASIS Thunderbolt SSD enclosure TBU401 and TBU405, you can find the answer you want here! At the same time, you can get more product information about the ACASIS Thunderbolt SSD enclosure. If you want to see the answer directly, please slide to the bottom.

 

Which ACASIS Thunderbolt SSD enclosure is best for you?

1.TB34/TB34M1

This is a silver Thunderbolt 3 SSD enclosure with a weight of about 106.5g and a size of about 100*50*14mm. It is equipped with only one JHL7440 chip, with an theoretical transmission bandwidth of 40Gbps, and supports Thunderbolt 4/3 and USB 4 interfaces. TB34M1 is an upgraded version of TB34, the difference is that it is installed without tools, while TB34 needs to be fixed with screws.

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2.TBU405AIR

This is a dark gray aluminum alloy Thunderbolt Type-C hard drive box that weighs about 97 g and measures about 101*14*51mm. Like TB34, it only carries one JHL7440 chip. The theoretical transmission bandwidth is 40Gbps and only supports Thunderbolt 4/3 and USB 4 interface protocols. Its shell is similar to the TBU405, with many stripes to speed up heat dissipation. At the same time, this product is also tool-free to install and use.

Acacsis Thunderbolt 3 SSD Enclosure TBU405AIR

 

3.TBU401

This Thunderbolt SSD enclosure is similar to TB34 in appearance, both are silver, and the size is almost the same, but it is heavier in weight, about 125g. The most important difference between it and TB34 is that TBU401 is equipped with two chips JHL7440 and RTL9210B, which makes it not only support Thunderbolt 4/3, but also USB 4.0/3.2/3.1/3.0/2.0. So if you need a Thunderbolt SSD enclosure that can support most interfaces, then TBU401 is your solution!

 ACASIS TBU401 40Gbps Thunderbolt NVMe M.2 SSD Enclosure

 

4.TBU405

TBU405 is the same as the aforementioned Thunderbolt SSD casing, compatible with Thunderbolt 4/3, USB4.0/3.2/3.1/3.0/2.0 interfaces, supports NVMe protocol, 22*80 length, and M.2 interface SSD with a maximum capacity of 8TB. It is different from TBU401, its color is dark gray or light gray, and its aluminum alloy shell has more stripes, which will help it dissipate heat better. In addition, it is lighter than the above Thunderbolt NVMe M.2 SSD housing, probably only about 97g, it also needs screws to fix it. So this is the lightest Thunderbolt 40Gbps NVMe M.2 SSD enclosure. If you need something portable and compact, this is the one for you!

 ACASIS TBU401 40Gbps Thunderbolt NVMe M.2 SSD EnclosureACASIS TBU401 40Gbps Thunderbolt NVMe M.2 SSD Enclosure

 

5.TBU405ProM1

This is the latest Thunderbolt SSD enclosure from ACASIS. It is an upgraded version of TBU405. It is installed without tools. Simultaneously, its most important feature is that it has a built-in cooling fan. There is an air outlet on the top of the product, and there are cooling holes on the sides to speed up heat dissipation. Its size is larger than TBU405, about 118*57*18mm, and its weight is also the heaviest among several Thunderbolt SSD enclosures, about 163.2g. Although its shape is slightly larger than other SSD enclosures, it has strong cooling performance. If you want a Thunderbolt SSD enclosure with a built-in cooling fan, this is your best choice!

 ACASIS TBU401 40Gbps Thunderbolt NVMe M.2 SSD Enclosure with Built-in Cooling Fan

 

Comparison of parameters of ACASIS Thunderbolt SSD enclosure:

TBU405AIR
Supported Bandwidth
40Gbps
40Gbps
40Gbps
40Gbps
40Gbps
Compatible Protocol
Thunderbolt 4/3
USB4.0
Thunderbolt 4/3
USB4.0
Thunderbolt 4/3
USB4.0/3.2/3.1/3.0/2.0
Thunderbolt 4/3
USB4.0/3.2/3.1/3.0/2.0
Thunderbolt 4/3
USB4.0/3.2/3.1/3.0/2.0
Chip
JHL7440
JHL7440
JHL7440/RTL9210B
JHL7440/RTL9210B
JHL7440/RTL9210B
Supported Hard Disk Protocols
NVMe
NVMe
NVMe
NVMe
NVMe
Supported SSD Size
M Key & (M+B) Key(2280)
M Key & (M+B) Key(2280)
M Key & (M+B) Key(2280)
M Key & (M+B) Key(2280)
M Key & (M+B) Key(2280)
Supported SSD Capacity
8TB
8TB
8TB
8TB
8TB
Heat Dissipation
Natural Cooling
Natural Cooling
Natural Cooling
Natural Cooling
Built-in Cooling Fan
Material
Aluminum Alloy Shell
Aluminum Alloy Shell
Aluminum Alloy Shell
Aluminum Alloy Shell
Aluminum Alloy Shell
Dimension
100*50*14mm
101*52*14mm
101*53*15mm
101*53*15mm
118*57*18mm
Weight
106.5g
97g
125g
97g
163.2g
Installation Method
Screw Fixed
Tool-Free
Tool-Free
Screw Fixed
Tool-Free
Clolor
 Silver
Dark Grey
Silver
Dark Grey/Light Grey
Dark Grey

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