OWC (Other World Computing) has recently revealed its newest and also fastest memory card reader — Atlas USB4 CFexpress Type B memory card reader; let’s see what it has to offer.

OWC Atlas USB4 CFexpress 4.0 Type B Memory Card Reader 1

Unlike regular USB-C (10Gb/s) readers, users can expect rapid speed from the Atlas USB4 CFexpress 4.0 Type B Card Reader which redefines work processes to save even more time for other interests and projects.

On top of significantly reducing transfer time, users can pair the Atlas USB4 CFexpress Type B card reader with Atlas CFexpress 4.0 memory cards to achieve transfer speeds of over 3,300MB/s, resulting in substantial time savings when managing and backing up data during or after a shoot.

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In terms of design, it features a tiny footprint and a sturdy aluminum enclosure that houses a highly effective new heat sink to prevent thermal throttling. Plus, the included Innergize switch allows users to maximize the functionalities of OWC Innergize software.

The Atlas USB4 CFexpress card reader also supports both CFexpress 4.0 Type B and 2.0 Type B cards at their maximum speed capabilities, as well as USB4, USB 3, and Thunderbolt 4 and 3 on various OS and devices.

Here’s a quick list of the transfer time examples:

Types of FilesOWC Atlas USB4 CFexpress Type B ReaderOWC Atlas FXR CFexpress ReaderUSB 3.2 (10Gb/s) Reader
15,000 RAW 45 Megapixel images and 15,000 JPEG images with Canon R5C (approx. 1.02TB)6min 19sec11min 45 sec25min 11sec
68 mins of 6K Blackmagic BRAW video in Q0 compression at 30fps from BMPCC 6K Pro (approx. 1.02TB)5min 38sec10min 46sec24min 23sec
23 minutes of 8K N-RAW HQ video at 60fps with Nikon Z9 (approx. 1.02TB)5min 51sec11min 02sec24min 10sec

Pricing and Availability

The all-new Atlas USB4 CFexpress Type B memory card reader is currently available for purchase at a price of USD$99.99 and may vary from region, so kindly refer to OWC’s official website for more information.


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