OWC ThunderBay 8 w/ Soft Raid XT Thunderbolt 3 RAID
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Other World Computing OWC ThunderBay 8 RAID
This latest addition to the popular ThunderBay line, introduced in 2014, now offers eight drive bays for either 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch HDDs or SSDs in any combination for up to 128TB of capacity. The ThunderBay 8 is like a high-performance personal data center that offers multiple configuration options to suit ever-expanding storage needs. Photo, film and video editors can take advantage of the largest capacity desktop RAID storage solution we’ve ever offered to handle the voracious drive space appetite of RAW, 4K, large format, and VR workflows.
- Pro-grade transfer speeds: up to 2,586MB/s real-world tested speed with Thunderbolt 3 (Thunderbolt 2/Thunderbolt backward compatible)1,2
- Massive capacity: store up to 128TB of critical footage, images, and files
- Eight hot-swappable universal drive bays: mix or match 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch HDDs and SSDs (no adapter needed)
- Includes SoftRAID: robust software for creating, monitoring, and managing advanced RAID sets
- Create a data center: daisy-chain six units together for up to 768TB of capacity
- Deployment ready: preconfigured solutions undergo rigorous multi-hour drive burn-in
- See more + save a Thunderbolt port: add a 4K display via DisplayPort
- Worry free: up to 5 Year OWC Limited Warranty
- Advanced: Create RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, 1+0 (10) volumes (RAID 6, 6+ coming in soon) and get email notifications for drive and RAID volume health with SoftRAID XT (Mac only)
- Verify: volume validation ensures sectors can be read, parity is correct, and any potential volume failure is minimized
- Certified: drives are validated before use to ensure they are safe for data storage
- Vigilant: predictive warnings help protect against unexpected drive failure
- Outperforms: up to 86% faster than AppleRAID
- Thorough: full TRIM support improves internal and external SSD performance in all RAID levels