Product Description & Reviews
Experience the first and only software RAID 5 technology developed for the Mac with the ThunderBay 4 RAID 5 Edition. Empower your workflow with up to 35% faster RAID 5 performance and exponentially faster rebuild times than comparable hardware based RAID arrays. Activate advanced features, such as drive monitoring, e-mail notifications, and more when you install the included SoftRAID for OS X. Conventional wisdom turned on its head. Hardware RAID has long been thought to be superior to software RAID, but they've now combined the massive performance and capacity of ThunderBay 4 with a robust, proven software RAID engine to provide breathtaking performance, flexibility, and reliability. Software RAID + ThunderBay = WHOA! Over a year ago, OWC partnered with SoftRAID to bring enhanced storage capabilities to the Mac, and they're now seeing that dream become a reality. SoftRAID combines advanced RAID modes, fast performance, monitoring, e-mail notification, and fast rebuild capabilities that only software RAID can deliver. Monitoring + Notifications Software RAID easily lets you setup drive monitoring and e-mail notifications to keep you informed about your ThunderBay's performance and drive health. Helping you to maintain mission critical workflows. Better than Hardware RAID Performance ThunderBay 4 with SoftRAID offers faster performance than many competing 4 or even 5-bay hardware RAID external
Features & Highlights
- OWC / Other World Computing 20TB (4 x 5TB) ThunderBay 4 Hard Drive Array - SoftRAID 5 - 3.3' (1.0m) Thunderbolt Cable - External UL Listed 3-Prong Power Cable - 2 Keys for the Front Panel Lock - Mac Utility Software Bundle - Free 1-Year; Level-1 Data Recovery - OWC / Other World Computing Limited 3 Year Warranty
- Four 3.5" drive bays for up to 32TB
- User configurable in RAID 0, 1, 4, 5 & 1+0
- Up to 580MB/s read / 569MB/s write RAID 5 performance
- Up to 790MB/s read / 777MB/s write RAID 0 performance
|Manufacturer:||OWC / Other World Computing|
|Publisher:||OWC / Other World Computing|
|Studio:||OWC / Other World Computing|
|Item Weight:||18.05 pounds|
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