Review OWC / Other World Computing ThunderBay IV 4-Bay 8TB (

Review OWC / Other World Computing ThunderBay IV 4-Bay 8TB (4 x 2TB) 20 Gb/s External Drive Array, Dual Thunderbolt 2, RAID/JBOD, 7200 RPM Drive Rotation, 128MB Cache

Empower your creative production workflow with OWC / Other World Computing ThunderBay IV 4-Bay 8TB 20 Gb/s External Drive Array. Add vast amounts of high-performance storage with ThunderBay 4. Utilize each of the four internal drives independently or use the software RAID of your choice to setup a multi-drive array for high-performance or data-redundancy. Edit, Experiment, Create, Design With ThunderBay’s performance capabilities you can complete projects faster, have more time to experiment and push your creations to the next level. Enhance editing capabilities in video apps like Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and Avid Media Composer. Empower greater audio production capabilities in audio apps like Avid Pro Tools and Logic Pro X. Edit large photos in apps like Adobe Photoshop and browse large photo libraries in apps like Apple Aperture and Adobe Lightroom. Simply put, you can do more with a ThunderBay 4 enhanced workflow and with a RAID 5 array you get data redundancy on top of great performance. Certified and Tested Each ThunderBay undergoes OWC’s multi-hour drive “burn-in” performance certification procedure prior to shipping. This ensures your ThunderBay arrives operating properly and ready for demanding use. Time-Tested Cooling Built on OWC’s time-tested enclosure cooling technology, ThunderBay utilizes an open “flow-thru” vented design with an oversized 92 mm, low-turbulence, noise-quieting fan to keep the dr

  • OWC / Other World Computing ThunderBay IV 4-Bay 8TB (4 x 2TB) 20 Gb/s External Drive Array – High-Quality Certified- Double-Shielded 1-Meter Thunderbolt Cable – External UL listed 3-Prong Power Cable – 2x Keys for Front Panel Lock – User Guide – Utility Software Bundle for Mac and PC – OWC / Other World Computing 3 Year Limited Warranty
  • Chipset: Thunderbolt
  • Interfaces Supported: Thunderbolt 2
  • JBOD / RAID Support: JBOD: Utilize each of the four drives independentlyRAID: Use any Software RAID of your choice to setup the ThunderBay 4 for multi-drive performance or data redundancy
  • Standard Mechanism: 4 x 2.0TB Toshiba DT01ACAxx Series Hard Disk Drives
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