ThunderBay 4 24TB Hard Drive 4-Bay Thunderbolt 2 External Drive, 6TB Each


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The revolutionary four-bay production RAID, powered by the SoftRAID Engine.
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The revolutionary four-bay production RAID, powered by the SoftRAID Engine. ThunderBay 4 delivers the power to create workflows without limitations, transform progress bars into progress, and enjoy the capacity to meet the demands of the most complex project, including yours.

The Phenomenal Speed of Thunderbolt 2: Designed for workflows in content creation, ThunderBay 4 delivers sustained performance up to 790MB/s with the flexibility to support multiple streams of 4K video. With Thunderbolt 2 technology, Thunderbay 4 also supports daisy chains of additional Thunderbolt devices and displays.

The Revolutionary SoftRAID Engine The Most Powerful RAID for Mac: Enterprise-class RAID Management. Configure multiple, simultaneous RAID 0, 1, 4, 5 and 1+0 volumes across the same drive set to suit any specific requirement, and enjoy the optimal balance of performance and data integrity your workflow demands.

Professional Performance: Enhanced performance in every RAID mode, optimized RAID settings for creative workflows, and accelerated rebuild speeds.

Disk Health Analysis: Comprehensive disk health monitoring with full drive certification, predictive failure analysis, and real-time email alerts.

Intelligent Recovery: Exceptionally resilient RAID volumes with automatic rebuilds in RAID 1, 4, 5, and 1+0. Drives can be removed without compromising overall RAID integrity, even in some RAID 0 scenarios. 4 Bays & Up to 32TB: Thunderbay 4 is built to deliver enormous capacity, and supports flexible RAID configurations to perfectly match your performance needs. With the potential for up to 32TB of production-grade storage, ThunderBay 4 delivers the capacity and speed you need for demanding creative workflows.

Cool, Quiet, and Always Reliable: A quiet workspace and dependable storage is essential to your productivity. ThunderBay 4 features a rugged aluminum enclosure, an oversized, temperature-regulated fan, and an integrated power supply to keep your drives running reliably quiet, and cool. ThunderBay 4 undergoes rigorous testing and multi-hour drive burn-in, delivering production-class dependability out of the box.

OWC Thunderbay 4 Hard Drive Includes:

  • OWC ThunderBay 4 high-performance storage enclosure
  • 39" (1 meter) Thunderbolt cable
  • External power cable
  • Two keys for front panel lock
  • SoftRAID® 5 for ThunderBay for OS X 10.6.8 or later
  • Assembly manual & user guide
  • SoftRAID® 5 for ThunderBay quick start guide
  • Utility software bundle:
    • Intech® Hard Disk SpeedTools Utilities™ OEM for OS X 10.4
    • ProSoft Engineering® Data Backup 3 for OS X 10.4 or later
    • NovaStor NovaBACKUP® for Windows 7
    • Over 1.5GB of freeware, shareware, and public domain software

OWC Thunderbay 4 Hard Drive Specifications:

  • System Requirements:
    • Software
      • OS X 10.9 or later
      • Windows 7 SP1 or later
      • Boot Camp is not supported.
      • Driver not required for OS X
      • Driver required for proper installation in Windows
    • Hardware:
      • Minimum: Mac or PC featuring Thunderbolt 10Gb/s interface
      • Recommended (best performance): Mac or PC featuring Thunderbolt 2 interface
    • Bootability: OS X
  • Interface: Thunderbolt 20Gb/s
  • Drives Supported:
    • 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives
    • or (4) 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives with a 2.5" to 3.5" adapter
  • Available Configurations:
    • Enclosure only
    • Hard drives: 4TB, 8TB, 12TB, 16TB, 20TB, 24TB, 32TB
  • Performance:
    • Benchmarks
      • RAID 5: 580MB/s Read and 569MB/s Write
      • RAID 0: 859MB/s Read and 838MB/s Write
    • Notes:
    • See 'Benchmarks' section below for test setup specifications
    • Speeds will vary based on drives used, RAID configurations, etc.
  • Power:
    • Power Supply
    • Internal UL-listed, universal auto-switching
    • AC input: 100 ~ 240V, 50-60Hz
    • DC output: 12V, 16.66A
    • Adapter plugs for international use sold separately
  • RAID Modes Supported:
    • Hardware: Independent drive mode
    • Software: RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, 10, Span
  • Initial Configuration for Pre-built Solutions: Pre-configured as a SoftRAID volume in RAID5
  • Dimensions (HxWxL): 6.96" x 5.31" x 9.65" (17.68 x 13.49 x 24.51 cm)
  • Weight:
    • With Drives: 15 lb (6.8 kg)
    • Without Drives: 7.8 lb (3.5 kg)
  • Environmental (Operating):
    • Temperature (°F) 41°F to 107°F
    • Temperature (°C) 5°C to 42°C
  • Environmental (Non-Operating):
    • Temperature (°F) -40°F to 149°F
    • Temperature (°C) -40°C to 65°C

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