OWC ThunderBay 8 RAID Ready 8-Bay External Storage Enclosure with 2x TB3 Ports with Softraid for OWC, RAID 0/1/4/5/1+0
Like a Data Center on Your Desk
- 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 160TB 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 XT: robust software for creating, monitoring, and managing advanced RAID sets
- Create a data center: daisy-chain six units together for up to 960TB 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 Warranty3
Stay Ahead of Your Storage Needs
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 160TB 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.
Need even more capacity? Daisy-chain up to six of these capacity behemoths together for up to a staggering 960TB. Now you can capture vast amounts of footage from multiple cameras or store vast libraries of production work with a unified and reliable storage solution.
Conquer High-Bandwidth Demands
With up to 2,586MB/s real-world tested speeds and the ability to RAID together eight SSDs or HDDs, ThunderBay 8 has the under-the-hood horsepower needed to conquer high-bandwidth requirements. Plus, its rugged, field-tested aluminum design stands up to studio and on-location workflows. You can even configure multiple ThunderBay 8 solutions connected via multiple Thunderbolt 3 ports on your Mac or PC to achieve exponential speed increases. Take on multi-stream 4K workflows. Export and render footage with effects at full speed. Whatever your set up, when you’re racing against a deadline, ThunderBay 8 puts you in the winner’s circle.