OWC ThunderBay 4 mini
RAID 4 Edition
30.0TB 4-bay external drive
Dual Thunderbolt 2 | RAID 4 | 4 Drive Bays | Mac
Performance + Redundancy
ThunderBay 4 mini RAID is the compact four-bay production drive designed for SSDs and powered by the SoftRAID Engine. With SageMicro high-density SSDs and Thunderbolt 2 connectivity, this ThunderBay 4 mini RAID delivers best-in-class speed and capacity 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.
Up to 1136MB/s read / 887MB/s write sustained RAID 4 performance
Up to 1314MB/s read / 1272MB/s write sustained RAID 0 performance
Preconfigured in RAID 4 for optimal SSD performance and data redundancy
75% faster rebuild times than hardware RAID
Do more with a ThunderBay enhanced workflow
ThunderBay 4 mini RAID with high-capacity SageMicro SSDs is pre-configured in RAID 4, and supports RAID 0, 1, 5, and 1+0 arrays to achieve the capacity, speed, or data-redundancy your workflow demands. With sustained performance over 1 GB/s, ThunderBay 4 mini RAID expands production capabilities for industry-leading creative platforms.
Accelerate UHD video production workflows that include multiple streams of 4K footage with Final Cut X. Host audio plug-ins with near-zero latency with Avid Pro Tools. And manage large Adobe Lightroom RAW photo libraries with ease. Even better, ThunderBay 4 mini RAID features two Thunderbolt 2 ports so you can easily daisy-chain additional Thunderbolt devices or displays.
ThunderBay 4 mini RAID with SSDs are configured in RAID 4 for optimal performance. This provides the same level of data redundancy and fault-tolerance as RAID 5, but offers a 25% speed boost for SSDs. In RAID 4, the SSDs in your ThunderBay 4 mini are configured as a single volume for increased capacity and tremendous performance gains over a single drive. Special data called "parity information" is stored on one of the disks, allowing your data to remain safe--with the ability to survive a single disk failure--so you can maintain your mission critical workflows worry-free.
ThunderBay 4 mini RAID is powered by the revolutionary SoftRAID engine. Unlike traditional software RAID solutions, SoftRAID for ThunderBay features volume optimization that quickly configures your drive for specific workflows--from editing video to creating a server. With a flexible and intuitive interface, easily build and reconfigure complex RAID volumes in just a few clicks. You can even daisy-chain multiple ThunderBay drives to create even larger arrays. Plus, the SoftRAID engine delivers comprehensive disk-health monitoring with email notifications and best-in-class rebuild speeds. Now you can experience enterprise-class, software-defined storage right from your desktop.
A quiet workspace and dependable storage is essential to your productivity. ThunderBay 4 mini features a rugged aluminum enclosure, and an oversized temperature-regulated fan to keep your drives running reliably quiet, and cool. ThunderBay 4 mini undergoes rigorous testing and multi-hour drive burn-in, delivering production-class dependability out of the box.
4 drive bays plus so much more.