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ThunderBay 4

Thunderbolt 3 | DisplayPort | RAID Ready | 4 Drive Bays | Mac & Windows PC The Speed You Need
  • Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • Dedicated DisplayPort 1.2 port
  • Up to 1527MB/s sustained performance
  • Works with 3.5" or 2.5" drives – no adapter needed
  • Ultra quiet, heat dissipating aluminum chassis
  • Rigorously pre-tested with multi-hour burn-in
  • Plug and play RAID Ready
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OWC ThunderBay 4 Thunderbolt 3 Thunderbolt 3 Up to 48TB Up to 1527MB/s 3 Year Warranty1

Edit. Experiment. Create Design

Edit, view, stream, and produce more with ThunderBay 4 in your 2K, 4K, and audio production workflow.
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Designed with performance in mind and engineered to harness the power of Thunderbolt 3, ThunderBay 4 is an incredibly flexible external drive with the throughput to support multi-stream compressed 4K video and other bandwidth-intensive operations. Highly configurable to perfectly match your performance needs. Use each drive independently, or in the RAID configuration of your choice for the optimal balance of performance and data-redundancy. Get the most out of your storage, take the brakes off your workflow, and do more with a ThunderBay 4.

Certified and Tested

Each ThunderBay 4 undergoes OWC's multi-hour drive "burn-in" performance certification procedure prior to shipping. This ensures your ThunderBay 4 arrives operating properly and ready for demanding use.
Certified and Tested

4 drive bays plus so much more.

Time-Tested Cooling Time-Tested Cooling Built on OWC's time-tested enclosure cooling technology, ThunderBay 4 utilizes an open "flow-thru" vented design with an oversized 92 mm, low-turbulence, noise-quieting fan to keep the drives running cool and reliably. Vibration Dampened Vibration Dampened ThunderBay 4s drive isolating design reduces sonic resonance, and is aided by over-sized, rugged, vibration-absorbing, non-skid feet.
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Multi-Drive Multi-Drive Daisy-chain up to six ThunderBay 4s for massive storage capabilities and increased performance, or connect multiple ThunderBay 4s to multiple Thunderbolt 3 ports to achieve exponential speed capabilities. DisplayPort 1.2 Support DisplayPort 1.2 Support Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports let you connect the display of your choice that your computer can support, including 4K displays.
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OWC Thunderbolt 3 Cable ThunderBay 4 comes with a certified OWC Thunderbolt 3 cable, with other lengths from 0.5 meter to 2.0 meters available separately.
Connect to Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 Systems with Ease The OWC ThunderBay 4 harnesses the power of Thunderbolt 3 to provide backwards compatibility with Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2. Whichever interface/speed your workflow demands, it's easy to integrate OWC ThunderBay 4's massive capacity and performance capabilities. Add a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter and the appropriate Thunderbolt cable and you're all set.
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The SSD Review Innovation logo "OWC's ThunderBay 4 brings to the market capacities that have yet to be seen in such a compact medium, as well as the performance and data security that only RAID 5 can provide!" – Les Tokar, The SSD Review
OWC 3 Year Limited Warranty

Quality You Can Trust

Like all OWC drives, ThunderBay 4 is built to the highest standards of reliability and performance. Because 100% reliability is always the goal, ThunderBay 4 is rigorously quality tested, and backed by an OWC 3 Year Limited Warranty and 24/7 customer support.

OWC ThunderBay 4 Family

Explore the full ThunderBay 4 family of high-performance external storage with incredible Thunderbolt transfer speeds.