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ThunderBay 4 RAID

Thunderbolt 3 | DisplayPort | RAID | 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
  • User configurable in RAID 0, 1 , 4, 5 & 1+0
  • Ultra quiet, heat dissipating aluminum chassis
  • Rigorously pre-tested with multi-hour burn-in
  • Intelligent drive monitoring with desktop and email notifications
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OWC ThunderBay 4 Thunderbolt 3 Thunderbolt 3 Up to 48TB Up to 1527MB/s 3 Year Warranty1

Solid-State Drive Models

Includes SoftRAID preconfigured as RAID 4

Certified and Tested

Keep Working

ThunderBay 4 is the four-bay production drive powerful enough to create workflows without limitations. With support for RAID 0, 1, 4, 5 and 1+0, you'll transform progress bars into progress. Enjoy the capacity to meet any project demand, including yours. And with the reliability of rigorous 7x stress-testing, and multi-hour drive burn-in before it reaches you, your only concern will be finding enough hours in the workday.

Edit. Experiment. Create Design

Edit, view, stream, and produce more with ThunderBay 4 in your 2K, 4K, and audio production workflow.
With ThunderBay 4'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 array you get data redundancy on top of great performance!

The SoftRAID Engine

Enjoy the flexibility of personally customizing any combination of drives for exhilarating performance. Extensive health monitoring for advance warning of imminent drive failure, prompt drive-status email notifications including Apple Mail integration, and fast rebuild capabilities ensure the highest level of protection for your crucial data. You can even hot swap drives without fear of compromising your array.
Certified and Tested

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 Stealth 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.
thunderbolt 3 cable
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.
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.