first Thunderbolt 3
Whether you call it a workflow workhorse, a productivity platform, or a configurable command center, one word describes it best. “Groundbreaking.”
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Eight Universal 3.5/2.5-inch Drive Bays
Use SATA/SAS2 and U.2/M.21 NVMe drives for up to 128TB of capacity and real-world speeds up to 2750MB/s.
The top four bays can also utilize U.2 SSDs… the emerging M&E industry storage standard.
Powerfully Easy RAID
Create, manage, and monitor advanced RAID sets with SoftRAID.
Convenient front mounted USB-C and (2) USB-A 10Gb/s ports for peripherals and mobile devices.
DisplayPort 1.4 for connecting up to an 8K display.3
Fast Media Ingest
Frontside SD 4.0 (UHS-II) and CFexpress card readers with up to 985MB/s speed.
Work While Charging
Up to 85W of power for notebook charging.4
A second Thunderbolt 3 port for daisy-chaining devices or additional display(s).
Play Your Card
PCIe x16 connector/x4 lane slot for audio/video capture, networking, SSD storage, hardware RAID card, or I/O card.
- Up to four U.2 drives are supported. M.2 drives are also supported with M.2 to U.2 adapter (available separately).
- SAS drives are supported with SAS drive controller card (available separately).
- Full DisplayPort 1.4 capabilities depends on host computer support of DisplayPort 1.4 specification through its Thunderbolt 3 connection, host computer GPU capabilities, and connecting cable capabilities.
- Apple Mac models with Thunderbolt 2/Thunderbolt ports can be connected using an Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter (available separately). This configuration provides data transfer at up to 20Gb/s but does not support notebook charging.