Mac / PC / Thunderbolt 3 / DisplayPort 1.2 / RAID 5
The Speed You Need
All New Design for Power and Performance
ThunderBay 4, OWC's flagship 4-bay RAID ready powerhouse is bigger and faster than ever before. Now with the unbelievable performance of Thunderbolt 3 — up to 1527MB/s sustained performance1 — it's the ultimate workhorse external storage solution.
Not only faster, the new ThunderBay 4 Thunderbolt 3 is now natively compatible with both 2.5" and 3.5" drives, and with a redesigned chassis, it's even cooler and quieter too.
Edit, Experiment, Create, Design
Designed with performance in mind and engineered to harness the power of Thunderbolt 3, ThunderBay 4 is an incredibly flexible external solution 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.
Performance + Redundancy
Experience the most advanced software RAID available with the ThunderBay 4 RAID 5 Edition. Empower your workflow with up to 35% faster RAID 5 performance and exponentially faster rebuild times than comparable hardware RAID arrays.
Out of This World Performance & Features
SoftRAID combines the advanced RAID modes, superior performance, comprehensive, real-time disk monitoring, e-mail notification, and fast rebuild capabilities that only software RAID can deliver.
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, ready for demanding use.
Backed by OWC
You can rely on OWC's award-winning U.S.-based support for the ThunderBay 4 solution. Plus, ThunderBay 4 comes with an OWC Limited Warranty.
4 drive bays plus so much more.
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.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.Vibration Dampened ThunderBay 4's drive isolating design reduces sonic resonance, and is aided by over-sized, rugged, vibration-absorbing, non-skid feet.DisplayPort 1.2 Support Dual Thunderbolt ports let you connect the display of your choice that your computer can support, including 4K displays.OWC Thunderbolt Cable ThunderBay 4 comes with a 1.0 meter certified OWC Thunderbolt 3 cable, with other lengths from 0.5 meter to 2.0 meters available separately.
OWC ThunderBay 4 high performance hard drive enclosure with Thunderbolt 3
1.0 meter Thunderbolt 3 cable
External power cable
2 Security Keys
ThunderBay 4 Quick Start Guide
SoftRAID XT Quick Start Guide
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
Mac or PC featuring Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 interface1
(2) Thunderbolt 3 (Intel DSL6540)
Max Transfer Rate
Thunderbolt 3: 40 Gb/s (5000 MB/s)
JBOD / RAID Support
JBOD: Utilize each of the four drives independently
RAID: Use the included SoftRAID software RAID to setup the ThunderBay 4 for RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, and 10
(4) 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives or
(4) 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives
SATA revision 3.0 (6Gb/s) compliant
Compatible with SATA revisions 2.0 (3Gb/s) and 1.0 (1.5Gb/s)
Kensington Lock Slot
Yes (Power and disk activity)
Plug and Play
AC input: 100 - 230V
Temperature (°F) 50° — 95°
Temperature (°C) 10° — 35°
Temperature (°F) −40° — 149°
Temperature (°C) −40° — 65°
Height: 7.0 in (177 mm)
Width: 5.3 in (135 mm)
Length: 9.6 in (245 mm)
3.9 kg (8.6 lbs)
1. Thunderbolt/Thunderbolt 2 compatibility requires a certified Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 (mDP) adapter. Compatibility will be at Thunderbolt/Thunderbolt 2 speeds.Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n TB3SRKIT0GB UPC#: 812437029666
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