Thunderbay 4 mini

Tech Specs

Includes

ThunderBay 4 mini

Detailed Specs

    System Requirements
  • Software
  • Hardware
    • Minimum
      • Mac or PC featuring Thunderbolt 10Gb/s interface
    • Recommended (best performance)
      • Mac or PC featuring Thunderbolt 2 interface
  • Bootability
    • OS X
    Interface
  • (2) Thunderbolt 20Gb/s
    Drives Supported
  • (4) 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives
    Available Configurations
  • Enclosure only
  • Hard drives: 2TB, 4TB, 8TB
  • Solid state drives: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, 10TB, 20TB, 30TB, 40TB
    Performance
  • Benchmarks
    • Hard drives
      • RAID 5
        • 474MB/s Read and 579MB/s Write
      • RAID 0
        • 532MB/s Read and 520MB/s Write
    • Solid state drives
      • RAID 5
        • 1010MB/s Read and 908MB/s Write
      • RAID 0
        • 1338MB/s Read and 1322MB/s Write
  • Notes:
    • See 'Benchmarks' section below for test setup specifications
    • Speeds will vary based on drives used, RAID configurations, etc.
    Power
  • Power Supply
    • External UL-listed, universal auto-switching
    • AC input: 100 ~ 240V, 50-60Hz
    • DC output: 12V, 6A
    • Replacement power supply sold separately
    • Adapter plugs for international use sold separately
    RAID Modes Supported
  • Hardware: Independent drive mode
  • Software: RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, 1+0, Span
    Initial Configuration with Drives Included
  • Pre-configured as a SoftRAID volume in RAID 5
    Dimensions
  • Height: 4.6 in (11.7 cm)
  • Width: 3.8 in (9.6 cm)
  • Length: 7.6 in (19.3 cm)
    Weight
  • With Drives: 3.6 lb (1.6 kg)
  • Without Drives: 2.4 lb (1.1 kg)

Operating Environment

    Environmental (Operating)
  • Temperature (°F) 41°F to 107°F
  • Temperature (°C) 5°C to 42°C
    Environmental (Non-Operating)
  • Temperature (°F) -40°F to 149°F
  • Temperature (°C) -40°C to 65°C

Warranty

Drives Included

  • 3 Year OWC Solution Limited Warranty
  • Complimentary 1 Year Level 1 Data Recovery
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Note: Do not disassemble or otherwise open your OWC solution prior to the conclusion of the 3 Year OWC Solution Limited Warranty period. Doing so will void the remainder of the OWC warranty.

Enclosure Only

  • 1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty
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The best warranty is one you never have to use, but should the need occur – OWC is proud to provide a superior level of support and warranty coverage to our customers. Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. OWCs industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. OWC solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.

Benchmarks

  • RAID 5 hard drive benchmark testing conducted by OWC in November 2014 using 2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. Testing conducted on OWC ThunderBay 4 mini with four 500GB HGST 7200RPM Z7K500 SATA 6.0Gb/s, 32MB cache hard drives configured in RAID 5 using SoftRAID® 5 for ThunderBay. Tested using QuickBench™ 4.0 Extended Test (20-100MB) in 10 cycles, cache disabled with 30 ms read delay and 20 ms write delay. Results represent the extended test average.
  • RAID 0 hard drive benchmark testing conducted by OWC in November 2014 using 2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. Testing conducted on OWC ThunderBay 4 mini with four 1.0TB HGST 7200RPM 7K1000 SATA 6.0Gb/s, 32MB cache hard drives configured in RAID 0 using SoftRAID® 5 for ThunderBay. Tested using QuickBench™ 4.0 Extended Test (20-100MB) in 10 cycles, cache disabled with 30 ms read delay and 20 ms write delay. Results represent the extended test average.
  • RAID 5 solid state drive benchmark testing conducted by OWC in November 2014 using 2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. Testing conducted on OWC ThunderBay 4 mini with four 1.0TB OWC Mercury Electra™ 6G solid state drives configured in RAID 5 using SoftRAID® 5 for ThunderBay. Tested using QuickBench™ 4.0 Extended Test (20-100MB) in 10 cycles, cache disabled with 30 ms read delay and 20 ms write delay. Results represent the extended test average.
  • RAID 0 solid state drive benchmark testing conducted by OWC in November 2014 using 2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. Testing conducted on OWC ThunderBay 4 mini with four 1.0TB OWC Mercury Electra™ 6G solid state drives configured in RAID 0 using SoftRAID® 5 for ThunderBay. Tested using QuickBench™ 4.0 Extended Test (20-100MB) in 10 cycles, cache disabled with 30 ms read delay and 20 ms write delay. Results represent the extended test average.