Thunderbay 4

Tech Specs

Includes

ThunderBay 4

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) 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives
  • or (4) 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives with a 2.5" to 3.5" adapter
    Available Configurations
  • Enclosure only
  • Hard drives: 4TB, 8TB, 12TB, 16TB, 20TB, 24TB, 32TB, 40TB
    Performance
  • Benchmarks
    • RAID 5
      • 580MB/s Read and 569MB/s Write
    • RAID 0
      • 859MB/s Read and 838MB/s Write
  • Notes:
    • See 'Benchmarks' section below for test setup specifications
    • Speeds will vary based on drives used, RAID configurations, etc.
    Power
  • Power Supply
    • Internal UL-listed, universal auto-switching
    • AC input: 100 ~ 240V, 50-60Hz
    • DC output: 12V, 16.66A
    • Adapter plugs for international use sold separately
    RAID Modes Supported
  • Hardware: Independent drive mode
  • Software: RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, 10, Span
    Initial Configuration for Pre-built Solutions
  • Pre-configured as a SoftRAID volume in RAID 5
    Dimensions
  • Height: 6.96 in (17.68 cm)
  • Width: 5.31 in (13.49 cm)
  • Length: 9.65 in (24.51 cm)
    Weight
  • With Drives: 15 lb (6.8 kg)
  • Without Drives: 7.8 lb (3.5 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
View more information about the 3 Year OWC Solution Limited Warranty
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
View more information about the 1 Year OWC Enclosure Limited Warranty
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. OWC's 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 benchmark testing conducted by OWC in May 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 with four 5.0TB Toshiba 7200RPM MD04ACA500 SATA 6.0Gb/s, 64MB 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 benchmark testing conducted by OWC in December 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 with four 6.0TB 7200RPM HGST Deskstar NAS SATA 6.0Gb/s, 128MB 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.