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OWC ThunderBay 4 External HDD RAID Array with Dual Thunderbolt 2 Ports (JBOD Solution) - 8TB

Other World Computing dba OWC
Abel Code: OWC-OWCTB2IVT08.0S
Mfr. Code: OWCTB2IVT08.0S
Estimated to Ship – 5-10 Business Days
Four-bay production RAID, powered by the SoftRAID Engine, with 8TB (4 x 2TB) capacity.
Key Highlights
  • Four-bay production RAID
  • 8TB (4 x 2TB) capacity
  • Thunderbolt 2 interface
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The OWC ThunderBay 4 External HDD RAID Array with Dual Thunderbolt 2 Ports (JBOD Solution) - 8TB is a four-bay production RAID, powered by the SoftRAID Engine. Designed for workflows in content creation, ThunderBay 4 delivers sustained performance up to 827 MB/s with the flexibility to support multiple streams of 4K video. With Thunderbolt 2 technology, Thunderbay 4 also supports daisy chaining of additional Thunderbolt devices and displays.

Thunderbay 4 is built to deliver enormous capacity, and supports flexible RAID configurations to perfectly match your performance needs. With the potential for up to 40 TB of production-grade storage, ThunderBay 4 delivers the capacity and speed you need for demanding creative workflows.

ThunderBay 4 features a rugged aluminum enclosure, an oversized, temperature-regulated fan, and an integrated power supply to keep your drives running reliably quiet, and cool. ThunderBay 4 undergoes rigorous testing and multi-hour drive burn-in, delivering production-class dependability out of the box.

Enterprise-Class RAID Management

Configure multiple, simultaneous RAID 0, 1, 4, 5 and 1+0 volumes across the same drive set to suit any specific requirement, and enjoy the optimal balance of performance and data integrity your workflow demands.

Professional Performance

Enhanced performance in every RAID mode, optimized RAID settings for creative workflows, and accelerated rebuild speeds.

Disk Health Analysis

Comprehensive disk health monitoring with full drive certification, predictive failure analysis, and real-time email alerts.

Intelligent Recovery

Exceptionally resilient RAID volumes with automatic rebuilds in RAID 1, 4, 5, and 1+0. Drives can be removed without compromising overall RAID integrity, even in some RAID 0 scenarios.

What's in the Box

  • 2 x Keys for Front Panel Lock
  • Power Cable
  • Thunderbolt Cable (Double-shielded) - 3.3'
  • OWC ThunderBay 4 External HDD RAID Array with Dual Thunderbolt 2 Ports (JBOD Solution) - 8TB


Key Highlights

  • Four-bay production RAID
  • 8TB (4 x 2TB) capacity
  • Thunderbolt 2 interface
  • 7200 RPM drives with 32MB cache memory


Operating System:
OS X 10.9 +, Windows 7 SP1 +


Input Voltage:
100-240V AC - 50/60 Hz
Output Voltage:
12V - 16.66A (Power Supply output)

Recording / Media

Media Type:
4 x HDD - 3.5"
Media Capacity:
8 TB - 4 x 2TB
Media Interface:
2 x Thunderbolt 2
Shock Limit - 65 G 2 mS (Operating), 175 G 2 mS (Standby)
Vibration Limit - 1.0 G (Operating), 5 to 300 Hz; 5.0 G (Standby), 5 to 500 Hz
Slot Count:
4 Drive Bays

Shared Storage

Drive / Disk Notes:
7200 RPM drives with 32MB memory cache
RAID Notes:
Compatible with RAID software of your choice to set up performance or data redundancy configuration
Utilize each drive independently (JBOD)

Software / Apps / Plugins

PC Requirements:
Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt port - Driver required; NOTE: Boot Camp not supported


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