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OWC ThunderBlade 4-Drive USB-C Thunderbolt Storage Solution, 16TB

$2,79999
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OWC ThunderBlade 4-Drive USB-C Thunderbolt Storage Solution, 16TB

ThunderBlade
Get ultra fast, reliable RAID storage and functionality, and achieve speeds that outperform other 2-Blade and 4-Blade RAID enclosures.

Don’t Take Our Word For It
ThunderBlade continues to impress audio and video experts as an innovative and revolutionary drive. ThunderBlade recently took home two top awards from the 2019 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas. ThunderBlade received the BaM Award in the “Store” category and was named Future’s Best of Show. Both awards are evaluated by industry experts and recognize innovative technology that delivers real business and creative benefits.

When Performance Is Everything
-Data transfer speed up to 2800MB/s1
-Capacities up to 32TB
-Second Thunderbolt 3 port to daisy chain up to five additional Thunderbolt devices or connect a USB-C device or display
-Rugged portability in a sleek design
-Includes a custom-fit ballistic hard-shell case
-OWC 3 Year Limited Warranty

More Powerful Than You Can Imagine
In a fast-paced, professional environment, time is money and performance is everything. The success of your project depends on quick data processing and demands performance and efficiency working with uncompressed, high bandwidth content streams. ThunderBlade delivers the performance to match - capable of unbelievable transfer speeds up to 2800MB/s1. And with SoftRAID, two ThunderBlades can reach dizzying heights up to 3800MB/s1.

At Home On The Road
Designed to be rugged and dependable as well as blazing fast, ThunderBlade is equally at home on the road, on set or in the edit suite. Its compact and tough enough to withstand even the roughest treatment in between locations, and it comes complete with it’s own ballistic hard-shell case for even greater protection. And with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, ThunderBlade fits your workflow daisy-chain perfectly.

Pro-tips: Daisy-chaining With Thunderbolt Devices
With the ability to run up to six devices per port, Thunderbolt ports amplify your laptop or desktop with peripheral power. Learn the basics of daisy-chaining Thunderbolt devices for maximum performance in this handy infographic.

Includes SoftRAID: Easy and Complete Drive Management
Now you can maximize disk space, get the fastest access speeds, and protect against disk failure with Plug and Play simplicity. SoftRAID’s easy setup makes it a breeze to create RAID volumes by helping you through the entire process. Just decide what you’re using your RAID volume for and how much space to allocate to it. It's that simple to create your preference of speed and/or redundancy attributes of your data volume.

OWC enclosures ship with the XT version of SoftRAID. SoftRAID XT and Lite XT are fully featured and designed to only work with OWC solutions.

Workflow And Storage Solutions For Pros
Whether you’re finishing and mastering, creating proxies or working with state-of-the-art VFX and AR, you need dependable tech that keeps pace with your demands. OWC workflow and storage solutions cover every angle, delivering processing speeds up to 2800MB/s1, capacity for all five levels of RAID, and bonus features like the freedom to daisy-chain and hot-swap. Use the chart to find the perfect match for your workflow and storage.

Technical Specifications

Includes
(1) OWC ThunderBlade External Storage Solution
(1) 0.7M (29") Thunderbolt Cable
(1) External Power Supply
(1) US Power Cable
(1) Ballistic Hard-Shell Travel Case
(1) Quick Start Guide for OWC ThunderBlade
(1) User Guide for OWC ThunderBlade
(1) OWC SoftRAID XT Software Bundle
(1) Quick Start Guide for OWC SoftRAID XT
(1) Manual & User Guide for OWC SoftRAID XT
3 Year OWC Limited Warranty
Number of Bays
4
Total Capacity
4.0TB
Standard Mechanism
(4) 1.0TB OWC Aura Pro IV PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD
*OWC reserves the right to replace or upgrade to equivalent or better components.
Plug and Play
Yes
Hot Plug Support
Yes
Boot Support
Mac only. Boot volume must be independent from RAID volume.
Format
Formatted as 4 disk RAID 0 for Mac. To convert for PC, use SoftRAID for Windows.
Drive Interface
M.2 NVMe (PCIe 3.0)
RAID Capable
Yes
Default RAID Level
RAID 0
RAID Levels Supported
RAID 0
RAID 1
RAID 4
RAID 5
RAID 10
RAID Features
Software RAID
Device Ports
(1) Host Port - Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) up to 40 Gb/s (5000 MB/s)
(1) Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) Port
Display Support
Up to one 5K display @ 60Hz,
or one 4K display @ 60Hz,
or one 4K display @ 30Hz
Display Support by Port
Thunderbolt 3: Up to 5K @ 60Hz via a native Thunderbolt 3 display or 4K @ 60Hz via a Thunderbolt display or a USB-C display adapter
Data Transfer Rate (Maximum)
Thunderbolt 3 : Up to 40 Gb/s (or 5000 MB/s)
Benchmark Speed, Read (Max)
Up to 2586 MB/s
Benchmark Speed, Write (Max)
Up to 2613 MB/s
Chipset
Thunderbolt 3: (1) Intel DSL6540
Host Port Requirements
Thunderbolt (USB-C) port (backward compatible with Thunderbolt 2/Thunderbolt1)
Mac OS Compatibility
macOS 10.13 High Sierra
macOS 10.14 Mojave
macOS 10.15 Catalina
macOS 11.x Big Sur
macOS 12.x Monterey
macOS 13.x Ventura
macOS 14.x Sonoma
PC OS Compatibility
Windows 10 64-bit Edition
Windows 11
Driver Required
SoftRAID Only
SoftRAID automatically checks for the latest driver. Launch the app and if displayed, follow prompts to update driver.
Other Requirements
SoftRAID XT works with macOS 10.14 or later and Windows 10 or later. SoftRAID is licensed per computer. The SoftRAID serial number will work with both Mac and Windows but can only be active on one computer at a time. Additional seats can be purchased. RAID 4/1+0 (10) are currently Mac only at this time.
External Power Adapter
Yes
Power Supply
External UL-listed universal auto-switching power supply
AC Input
100-240V, 50-60Hz, 2.0A
DC Output
+15V, 4.8A
Wattage
72W
Security Slot
No
Power/Activity LED
Yes
Housing Color
Black
Housing Material
Aluminum
Dimensions
Height: 2.9 cm (1.1 in)
Length: 19.2 cm (7.6 in)
Width: 12.4 cm (4.9 in)
Weight
676.0 g (1.49 lbs)
Certifications
CE
FCC
RoHS
Ambient Temperature
Operating: 50°F to 95°F (10°C to 35°C)
Non-Operating: -40°F to 149°F (-40°C to 65°C)
Altitude
Operating: -304.8 m to 3,048.0 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000 ft)
Non-Operating: -304.8 m to 12,192.0 m (-1,000 ft to 40,000 ft)
Humidity
Operating: 8% to 90% non-condensing
Non-Operating: 5% to 95% non-condensing
Noise
0.0dB

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OWC ThunderBlade 4-Drive USB-C Thunderbolt Storage Solution, 16TB

$2,79999

OWC ThunderBlade 4-Drive USB-C Thunderbolt Storage Solution, 16TB

ThunderBlade
Get ultra fast, reliable RAID storage and functionality, and achieve speeds that outperform other 2-Blade and 4-Blade RAID enclosures.

Don’t Take Our Word For It
ThunderBlade continues to impress audio and video experts as an innovative and revolutionary drive. ThunderBlade recently took home two top awards from the 2019 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas. ThunderBlade received the BaM Award in the “Store” category and was named Future’s Best of Show. Both awards are evaluated by industry experts and recognize innovative technology that delivers real business and creative benefits.

When Performance Is Everything
-Data transfer speed up to 2800MB/s1
-Capacities up to 32TB
-Second Thunderbolt 3 port to daisy chain up to five additional Thunderbolt devices or connect a USB-C device or display
-Rugged portability in a sleek design
-Includes a custom-fit ballistic hard-shell case
-OWC 3 Year Limited Warranty

More Powerful Than You Can Imagine
In a fast-paced, professional environment, time is money and performance is everything. The success of your project depends on quick data processing and demands performance and efficiency working with uncompressed, high bandwidth content streams. ThunderBlade delivers the performance to match - capable of unbelievable transfer speeds up to 2800MB/s1. And with SoftRAID, two ThunderBlades can reach dizzying heights up to 3800MB/s1.

At Home On The Road
Designed to be rugged and dependable as well as blazing fast, ThunderBlade is equally at home on the road, on set or in the edit suite. Its compact and tough enough to withstand even the roughest treatment in between locations, and it comes complete with it’s own ballistic hard-shell case for even greater protection. And with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, ThunderBlade fits your workflow daisy-chain perfectly.

Pro-tips: Daisy-chaining With Thunderbolt Devices
With the ability to run up to six devices per port, Thunderbolt ports amplify your laptop or desktop with peripheral power. Learn the basics of daisy-chaining Thunderbolt devices for maximum performance in this handy infographic.

Includes SoftRAID: Easy and Complete Drive Management
Now you can maximize disk space, get the fastest access speeds, and protect against disk failure with Plug and Play simplicity. SoftRAID’s easy setup makes it a breeze to create RAID volumes by helping you through the entire process. Just decide what you’re using your RAID volume for and how much space to allocate to it. It's that simple to create your preference of speed and/or redundancy attributes of your data volume.

OWC enclosures ship with the XT version of SoftRAID. SoftRAID XT and Lite XT are fully featured and designed to only work with OWC solutions.

Workflow And Storage Solutions For Pros
Whether you’re finishing and mastering, creating proxies or working with state-of-the-art VFX and AR, you need dependable tech that keeps pace with your demands. OWC workflow and storage solutions cover every angle, delivering processing speeds up to 2800MB/s1, capacity for all five levels of RAID, and bonus features like the freedom to daisy-chain and hot-swap. Use the chart to find the perfect match for your workflow and storage.

Technical Specifications

Includes
(1) OWC ThunderBlade External Storage Solution
(1) 0.7M (29") Thunderbolt Cable
(1) External Power Supply
(1) US Power Cable
(1) Ballistic Hard-Shell Travel Case
(1) Quick Start Guide for OWC ThunderBlade
(1) User Guide for OWC ThunderBlade
(1) OWC SoftRAID XT Software Bundle
(1) Quick Start Guide for OWC SoftRAID XT
(1) Manual & User Guide for OWC SoftRAID XT
3 Year OWC Limited Warranty
Number of Bays
4
Total Capacity
4.0TB
Standard Mechanism
(4) 1.0TB OWC Aura Pro IV PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD
*OWC reserves the right to replace or upgrade to equivalent or better components.
Plug and Play
Yes
Hot Plug Support
Yes
Boot Support
Mac only. Boot volume must be independent from RAID volume.
Format
Formatted as 4 disk RAID 0 for Mac. To convert for PC, use SoftRAID for Windows.
Drive Interface
M.2 NVMe (PCIe 3.0)
RAID Capable
Yes
Default RAID Level
RAID 0
RAID Levels Supported
RAID 0
RAID 1
RAID 4
RAID 5
RAID 10
RAID Features
Software RAID
Device Ports
(1) Host Port - Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) up to 40 Gb/s (5000 MB/s)
(1) Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) Port
Display Support
Up to one 5K display @ 60Hz,
or one 4K display @ 60Hz,
or one 4K display @ 30Hz
Display Support by Port
Thunderbolt 3: Up to 5K @ 60Hz via a native Thunderbolt 3 display or 4K @ 60Hz via a Thunderbolt display or a USB-C display adapter
Data Transfer Rate (Maximum)
Thunderbolt 3 : Up to 40 Gb/s (or 5000 MB/s)
Benchmark Speed, Read (Max)
Up to 2586 MB/s
Benchmark Speed, Write (Max)
Up to 2613 MB/s
Chipset
Thunderbolt 3: (1) Intel DSL6540
Host Port Requirements
Thunderbolt (USB-C) port (backward compatible with Thunderbolt 2/Thunderbolt1)
Mac OS Compatibility
macOS 10.13 High Sierra
macOS 10.14 Mojave
macOS 10.15 Catalina
macOS 11.x Big Sur
macOS 12.x Monterey
macOS 13.x Ventura
macOS 14.x Sonoma
PC OS Compatibility
Windows 10 64-bit Edition
Windows 11
Driver Required
SoftRAID Only
SoftRAID automatically checks for the latest driver. Launch the app and if displayed, follow prompts to update driver.
Other Requirements
SoftRAID XT works with macOS 10.14 or later and Windows 10 or later. SoftRAID is licensed per computer. The SoftRAID serial number will work with both Mac and Windows but can only be active on one computer at a time. Additional seats can be purchased. RAID 4/1+0 (10) are currently Mac only at this time.
External Power Adapter
Yes
Power Supply
External UL-listed universal auto-switching power supply
AC Input
100-240V, 50-60Hz, 2.0A
DC Output
+15V, 4.8A
Wattage
72W
Security Slot
No
Power/Activity LED
Yes
Housing Color
Black
Housing Material
Aluminum
Dimensions
Height: 2.9 cm (1.1 in)
Length: 19.2 cm (7.6 in)
Width: 12.4 cm (4.9 in)
Weight
676.0 g (1.49 lbs)
Certifications
CE
FCC
RoHS
Ambient Temperature
Operating: 50°F to 95°F (10°C to 35°C)
Non-Operating: -40°F to 149°F (-40°C to 65°C)
Altitude
Operating: -304.8 m to 3,048.0 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000 ft)
Non-Operating: -304.8 m to 12,192.0 m (-1,000 ft to 40,000 ft)
Humidity
Operating: 8% to 90% non-condensing
Non-Operating: 5% to 95% non-condensing
Noise
0.0dB

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