Designed for demanding applications and multi-stream HD, 2K, 4K, and HDR workflows, the G-RAID 8TB 2-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID Array from G-Technology provides up to 8-28TB of enterprise-class storage that is made up of two 4TB 7200 rpm 3.5" hard drives and is equipped with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, one USB 3.1 (USB 3.1 Gen 2) port, and one HDMI port. While one of the Thunderbolt 3 ports is used to interface with your host system at speeds of up to 360 MB/s, the other can be used to daisy chain up to five additional devices to your G-RAID. If your system doesn't have Thunderbolt 3, you can use the 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 port, while the HDMI port supports HDCP 2.2, HDR, and 4K/60 fps video passthrough. For those who wish to use this G-RAID with their USB Type-A system, a USB Type-C to Type-A cable is included that supports 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 (USB 3.1 Gen 2), 5 Gb/s USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1), and 480 Mb/s USB 2.0.
The dual drive bays of this G-RAID support hardware-controlled RAID 0 and RAID 1. RAID 0 stripes the two drives together, providing enhanced read and write speeds, but no data redundancy, while RAID 1 mirrors the content of one drive to the other, providing 1:1 data redundancy at the cost of performance. For those who do not need the benefits of a RAID, JBOD is also supported.
The G-RAID 8-28TB 2-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID Array comes formatted for macOS 10.12+. After a simple reformat, it may also be used with Windows 8.1 and 10. Also included is a 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt cable, an AC power adapter, and a power cable. Protection is provided by a limited 5-year warranty.
- 8-28TB 7200 rpm 3.5" Hard Drives
- Two Drive Bays
- Thunderbolt 3 | USB 3.1 Gen 2 | HDMI
- Supports RAID 0, 1, and JBOD
- Hardware RAID Controller
- Up to 360 MB/s Data Transfer Speed
- Daisy-Chain up to 5 Additional Devices
- AC Powered
- Preformatted for macOS 10.12 and Later
- Windows Compatible with Reformatting
|Number of Bays||2 x 3.5"|
|Connections||2 x USB Type-C (Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gb/s))
1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gb/s))
1 x HDMI Type-A (HDMI 2.0a)
|Compatible Drive Interface||SATA (Unspecified Version)|
|Maximum RAID Transfer Rate||360 MB/s|
|RAID Modes||RAID 0, 1, JBOD|
|OS Compatibility||macOS 10.12 or Later
Windows 8.1 or Later
|Total Raw Capacity||8-28 TB
|Type||Hard Disk Drive|
|Rotational Speed||7200 rpm|
|Initial RAID Configuration||None|
|Power Source||AC Adapter|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||9.9 x 5.1 x 3.6" / 25.1 x 13 x 9.1 cm|
|Weight||6.6 lb / 3 kg|
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