Various types of RAID setups..
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High performance RAID-0, RAID-1, RAID-5, RAID-1+0..
Making software RAID volumes..
SSDs or hard drives for fast single-drive or RAID volumes in a portable enclosure..
Reviews of Thunderbolt products..
High performance with 2.5-inch hard drives or SSDs..
Ultra high flat-line performanc in 40 Terabyte capacity.
Six bay storage solution with RAID-0/1/4/5/10 or non-RAID..
Two-Drive Hardware RAID plus USB ports, SD slot, video, gigabit.
Eight bay storage solution with RAID-0/1/4/5/10 or non-RAID..
Eight bays for HDD, SSD plus PCIe Card and Ports.
- OWC Thunderbay FLEX 8: Overview
- OWC Thunderbay FLEX 8: Configuration Possibilities
- OWC Thunderbay FLEX 8: HDD Speed Across Volume Capacity, RAID-0 vs RAID-5
- OWC Thunderbay FLEX 8: HDD Speed vs Transfer Size
- OWC Thunderbay FLEX 8: SSD Speed Across Volume Capacity
- OWC Thunderbay FLEX 8: SSD Speed vs Transfer Size
Ultra high speed robust pro-grade external SSD..
High performance with hard drives or SSDs..
Dual-drive Thunderbolt + USB3 user-selectable RAID..
Three drives in a high-grade enclosure..
Suggestions for setting up your Mac for performance and data safety..
When and Why to Upgrade Your Mac..
The best hardware and configuration for Photoshop CS5..
How to configure a Mac to maximize Photoshop CS3/CS4 performance..
Speedups for working with images..
An in-depth look at how to find the right Mac setup for you.
Nuts and bolts of buying a Mac, and recommended extras..
How fast and reliable can RAID-0, RAID-5 and RAID-6 go using an 8-drive mini-SAS box and a hardware RAID card?.
Choosing among 4/6/8/12 cores, and is 2010 Mac Pro faster or better than 2009 model?.
Ultra-fast solid state storage with hardware RAID for a Mac Pro in a PCIe slot..
Huge capacity in a speedy SATA SSD..
SSDs and thumb drives..
Fast 6 Gbps solid state drives eclipse prior generations with 500+ MB/sec..
Fast 6 Gbps high capacity SSD..
Fast and durable, enterprise-grade solid state drives..
Many brands of solid state drives put on a good show when new, but some degrade with use..
Choosing and using solid state drives..
Apple’s 2012 MacBook Pro (non Retina)..
Dual-drive externals for travel or compact backup..
Reviews of various hardware and software..
Performance and use..
- Hitachi 4TB Deskstar 7K4000 Hard Drive
- Toshiba 3TB Hard Drive (HDKPC08/DT01ACAxx)
- Toshiba 4TB Enterprise Hard Drive (MG03ACA400)
- Toshiba 4TB MG03ACA400 vs 3TB DT01ACA300: Is Cheaper Faster?
- Hitachi 3TB Deskstar 7K3000
- Western Digital RE4 2TB Enterprise Grade 'RAID Edition' HDD
- Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB hard drive
- Western Digital RE4-GP 2TB
- Low-power 2TB consumer hard drives
Outstanding high-capacity enterprise hard drive..
2016-11-23 OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD
2015-12-17 TESTED: 1TB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD
2014-11-22 RAID: Performance vs Transfer Size
2011-06-07 The All-SSD Mac Pro
2011-05-07 Save Big Photoshop Files 20X Faster!
8-bay Thunderbolt 3
2.5 or 3.5 inch hard drives, NVMe SSD, USB-C, USB-A, DisplayPort 1.4, SD slot, PCIe slot, 500W power supply.
Non-RAID or RAID-0/1/4/5/10.
Capacities up to 128 Terabytes!