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Cloning

How to utilize cloning for backup and other chores..

Software RAID Performance with SoftRAID 5

High performance RAID-0, RAID-1, RAID-5, RAID-1+0..

OWC Thunderbay 4 Mini

High performance with 2.5-inch hard drives or SSDs..

OWC 40TB SSD (in Thunderbay 4 Mini)

Ultra high flat-line performanc in 40 Terabyte capacity.

OWC Thunderbay 6

Six bay storage solution with RAID-0/1/4/5/10 or non-RAID..

OWC Thunderbay IV / 4 Thunderbolt Enclosure

High performance with hard drives or SSDs..

Understanding Thunderbolt and USB3 Performance with the 2013 Mac Pro

Using the right ports is critical to performance..

Solid State Drives, Various

SSDs and thumb drives..

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD

Fast 6 Gbps solid state drives eclipse prior generations with 500+ MB/sec..

OWC Mercury Electra 6G 960GB SSD

Fast 6 Gbps high capacity SSD..

HGST 8TB Ultrastar He8

Outstanding high-capacity enterprise hard drive..


Blog posts

2019

2019-01-26 OWC Thunderbay 6 vs OWC Thunderbay 4: what if 5 Drives Are Used for RAID-0 instead of just four?

2019-01-24 TESTED: OWC Thunderbay 6, RAID-0 and RAID-5 Performance

2019-01-24 OWC Thunderbay 6 vs OWC Thunderbay 4: What If 5 Drives Are Used for RAID-5?

2019-01-23 Firmware Updater for OWC Thunderbay 4 Fixes Thunderbolt 3 Disconnect Issue

2018

2018-09-18 OWC Lauches the Thunderbay 6, a Six-Drive Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure, with RAID Options

2018-01-12 Shipping Soon: OWC Thunderbay 4 with Thunderbolt 3, Up to 48TB Capacity

2017

2017-11-30 Switched to 2017 iMac 5K as Primary Machine: Details on Gear I’m Using

2017-11-27 Using Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports to Build Out a System

2017-11-25 Testing Seagate 12TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5-inch (Helium) Hard Drives

2016

2016-12-21 OWC 40TB SSD Performance as Photoshop Scratch Drive

2016-11-26 OWC 40TB SSD: RAID-4 vs RAID-5 from 32KiB to 512MiB Transfers

2016-11-26 OWC 40TB SSD Sequential Transfer Speed: RAID-4 beats RAID-5 by 16% for Reads

2016-11-25 TESTED: OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD with RAID-0 Stripe and RAID-4 Fault Tolerance

2016-11-25 TESTED: OWC 40TB SSD Sequential Transfer Speed

2016-11-24 TESTED: OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD

2016-11-23 OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD

2016-11-23 OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD

2016-11-10 OWC Offers Up to 40TB SSD in Thunderbay 4 Mini

2016-06-21 OWC Thunderbay 4: Now up to 40TB Capacity

2016-04-11 OWC Announces SoftRAID 5.5: allows users to convert Apple RAID volumes to SoftRAID

2016-04-05 Thunderbolt on OS X: Spontaneous Drive Disconnect

2015

2015-12-19 TESTED: 2TB Samsung 850 EVO, Singly and RAID-0

2015-12-17 TESTED: 1TB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD

2015-12-10 TESTED: 1TB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD in Thunderbay 4 Mini, RAID-0 Stripe Configuration

2015-11-11 REVIEWED: HGST 8TB Ultrastar He8 Hard Drive, Singly and in RAID

2015-11-10 Coming Soon for Testing: HGST 8TB Ultrastar He8 Hard Drive

2015-11-05 MPG’s Computer and Storage Wish List at B&H Photo

2015-10-31 OWC Thunderbay 4 Deal: 20TB RAID-5 Edition Deal: now with Spare 5TB Drive

2015-10-16 Reader Question: Why No USB3 ports on OWC Thunderbay 4?

2015-10-16 OWC Thunderbay 4 Deal: 20TB RAID-5 Edition Deal: now with Spare 5TB Drive

2015-09-19 Two Products MPG Uses Every Day

2015-09-02 OWC Thunderbay can be Partitioned into Multiple RAID-5 Volumes

2015-08-22 DEAL: OWC Thunderbay 4 RAID-5 Edition with Extra 4TB Drive

2015-07-01 OWC Thunderbay 4 RAID Customers: Get your FREE SoftRAID Download

2015-05-14 How to save about $360 on a 20TB OWC Thunderbay 4

2015-04-17 OWC NAB Specials Through Apr 19

2015-01-28 How Fast Can Eight (8) SSDs go in Dual OWC Thunderbay Minis on Thunderbolt 2?

2014

2014-12-05 OWC Mercury Electra 6G 960GB SSD: Stunning Performance in Thunderbay Mini: Throughput, Photoshop, Incompressible Data Too

2014-11-21 OWC ThunderBay Mini Performance with Four SSDs

2014-11-20 OWC ThunderBay Mini Performance with Four SSDs

2014-11-17 OWC Announces ThunderBay Mini: 4-bay Enclosure for 2.5-inch Drives, Thunderbolt v2

2014-11-14 OWC Offers Thunderbay Mini, Thunderbolt v2 Enclosure for 2.5-Inch SSDs or Hard Drives (4 bays)

2014-09-02 OWC Thunderbay Now Up to 24TB (4 X 6TB Hard Drives)

2014-08-31 Thunderbolt Cabling Reliability: Check the Fit and Tension

2014-08-31 Simplify Your Storage: Fast, Reliable, Expandable

2014-08-29 OWC Labor Day Specials

2014-08-22 Thunderstorms and Thunderbay

2014-08-05 OWC Offers Thunderbay in RAID-5 Edition

2014-08-04 SoftRAID 5 Goes Final: High Performance RAID 5, RAID 1+0, RAID-0, RAID-1

2014-07-29 RAID 1+0 Fault Tolerance with SoftRAID 5

2014-07-29 Fast H.264 Video Compression on the MacBook Pro Beats the 2013 Mac Pro

2014-07-25 Four SSDs in OWC Thunderbay 4 test with RAID-0 and RAID-5

2014-07-11 RAID-0 Scalability with Thunderbolt 2: Separate Bus or Daisy Chain?

2014-07-08 RAID-0 Scalability: 60TB and 12 Hard Drives in Three OWC Thunderbay 4 Enclosures

2014-07-02 60TB here for Testing (OWC Thunderbay 4)

2014-07-01 July 4th deal on OWC Thunderbay IV

2014-06-29 Testing the OWC Thunderbay 4

2014-06-27 OWC Thunderbay IV vs Thunderbay 4

2014-06-25 OWC Ships Thunderbay 4-Drive Solution with Thunderbolt 2

2014-06-16 OWC Thunderbay Special

2014-06-10 Big Fault Tolerant Storage: OWC Now Offers a Supported and Preconfigured RAID-5 Solution via SoftRAID + Thunderbay

2014-06-03 Awesome: SoftRAID with RAID-5 rebuild

2014-05-28 OWC Thunderbay as RAID-5 or RAID 1+0 Video Storage Solution

2014-05-07 OWC Thunderbay Now up to 20TB as 4 X 5TB Drives

2014-05-06 OWC Thunderbay Fan Noise = Nil

2014-05-02 OWC Thunderbay can use Hard Drives or SSDs and Handy for Swapping Drives of all Types

2014-04-07 OWC Upgrades Thunderbay 4-Bay Enclosure to Ultra-Quiet Fan

2014-03-08 Housing Data Safely: Dual OWC Thunderbay 4-Bay Units for Performance, Capacity, Redundancy, Backup

2014-02-08 Reviewed: OWC Thunderbay 4-bay Thunderbolt Enclosure

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