All Posts by Date or last 15, 30, 90 or 180 days.
also by Lloyd: diglloyd.com photography and WindInMyFace.com

Thank you for buying via links and ads on this site,
which earn me advertising fees or commissions.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Other World Computing...
B&H Photo...
Amazon
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
Upgrade the memory of your 2018 Mac mini up to 64GB
877-865-7002
Today’s Deal Zone Items... Handpicked deals...
$3049 $2399
SAVE $650

$3508 $2998
SAVE $510

$998 $848
SAVE $150

$3999 $2998
SAVE $1001

$2299 $1799
SAVE $500

$1597 $1297
SAVE $300

$80 $33
SAVE $46

$2299 $1799
SAVE $500

$1898 $1498
SAVE $400

$2799 $2299
SAVE $500

$2299 $1799
SAVE $500

$600 $400
SAVE $200

$240 $175
SAVE $65

$699 $499
SAVE $200

$400 $300
SAVE $100

$1599 $1398
SAVE $201

$2027 $1597
SAVE $430

$1699 $999
SAVE $700

$180 $100
SAVE $80

$1199 $1099
SAVE $100

$1199 $1099
SAVE $100

$999 $949
SAVE $50

$400 $300
SAVE $100

$1699 $999
SAVE $700

OWC Viper: 4TB or 8TB of Ultrafast SSD via Thunderbolt 2

See OWC Announces the 'Viper', a Capacious Blazingly Fast SSD for High-End Video and Similar Demanding Uses.

TB = 1000^4 = 1,000,000,000,000
TiB = 1024^4 = 1,099,511,627,776

Soon to arrive for testing is an 8TB OWC Viper. The Viper will be available in 4TB or 8TB capacities configured as a hardware RAID-0 stripe or as a software RAID-4. For initial testing, the RAID-0 stripe version will be utilized.

Testing will of course use DiskTester, part of diglloydTools.

  • Configured as an 8 TB / 7.2 TiB stripe, OWC Viper performance will be throttled by Thunderbolt 2; it should redline at the maximum bus bandwidth of Thunderbolt 2.
  • Configured as a 7TB / 6.3 TiB fault-tolerante RAID-4, OWC Viper performance is likely to be the same, because of the same Thunderbolt 2 bus throttling. The RAID-4 version will continue to operate even if one of the eight flash modules in it fails.

Thunderbolt 3 needs to arrive sometime soon! When devices are outstripping the bus bandwidth, it’s time for Apple to get its technology act together and deliver Thunderbolt 3 with its unified USB-C and HDMI 2.0. That changeover did not happen with the late 2015 iMac 5K.

OWC Accelsior 4M2 PCIe SSD
6000 MB/sec!
Mac or PC.


Ideal for Lightroom, Photoshop, video.
Capacity up to 16TB!
OWC Thunderblade Thunderbolt 3 SSD

Blazing fast, up to 16TB.

YEE HAH!



√ No more slow and noisy hard drives!

diglloyd.com | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
Mailing Lists | RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2020 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.
Display info: __RETINA_INFO_STATUS__