OWC ThunderBlade Thunderbolt 3 RAID Array 16TB SSD


• Up to 2839MB/s Read Speed & 2831MB/s Write Speed.
• Daisy chain up to 6 Thunderbolt devices.
• Rugged portability in a sleek design.
• Includes ballistic hard-shell case.
• Includes SoftRAID. 
• 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty.

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£2,217.32 (£2,660.78 inc VAT)


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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/s. And with SoftRAID, two ThunderBlades can reach dizzying heights up to 3800MB/s.


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.


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 its own ballistic hard-shell case for even greater protection. And with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, ThunderBlade fits your workflow daisy-chain perfectly.


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/s, capacity for all five levels of RAID, and bonus features like the freedom to daisy-chain and hot-swap.




Edition ThunderBlade
NAS Form Factor  
SSD 4x 4TB
Total Storage Included 1600 GB
Type of Drives Included SSD (M.2 PCIe NVMe)
Edition of Drives Included OWC Aura Ultra IV PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD
Capacity of Drives Included 16TB (4x 4TB)
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Drive Interface Support 1 x M.2
Drive Form Factor Support 4 x M.2
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LAN Type N/A
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External Connectivity 2 x Thunderbolt 3
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PSU Wattage 72 W
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Dimensions 124 x 29 x 192 (WxHxD mm)
Weight 676 kg


3 Year Warranty