OWC ThunderBlade x8 Thunderbolt 3 RAID Array 32TB SSD

Features:

32TB Storage Capacity 8 x 4TB

NVMe M.2 2242 SSDs

2 x 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 Ports

RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, and 10 (1+0)

Preformatted RAID 0 for macOS

Includes SoftRAID XT

Read Speeds to 2949 MB/s (RAID 0)

Write Speeds to 2464 MB/s (RAID 0)

Supports One 5K or 4K Display

Windows and Mac Compatible

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£4,955.41 (£5,946.50 inc VAT)

SKU: OWCTB3TBL8X32

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Overview

Incomparable Performance and Reliability

Incomparable: up to 2949MB/s ready-to-run, time-saving speed that has no competitor.

Spacious: up to eight NVMe M.2 SSDs for up to 32TB

Includes SoftRAID XT: Robust software for creating, monitoring, and managing advanced RAID sets

Versatile: daisy-chain up to five additional Thunderbolt devices or connect a USB-C device or display via the second Thunderbolt port

Stable: non-skid rubber feet keep ThunderBlade in place while OWC Clingon secures the included Thunderbolt connecting cable

Reliable: heat-dissipating fanless aluminum chassis keeps you working silently at top speed

Informative: confirm use status instantly via integrated LED

Mobile: compact footprint and custom-fit ballistic hard-shell case make this the perfect shuttle drive

Certified: meets Intel Thunderbolt and OWC operating certifications for assured performance and reliability

Worry-Free: 3 Year OWC Limited Warranty

Time Saver Life Changer

ThunderBlade is fervently revered among DITs, production companies, video editors, and creative professionals for good reason. Hailed as the fastest production drive in the universe. Legendary confidence inspiring reliability. Shuttle use ready with a compact footprint and ballistic case.

With ThunderBlade, you don’t merely reduce the time you need to work. You gain precious time back for your personal life. More than anything, people want more time. ThunderBlade isn’t just a drive. It’s a life changer.

Created For Pros Like You

Our team is filled with creatives highly experienced in all phases of the video production world. We understand your need for more speed and capacity when it comes to making everything from backups to editing faster. ThunderBlade was purposefully built to be the fastest Thunderbolt shuttle and editing RAID SSD in the universe for:

DITs needing to offload memory cards on set at maximum transfer speeds while also having the option to choose RAID 5 reliability for peace-of-mind or production requirements.

DITs and productions needing a blazing fast, highly reliable shuttle drive that can be easily and safely shipped.

Creative professionals working with cutting edge workflows such as multicam sequences, 8K RAW video, and VFX looking for the best possible performance from an easy to transport, plug and play external storage solution.

Remote editors working with cloud-based workflows such as LucidLink which require a high performance cache drive solution to ensure flawless video editing performance.

Professional video editors desiring a seamless editing experience when working on large projects with all their files centralized for easy access.

Trust the Truth

We understand your workflow requires real-world speed you can count on. Instead of promoting eye-catching maximum theoretically possible performance numbers, we take the time-consuming step to run our storage solutions through intensive performance testing and share our test parameters in the results. By truthfully listing the speeds we observed, our commitment to the “OWC Difference” ensures your ThunderBlade will deliver the performance you require and expect.

Specification

Specifications

Storage Capacity

32 TB
Included Drives
8 x 4 TB SSD
Interface
NVMe
Number of Bays
8 x M.2 (2242)
Inputs/Outputs
2 x USB-C Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gb/s) Input/Output
RAID
RAID 0/1/4/5/10
Drives
Storage Capacity
32 TB
Included Drives
8 x 4 TB SSD
Initial RAID Configuration
RAID 0
Interface
NVMe
General
Number of Bays
8 x M.2 (2242)
Default OS Support
macOS
Inputs/Outputs
2 x USB-C Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gb/s) Input/Output
Compatible Drive Interface
NVMe
Form Factor
Portable
RAID
RAID 0/1/4/5/10
Transfer Rates
2949 MB/s (Read in RAID 0)
2826 MB/s (Write in RAID 0)
2565 MB/s (Read in RAID 5)
2464 MB/s (Write in RAID 5)
UASP Support
No
Software
OS Compatibility
macOS 10.13 to 14
Windows 11 (64-Bit Only)
Security
Encryption
Yes
Electrical
AC Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz at 2.0 A
Power Source
AC Adapter
PSU Wattage
1 x 90 W
Environmental
Operating Temperature
50 to 95°F / 10 to 35°C
Operating Humidity
8 to 90%
Storage Temperature
-40 to 149°F / -40 to 65°C
Storage Humidity
5 to 95%
Certifications
CE, FCC, VCCI, RCM, UKCA, IC
Physical
Color
Black
Status Monitoring
LED Indicator
Cooling
Yes
Noise Level
0 dBA
Cable Length
2.3' / 0.7 m
Material of Construction
Aluminum
Dimensions
8.2 x 4.9 x 1.3" / 20.8 x 12.4 x 3.3 cm
Weight
2.4 lb / 1.1 kg

Warranty

3 Year Warranty