Updated Mar 16/2017
OWC Thunderbolt RAID Enclosures
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OWC ThunderBay 4 Mini Enclosure - $469 - in stock
A 4 bay Thunderbolt enclosure for 2.5" drives, either spinning or SSDs. SSDs in a RAID 0 stripe will get you over 1300 MB/s read and write. Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports so you can daisy-chain. Comes with a Thunderbolt cable. All RAID is done through the operating system's drive utility - there is no hardware RAID chip on this enclosure. External power supply. Warranty - 1 year. Dimensions - 7.6" D x 3.8" W x 4.6" T.
- Computer with Thunderbolt
- Mac OS X 10.9 or later
OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual Thunderbolt2/USB Enclosure V.2 -
$339 - in stock
This dual bay enclosure from OWC features hardware RAID 0, 1, or JBOD. Lets you put in two 3.5" SATA drives . Ports - Thunderbolt 2 x 2, USB 3.1 x 1. Dual Thunderbolt ports allow daisy-chaining. Thunderbolt and USB Cable included. Has a fan. Power supply is auto-switching 100-240v. Dimensions 2.8"/7cm W x 9"/23cm D x 5.25"/13 cm T. Warranty is 1 year. Part#OWTB2U3MEDOGB
OWC ThunderBay IV - ThunderBolt Raid Enclosure
Enclosure Only (0 TB) with SoftRAID RAID 5 - $649 - in stock
Enclosure with 20TB - $1849 - special order - takes 2 - 3 business days
Enclosure with 24TB - $2249 - special order - takes 2 - 3 business days
Enclosure with 32TB - $3249 - special order - takes 2 - 3 business days
Enclosure with 40TB - $4049 - special order - takes 2 - 3 business days
This 4 bay Thunderbolt enclosure allows you to put 4 SATA drives into an external box and connect to your Mac. There is no RAID controller on this unit - so you can do the drives as JBOD or a software RAID (0, 1) using Disk Utility in the Mac OS. It is bootable, so you can put your OS on one of the external drives and boot your computer from it. Drives are mounted on removable trays. Two thunderbolt ports on the back so you can daisy-chain to other thunderbolt devices. Can support drives up to 10TB. Comes with a 1m thunderbolt cable. Warranty is 1 year. Dimensions - 5.31"/135mm Wide x 9.65"/245mm Deep x 6.96"/177mm Tall.