If you need a high-capacity Thunderbolt 3 desktop storage solution you may be interested in a new system created by TerraMaster in the form of the D8 Thunderbolt 3 DAS Desktop Storage Solution. Designed to provide a professional grade RAID system the 8 bay storage solution is compatible with 3.5″ SATA disks and 2.5″ SSDs, allowing up to 96TB of storage to be added.
Featuring a pair of Thunderbolt 3 interfaces (40 Gbps) and a hardware RAID controller, the D8 Thunderbolt 3 can operate at transfer speeds of 1600 MB/s under a 7200 RPM high-speed hard disk and RAID 0 array mode. Under RAID 5, the device can achieve a speed of 1400 MB/s says TerraMaster.
“The time needed for virtually every aspect of the post-production workflow falls when using the D8 Thunderbolt 3. At lightning speed, users can transfer several hours of footage from a Blackmagic device to Adobe Premiere Pro. In turn, with uncompressed HD 10-bit and 12-bit video, users can edit the ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 4444 XQ, and other data streams. Thumbnails and preview rendering are significantly more responsive when using large items with numerous high-definition clips. Both Apple and Intel have certified the D8 Thunderbolt™ 3’s design and performance, ensuring the device’s consistent performance and reliability.”
For more details and full specifications jump over to the official TerraMaster website.