Promise Pegasus R8 is a eight-bay, high-performance hardware RAID solution designed to unleash the raw power of Thunderbolt. Pegasus R8 features eight 3TB 7200-rpm hard drives in a compact RAID enclosure with Thunderbolt connectivity, delivering over 800MB/s disk performance.
Thunderbolt technology is a new, high-speed, dual-protocol I/O technology designed for performance, simplicity, and flexibility. Capable of delivering a blistering two channels of bi-directional 10 Gbit/s (1.25GB/s) per port of performance, Thunderbolt technology combines PCI Express and Display port into an interface using a single cable for connectivity to devices. Thunderbolt technology was developed by Intel and brought to market with technical collaboration from Apple.
Pegasus R8 is ideal for creative pro workstations, small servers, power users and consumers who desire stylish high-capacity external storage with high performance and enterprise level data protection. Pegasus R8 is capable of delivering over 800 MB/s of bandwidth that is 20 times faster than USB 2.0.
Pegasus R8 comes preconfigured out of the box. Simply unpack, connect the power cable, connect the Thunderbolt cable (sold separately) to the Thunderbolt port on your computer and you're ready to store music, photos, videos and documents or create and edit production video. Managing Pegasus R8 is effortless with software designed for Mac OS X.
Thunderbolt technology's multi-protocol support enables Pegasus R8 to deliver amazing flexibility. Daisy-chain more than one Pegasus R8 enclosure to a single Thunderbolt port or connect a display to Pegasus R6 for the ultimate in convenience and interface connectivity.
- 24TB of raw capacity (x TB configured RAID 5 and formatted with HFS+)
- Advanced RAID engine
- Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 50, 6, 60 and 10
- Attractive, stylish, and compact enclosure
- Ultra-quiet design
- Two Thunderbolt ports
- Hot-swappable bays for effortless drive access and serviceability
- Robust error handling provides superior data protection
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