Promise Pegasus R8 is the first four-bay high-performance hardware RAID solutions designed to unleash the raw power of Thunderbolt. Pegasus R8 48TB features 8x6TB 7200-rpm hard drives in a compact hardware RAID enclosure with Thunderbolt connectivity, delivering over 500MB/s of 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 500 MB/s of bandwidth that is 10 times faster than USB 2.0.
Thunderbolt technology's multi-protocol support enables Pegasus R4 to deliver amazing flexibility. Daisy-chain more than one Pegasus R8 enclosure to a single Thunderbolt port or connect a display to Pegasus R8 for the ultimate in convenience and interface connectivity.
- 48TB 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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