The Mercury Elite Pro Dual Thunderbolt 2 RAID Array from OWC / Other World Computing
features two bays that each sport a 3TB hard drive to deliver a total
raw capacity of 6TB for your Thunderbolt-equipped system. The two 3.5"
hard drives are preconfigured in a hardware RAID 0 array that strips the
data across both drives to provide speeds of up to 474 MB/s. You can
reconfigure the drives in a RAID 1, SPAN, or individual mode utilizing
the hardware RAID controller. Other notable features include an aluminum
enclosure and a quiet fan to cool the drives and internal components.
keep up with the fast transfer speeds from the drives, the dual
Thunderbolt 2 ports have a 20 Gbps bi-directional channel for each port.
The Mercury Elite Pro also has a USB 3.0 connection for greater
compatibility with a wider range of systems. Moreover, Thunderbolt and
USB 3.0 cables are included so you can start storing and editing right
out of the box.
Dual Drive Hardware RAID
The Mercury Elite Pro Dual with Thunderbolt 2 technology is a
suitable RAID solution for creative workflows, project archives, and
system backups. Inside are two drives, easily configured in RAID 0, 1,
span, or independent mode.
Thunderbolt 2 technology supports the full potential of two
3.5" hard drives in RAID 0, which offers a maximum sustained throughput
speed of up to 474 MB/s. You can also reconfigure the Mercury Elite Pro
Dual in a RAID 1 mode to enjoy instant mirroring of your data.
Ready for You Right Out of the Box
The Mercury Elite Pro Dual comes with two Thunderbolt 2
ports, one USB 3.0 port, and all of the cables you need for use with
almost any system. Ready to perform in RAID 0, it's also easily
configured in RAID 1, span, and independent modes to match your workflow
With dual Thunderbolt 2 ports, the Mercury Elite Pro Dual
supports Thunderbolt daisy-chains that enable you to expand your
workstation's capabilities with up to five additional Thunderbolt
devices, including high-speed storage, expansion chassis for specialist
workflows, and even a high-definition display.
The Mercury Elite Pro Dual features a heat-dissipating,
brushed-aluminum design with a whisper-quiet, variable-speed fan. In
addition, smart power conserves energy and extends the life of the
drives inside. The Elite Pro Dual automatically spins down during
periods of inactivity, and powers on and off with your workstation.
- Intech Hard Disk SpeedTools Utilities OEM for Mac OS X 10.4
- ProSoft Engineering Data Backup 3 for Mac OS X 10.4 or later
- NovaStor NovaBACKUP for Windows 7
OWC / Other World Computing OWCTB2U3MED06T Specs
2 x 3 TB 3.5" hard drives
2 x Thunderbolt 2 (20 Gbps, backwards compatible with Thunderbolt) 1 x USB 3.0 (5 Gbps, backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
||Thunderbolt Mac OS X 10.9.3 or later Windows 7 or higher USB 3.0 Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later Windows XP or higher
ASMedia ASM1153E (USB 3.0) ASMedia ASM1062 (SATA) ASMedia ASM1092R (RAID)
RAID Modes Supported
RAID 0, 1, SPAN, and Independent drive mode
100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
12 VDC, 6 A