AKiTiO Thunder2 QUAD 8TB 3.5

AKiTiO Thunder2 QUAD 8TB 3.5" HD

AKiTiO Thunder2 QUAD 8TB 3.5" HD

  • Thunderbolt™ 2 interface for lighting fast transfer speeds of up to 20Gbps
  • Comes with two Thunderbolt™ 2 ports, supporting storage and display
  • Large and quiet low speed fan (1900 RPM) for active cooling
  • Removable trays for easy SSD and/or HDD installation
  • Large handle provides comfortable grip when relocating the device
$749.99
Availability: Out of stock
SKU
AK-TBQ-TIAA-AKT1UH

AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad

Faster than ever, you can now achieve speeds of up to 1375MB/s with this 4-bay Thunderbolt™ 2 technology storage enclosure. The removable trays allow for easy installation and replacement of the drives. They are designed for both 2.5" SSDs where speed is the priority and for 3.5" HDDs when it's important to maximize the storage capacity. An ultra durable aluminum casing provides efficient heat dissipation, plus an extra large rear fan keeps your drives cool during long hours of operation.

Features
  • Thunderbolt™ 2 interface for lighting fast transfer speeds of up to 20Gbps
  • Comes with two Thunderbolt™ 2 ports, supporting storage and display
  • Large and quiet low speed fan (1900 RPM) for active cooling
  • Removable trays for easy SSD and/or HDD installation
  • Large handle provides comfortable grip when relocating the device

High-Speed I/O Performance

By incorporating the awesome Thunderbolt 2 interface and combining it with four SSD drives that can keep up in a RAID 0 software RAID, AKiTiO’s Thunder2 Quad is ready to deliver an extremely fast throughput performance of up to 1375MB/s.

I/O performance

2 Thunderbolt Ports for Daisy Chain

The second Thunderbolt 2 port lets you daisy chain up to five Thunderbolt devices together. For example, you can attach additional external drives and even a display all connected to your computer through a single cable.

Thunderbolt daisy chain

4K Workflow with Thunderbolt 2 Technology

Thunderbolt 2 technology incorporates DisplayPort 1.2 support, which allows for video streaming to a single 4K video monitor. If you are a video editor, you can now use a single port to connect your external storage drives and a 4K display.

4K Workflow with Thunderbolt 2

Real World Benchmark

Test Environment: MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013), Mac OS 10.9.1, Apple Software RAID (RAID 0), 4 x AKiTiO Extreme SSD 1TB, Blackmagic Disk Speed Test

Blackmagic Benchmark

More Information

Model No.

AKiTiO Thunder2 PCIe Box

Part No.

AK-TBQ-TIAA-AKTU-4TB

Certifications

  • CE
  • FCC
  • Thunderbolt™ technology

Case material

  • High quality aluminum with metal chassis

Application

  • 1 x PCIe card
  • Supports half-length, full-height and double-width cards
  • PCIe (x16) slot provides a maximum of 25W
  • Does NOT support graphic cards

RAID mode

Not applicable

Interface/Ports

  • 2x Thunderbolt™ 2 ports
  • 1x internal PCIe (x16) slot with 4 lane PCI Express interface

Data transfer

  • Thunderbolt™ 2 interface up to 20Gbps

System requirements (PC)

Not supported

System requirements (Mac)

  • Mac OS 10.9 or above
  • Computer with Thunderbolt connector

System environment

  • Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 60°C
  • Relative Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (non-condensing)

Power supply

  • External power adapter (UL, cUL, CE, FCC, BSMI, TUV approved)
  • Input: AC 100-240V, 50Hz-60Hz
  • Output: DC +12V/5A

Fan noise level

  • 23 dB(A)

Dimensions (LxWxH)

  • 9.17 inches x 5.87 inches x 2.99 inches
  • 23.3cm x 14.9cm x 7.6cm

Package contents

  • AKiTiO Thunder2 PCIe Box
  • Thunderbolt cable
  • Power adapter
  • Setup guide

Carton/Packing

  • Retail Box Size: 12.4 x 12 x 4.9 in. (31.5 x 30.5 x 12.5 cm)
  • Carton Size (6pcs per carton): 25.6 x 15.7 x 13.8 in. (65 x 40 x 35 cm)

Remarks

  • The maximum real world performance of this Thunderbolt 2 device is 1375MB/s.
  • This Thunderbolt product is not compatible with Apple's Boot Camp.
  • PCIe card (driver) must be compatible with requirements for Thunderbolt technology (e.g. hot-plug support, recovery from sleep).
  • Graphic cards are not supported.
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