OWC Mercury Pro U.2 Dual 8TB 2-Bay Thunderbolt RAID Array (2 x 4TB)
- 8TB Raw Storage Capacity
- 2 x 4TB 2.5" NVMe U.2 SSDs
- Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) Interface
- RAID 0, 1, JBOD & SPAN
- Preconfigured in RAID 0
- Software Controller
- Supports Read Speeds up to 2409 MB/s
- 1 x 60mm Cooling Fan
- Preformatted for macOS
- Compatible with Windows via Reformat
The Mercury Pro U.2 Dual is powered by up to eight NVMe SSDs, so you can edit high-res files on the fly, ingest and duplicate dailies without a hitch, rip through the tightest of timelines, and backup huge music and photo libraries in a flash. While it offers blazingly fast performance with massive storage capacity, this compact solution is small enough to easily fit on a DIT cart, in a rack, or on your desktop.
The Mercury Pro U.2 Dual easily handles any project backup and storage task you throw at it. Dual drive bays house up to eight NVMe SSDs to tackle nearly any data need imaginable. From personal videos to major motion pictures, from photo shoots to file backups... the Mercury Pro U.2 Dual gives you the necessary capacity and horsepower to get the job done.
Nearly 6x Faster SSD Performance
NVMe U.2 SSD use began in the corporate and server market, where ROI is defined in nanoseconds and dependability is paramount. Now, the Mercury Pro U.2 Dual brings enterprise-level performance to your home or office. Its NVMe SSD array utilizes Thunderbolt’s impressive data bandwidth capability, functioning nearly 6x faster than your typical SSD.
Need to change your drive configuration? There's no need to buy a costly new enclosure. The Mercury Pro U.2 Dual is ready to change with you.
Reconfigure each bay with either:
- Up to four NVMe M.2 SSDs with a U.2 adapter – such as OWC U2 Shuttle5
- A 2.5 / 3.5-inch NVMe U.2 SSD
- A single NVMe M.2 SSD with a U.2 adapter – such as OWC U2 ShuttleOne
Store More, See More, Do More
An extra Thunderbolt USB-C port lets you daisy-chain devices to your Mercury Pro U.2 Dual to expand your capabilities. Add up to five additional Thunderbolt solutions and merge them with SoftRAID for mind-blowing storage capacities. Attach a 5K display or two 4K Thunderbolt displays. You can even place a USB device at the end of the chain. The Mercury Pro U.2 Dual gives you the freedom to use more of what you need.
Easy RAID Options
Harness the full capability of this NVMe array with the easiest-to-use, broadest selection of RAID levels available. SoftRAID included with 8-drive solutions, is a powerful and intuitive software RAID utility that guides your setup. It offers maximum volume capacity, optimum drive performance, data protection, or a combination of attributes. SoftRAID is ideal for anyone who needs to safely store and backup massive amounts of data, including video editors, audio producers, photographers, and graphic designers.
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OWC builds its hardware to the highest standards of reliability and performance. Because 100% reliability is always the goal, OWC rigorously quality test and back its hardware with a 3-Year OWC Limited Warranty and award-winning customer support.
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3 Year OWC Limited Warranty
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