Eight drives together? This is the external storage of TerraMaster D8 Thunderbolt 3!
An interesting solution from TerraMaster is the D8 Thunderbolt 3 chassis, designed to form a high-speed data storage based on hard drives and / or solid-state modules.
The device has eight bays for storage drives of standard size 3.5 or 2.5 inches with SATA interface. The maximum internal capacity is 112 TB with a configuration of 8 × 14 TB.
The novelty is connected to the computer via the Thunderbolt 3 interface with a bandwidth of up to 40 Gb / s. Having a second Thunderbolt 3 port allows you to connect devices in a chain. There is also a DisplayPort 1.2 connector that allows you to display images on the screen.
According to the manufacturer, the read speed reaches 1600 MB / s, provided that you use hard drives with a spindle speed of 7200 rpm as part of a RAID 0. The device can also offer support for RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 modes.
Overall dimensions - 266 × 184 × 315 mm, weight without installed drives - 5.3 kg. Cooling is provided by a 90 mm fan. A 300 W power supply is installed.
You can purchase TerraMaster D8 Thunderbolt 3 external storage for $ 1,600 (drives not included).