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Eight drives together? This is the external storage of TerraMaster D8 Thunderbolt 3!

Eight drives together? This is the external storage of TerraMaster D8 Thunderbolt 3!
19.11.2019

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).