This is a great read by Mike Tanasychuk
going over the best RAID arrays to help protect your data and store numerous files. Available from Videoguys.com is the G-Technology G-RAID and G-SPEED Shuttle XL. G-Technology enables you to store, protect, and easily access your content. From streaming music to sharing movies to intensive video editing – we’ve got you covered!
G-Technology makes excellent hard drives, so it's no surprise that its RAID systems make this list. The G-RAID with Thunderbolt 3
is perfect for your high-performance storage needs. The enclosure features two Thunderbolt 3 ports, a USB-C ports, and an HDMI port that supports 4K at 60FPS, as well as HDR. You get a drive speed of 7200 RPM and transfer rates of up to 500MB/s.
You can daisy chain up to five more of these puppies, and there's a 5-year warranty should you experience any defects.
G-Speed Shuttle XL
The G-Speed Shuttle XL
is for the professional who needs it ALL. It offers 7200 RPM drive speeds and transfer rates of up to 1500MB/s, as well as two Thunderbolt 3 ports. You also get eight removable drives and starting storage capacity is 24TB. It's expensive AF
, with a starting price of $2800, and you can go all the way up to 72TB for a whopping $7700.
This definitely isn't a consumer-level product, but if you're opting for the iMac Pro for your business, then this is a huge amount of storage and performance that's nigh-unbeatable. It supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10 configurations.
If you have a power- and resource-hungry workflow, then this might be the solution for you.
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