The 8TB My Book Thunderbolt Duo from Western Digital is specifically designed to be compatible with Apple Time Machine and systems running Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher. This My Book Thunderbolt Duo comes with a 8TB capacity to save a variety of files, from HD video content to movies, photos and more. The enclosure consists of dual removable drive bays, allowing for easy removal of the drives should they need to be swapped out.
These drives can be configured in a variety of RAID configurations including RAID 0, RAID 1 and JBOD making it possible to configure this drives for performance or redundancy. The dual Thunderbolt ports found on the back of the enclosure support daisy chaining of up to six devices and data transfer speeds up to 300 MB/s.
300 MB/s is achievable through a single system. Daisy chain two or more systems to achieve > 600 MB/s transfer rates. Data transfer rates represented are in RAID 0 mode and for the 8TB model.
RAID 1 (mirroring) provides double safe data protection by automatically generating a duplicate copy of your data.
JBOD (Just a Bunch Of Disks) allows you to use this dual-drive storage system as two individual drives and select between HFS+J or ExFAT per disk. Ideal for running Windows OS on a Mac.