Areca's ARC-8050T3U supports both Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.2 Type C protocols that allow users to access the 8-5-T3U series from any compatible device. ARC-8050T3U is equipped with dual Thunderbolt™ 3 ports for connecting to any Thunderbolt 3-enabled host and offers an additional Thunderbolt 3 port for daisy-chaining other peripherals, while also supplying power for quick notebook charging. Thunderbolt 3 supports data transfers at up to 40 Gbps, which is twice the bandwidth of Thunderbolt 2 and 4 times faster than USB 3.2 Gen 2.
- Thunderbolt 3 and USB C (Gen.2/USB 3.2) compatible
- SAS/SATA compatible
- Hardware RAID built in
- Daisy chaining up to six devices
- Controller-Based H/W Encryption Engine
|Thunderbolt™ 3 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 to 12Gb/s SAS RAID Storage|
|Form Factor||Desktop 4-Bay||Desktop 6-Bay||Desktop 8-Bay||Desktop 12-Bay|
|Connection||Thunderbolt 3 x 2 / Display Port x 1|
|Disk Port||4 x 6Gb/s SAS/SATA||6 x / 8 x / 12 x 12Gb/s SAS or 6Gb/s SATA|
|I/O Processor||One Core 800 MHz SAS ROC||Dual Core 1.2 GHz SAS ROC|
|On-Board Cache||1GB DDR3-800||2GB DDR3-1866|
|Expansion Support||N/A||SFF-8644 (2-lanes)||N/A||SFF-8644 (4-lanes)|
|Cooling Fan||1 x 2700rpm||2 x 2700rpm|
(H x W x D)
|4.84 x 6.51 x 9.11 in
(123 x 165.6 x 232 mm)
|4.84 x 8.45 x 9.11 in
(146 x 255 x 290 mm)
|5.7 x 11.8 x 11.4 in
(146 x 302 x 290 mm)
|8.1 x 12.2 x 11.4 in
(206 x 310 x 290 mm)
|Weight||8.0 lbs / 3.6 Kg||13.2 lbs / 6.0 Kg||14.9 lbs / 6.8 Kg||20.8 lbs / 9.5 Kg|
|RAID Level||0, 1, 10, 3, 5, 6, Single Disk, JBOD||0, 1, 10, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk, JBOD|
|OS Support||Thunderbolt 3: macOS 10.12 or later & Windows 8/10 or later ;
USB: OS Independent
|Computer Port Type||Thunderbolt™ 3, USB-C, USB X.X|
|BBM Support||No||Yes (optional): ARC-6120BAT021-T3|
ARC-8050T3U-6/6M/8/12 RAID storage is built to deliver unprecedented performance, using only carefully, best-in-class components. These include the dual core LSI SAS2308, 12Gb/s SAS ROC, 2GB DDR3-1866 SDRAM with ECC protection and the latest Thunderbolt3-encbled USB-C ports up to 40Gbps, dual 4K UHD external displays.
12G SAS Chip Set:
ARC-8050T3U-6/6M/8/12 series integrate the latest Broadcom 12Gb/s dual core SAS Raid-on-Chip to give you the maximum SAS and SATA bandwidth and protection you need to tackle even the hardest challenging tasks easily.
Hardware RAID Controller:
At the heart of ARC-8050TU3 RAID storage is the incredibly powerful dual-core Broadcom SAS3108 ROC, giving effortless performance as desirable. It delivers true hardware RAID function without sharing the CPU computing power on the host system and also eases off CPU loading as compared to software RAID and when rebuilding an array in the event of a drive failure.
Multiple Devices System:
Thunderbolt daisy-chaining allows connection of up to six devices, so customers can connect ARC-8050T3U for massive amounts of video storage with a single Thunderbolt connection to their host computer. Additionally, ARC-8050T3U supports a full sized DisplayPort video output connector on its rear, allowing for a quick and easy 8K 30Hz display setup.
Compatible with Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2
The Apple’s Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter (sold separately) lets you connect Areca ARC-8050T3U solutions to any of the Mac with a Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port and macOS Sierra 10.12 or later