Tag Archives: JBOD

OWC Thunderbay 4 mini Thunderbolt 2 Enclosure Review – 2TB SSD Storage at 1340 MB/s

Perhaps the most noticeable features that solid state storage has brought to the table in recent years are massive performance advance and higher capacities in a smaller footprint.  Looking at where we have come with SSDs, ultrabooks today can be found containing 1TB SSDs only 2mm thick, yet capable of speeds up to 1.4GB/s.   Similarly, external storage devices have …

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RAIDON Runner GR2660 SSD/HDD RAID Enclosure Review

External enclosures offer users many options and benefits from storage expansion to redundancy and speed. RAIDON Technology Inc. has been in the storage industry since 2000. They focus on high quality and unique product designs to provide professionals with reliable data storage solutions. We haven’t reviewed many external drive enclosures at The SSD Review, but since this one is for …

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Areca ARC-4036 6Gb/s SAS/SATA JBOD Enclosure Review – Areca, LSI, Sandisk and Patriot Perform!

The storage industry is shifting from 3Gb/s devices to the new 6Gb/s specification which has been a boon to manufacturers as new devices are needed to handle the new, faster devices that 6Gb/s enables. The 3Gb/s specification reigned  for roughly five years which allowed user speeds up to 300 MB/s. With the advent of “disruptive” technologies like SSD devices, the …

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