2big Thunderbolt Series (6TB)

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Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series 2TB

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Price Best Price: $807.00
Pros
  • Easy to access hard drives
  • Two Thunderbolt ports for daisy chaining devices
  • Fast transfer speeds
  • Time Machine-ready out of the box
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports
  • Preconfigured RAID 0
  • Hardware RAID
  • Compact size
  • Fast performance
Cons
  • No FireWire or USB ports
  • Thunderbolt cable not included
  • Thunderbolt cable not included
  • Only supports Thunderbolt connectivity
  • Panel covering the ports can be annoying
  • Thunderbolt cable not included
  • Limited compatibility
  • Not bus-powered
At A Glance

The drive is versatile with both Thunderbolt 2 and USB 3.0 connectivity options. A built in hardware RAID allows for RAID 0, 1, and JBOD for performance or security. The device performs well for having just two internal drives but don't expect Thunderbolt 2 speeds.

Specs

Pricing

Part Number 9000192 GR44000   9000106

Storage

Drives included 3.0 2.0    
Raid type JBoD|RAID 0|RAID 1 RAID 0    
Drive size 6000.0  GB 8000.0  GB   2000.0  GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0  RPM     5400.0  RPM
Drive type External Desktop External Desktop    

Ports and Connections

Available Interfaces Thunderbolt Thunderbolt    

Warranty

Warranty information 3 Years 3 Years    
Warranty information 3 Years 3 Years    

General Features

Form Factor 3.5-inch 3.5-inch    
Bus Powered 0.0 0.0    
File System(s) Supported FAT16|FAT32|HFS|HFS+ FAT16|FAT32|HFS|HFS+|NTFS    

Case

Internal Drive Bays 3.0      

Performance

eSATA Performance - Macworld

Write 10GB Folder

MB per second

  191.7    
Read 10GB Folder

MB per second

  149.3    
Write 10GB File

MB per second

  206.2    
Read 10GB File

MB per second

  170.5    
Write Video Files

MB per second

  314.0    
Read Video Files

MB per second

  317.9    

Thunderbolt Performance - Macworld

Write 10GB Folder

MB per second

    290.0 128.0
Read 10GB Folder

MB per second

    325.0 112.0
Write 10GB File

MB per second

    398.0 174.0
Read 10GB File

MB per second

    351.0 167.0
Write Video Files

MB per second

    385.0 190.0
Read Video Files

MB per second

    422.0 207.0

USB 3.0 Performance - Macworld

Write 10GB Folder

MB per second

    228.0  
Read 10GB Folder

MB per second

    270.0  
Write 10GB File

MB per second

    300.0  
Read 10GB File

MB per second

    299.0  
Write Video Files

MB per second

    301.0  
Read Video Files

MB per second

    300.0