How worth it is a thunderbolt raid?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by fox10078, May 30, 2012.

  1. fox10078 macrumors 6502


    Nov 6, 2009
    Money isn't an issue, just wondering how much of an improvement would I see over the internal drive? Mostly doing video editing.

    plan on using the Pegasus R6 in a raid 10 configuration.
  2. berndkiltz macrumors member

    Oct 6, 2010
    Pfalz, Germany
    Hi, I was testing the Pegasus Raid in a Raid5 Configuration with 6 Drives. Impressive Speed, and not louder than my MacPro.
    Got Up to 500 Mb/s in both directions (Testing with a recent MacBookPro 13" 8GB Ram). Faster than my Raid0 in my Macpro with 3 fast Drives.
    So if Money is not an Issue, go for it - if you have a Thunderbolt port. Unfortunately, my MacPro has not...
  3. 4God macrumors 68020


    Apr 5, 2005
    My Mac
    How will you connect to your MacPro?
  4. classicaliberal macrumors regular


    Jul 19, 2011
    Lacie's Little Big Disk External SSD will do 480Mb/s reads when set up in RAID 0. If you need that kind of speed, then I'd get one. Totally lustworthy.

    If you need 800Mb/s then get two of them... or 4 standard versions.

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