Promise Technology will soon offer custom configurations for its Pegasus3 line of Thunderbolt 3 desktop RAID storage solutions, allowing customers to configure a Pegasus3 RAID enclosure to meet specific needs.
Pricing on custom Pegasus3 configurations starts at $1,499. Customers can choose R4, R6, or R8 enclosures and select 1 and 2TB SSds or 3, 4, 6, 8, and 10TB hard drives. Prior to now, only specific configurations offered by manufacturers were available.
Promise's Pegasus3 storage solutions are designed for creative professionals who need speed and the protection that redundancy offers, with all options offering dual Thunderbolt 3 ports with 40Gb/s connectivity and support for six daisy-chained devices.
Custom configurations are available for purchase starting now on the Promise website, but the feature will officially be available on January 10.
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edit: if they're running with less than 1:10^15 with those larger drives even in RAID 6 or 10 there's a statistically significant chance you won't be able to rebuild the array if a drive fails. It matters.
edit 2: for their prices I'd just get a QNAP TVS-882BRT3 and fill it with quality drives. Price would be less and you'd have far more functionality. (and know that your drives are good)
edit 3: just a reminder, RAID is not backup. :-)
These Promise Pegasus are DAS's, not NAS's. They are aimed at video editors etc that need speed and redundancy. I have a Synology DS918+ and it is great at what it does - but that definitely does not include being a fast drive for editing 4k video.
Appreciate the new TB3 QNAPs are blurring the lines between DAS and NAS, although I believe they a running ethernet over TB3 (which is great in that it allows more than one editor to use the drive at the same time) but does not offer full TB3 connection speeds.
If you want a fast TB3 enclosure for video and don't want to pay Promise prices then check out the Akitio Thunder 3 Quad X or Thunder 3 Quad mini. They also offer 0TB versions. SoftRaid rather than hardware raid though.
Get yourself a QNAP or Synology.
Then go to Best Buy and pick up 8TB Easystore external drives. You can shuck the drives on the inside, which contain the WD Red NAS drives. They are routinely on sale for $150.
Save your money compared to this offering.