Areca ARC-8050T3U-24R 24-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID Storage Rackmount

ARC-8050T3U rackmount is the 24-bay Thunderbolt 3 rackmount SAS/SATA RAID storage with RAID control capabilities solution for both PC and Mac. ARC-8050T3 rackmount incorporated on-board 1.2GHz dual core ROC and 2GB DDR3-1866 ECC SDRAM memory to deliver true high performance hardware RAID protection against drive failure.
Manufacturer: Areca
SKU: SC-ARC8050T324R
Manufacturer part number: ARC-8050T3U-24R


Thunderbolt™ 3 brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at speeds up to 40 Gbps, creating one compact port that does it all – delivering the fastest, most versatile connection to any dock, display, or data device. ARC-8050T3 rackmount 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. The Thunderbolt daisy-chaining allows connection of up to six devices, so customers can connect ARC-8050T3 rackmount for massive amounts of video storage with a single Thunderbolt connection to their host computer.

Product Features

  • Form Factor: 4U-24 bays 19-inch Rackmount Chassis
  • Disk Support: 24 x 12Gb/s SAS/SATA 3.5”/2.5”HDDs/SSDs
  • Expansion Support: One SFF-8644 expansion up to 512 HDDs
  • On-board Cache: 2GB on-board DDR3-1866 SDRAM with ECC protection
  • Cooling Fan: 3 x 2700rpm
  • Power Supply: Triple 400W
  • Dimensions: (W x H x D)
    • Without handles: 6.9 x 17.5 x 17.6 in (88.2x445x448 mm)
    • With handles: 6.9 x 18.9 x 19.0 in (88.2x482x484 mm)
  • Weight: 75 lbs / 34Kg
  • Connection: Thunderbolt 3 x2 / Display Port x1
  • OS Support: Mac OS X 10.12 or higher & Windows 8/10 or higher


  High performance 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 interface
    Support simultaneous 4K in/output workflow
    Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for daisy-chaining
    EFI supported for macOS multi-boot
    Intelligent power On/Off function for data integrity
    Delivers enterprise-class data protection and
    Advanced configuration for video optimized
    performance settings
    Configuration by the Thunderbolt/LAN port/LCD
    Controller-level hardware encryption
    Support flash-based/battery backup module


RAID Features

  RAID level 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single
    Disk or JBOD
    Multiple RAID selection
    Support up to 1MB stripe size
    Online array roaming
    Online RAID level/stripe size migration
    SED (self-encrypting drives) function support
    Support global hot spare and local hot spare
    Instant availability and background initialization
    Advanced configuration for smooth data streaming
    Disk scrubbing/ array verify scheduling support
    Multiple pairs SSD/HDD disk clone function
    SSD automatic monitor clone (AMC) support
    SED (Self-encrypting drives) function support
    Support HDD firmware update
    Support for native 4K and 512 byte sector SAS
    and SATA devices

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