Areca ARC-8050T2 Thunderbolt 2
Packaging for the 8050T2 carries an image of the RAID box on the front with the Thunderbolt logo displayed prominently in the center.
The top of the box details further specifications, along with a checklist of what is inside the box.
Here we have the scope of delivery; this includes reading materials, driver CD, along with a Thunderbolt cable, Ethernet cable and power cord.
Above we get our first look at the 8050T2. The unit carries an overall black aesthetic with silver drive trays. The center of the unit houses the two line LCD with buttons to control below it.
The back of the 8050T2 houses dual Thunderbolt 2 ports. In the center, we have the power supply and Ethernet below to the right.
Removing the outer shell of the RAID box, we get our first look inside. The power supply is mounted in the center with four bays flanking above and below.
Here we have a look at the motherboard for the 8050T2. The bottom left and right hold the PCIe slots for the backplanes.
Here we have the Intel DSL5520 four-channel Thunderbolt controller.
Above, we have the LSI SAS2208 RoC with Samsung DRAM to the right.
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- Page 1 [Introduction & Pricing, Availability and Specifications]
- Page 2 [Areca ARC-8050T2 Thunderbolt 2]
- Page 3 [Test System Setup and Web Management]
- Page 4 [Benchmarks - 4K Random and 128K Sequential Workloads]
- Page 5 [Benchmarks - Latency and Mixed Workloads]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks - AJA System Test]
- Page 7 [Final Thoughts]
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