8TB G-SPEED eS PRO 4-Bay RAID Array w/ 4x 2TB Enterprise Drives
G-Technology 8TB G-SPEED eS PRO 4-Bay RAID Array w/ 4x 2TB Enterprise Drives
High-Performance, Fail-Safe RAID Solutions for HD/2K Production
G-SPEED eS PRO provides professional content creators better than Fibre-Channel performance for demanding post production applications at a fraction of the cost. The compact and whisper quiet G-SPEED eS PRO features mini- SAS connectivity to a high performance PCIe x8 RAID controller that supports RAID levels 0,1,3,5 and RAID 6. A single G-SPEED eS PRO enclosure with four hot- swappable Hitachi Ultrastar 7200 RPM SATA drives supports real-time playback of 10-bit uncompressed 1080/60i. Two G-SPEED eS Pro units in protected mode (RAID 5) support two simultaneous streams of uncompressed 10-bit HD or a single 2K DPX sequence. G-SPEED eS PRO is simply the most cost-effective desktop RAID storage solution designed specifically for high-end post.
When used with the G-Tech PCIe x8 RAID controller, G-SPEED eS PRO can easily be configured as a RAID 0, 1, 3, 5 or 6. This flexibility enables the system to be tuned to the required level of performance and fault-tolerance necessary to support your application.
Easy to Setup
The 2-port G-Tech PCIe 8x RAID controller has a built-in Web GUI that is accessed via any local internet browser. This simple GUI is used to configure and monitor the RAID system. Many aspects of the system are monitored and in the event of a problem can send an email message to alerting you of the issue.
Enterprise-class hard drives!
- Optimal reliability
- 24x7 availability *
- Optimized for multi-bay RAID (RVS)
- Used in data centers worldwide
*Intended for RAID, nearline or media server environments
When used with the G-Tech PCIe x8 RAID controller a single G-SPEED eS PRO enclosure with four 7200 RPM, SATA II drives in RAID 0 mode supports multi-stream ProRes 422 HQ playback and a single-stream of uncompressed 10-bit HD. Two units with eight drives in protected mode (RAID 3 or 5) supports two simultaneous streams of uncompressed 10-bit HD or a single 2K DPX sequence.
G-SPEED eS PRO is simply the most affordable, fail-safe RAID storage solution designed specifically for high-end post.
G-Technology drives ship formatted with the HFS+ file system for Mac OS X, but can be reformatted for use in Windows.
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