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Proavio Ships Highest Performing Desktop Storage Solution for 4K Video
New EB800MS V2 Enables Up to 100% Faster Data Rates for Demanding 4K Desktop Workflows
May 20, 2014 --
Proavio, a market leader in professional storage solutions for content creation, today announced the official release of the new EB800MS V2 storage platform for 4K media workflows. The Proavio EB800MS V2 adds a next generation 12G internal disk I/O design and incorporates a choice of PCI-e 3.0 or SAS-to-Thunderbolt 2 RAID adapters with high speed SATA, SAS and SSD disks for exceptional performance - providing up to twice the bandwidth of comparable 6G storage solutions. The EB800MS V2 combines a smaller compact form factor, PCI-e 3.0 or Thunderbolt 2 RAID options with 12Gb/s SAS technology to deliver a superior desktop storage experience. Proavio?s accelerated 12Gb/s modular I/O hardware effectively doubles the bandwidth between the disk drives and host computer resulting in data rates of up to 2,200MB/s when used with a x16-lane, PCI-e 3.0 equipped workstation.
Designed with the professional studio in mind, the EB800MS V2 features Proavio?s innovative ZERONOISE ASC (Advanced Sound Control) cooling system. ZERONOISE ASC allows users to reduce the system fan noise during sessions ? keeping the creative environment free of extraneous system noise. "We approach product development from a user?s perspective" stated Jon Schilling, senior manager for Proavio. "Although there are many desktop storage options marketed towards creative professionals, the new EB800MS V2 is fully optimized for the 4K user. With fast sustained performance, connectivity to PCI-e or Thunderbolt 2 adapters, ZERONOISE ASC and the industry?s best warranty, the EB800MS provides our customers with the ability to tackle a wider range of projects regardless of their system platform." The EB800MS V2 is now available in capacities starting at 8TB up to 32TB. EB800MS V2 systems include a 3-year factory warranty and advance replacement on disk drives and components for the first year of ownership.
Proavio EB800MS V2 Technology Highlights
- Powerful 12G Desktop Platform: Proavio EB800MS V2 features a 4K optimized, 12G SAS architecture designed for 2K/4K, editing, grading and visual effects workstations.
- PCI-e 3.0 or Thunderbolt: Select PCI-e 3.0 or Thunderbolt 2 RAID adapters for ultimate flexibility regardless of platform. The EB800MS V2 supports Mac OS, Windows and Linux
- SASATA, SAS or SSD: Leverage SATA, SAS or SSD disk drives to meet capacity and performance requirements.
About Proavio Proavio, an Enhance Technology, Inc. company, is a developer of performance-driven storage solutions designed specifically for post, broadcast, visual effects and music production. Proavio is dedicated to providing a highly satisfying user experience through innovative, specialty products that bring superior value and integrity to the creative marketplace. To learn more about Proavio, visit www.proavio.com. ### Press Photography: Product photo of Proavio EB800MS V2 is available at http://www.proavio.com/press/Proavio_EB800MS_V2.jpg
- ZERONOISE ASC: Advanced Sound Control gives users the ability to lower system cooling noise during sessions and allows the EB800MS V2 to resume system controlled cooling during breaks or after hours.
4K, desktop storage, 12Gb/s, SAS, Thunderbolt 2, Autodesk Smoke, Davinci Resolve, Flame, color grading, VFX
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