Good external 8-bay RAID enclosure? Tags: NAS / RAID Enclosure External Raid Storage Last response: July 6, 2011 4:11 AM in Storage Share Pseudic July 4, 2011 11:25:56 AM I've been scouring around google all day trying to find a decent 8-bay external raid enclosure, and I seem to keep showing up empty handed. So far I have found 1 that seems decent. http://www.datoptic.com/ten-bay-hardware-raid50-jbod-to... The reason I am looking for an external solution, is that I don't want to deal with the hassle of setting up the RAID 5 on an internal card. Does anyone have any experiences with a decent 8-bay RAID enclosure? If not maybe a 5-bay that works? More about : good external bay raid enclosure FireWire2 a b G Storage July 5, 2011 7:23:15 AM I have the 5x bay eBOX-R5 of DATOptic. Base on the look I think they combine 2x of my box(ebox-r5) in one. and I'd used more than 20's controllers that they use in the box that you're looking at One thing I love about it, there is no drivers - just plug in and in seconds, there is it I can create a raid5 less than a minute, not like other taking days m 0 l tokencode a b G Storage July 6, 2011 4:11:36 AM They more than 8 bays, but I love the Dell MD1200s m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources USB 3 Mediasonic 8-bay hard drive enclosure only connects to notebook at USB 2 speeds Forum SolvedThunderbolt external RAID enclosure that works with Windows PC? Forum Non-traditional RAID setup - 2 separate external enclosure Forum Choosing External Hard Drive Enclosure for RAID 5 - HELP Forum NAS VS server attached external RAID enclosure Forum which external raid enclosure for 2x4tb drives? Forum Configuring RAID1 on external enclosure Forum Looking for External RAID Enclosure advice/second opinion(s) Forum 8-bay+ DIY raid solution for video production Forum Recommend a nice external RAID enclosure? Forum Is this a decent external RAID enclosure? (Raidon GR5630-WSB3) Forum Self contained, multi-bay external RAID enclosure Forum Quiet Raid 1 External Enclosure? Forum External Raid Enclosure for video capture and editing Forum USB 3.0 RAID 1 External Enclosure Recs? Forum Looking for good USB 3.0 and eSata external enclosure. Forum External RAID1 Enclosure Forum external raid enclosure Forum hybrid raid IDE external hdd enclosure? Forum Good 2TB SATA Drive for external enclosure Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !