Superb throughput speed.
Large amount of storage.
Supports multiple RAID configurations.
You can also daisy-chain the drive with up to five other Thunderbolt devices.
Only works with Thunderbolt-equipped Macs for now.
Doesn't include the necessary Thunderbolt cable or any other peripheral connections.
By PC Advisor on November 25, 2011
The Promise Pegasus R6 lives up to its winged name, and proved to be an incredibly quick desktop storage system for Mac computers. Windows users can look forward to Thunderbolt appearing on other PCs from next year....80
By ZDNet UK on November 15, 2011
sWe were really impressed by the Pegasus R6's fast performance, but were let down by its price and especially its lack of support for other peripheral interfaces. You wouldn't buy the expensive Pegasus R6 to use exclusively with an older Mac or...77
By DigitalReviews on October 24, 2011
Promise Pegasus R6I still remember purchasing my first computer in the mid 1990s with its massive 400MB hard disk drive. Some fifteen years on, the Pegasus R6 provides home users with 12 Terabytes of directly attached RAID storage. And the amazing...-
By Macworld UK on October 06, 2011
The Promise Pegasus isn't just the first external Thunderbolt device to market. Currently, it’s the only Thunderbolt product on the market, except for the latest generation of Apple Macs that launched the new port technology. With the help of...80
By Business Computing World on September 27, 2011
Promise Technology is onto a good thing. Thanks to the company’s quick support of Intel’s Thunderbolt technology, its RAID storage solutions are currently the favoured storage accessory offered by Apple on its online store—even though...80
By TechRadar on September 05, 2011
While the first Thunderbolt-equipped Macs appeared in February, dedicated peripherals have been a long time coming. Perhaps inevitably, the first to arrive are RAID drives, such as the Promise Pegasus RAID R6 we have here. While the Thunderbolt port...80
By IT PRO on August 15, 2011
There's no doubt that thanks to Thunderbolt, the Promise Pegasus R6 is one of the fastest storage products we have ever seen. It's also very expensive, although its price per gigabyte of 18p, while high, isn't outrageously extortionate....67
By cnet on August 09, 2011
If you have a Thunderbolt-enabled computer, the Promise Pegasus R6's storage capacity, its features, and especially its performance are worth the hefty investment for those who demand fast external...77
By AnandTech on July 08, 2011
One by one the barriers to mobile computing have been falling. In the early days you could move to a notebook but you'd give up a lot of CPU, GPU and I/O performance. SSDs really fixed the storage performance issue (2.5" hard drives are horrendously...-
By PC Mag on July 06, 2011
If you know you need this insanely fast, Mac-centric Thunderbolt drive, you need the 12TB Promise Pegasus R6 external hard drive. For everyone else, this is a pricey experiment into how much you can spend for a lot of speedy hard drive storage....70