LaCie has added a new USB drive to its range with the launch of the LaCie FastKey USB 3.0 drive. The LaCie FastKey 3.0 combines the performance of an SSD, USB 3.0 and DRAM cache technology and has transfer speeds of up to 260MB/s.
The FastKey 3.0 features AES 256-bit encryption and according to Lacie is the worlds smallest USB 3.0 SSD, as it can transfer 100 MP3 files or five DiVX files in less than a minute.
With most flash drives, transferring a large number of photos and mp3 files can take a few minutes,” said Luc Pierart, Business Unit Manager, Personal Storage, LaCie. “With the Fastkey, transferring small files is immediate. You can back up or share your music and photo libraries as you head out the door.
The LaCie FastKey 3.0 comes with with a range of different storage sizes, which include 30GB which retails for $149.99, 60GB which retails for $249.99 and 120GB which retails for $474.99.