External hard drive and peripheral manufacturer LaCie has this week announced an upgrade they have rolled out to their Little Big Disk Thunderbolt series of external hard drives.
The new upgrade includes the installation of a pair of 2.5 inch SATA III solid state disks (SSD) providing faster reads speeds of up to 635MB/s.
The pair of new solid-state disks included Little Big Disk Thunderbolt series external hard drives can be easily configured using the Mac OS disk utility for performance RAID 0 or RAID 1 for added security.
The addition of the new solid-state drives within the Little Big Disk Thunderbolt series, provides it with approximately a 33% increase in speed, when compared to previous versions.
“With read speeds up to 635MB/s, the LaCie Little Big Disk is the fastest portable Thunderbolt solution on the market. It can transfer a 50GB project in less than two minutes or edit six uncompressed 422 streams at the same time. A game changer for content creators and professional users – the LaCie Little Big Disk delivers fibre channel rackmount speeds in a portable solution…”
The new Little Big Disk Thunderbolt series starts at $699 for 512GB and rises to $999 for 1TB of solid state disk (SSD) storage.
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