Hard drive and peripheral manufacturer LaCie has today unveiled a new addition to their range of external solid state disk (SSD) drives, with the unveiling of their new LaCie Porsche Design Slim Drive.
The Lacie Porsche Design external drive is available as either a solid state disk 120GB (SSD) or a more traditional 500GB HDD, and comes equipped with a USB 3.0 port for super-fast data transfer.
LaCie’s new Porsche external Slim Drive range, is the thinnest LaCie have created, being 30 percent thinner than previous models, and encased aluminium. LaCie explains:
“Designed with Apple® enthusiasts in mind, the LaCie P’9223 Slim SSD version is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. The USB 3.0 interface is bus-powered and delivers 400MB/s transfer speeds. This allows a photographer to move large photo files in no time while in the field. Thanks to UAS* support, this product gets even better speeds on the latest MacBook Air, MacBook Pro or MacBook Pro with Retina Display running the most recent version of OS X® Lion or Mountain Lion.”
The new Lacie Porsche Design Slim Drive is priced at $100 for the 500Gb drive, and $150 for the 120Gb solid state disk (SSD) version.