• LaCie has announced the world's fastest portable storage with - LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 Hard Drive that offers up to 1,375MB/s speeds for 4K video editing, Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports for daisy chaining, a compact size for field-based creative workflows and whisper-quiet dual cooling. The 1 TB SSD has been made available in the U.S. for a whooping price of $1,299. Yep. We know you are thinking of buying a Macbook Pro for that amount. Still, if you are ready to shell out that kind of money, let us take a look down the specifications list for the all-new Little Big Disk Hard Drive.

    Equipped with two PCIe SSDs, two thunderbolt ports, LaCie offers an interface transfer rate of 20 Gb/s. The Hard Drive reads at a speed of 1,375 MB/s and writes at 1,180 MB/s. Users can connect up to six Thunderbolt 2 and Thunderbolt technology-compatible devices to a computer via a single Thunderbolt cable. Among the RAID modes, you shall find a preconfigured RAID 0 striped set and a RAID 0 / 1 / JBOD configuration using Mac OS Disk Utility. The interface technology at play here brings in a high-resolution display and editing raw 4K video.

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    Coming to the security features, there's AES 256-bit software encryption and the hard drive is made Kensington lock compatible. As you can see from the pictures above, the Little Big Disk sports all-aluminum enclosure and comes with improved internal heat dissipation. The overall weight of the hard disk is 620 g and it comes packed with Intego Backup Manager Pro on connecting it with your Macbook.

    You can buy the product at LaCie's official website #-Link-Snipped-#. Inside the package, you'll find the hard disk along with - an External power supply, Thunderbolt cable and a Drive stand for upright use. LaCie notes here that those awesome transfer rates were achieved using AJA System Test when connected to a 15" MacBook Pro 2.0Ghz Quad Core and 8GB RAM with 32k block size. So, speeds may vary from machine to machine. Take a look at the video from LaCie -

    What do you think about the price and features of the LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 Hard Drive? Share with us in comments below.
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