by Lyle Smith

LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series Uses Twin SSDs for Big Throughput

LaCie has announced that the Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series now features a pair of SATA III SSDs (6GB/s interface) with read speeds as fast as 635MB/s in RAID0. The LaCie Little Big Disk is the fastest portable Thunderbolt solution on the market and can transfer a 50GB file in less than two minutes or edit six uncompressed 422 streams at the same time. 

With the new Little Big Disk, users can browse seamlessly through their files, such as digital photo libraries, and experience zero lag time. Additionally, videographers can reduce the time to publish a project significantly by simply downloading their footage directly from their camera to the LaCie Little Big Disk and go straight to the editing process while they’re in the field.

The Little Big Disk is equipped with two 2.5” SATA III SSDs. A RAID array can be configured using the Mac OS Disk Utility for performance (RAID0) or data security (RAID1) and supports daisy chaining up to six compatible devices including displays and other peripherals.

LaCie’s new Little Big Disk comes with the a three-year limited warranty and includes comprehensive, complementary web-based resources, expert in-house technical support, and worldwide repair as well as replacement coverage.

Pricing and Availability

The LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series SSD is available at the LaCie Online Store and LaCie Storage Partners in capacities of 512GB and 1TB capacities. Pricing starts at $699.00, which includes a Thunderbolt cable in the box.

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