LaCie, the premium brand from Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX), announced today the availability of the fastest portable external storage solution ever – the new LaCie™ Little Big Disk, featuring Thunderbolt™ 2. It delivers speeds up to 1,375 MB/s* and fits in a laptop bag. With these advances, professionals finally have a truly portable solution for editing 4K video in the field.
STORAGE FOR THE 4K ERA
To achieve the full potential of Thunderbolt 2** speeds, LaCie engineered the Little Big Disk™ with some of the best–performing solid state drives on the market – a pair of 500 GB PCIe Gen 2 SSDs. It’s possible to push the boundaries of the technology even further by daisy chaining two LaCie Little Big Disks to achieve speeds faster than the maximum Thunderbolt 2 transfer rate. By connecting them in parallel to Apple®’s powerful new Mac Pro®, they can deliver speeds up to 2,600 MB/s.
In addition to its post-production benefits, the LaCie Little Big Disk can transfer dailies ten times faster than any mobile USB 3.0 hard drive. For example, it’s possible to transfer 300 GB of 4K footage in less than three minutes, saving hours a day. (…)
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