LaCie has released a new entry in its Rugged series of portable storage drives. This time, it's a Thunderbolt/USB3 offering that comes equipped with a 1TB 5400rpm hard drive or either a 120GB or 256GB 6Gb/s solid state drive. LaCie says the SSD runs at speeds of up to 380MB/s.

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The LaCie Rugged brings two industry leading technologies, USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt together so users can experience the fastest transfer speeds available on PC or Mac. The LaCie Rugged SSD delivers record-breaking speeds up to 380MB/s – making it the fastest bus-powered product ever. Respectively, the hard disk version performs up to 110MB/s, a 35 percent improvement over FireWire 800. Whether you are a photographer, videographer, or power user, the LaCie Rugged can move 10GB in a few seconds and ensure zero lag-time when accessing files, viewing photos, or editing videos.

The 1TB version is $249, while the 120GB and 256GB SSD's are $199 and $349 respectively. They're available at Apple Stores and at LaCie.com.

Top Rated Comments

AngerDanger Avatar
112 months ago
With a bulgy design like that, it better be able to float on water or something.



*of course it doesn't
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
HarryKeogh Avatar
112 months ago
available in Cheez Nip Yellow!
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
zurichuk Avatar
112 months ago
available in Cheez Nip Yellow!
Otherwise known as orange

on topic, very tempted, seems good value
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SSD-GUY Avatar
112 months ago
Pricing isn't too bad.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
needfx Avatar
112 months ago
With a bulgy design like that, it better be able to float on water or something.

Image (http://imageshack.us/a/img222/9996/betterfloat.png)
avoid contact with water; risk of scuffing
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
saxofunk Avatar
112 months ago
With cable!

Thunderbolt and USB 3 cables included makes this a real deal. 2m Thunderbolt cable is $49 and the FW/USB3 model is $200 - the only extra charge is for the cable really. Good job LaCie.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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