LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Is First USB 3.0 HDD From LaCie

Posted: Apr 27 2010, 1:51pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 8:49pm CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals


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Today LaCie introduced the LaCie Rugged USB 3.0, combining the super speeds of USB 3.0 and LaCie's rugged design. The LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 is one the most power-efficient and fast-performing mobile hard drives offered by LaCie.

The LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 provides speeds up to 110 MB/s – three times the speed of USB 2.0. The speed enhancement allows you to transfer one HD movie in less than 3 minutes (versus more than 8 minutes in USB 2.0). It offers improved power efficiency, so you only need one cable to be assured optimal performance.

If you do not have a USB 3.0 connection on your PC or notebook, you can add it with a LaCie USB 3.0 PCIe card or USB 3.0 PCIe Express card.
LaCie also offers bundled options with the Rugged USB 3.0 – you can choose the right card for your needs.

The LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 is backward compatible with USB 2.0, meaning it will work with any computer or notebook that has a USB connection – offering instant usability no matter what version of USB you have.

The LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 will be available in 500GB capacity through the LaCie Online Store, LaCie Corner, LaCie Reseller+ and LaCie Storage Partner starting at the suggested retail price of $149.99.

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