Subject: Storage | January 20, 2012 - 01:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: thunderbolt, LaCie, Little Big Disk, ssd, external drive
Thunderbolts and lightning have been gracing the front page of PC Perspective for a while now, the new external interfaces are well described but there is a lack of products on the market to review. Hopefully that will change soon as there is little point of having an interface with nothing to plug into it. LaCie is one of the few to have actually managed to get a product to market, a Thunderbolt connected external 240GB SSD version of their Little Big Disk. It was certainly fast in the testing that TechReviewSource performed but it does leave one with a question, who needs to back up 200GB in a big hurry and is willing to spend over $900 for the ability to do so?
"The LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt (240GB SSD) is currently the least expensive way to obtain Thunderbolt speeds for your late-model Mac. It's half the price of the Promise Pegasus R6, the only other Thunderbolt drive on the market, but that doesn't mean it's cheap."
Here are some more Storage reviews from around the web:
- Solid State Drive Roundup @ circuitREMIX
- Patriot Pyro SE 240GB Solid State Drive @ Tweaktown
- Super Talent TeraDrive Nova 240GB SATA 3 @ SSD Review
- Corsair Performance Pro 256 GB SSD @ techPowerUp
- Corsair Performance Pro 256GB SSD Review @ Hardware Canucks
- RAID 0 of SSDs: Two Kingston HyperX 120 GB SSDs vs. Kingston HyperX 240 GB SSD @ X-bit Labs
- Seagate Momentus XT 750GB SATA III Hybrid Disk Drive Review @ Real World Labs
- Thecus N5500 5 Bay NAS Server Review @ Legit Reviews
- Super Talent USB 3.0 DataGuardian 32GB Flash Drive Review @ Madshrimps
- Wireless Storage: Kingston Wi-Drive 16 GB & Seagate GoFlex Satellite 500 GB @ Bjorn3D
- Verbatim USB3.0 SuperSpeed external HDD with controller card @ Metku
- Kingston DT 109 @ Hardwarebistro
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