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LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt 256GB Solid State Drive, 5Gb/s USB 3.0 Transfer Rate

SKU: VDLAR3UTB256 MFR: 9000352
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About the LaCie USB3

Don't let your project get derailed by external drive/computer incompatibility. With both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces, the LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt 256 GB Solid State Drive is a perfect match for your Mac and PC. And because USB 3.0 is backwards compatible, you can connect it to any standard computer on the planet. The LaCie Rugged is also fully bus-powered through the included USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt cables. Its portability and interfaces make it the must-have sidekick to a new Mac or Ultrabook.

Get lightning-fast transfer speeds on Mac and PC, thanks to the USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces. With the SSD version, the LaCie Rugged delivers up to 385 Mb/s - the fastest bus-powered product ever. The HDD version performs up to 110 Mb/s, a 35% improvement over FireWire 800. Back up and transfer mountains of data in a fraction of the time. Enjoy noticeably more responsive photo library browsing.

LaCie USB3 Includes

  • LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt 256GB Solid State Drive
  • USB 3.0 Cable (USB 2.0-Compatible)
  • 50cm Thunderbolt Cable
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Software Bundle
  • LaCie 2 Years Limited Warranty

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LaCie USB3 Features

  • Complete Data Protection: Protecting your data is vital to meeting your deadline and disaster can strike at any moment. That's why the LaCie Rugged is MIL-compliant for superior data protection from accidental drops up to 1.2 meters (4 feet)
  • Automatic Backup: Easy setup and automatic backup for both Mac and PC
  • Password Protection: With military-grade AES 256-bit encryption, LaCie Private-Public ensures that your files are protected from unauthorized access
  • Secure Cloud Storage: 10GB of Wuala Secure Cloud Storage is included for one year to store and share your data online with industry-best security
  • Thunderbolt technology: This new high-speed cable technology connects your computers and electronic devices together like never before

LaCie USB3 Specifications

Capacity 256GB (SSD)
Interface 1 x USB 3.0 port (USB 2.0-compatible)
1 x Thunderbolt port
Rotational Speed (rpm) 5400rpm
SSD Type SATA 6Gb/s
Interface Transfer Rate USB 3.0: 5Gb/s
Thunderbolt: 10Gb/s
Average Transfer Rate SSD: 385MB/s
Maximum Drop Height 1.2m (4ft ) in non-operating mode (dropping is not recommended in operating mode)
System Requirements Latest version of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 / Mac OS X 10.5 (Intel only), 10.6, 10.7, 10.8
Computer with an Thunderbolt, USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port
High-speed internet for online storage
Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
Dimensions 89x140x24mm / 3.5x5.5x0.97"
Weight 260 g / 9.2 oz
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