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The Rugged 256GB USB 3.0 / Thunderbolt Solid State Drive is a quality product manufactured by LaCie. When digital storage is critical for your project, it had better be as fast and reliable as you are. From the desktop to the badlands, it has to connect to any computer, deliver more than enough speed for the most demanding applications, and protect data against any threat. Enter the LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series.
This SATA is solid state drive comes with a variety of software options making it simple to not only backup your computer, but to manage your drive as well. Take advantage of Easy setup to configure your drive, Automatic backup makes it simple to backup your data quickly and efficiently, and 10GB Wuala Secure online storage allows you to backup your information to the cloud. Your data stored within the Rugged USB 3.0 Solid State Hard Drive will remain more secure with integrated 256-bit encryption standards.
Universal Connectivity - Featuring both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces, the LaCie Rugged is a perfect match for your Mac and PC. And because USB 3.0 is backwards compatible, you can connect it to virtually any standard computer. The LaCie Rugged is also fully bus-powered through the included 3.0 and Thunderbolt cables. Its portability and interfaces make it the must have sidekick to a new Mac or Ultrabook.
No-Compromise Speed - Get fast transfer speeds on Mac and PC thanks to the USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces. This SSD delivers enhanced data transfer speeds of up to 385MB/s. Back up and transfer large amounts of data in a fraction of the time.
Complete Data Protection - Protect your data with the LaCie Rugged MIL-compliant drive providing superior data protection from accidental drops up to 1.2 meters (4 feet). Whether it falls off your desk or out of the pocket of your jacket, you can remain confident your data will still be accessible. This SSD version goes a step further for enhanced resilience against vibration and shock. This drive is tough enough to be shipped for reliable delivery to clients or partners. Included software even protects your files from prying eyes with AES 256-bit encryption.
Hard Drives Information
Hard Drive Type
1 x USB 3.0 port (USB 2.0-compatible)
1 x Thunderbolt port
Interface / Transfer Rate USB 3.0: 5Gb/s
Average Transfer Rate Thunderbolt & USB 3.0: 385MB/s
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
3.5 x 5.5 x 0.97 In. (89 x 140 x 24 mm)
9.2 oz (260 g)
Items Included With This Product
USB 3.0 Cable (USB 2.0 compatible)
Quick Install Guide
Complete Software Suite Preloaded
Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty
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