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LaCie announces d2 Thunderbolt 2 drive w/ new design & optional SSD upgrade

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LaCie announces d2 Thunderbolt 2 drive w/ new design & optional SSD upgrade

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LaCie is out in the present day with the new d2 Thunderbolt P drive that includes a brand new design with a smaller footprint and an non-compulsory SSD improve for including quicker storage to the combination. The new LaCie d2 is an up-to-6TB exhausting drive spec’d at 7200 RPM with speeds as much as 220 MB/s and two Thunderbolt P ports alongside a USB A port. Aside from the brand new design, a part of the LaCie d2’s story is the choice so as to add a strong state drive to the package deal with a consumer-upgradable strong state drive panel from LaCie to make the d2 even quicker and extra succesful. LaCie says the non-compulsory SSD improve gives a theoretical velocity increase from 220 MB/s to 1150 MB/s for knowledge switch:

To multiply speeds by an element of 5, customers can set up the LaCie d2 SSD Upgrade (bought individually). The improve will increase speeds as much as 1150 MB/s*** and provides 128 GB of PCIe SSD storage. This velocity exceeds the efficiency of even the interior SSD on a late-mannequin PC or Mac® pc. Simply take away the LaCie d2’s rear panel and set up the improve^. Two separate drives mount on the pc – one for the SSD and one for the exhausting disk. Use the SSD for bandwidth-intensive duties, akin to quick file transfers, audio mixing, video modifying, or OS booting, and the exhausting disk for file archiving. No different answer gives this degree of efficiency and capability in such a compact footprint.

Because LaCie’s SSD panel is optionally available and bought individually, d2 Thunderbolt P house owners have the choice to go for the improve ayntime after shopping for the skilled onerous drive, nevertheless it does come at the price of dropping the USB A port. Dual Thunderbolt P ports

LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 2 SSD upgrade

The d2 Thunderbolt P drive consists of LaCie’s safe backup and encryption software program with Time Machine compatibility.

Price sensible, the LaCie d2 Thunderbolt P gives a number of totally different configurations. Apple will LaCie will carry the O TB config for $299, A TB config for $399, and large 6TB for $499. Oh, and that non-compulsory SSD panel will run $299 including 128GB of SSD to the package deal.

USB-solely variations of the LaCie d2 in 3TB, 4TB, and 5TB configurations might be out there subsequent month, the corporate says, however won't help the SSD improve panel and pricing isn't but out there.

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