The aesthetically pleasing 8TB Porsche Design Desktop Drive for Mac from LaCie is designed to accommodate your Mac computer. With a USB 3.0 port the Porsche Desktop Drive is capable of supporting enhanced data transfer rates with a theoretical maximum data rate of up to 5 Gbps. In addition to enhanced data transfer rates, the solid aluminum housing helps to protect the drive keeping stored contents safe.
With the LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive's USB 3.0 interface, you'll be able to get the job done faster than ever before. Speeds up to 5 Gb/s allow you to transfer a 700MB video file in just under 7 seconds. Back up your photos, exchange audio and video files with your friends, or make sure that your important files are kept safe. With the LaCie Desktop Drive, the possibilities are endless.
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LaCie worked with Porsche in 2003 and it resulted in one of the most popular hard drives that's still talked about today. With the LaCie Desktop Drive, the exclusive and timeless shape returns, with solid, reliable hardware that's sure to last for years. You can use it anywhere and be confident that you're getting superb performance.
With 5 mm of solid aluminum casing surrounding the disk inside, the Porsche Design Desktop Drive keeps your data solidly protected. LaCie and Porsche Design worked together to combine form and function-resulting in a drive that looks great (and works great!) no matter where you take it.
The LaCie Desktop Drive was designed especially for Mac computers, and features a stylish, sophisticated aluminum finish that matches your new Mac. Plus, it's Time Machine® compatible so that you can seamlessly back up to the drive using Apple's built-in software.
|Interface||USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible*)|
|Interface Transfer Rate||USB 3.0 : 5 Gb/s
USB 2.0 : 480 Mb/s
|Software||LaCie Backup Assistant (easy way to set up automatic computer backups)
Eco Mode (reduce energy usage by 77%*** when product is not in use)
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||120 x 190 x 38 mm / 4.7 x 7.5 x 1.5 in.|
|Weight||1 kg / 37 oz.|
|System Requirements||Computer with a USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port*
Latest version of Windows® 7, or Windows 8 / Mac® OS X 10.5 (LaCie Private-Public software requires Mac Intel® processor) or later*
|Comments||* To achieve full interface bandwidth, connect the product to a USB 3.0 port on a computer or device.
** Encryption software is only available via download and is not available in Russia.
*** With automatic standby (11.3 W vs. 2.6 W). May vary depending on capacity and from one drive to another.
When referring to drive capacity, one gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one thousand billion bytes. Your computer’s operating system may use a different standard of measurement and report a lower capacity. In addition, some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and will not be available for data storage.
Limited 2-Year Warranty