LaCie (and its guardian Seagate) remains to be decided to inject some style into the world of hard exterior drives — fortunately, with some improved performance as correctly. Its 2019 Mobile Drive touts a chiseled-wanting “diamond reduce” steel design that would not look misplaced after a MacBook Pro (you may nonetheless use it with Windows PCs, after all). The true attracts, although, is the uncooked capability — you may go for a 5TB model should you’re enhancing gobs of media on the street, and even the slim model packs 2TB.
If uncooked efficiency is extra your factor, an equally-styled Cell SSD guarantees as much as 2TB of space with learning speeds as fast as 540MB/s. It is also barely extra-rugged with drop resistance from heights as much as 9.8 feet. The LaCie crew hasn’t mentioned how a lot both drive will value. However, you may assume that the 5TB hard drive and 2TB SSD will price a reasonable penny.
Seagate, in the meantime, is catering extra to fanatics and on regular basis customers. The FireCuda 510 is a gamer-oriented NVMe drive that mates as much as 2TB of stable-state storage with sequential learn and write speeds of three,400MB/s and three,100MB/s respectively. When you want additional space however nonetheless crave some aesthetics, the USB-C Backup Plus Extremely Contact provides a “tactile” material texture whereas the USB three.0-based Mostly Backup Plus Slim and Backup Plus Portable supply extra typical half-metallic shells.
Costs for the FireCuda aren’t out there as we write this, though you may have to attend till March to select one up. You will not have to attend as long for the Backup Plus line. The Ultra Touch arrives in late January in 1TB ($70) and 2TB ($90) editions. The Slim and Portable arrive in late February, with capacities dictated by measurement. The Slim is available in 1TB ($60) and 2TB ($80) kinds, whereas the Portable is accessible in 4TB ($110) and 5TB ($130) variants.