CES 2019: LaCie Mobile Drive With Up to 5TB Capacity, Seagate’s New FireCuda SSD

LaCie has a new variety of portable drives that were unveiled at this year’s CES, looking to deliver on design in addition to added performance. The LaCie Mobile Drive has a chiselled ‘diamond cut’ metal style that honestly looks pretty good. There’s a boost in storage capability too, as this portable drive comes in storage capabilities of as much as 5TB. LaCie likewise displayed its brand new Mobile SSD that boasts read speeds of up to 540Mbps.

LaCie had earlier launched a likewise spec ‘d Mobile SSD, as we had reported a couple of months back, however this CES it is available in a new design with the very same diamond-cut design (as seen below) as the Mobile Drive. As we mentioned previously, the Mobile SSD dishes out speeds of up to 540Mbps, and likewise offers capacities of approximately 2TB. These sort of speeds will help creative users considerably when utilizing the drive as a scratch disk for heavy modifying.

The cost for both LaCie drives has not been exposed so far, but we can safely assume it will not come low-cost.

Parent company Seagate’s other reveals include the FireCuda 510 M. 2 PCIe NVMe SSD that the company declares can provides ‘the supreme video gaming experience’. Its 4K video processing and high IOPS permits gamers to run several synchronised video streams and set, which is essential for gameplay recording and streaming.

Then there’s the BarraCuda 510 M. 2 PCIe NVMe SSD features next-level speed for speeding up applications, with an ultra-small form element for ultra-thin laptop computers, mini-PCs, and desktops.

Seagate’s Backup Plus Ultra Touch, which is readily available in 1TB and 2TB capacities, provides functions including automatic backup with multi-device folder sync and data security with hardware encryption. Backup Plus Slim, offered in 1TB and 2TB capacities, and Backup Plus Portable (4TB and 5TB capabilities) are both equipped with aluminium surfaces offered in black, blue, and silver and offer automatic backup.

No costs have actually been announced for the FireCuda as of now, though we understand it will be offered in March this year. The Backup Plus Ultra Touch will launch in late January, priced at $70 for 1TB and $90 for 2TB. The Backup Plus Slim will cost $60 for 1TB and $80 for the 2TB variation. Backup Plus Portable will readily available for $110 for 4TB and $130 for the 5TB variation. Both Slim and Portable are set to introduce in February this year.

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