updated 11:45 am EDT, Tue July 26, 2005
LaCie offers 500GB drives
LaCie today announced that it will offer 500GB drive storage solutions using Hitachi's new high-capacity Deskstar 7K500 hard drives. The new drives will be used in LaCie's 2TB Biggest F800, 500GB Ethernet Disk mini and 2TB Bigger Disk Extreme storage solutions. The is a compact and sturdy drive designed to support multi-stream audio/video editing in a variety of formats with burst transfer rates reaching up to 85MB/s and up to 2TB capacity; it offers built-in RAID 0 configuration.