LaCie and Symwave unveil first USB 3.0 dual-drive RAID solution

Dec 17, 2009

USB 3.0 products and accessories are coming hot and heavy ahead of CES 2010. USB 3.0 promises lots more speed and performance than the USB 2.0 products we have today. LaCie and Symwave have announced they have teamed up to produce the first USB 3.0 dual-drive RAID storage solution.

The storage solution is called the LaCie 2Big USB 3.0 and is a dual-disk RAID 0/1 storage solution. The drive uses the Symwave USB 3.0 dual SATA and RAID bridge controller for the highest throughput ever seen on a USB 3.0 drive.

The 2Big USB 3.0 offers performance up to 275 MB/s and it will be offered in up to 4TB capacities. The drive will be bundled with backup software for Mac and PC users. Pricing and availability are unannounced at this time.

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