LaCie STEZ500400 Rugged 500GB USB 3.0 Thinderbolt SSD Review
A Powerful and Trusted Portable Drive for Mac and Windows PCs
The new LaCie STEZ500400 500GB USB 3.0 Thinderbolt Rugged SSD is the perfect storage device for heavy data users who require extreme data security and mobility. With USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt ports, it is also one of the fastest bus-powered products ever. The Rugged SSD featuring USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces, and delivers up to 387 MB/s data transfer speed.
The LaCie Rugged SSD is ideal for videographers, photographers, and heavy data users that demand extraordinary performance both in the office and the field. You can connect your LaCie device to a computer with a Thunderbolt, USB 2.0, USB-C, USB 3.0, iOS and Android devices.
The 500GB LaCie Rugged Solid State Drive is also fully bus powered through the USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt cables. Its portability and interfaces make it the must-have sidekick to a new Mac or Ultrabook. The drive is MIL-compliant, which means that data is protected even during accidental drops of up to two meters (6.6 feet). The drive is powered by using the USB bus, meaning that no external power adapters are required for use. Included is a USB 3.0 Type-C cable and a USB 3.0 Type-C to Type-A.
With both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces, the LaCie Rugged SSD is a perfect match for your Mac and PC. Since USB 3.0 is backward compatible, you can connect it to any standard computer, anywhere. The integrated Thunderbolt cable also stows neatly when not in use, so that you’ll never lose it. The LaCie Rugged SSD is also fully bus powered through the USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt cables. Its portability and interfaces make it the must-have sidekick to a new Mac or Ultrabook.
All-Terrain Data Protection
Your data is irreplaceable, so it’s vital to protect it against any conceivable mishap wherever you go. That’s why LaCie made the new Rugged tougher than ever. It’s MIL-compliant, which means that data is protected even during accidental drops of up to two meters (6.6 feet). During transit, connect the removable cover to provide IP 54-level protection against dust and water.
Whether the LaCie Rugged takes a jarring bicycle ride or gets splashed by a mud puddle, you stay confident that your data is still accessible. The SSD version goes a step further for the ultimate in resilience against vibration and shock. Both versions are tough enough to be shipped for reliable delivery to clients or partners. Included software even protects your files from prying eyes with AES 256-bit encryption.
Note on USB 3.0: Your PC or Mac must have a USB 3.0 port to take advantage of USB 3.0 transfer rates.
|Product Type||Solid State Drive|
|Storage Capacity||500 GB|
|Host Interface||USB 3.0|
|Read speed||387 MB/s|
|Security algorithms||256-bit AES|
STEZ500400 Key Features:
- Thunderbolt speeds of up to 387 MB/s
- USB 3.0 for universal connectivity
- Bus powered for complete mobility
- Shock, dust, and water resistant for all-terrain use