LaCie 5big Thunderbolt 10Tb and 20Tb models are the latest storage solutions available for video production professionals. The Thunderbolt interface virtually unlocks the bandwidth limitation for the connected appliances, making the transfer speeds limited only by the underlying storage adapter and media capabilities.
The LaCie 5big Thunderbolt 20Tb model comes with 5 preinstalled Seagate Barracuda XT 4Tb 7200RPM ST4000DX000-1CL160 hard drives that are able to push up to 180MB/s sequential read/write speeds on a single drive. Unfortunately there is no RAID5/6 support, but you can mix RAID1 and RAID0 groups via the Disk Utility. Continue reading