LaCie debuts 6TB RAID solution for desktops

Posted in External Hard Drives by Nino Marchetti on September 16th, 2008

LaCie 4big Quadra

LaCie has announced its newest four-bay RAID solution for those needing up to 6TB of storage space at their desk. It is called the 4big Quadra and you can pick one up for a starting price of around $900.

The LaCie 4big Quadra offers a native RAID controller which supports seven RAID modes, including RAID 0 and RAID 5. It is said to offer burst transfer rates reaching up to 200-230MB/s through eSATA 3Gbits and comes in a stackable design which is expandable for up to four units and upwards of 24TB of storage space.

Technical features of the 4big Quadra include 2TB/4TB/6TB storage sizes, Time Machine compatibility and eSATA, Firewire 400/800, and USB 2.0 interfaces. It comes with its own backup software as well and will be available in October.


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