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LaCie Porsche Design P'9233 5TB USB 3.0 External 3.5" Desktop Hard Drive for Mac (LAC9000479)

The Porsche P'9233 5TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive from LaCie is a hard drive built for speed complete with a solid aluminum casing. The USB 3.0 drive comes pre-formatted for Mac and can transfer data at speeds of up to 5Gb/s making it possible to transfer large files quickly and efficiently. The USB 3.0 port is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports allowing you to connect this drive to a variety of computers. Additionally, the drive can easily be reformatted to work with Windows based PCs.The Porsche P'9233 is compatible with both Mac and Windows PCs allowing you to save and backup all of your data to this drive. Once backed up, the strong 5mm aluminum casing helps to protect your data should this drive be jostled or dropped.
Product OverviewHDD Lacie LAC9000479
LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive01
  • Built for speed.
  • Solid aluminum casing.
  • Designed for Mac®.
Accelerate Your Backup with USB 3.002
With the LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive's USB 3.0 interface, you'll be able to get the job done faster than ever before. Speeds up to 5 Gb/s allow you to transfer a 700 MB video file in just under 7 seconds*. Back up your photos, exchange audio and video files with your friends, or make sure that your important files are kept safe. With the LaCie Desktop Drive, the possibilities are endless.
Porsche Design Form, LaCie Function03
LaCie worked with Porsche in 2003 and it resulted in one of the most popular hard drives that's still talked about today. With the LaCie Desktop Drive, the exclusive and timeless shape returns, with solid, reliable hardware that's sure to last for years. You can use it anywhere and be confident that you're getting superb performance.
Safe, Strong, and Aluminum04
With 5 mm of solid aluminum casing surrounding the disk inside, the Porsche Design Desktop Drive keeps your data solidly protected. LaCie and Porsche Design worked together to combine form and function-resulting in a drive that looks great (and works great!) no matter where you take it.
Designed for Your Mac®05
The LaCie Desktop Drive was designed especially for Mac computers, and features a stylish, sophisticated aluminum finish that matches your new Mac. Plus, it's Time Machine® compatible so that you can seamlessly back up to the drive using Apple's built-in software.
Product SpecificationHDD Lacie LAC9000479
Essentials
Type
External
Form Factor
3.5 Inch
Capacity
5 TB
Interface
USB 3.0
Hard Drive Speed
7200 RPM
Colour
Silver
Data Transfer Rate
5 Gbit/s
480 Mbit/s
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