LaCie’s fast portable SSD makes USB-C less confusing
The Rugged SSD Pro carries an IP67 rating. | Image: LaCie
LaCie has a new portable SSD drive that should remove some of the confusion around USB-C connectivity. It’s called the LaCie Rugged SSD Pro and promises compatibility with modern computers featuring Thunderbolt 3 ports with USB-C connectors, and those with non-Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports. The ports look the same, but they don’t act the same. The Rugged SSD Pro removes all the guesswork.
And because it has “Pro” right in the name you just know that this portable SSD’s gotta be good.
LaCie’s new drive is built around a Seagate FireCuda NVMe SSD with a claimed transfer speed up to 2800 MB/s when connected over Thunderbolt 3. Unfortunately, the company doesn’t list a transfer speed when connecting the drive over plain ol’ USB. It did however…