The LaCie Rugged SSD Pro is a great portable solution for film makers on the go who need reliable and sturdy storage for their data. Macworld.com recently posted a great review of this drive, we're going to take a look at some of the finer points of this article.
The LaCie Rugged SSD Pro is IP67 rated and ruggedized. For a lot of markets this drive will seem like storage overkill, but for the filmmaker on the go who uses a lot of data in very demanding situations, this is a perfect solution.
Design and Specs
There are several options for storage capacities for the Rugged SSD Pro. This drive is available in 1TB ($419.99), 2TB ($739.99). When it comes to sizing, the Rugged SSD Pro is 3.85-inches by 2.55-inches and is 0.7-inches thick. It's very compact and can fit in your pocket or backpack, without worrying about damaging the hardware.
LaCie Rugged SSD Pro: Performance
The Rugged SSD Pro is also very fast, reading and writing well over 2GB per second. In a write test of 450GB, the drive never slowed or faltered. There are no moving parts to slow this drive down, and it will not overheat.