LaCie 5TB data storage solution


September 5, 2007

LaCie five terabyte Biggest S2S

LaCie five terabyte Biggest S2S

September 5, 2007 Designed for producers of digital content, LaCie's five terabyte Biggest S2S 5-disk RAID system can reach burst transfer rates of up to 200 megabytes per second and can stream non-compressed HD Video in HDTV 1080i and 1080p format.

Up to four S2S units can be linked together through the eSATA PCI-X/Express Card to provide 20TB of space with a burst transfer speed of 600MB/s.

The system supports RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, and JBOD. When using the pre-configured "fast mode" of RAID 0, users can edit hours of 10-bit HD uncompressed, or play back up to six 8-bit SD video streams.

The unit is hot-pluggable, and the five disks are hot-swappable - additionally, they are all connected to a single port on the LaCie SATA II 3Gbits/s PCI-Express Card 4E.

The LaCie Biggest S2S 5TB is available for around $3,699 (with PCI-X Card) and $3,799 (with PCI-E Card).

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