LaCie Rugged SSD 1TB Solid State Drive — USB-C USB 3.0, Drop Shock Dust Water Resistant, for Mac and PC Computer Desktop Laptop is very, very fast. In fact, I have tested all kinds of external drives and this has the fastest speeds I have tested. Using a Blackmagic Speed test, I consistency got up and down speeds of over 900MB/s. That is VERY impressive. The box included both USB-C and USB-A cable connectors so it will plug into pretty much any laptop on the market. The cables are thick and give a nice tight connection. I am using this drive with a 2016 MBP and it works without a hitch. Just plug it in and you are up and running,
There is a slight trade off in size and weight for the rugged design. Obviously, when you add a thick protective cover around something, it gets more bulky. I have included a photo of it next to a spinning drive and a Samsung SSD. Personally, I don't mind the trade off for the extra peace of mind. This will be my travel drive for the foreseeable future. With its terabyte of space, rugged durability and super fast speeds, it is my ideal travel drive.
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