If you like space, but don't like bulkiness, you are in luck. The Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 from LaCie is now the world's fastest portable external storage unit. The device's abilities are so fast, it's perfect for editing and displaying RAW 4K video through plug-and-play. With a terabyte of onboard storage, 2 Thunderbolt 2 ports, and an almost silent dual cooling performance, this little thing is a beast.
Inside this little machine is where the magic happens. Optimized to prevent overheating, two aluminum heat-sink plates and a whisper quiet fan do the work in keeping this thing cool. To process its transfer rates of up to 20 GB/second, two 500 GB PCle Gen 2 SSDs in a RAID 0 configuration, along with the two Thunderbolt 2 ports make it possible. In addition, LaCie has made note that this powerful device can read 1,375 MB per second and write 1,180 MB per second. Basically, this takes you for turtle speed to turbo.
As far as it's actual size is, it only weighs 1.4 pounds. Its dimensions are those of 1.6 x 5.5 x 3.3 inches, and includes AES 256-bit software encrypted to keep your stored data safe. While this Little Big Disk is connected to your computer, it does still require to be plugged in to an outlet. This gem is now available for sale in the US at a starting price of just $1,299.99.