Weve already seen what Thunderbolts capable of when its used in conjunction with a couple of high performance SSDs, but not everyone needs NAND to meet their external storage requirements. What many do deem essential, however, is a ton of room for system backups and multimedia, and Thunderbolts ability to transfer bits and bytes in the blink of an eye makes it an alluring alternative to other connections. If you find yourself among those desiring such a solution, let us introduce you to LaCies 2big Thunderbolt series external HDD. The 2big packs dual 3TB spinners on the inside for a grand total of 6TB, and comes from the factory in a software RAID 0 configuration to take full advantage of Thunderbolts considerable capabilities. This aluminum desktop behemoth has a price to match its name and stature $799, so we figured wed put the 2big through its paces to let you know what kind of performance youll be getting in return for all that cash. So, as the great Rod Roddy would say, come on down after the break and lets get to it.
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