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LaCie 2big Thunderbolt Series 6TB RAID array

The LaCie 2big Thunderbolt Series is an external desktop RAID system that uses two 3.5-inch, 7200-rpm drives pre-configured as RAID 0, but you can reconfigure as RAID 1 or JBOD using OS X’s Disk Utility application.

Add USB 3.0 to a Mac Pro with HighPoint's RocketU

If you have a Mac Pro and want to take advantage of USB 3.0 speeds, fret not. HighPoint gives your system USB 3.0 compatibility with the RocketU Quad USB 3.0 for Mac, a PCI Express card with four USB 3.0 ports.

LaCie d2 Quadra USB 3.0 offers impressive speed

With lots of connection options and rapid transfer rates, the LaCie d2 Quadra USB 3.0 is easy to like. Its flaws are relatively minor and don’t detract from a great all-around drive.

Stylish Rocstor Eagleroc E9 hard drive is a speedy USB performer

The Rocstor Eagleroc E9 has a unique look and performs well, but it has a few drawbacks that hold it back from being great.

LaCie's Thunderbolt SSD combines speed, portability

It only works with Thunderbolt-equipped Macs, but for those who can use it, the LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Edition 240GB SSD packs a big performance punch in a small package.

Avastor XMR Mobile RAID Drive offers on-the-go speed

Small size, easy configuration, and competitive transfer speeds—great reasons to get the XMR Mobile RAID Drive, provided that you haven’t made the switch to Lion yet.

WD My Passport Essential 500GB USB 3.0

The My Passport Essential gives you plenty of hard drive space in a compact and lightweight device, making it much more convenient to keep your important information as close as your pocket.

Space Gremlin 1.2

Space Gremlin 1.2 is a a swift, excellent file management tool that gives you analytical data about your hard drive and facilitates a number of simple actions. It’s easy to use, attractive to look at, informative, and best of all, it just works.

MiStat 1.1

Why is your Mac--or your Mac's Internet connection--running slow? Which programs are gobbling up RAM, hogging the CPU, or sucking up all your bandwidth? MiStat can help you keep tabs on precisely what your machine is doing.

Disk Falcon 1.1

Disk Falcon uses colorful charts and animations to show how files take up space on your hard drive.

Undock 1.0.3

Undock helps laptop users get going faster by automatically unmounting drives all at once. No longer will you have to manually eject every removable drive in order to pack up and go.

First Look: LaCie's Thunderbolt-equipped Little Big Disk speed results

Digital Arts Magazine got a chance to test LaCie's Little Big Disk, an external hard drive with Thunderbolt, and the results are as impressive as you'd expect.

iStoragePro iT2PKTV Pocket View

iStoragePro’s iT2PKTV Pocket View RAID array sports several interface options, effortless hard drive removal, and a useful LCD screen menu, making it a good choice for those who like to keep updated on the state of their device.