Press Release

LaCie Boosts Capacity Of Designer Hard Drives To 500GB

September 12, 2006

LaCie today announced increased capacities for its LaCie Hard Drives Design by F.A. Porsche. New drives reach a phenomenal 500GB in a small, sleek case created exclusively for LaCie by the renowned agency Porsche Design GmbH. Exhibiting world-class style and elite performance, LaCie Hard Drives Design by F.A. Porsche allow people to easily add massive storage to a desktop computer. New USB drives are shipping now, and FireWire drives ship in October.

LaCie Senior Product Manager Olivier Mirloup said, "LaCie’s awarded Design by F.A. Porsche hard drives are quiet, easy to carry and stack, and now have some of the largest capacities available at a low price per gigabyte. These drives are the fastest, easiest way to add storage to your computer, making room for lots of additional video, audio and music files. And our 1-Click Backup Software simplifies data protection.”

LaCie Hard Drives Design by F.A. Porsche offer the choice of a USB or FireWire interface for use with Windows, Mac OS or Linux. Cables are included for immediate use. Drives are durable and lightweight for transporting from one machine to another, and multiple drives can be stacked thanks to secure rubber feet underneath.


LaCie Hard Drives Design by F.A. Porsche with USB are available immediately via LaCie websites and from other online and retail distributors. FireWire drives will ship in October. Drives come with all cables needed for immediate use, as well as LaCie Backup Software for PC/Mac. Pricing information below. For more details, visit

LaCie Hard Drive Design by F.A. Porsche USB 160GB $99 (FireWire is $119)
LaCie Hard Drive Design by F.A. Porsche USB 250GB $129 (FireWire is $139)
LaCie Hard Drive Design by F.A. Porsche USB 320GB $159 (FireWire is $189)
LaCie Hard Drive Design by F.A. Porsche USB 500GB $249 (FireWire is $279)

About Porsche Design GmbH
The agency is known for creating striking designs for objects as various as motorcycles, cameras, lamps, sunglasses, furniture, street lighting and tramways. Porsche Design evokes a style based on purity, simplicity and elegance, the subtle balance of function and form.

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1TB = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5–10% less).

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