Conclusion: The LaCie 5big Thunderbolt Series desktop-class external drive gives you a huge 20TB of storage, available instantly. It's the drive to use when you need constant access to all your work or project data.
Conclusion: The LaCie 5big is currently one of the largest and fastest external hard drives we've ever tested. While it is pricey, it is an excellent solution for the type of user who needs insane amounts of storage, and considers server-side storage to be too slow for their needs. If you're doing a lot of video/media editing, database development on the fly, or scientific analysis work on a Thunderbolt-equipped Mac or PC workstation, then the LaCie 5big is the drive we'd recommend.