Accelerate your backup with USB 3.0
The LaCie Porsche Design P'9223 Slim hard drive is thinner and faster than ever before. Even though it's so thin, it features a solid 11 mm aluminum casing and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connectivity. This product epitomizes LaCie's mantra of blending design and technology, making it a must-have sidekick for your new Mac.
Accelerate your backup with USB 3.0
Using the LaCie P'9223 Slim hard drive's USB 3.0 interface, you'll be able to transfer files faster than ever before. Back up your photos, exchange audio and video files with your friends, and make sure that your important files are kept safe. With speeds up to 100 MB/s*, the possibilities are endless.
Designed for your Mac
Along with its ultra-thin profile to match your MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, the LaCie P'9223 Slim features a stylish, sophisticated aluminum finish. It's also Time Machine compatible, so you can seamlessly back up to the drive using built-in Apple software.
Porsche Design form, LaCie function
The result of a long collaboration with Porsche Design, the P'9223 Slim offers an exclusive and timeless shape that surrounds solid, reliable hardware built to last for years. You can use it anywhere with confidence you're getting superb performance.
- Designed for Mac
- Time Machine compatible
- Transfer files or back up your Mac significantly faster with USB 3.0
- Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
- Simple, user-friendly data backup with Backup Assistant
- Easy cross-platform formatting utility
- LaCie Private/Public protects against loss, theft, or unauthorized access
Did you notice?The solid aluminum casing surrounding the disk keeps data protected.
Apple Recommends ForStylish, high-performance portable storage that's specially designed to match the slim profile of your MacBook.
What's in the Box?
- LaCie Porsche Design P'9223 Slim Hard Drive
- USB 3.0 cable (compatible with USB 2.0)
- Quick install guide
- Complete software suite: LaCie Private-Public Password Protection, Automatic Backup, Eco Mode, Wuala Secure Cloud Storage
- Other Features: Data Encryption, Sleep Mode, Time Machine compatible
- Connections: USB 3.0
- Power Source: Bus Powered
- Height: 0.4 in./11 mm
- Width: 3.1 in./79 mm
- Weight: 7.2 oz./204 g
- Length: 5 in./128 mm
- Mac OS X v10.5 (Intel only) or later
- Windows XP/Vista/7/8
- Mfr. Part Number: 9000304
- UPC or EAN No.: 093053003258
- Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
- Warranty: Two-year limited (For details, please visit http://www.lacie.com/us/support/index.htm)
- *For optimal performance, the drive must be connected to a USB 3.0 host port. Calculations are based on average write time. Transfer rates vary slightly from one drive to another. Transfer times are based on an approximately 8GB HD video.
Ratings & Reviews
Great Portable Drive!
This Porsche drive is very convenient - it's very compact, light and fast. USB 3.0 speed is significantly faster than USB 2.0. The This Porsche drive is very convenient - it's very compact, light and fast. USB 3.0 speed is significantly faster than USB 2.0. The drive is great for backups and copying large files. It looks great, and thanks to the metal casing, it doesn't get scratched up in my bag. I love it! …
- Written by Kieran G
112 of 116 people found this useful
Fast. Solid. Reliable.
After losing my old external drive a few months ago, I decided to change the brand and try this drive. It holds the same informati After losing my old external drive a few months ago, I decided to change the brand and try this drive. It holds the same information and thanks to the USB 3.0 connection, it is amazingly fast at transferring data. It's very solidly built. I feel a lot more comfortable taking this drive with me if I need to, it doesn't have to be handled like a breakable object unlike my old drive. …
- Written by Noel H
100 of 106 people found this useful
Nice look, easy to use. Does what is expected. I'm very pleased with this purchase. Fast backups easily done.
- Written by Susan H from Shaker Heights
91 of 98 people found this useful
AMAZING FAST AMAZING QUALITY
If you looking for the perfect QUALITY, for your perfect Macbook Pro ......you found it...BRAVO LaCie
- Written by johnson T from Epanomi
I've always liked metal-cased drives, both for their look and the inherent toughness. This Porsche drive is just what I've been lo I've always liked metal-cased drives, both for their look and the inherent toughness. This Porsche drive is just what I've been looking for. It's very slender and elegant to boot, and it's been very simple to set up and use. I am very pleased with it overall. …
- Written by Stella W
1 of 3 people found this useful
Reliable, Fast & Stylish
I had this drive for over a year now and use it to make daily backups. Has never failed me, the speed is fast, and the build quali I had this drive for over a year now and use it to make daily backups. Has never failed me, the speed is fast, and the build quality is outstanding. Highly recommended. …
- Written by Stefan I from Washington
5 of 5 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
I am wondering if this would make a good external drive from an iMac for a iTunes Library?
- Asked by David D from Glen Ellyn
- Jan 29, 2015
Can I use this to back up both my iMac and my PC (XP) or will I encounter problems?
- Asked by David G from Toronto
- Mar 12, 2015
If you use two separate partitions it should be fine. But if you're just using it as a backup, you If you use two separate partitions it should be fine. But if you're just using it as a backup, you can get more bang from your buck from just a regular external hard drive rather than a SSD. …
- Answered by Kenny E from Gray
- Apr 2, 2015
Would I be able to use this with a mid-2010 iMac? I only have USB 2.0, not 3.0
- Asked by David H from Greenville
- Dec 20, 2014
The LaCie 500 GB Porsche USB 3.0 is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. I am using it with an early 2 The LaCie 500 GB Porsche USB 3.0 is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. I am using it with an early 2011 Mac Book Pro with no problems. Setting Time Machine to "ON" will allow you to back up data continuously based on the time interval you select. …
- Answered by Carl I from Pebble Beach
- Jan 21, 2015