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Lacie 72TB 12BIG Raid Thunderbolt 3 Drive

$8,899.95 $8,630.00

Brand: Lacie
SKU: STFJ72000400

The LaCie 72TB 12BIG Thunderbolt 3 Raid Drive is designed to protect Hi-resolution footage and provide High-speed up to 2600MB/s in RAID-0 for 4K/6K/8K video editing with 12-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID Array and offers up to 72TB of storage split over Twelve hot-swappable 6TB 3.5″ IronWolf Pro NAS hard drives, each of which utilizes one of the array’s SATA III 6 Gb/s drive bays.

The 12big supports a variety of hardware-controlled RAID modes, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and 50, each of which offers speed, data redundancy, or a combination of both. Using Thunderbolt 3, RAID 0 supports read speeds up to 2,600 MB/s and write speeds up to 1,700 MB/s, while a RAID 5 configuration supports read speeds up to 2,400 MB/s and write speeds up to 1,200 MB/s.

The array itself is equipped with two 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 ports and one 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 port, each of which use USB Type-C connectivity. It is compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 via an included USB Type-C to Type-A adapter cable.

  • 12 x 6TB 3.5″ 7200 rpm Hard Drives
  • 12 x 3.5″ SATA Drive Bays
  • Thunderbolt 3 & USB 3.1 Interfaces
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50
  • Hardware Controller
  • Reads up to 2600 MB/s via Thunderbolt 3
  • Writes up to 1700 MB/s via Thunderbolt 3
  • Includes 5-Year Data Recovery Services
  • Supports Dual 4K or a Single 5K Display
  • Windows & Mac Compatible

When using a USB 3.1 connection, RAID 0 reads and write speeds can go as high as 400 MB/s, while a RAID 5 configuration yields read and write speeds as high as 350 MB/s. Please bear in mind that actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors. Please be aware that RAID 0 does not support hot-swapping.

The 12big RAID Array operates using a 100-240V 400W power supply at 50/60 Hz, can be used in 24×7 operating environments, and via daisy-chaining, supports storage expansion up to 576TB. The array also supports one 5K display or, via daisy-chaining, dual 4K displays.


Number of Bays 12 x 3.5″

Connections: 2 x USB Type-C (Thunderbolt 3), 1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1)

Form Factor: Desktop

Maximum RAID Transfer Rate:

2600 MB/s (Read in RAID 0)

1700 MB/s (Write in RAID 0)

2400 MB/s (Read in RAID 5)

1200 MB/s (Write in RAID 5)

RAID Modes: RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50

Hot-Swap Support: Yes

OS Compatibility: macOS 10.10 or Later, Windows 8 or Later


Total Raw Capacity: 72 TB (12 x 6 TB)

Type: Hard Disk Drive

Rotational Speed: 7200 rpm

Cache Memory per Drive: 64 MB

Interface: SATA III

Initial RAID Configuration: None

Pre-Format: None


Power Source: Internal Power Supply

PSU Wattage: 1 x 400 W

AC Input Power: 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz


Encryption: 256-Bit AES

Security Features: Kensington Security Slot


Material of Construction: Aluminium

Cooling 2 x Fans

Dimensions (W x H x D)  161.0 x 447.0 x 237.0 mm

Weight:  16.4 kg

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