Not even a 10-ton truck is a match for LaCie newest flash drive (and yes, LaCie tested that claim).
Come hell or high water, or even a 10-ton truck, LaCie's new XtremKey USB 3.0 flash drive has little to worry about. As the name implies, LaCie's latest flash drive is extremely tolerant to harsh conditions, such as being submerged in water down to 200 meters (over 656 feet). It has a protective cap made of thick ZAMAC metal alloy and wear-resistant screw threads with a rubber O-ring.
"It's strength can withstand severe shock, dizzying drops, and the relentless pressure of a 10-ton vehicle," LaCie claims. "It also survives bone chilling temperatures down to -30C and scorching heat up to 200C."
If you wanted to (and we don't why you would), you could even drop the drive in a deep fryer with a basket of fries, as LaCie demonstrates in a YouTube video (see below):
When you're not abusing LaCie's XtremKey, it will read data at up to 230MB/s via USB 3.0 and keep your documents secure with AES 256-bit encryption.
The XtremKey is available now in 32GB capacity for $85 and backed by a 3-year warranty. A 64GB model will be made available soon, though no word on how much it will cost.