The drives are fast enough for 8K playback without transcoding.
LaCie Rugged SSD Pro

LaCie's packing some serious performance in its latest portable hard drive. The new Rugged SSD Pro features a Seagate FireCuda NVMe SSD that is coupled with Thunderbolt 3 to deliver speeds of up to 2800MB/s, which is fast enough to play 6K and 8K files without transcoding. It's also wrapped in a heavy-duty rubber enclosure that boasts IP67-rated dust and water resistance and it's crush-proof, impact resistant up to 10 feet, and it can be immersed in up to 3 feet of water for up to 30 minutes. 

$419-$739, lacie.com

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