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5 Best LaCie External Hard Drives in the US - October 2019

Updated 07 October 2019 by Matthew
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5 best LaCie external hard drives

Which Are the Best LaCie External Hard Drives?

Don't have time to read our analysis of the best LaCie external hard drives? No problem, let's cut to the chase, the best LaCie external hard drives are:

  • 1) LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB - $74.94 dvestore
  • 2) LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb - $69.95 Adorama
  • 3) LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb - $84.94 eBay
  • 4) LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB - $99.94 eBay
  • 5) LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb - $104.50 eBay

What LaCie External Hard Drive to Buy in October 2019?

LaCie is one of the most popular external hard drive brands as well as being well known for its . The company behind LaCie also manufacturers Seagate External Hard Drives.

LaCie are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular external hard drives and start at $65 for the Porsche Design - 1TB which has a hard drive capacity of 1TB and a weight of 240g and go up to $699 for the 2big Thunderbolt 2 - 6TB which has a hard drive capacity of 6TB and a weight of 2.7kg. The average price of a new LaCie external hard drive is $207.

Let's take a look at the top 5 LaCie external hard drives currently for sale in the US, compared side by side:

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LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb
LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb
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1TB
5 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
240g
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
193g
1TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
100g
130MB/s
WRITE SPEED
130MB/s
READ SPEED
2TB
5 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
240g
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
100g
130MB/s
WRITE SPEED
130MB/s
READ SPEED
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
87
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Widely Available
87
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
86
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Quite Popular
86
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
84
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
84
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
84
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
84
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
A cheap and fully featured 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection. A fully featured and good value for money 193g external hard drive. A good value for money and amazingly light weight USB powered external hard drive, with a very good spec. A low cost and fully featured 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection. A low cost and fully featured USB powered external hard drive.
3 Reasons For
Password Protection
Better Kagoo Score
More Shops Are Selling it
2 Reasons For
$5 Cheaper
19 Months Newer
1 Reason For
Lighter
1 Reason For
Password Protection
1 Reason For
140g Lighter
5 Reasons Against
Heavier
Vastly Smaller Hard Drive Capacity
Slower Data Transfer Rate
$5 More Expensive
Over Two Years Older
4 Reasons Against
33% Heavier
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
Worse Kagoo Score
Not As Many Stockists
6 Reasons Against
1TB Smaller Hard Drive Capacity
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
Worse Kagoo Score
$15 More Expensive
Fewer Sellers
Over One Year Older
6 Reasons Against
A Lot Heavier
Vastly Slower Data Transfer Rate
Worse Kagoo Score
More Expensive by $30
Fewer Sellers
Older by Over Four Years
5 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
Worse Kagoo Score
More Expensive by $35
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LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB

$74.94
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LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB

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LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB
1TB
5 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
240g

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has a Kagoo Score of 86. With a price tag of $74.94 this external hard drive is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB or read our article on whether you should buy a LaCie external hard drive.

Features We Love:
USB powered
Password protection

A cheap and fully featured 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.

87
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Widely Available
87
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
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Lacie Rugged Mini 1TB USB 3.0 Speed Test & Preview
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Lacie Rugged Mini 1TB USB 3.0 Speed Test & Preview
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LaCie 301558 Rugged Mini USB 3.0/2.0 1TB External Hard Drive in Orange + 4GB JetFlash 5 Quick Review
LaCie 301558 Rugged Mini USB 3.0/2.0 1TB External Hard Drive in Orange + 4GB JetFlash 5 Quick Review
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3 Reasons For for Choosing the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB

Password Protection

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has a password protection (as does the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB), whereas the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb, the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb do not have this feature. More ...

'Password Protection' indicates whether the hard drive has password protection as a security measure against unauthorised entry.

Setting a password on your hard drive stops anyone plugging it in and reading the information stored on it - it's a good mid-level security feature.

Better Kagoo Score

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has received a Kagoo Score of 86, however the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb scored 85, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB scored 83, the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb scored 83 and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb scored 82.

More Shops Are Selling it

A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this external hard drive and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

5 Reasons Against for Choosing the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB

Heavier

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is a 240 external hard drive, and so does the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB. That's 47g heavier than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb (193g) and 140g heavier than the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb (100g). More ...

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

Vastly Smaller Hard Drive Capacity

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is a 1 external hard drive, and so does the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb. That's 1TB smaller than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb (2TB). More ...

'Hard Drive Capacity' denotes how much data the hard drive can hold, measured in gigabytes (GB).

A bigger hard drive capacity means that it can hold more files and data at once.

Slower Data Transfer Rate

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB has a data transfer rate of 5 (as does the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB), but the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb, the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb are all 5,000 Mbit/s data transfer rate external hard drives (4,995 Mbit/s faster). More ...

'Data Transfer Rate' indicates how fast data can be transferred to/from the external hard drive.

Faster data transfer speeds means that you will be able to transfer larger files to/from the hard drive faster.

$5 More Expensive

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is more expensive than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb by $5.

Over Two Years Older

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is older than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb by three years, older than the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb by 14 months and older than the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb by 14 months.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Rugged Mini - 1TB in the US is $74.94 and in total we found 9 prices for it.

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LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb

$69.95
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LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb

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LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
193g

The LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb has a Kagoo Score of 85. With a price tag of $69.95 this external hard drive is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb or read our article on whether you should buy a LaCie external hard drive.

Features We Love:
Very light (193g)
USB powered

A fully featured and good value for money 193g external hard drive.

86
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Quite Popular
86
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
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LaCie Porsche Design P'9223 USB 3.0 Mobile Hard Drive 2TB (LACIE 9000461) | Review/Test

2 Reasons For for Choosing the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb

$5 Cheaper

The LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb costs $69.95, whereas the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is $74.94, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB is $99.94, the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb is $84.94 and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb is $104.50.

19 Months Newer

The LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb was released 17 months ago, but the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB was released four years ago, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB was released six years ago, the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb was released three years ago and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb was released three years ago

4 Reasons Against for Choosing the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb

33% Heavier

The LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb is a 193 external hard drive. That's 47g lighter than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB (240g) and 93g heavier than the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb (100g). More ...

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb does not have a Wi-Fi (As do the the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb), however the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB have this feature. More ...

'Wi-Fi' indicates whether the hard drive can connect to wireless networks or not.

A wi-fi connection on your hard drive means that you can connect directly to it to read/write data without an actual physical connection, meaning you can access your storage from anywhere.

Worse Kagoo Score

The LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 85, but the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB scored 86.

Not As Many Stockists

Only 5 stores sells the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb, however 9 retailers sell the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB. More ...

Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this external hard drive remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb in the US is $69.95 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb

$84.94
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LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb

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1TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
100g
130MB/s
WRITE SPEED
130MB/s
READ SPEED

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb has a Kagoo Score of 83. With a price tag of $84.94 this external hard drive is fair value for money. For further details check out our full review of the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb or read our article on whether you should buy a LaCie external hard drive.

Features We Love:
Fast data transfer rate (5,000 Mbit/s)
Lighter than average (100g)
USB powered

A good value for money and amazingly light weight USB powered external hard drive, with a very good spec.

84
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

1 Reason For for Choosing the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb

Lighter

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb is a 100 external hard drive, and so does the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb. That's 93g lighter than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb (193g) and 140g lighter than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB (240g). More ...

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

6 Reasons Against for Choosing the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb

1TB Smaller Hard Drive Capacity

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb is a 1 external hard drive, and so does the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB. That's 1TB smaller than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb (2TB). More ...

'Hard Drive Capacity' denotes how much data the hard drive can hold, measured in gigabytes (GB).

A bigger hard drive capacity means that it can hold more files and data at once.

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb does not have a Wi-Fi (As do the the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb), but the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB have this feature. More ...

'Wi-Fi' indicates whether the hard drive can connect to wireless networks or not.

A wi-fi connection on your hard drive means that you can connect directly to it to read/write data without an actual physical connection, meaning you can access your storage from anywhere.

Worse Kagoo Score

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 83, whereas the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb scored 85 and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB scored 86.

$15 More Expensive

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb is more expensive than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb by $15 and more expensive than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB by $10.

Fewer Sellers

Only 5 shops sells the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb, but 9 retailers sell the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB. More ...

The smaller the number of retailers that stock this external hard drive, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Over One Year Older

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb is older than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb by 19 months. The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb is the same age as the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Rugged USB-C - 1Tb in the US is $84.94 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB

$99.94
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LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB

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2TB
5 Mbit/s
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RATE
240g

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB has a Kagoo Score of 83. However with a price tag of $99.94 this external hard drive is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB or read our article on whether you should buy a LaCie external hard drive.

Features We Love:
USB powered
Password protection

A low cost and fully featured 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.

84
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
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1 Reason For for Choosing the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB

Password Protection

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB has a password protection, and so does the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB, but the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb, the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb do not. More ...

'Password Protection' indicates whether the hard drive has password protection as a security measure against unauthorised entry.

Setting a password on your hard drive stops anyone plugging it in and reading the information stored on it - it's a good mid-level security feature.

6 Reasons Against for Choosing the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB

A Lot Heavier

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB has a weight of 240 (as does the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB), but the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb is a 193g external hard drive (47g lighter) and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb are both 100g external hard drives (140g lighter). More ...

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

Vastly Slower Data Transfer Rate

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB is a 5 data transfer rate external hard drive, and so does the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB. That's 4,995 Mbit/s slower than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb, the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb (5,000 Mbit/s). More ...

'Data Transfer Rate' indicates how fast data can be transferred to/from the external hard drive.

Faster data transfer speeds means that you will be able to transfer larger files to/from the hard drive faster.

Worse Kagoo Score

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB has received a Kagoo Score of 83, whereas the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb scored 85 and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB scored 86.

More Expensive by $30

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB is $30 more expensive than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb, $25 more expensive than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB and $15 more expensive than the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb.

Fewer Sellers

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB is only stocked by 5 sellers, but the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is stocked by 9 sellers. More ...

The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by Over Four Years

The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB is four years older than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb, 19 months older than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB, three years older than the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb and three years older than the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Rugged Mini - 2TB in the US is $99.94 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb

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2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
100g
130MB/s
WRITE SPEED
130MB/s
READ SPEED

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb has a Kagoo Score of 82. However with a price tag of $104.50 this external hard drive is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb or read our article on whether you should buy a LaCie external hard drive.

Features We Love:
Fast data transfer rate (5,000 Mbit/s)
Lighter than average (100g)
USB powered

A low cost and fully featured USB powered external hard drive.

84
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
84
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

1 Reason For for Choosing the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb

140g Lighter

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb has a weight of 100 (as does the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb), whereas the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb is a 193g external hard drive (93g heavier) and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB are both 240g external hard drives (140g heavier). More ...

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

5 Reasons Against for Choosing the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb does not have a Wi-Fi (As do the the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb), whereas the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB and the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB do. More ...

'Wi-Fi' indicates whether the hard drive can connect to wireless networks or not.

A wi-fi connection on your hard drive means that you can connect directly to it to read/write data without an actual physical connection, meaning you can access your storage from anywhere.

Worse Kagoo Score

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 82, however the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb scored 85, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB scored 86, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB scored 83 and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb scored 83.

More Expensive by $35

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb is $35 more expensive than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb, $30 more expensive than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB, $5 more expensive than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB and $20 more expensive than the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb.

Less Retailers

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb is only stocked by 3 stores, whereas the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb is stocked by 5 sellers, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 1TB is stocked by 9 retailers, the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB is stocked by 5 sellers and the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb is stocked by 5 retailers. More ...

Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this external hard drive remaining in stock.
Older by Over One Year

The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb is 19 months older than the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile - 2Tb. The LaCie Rugged USB-C - 2Tb is the same age as the LaCie Rugged USB-C - 1Tb.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Rugged USB-C - 2Tb in the US is $104.50 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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