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Buffalo DriveStation - 2TbvsLaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb

Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score

Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb

$129.99
$129.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money 921g external hard drive. It has a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
921g
74
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
72
Features
Good Features
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb

71

Kagoo Score

71

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and affordable USB powered external hard drive.
1TB
260 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
100g
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
72
Features
Good Features
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score

Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb

$129.99
$129.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money 921g external hard drive. It has a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
921g
74
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
72
Features
Good Features
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb

71

Kagoo Score

71

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and affordable USB powered external hard drive.
1TB
260 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
100g
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
72
Features
Good Features
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
2 Reasons For
Better Kagoo Score
The Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 72, but the LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb scored 71.
Better Brand
Buffalo external hard drives have an average rating of 75%, however LaCie only has an average rating of 66.8%.
3 Reasons For
821g Lighter
The LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb has a weight of 100g, however the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb is a 921g external hard drive (821g heavier).

'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.

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Cheaper by $30
The LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb costs $99.95, whereas the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb is $129.99.
Newer by Three Years
The LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb was released three years ago, but the Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb was released six years ago

Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
68 months old 38 months old Best

Weight

'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.

Hard Drive Capacity

'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.

Hard Drive Speed

'Hard Drive Speed' is a measurement of the speed of the hard-drive, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM).

Higher RPMs means the hard drive is spinning faster, meaning data on the drive can be accessed with less delay and more efficiently.

Data Transfer Rate

'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.

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
Weight 921g 100g
BEST
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 2TB
BEST
1TB
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated Card Reader
Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
3.0
 3.0
3.0
 3.0
FireWire 800 Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire 800
 FireWire 800
FireWire 400 Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire 400
 FireWire 400
USB Connector Type
Micro-Usb B Usb Type-B
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-B
Micro-Usb B Usb Type-B
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-B
USB Data Transfer Rates
5000
 5000
5000
 5000
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5,000 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector
Micro-Usb B Usb
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb
Micro-Usb B Usb
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb
 
 
 
Hard Drive Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
File Format System
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Device Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Hard Drive Size
2.5
 2.5
2.5
 2.5
Hard Drive Interface
Serial
 Serial
Serial
 Serial
Hard Drive Speed 7,200 RPM
BEST
5,400 RPM
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Interface
Serial Ata Iii
 Serial Ata Iii
Serial Ata Iii
 Serial Ata Iii
 
 
 
Performance Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
FireWire Data Transfer Rates
800 400
 800
 400
800 400
 800
 400
Data Transfer Rate 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
260 Mbit/s
 
 
 
Features Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
Security Algorithms
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Operating System Supported (Windows)
1
 1
1
 1
LED Indicators
Power 1
 Power
 1
Power 1
 Power
 1
Password Protection
Password protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Housing Material
Rubber
 Rubber
Rubber
 Rubber
Fingerprint Reader
Fingerprint reader
 Fingerprint reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
Black Orange
White
 Black
 Orange
 White
Black Orange
White
 Black
 Orange
 White
Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
External Power Adapter
External power adapter
 External power adapter
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency 50Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-in Battery
Built-in battery
 Built-in battery
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (Typical) 18W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
100-240
 100-240
100-240
 100-240
AC Adapter Frequency
50
 50
50
 50
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100-240
 100-240
100-240
 100-240
Bus Powered
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) 35°C Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
Height 120mm 28.6mm
Depth 187mm 144mm
Width 39mm 89.9mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 500
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 54
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 183
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 120
Bundled Software RAMDISK, SecureLock Manager Easy, TurboPC EX Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Warranty Card
Warranty card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
Firewire Usb
 Firewire
 Usb
Firewire Usb
 Firewire
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features Buffalo DriveStation - 2Tb LaCie Rugged Triple - 1Tb
Warranty Note Limited Warranty - 2 Years Unknown - Click to provide data
Service & Support Limited Warranty - 2 Years Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxDxH)
90 x 28
 90 x 28
90 x 28
 90 x 28
Compatible Operating Systems Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista (32|64 Bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32|64 Bits), Windows 8 (32|64 Bits), Apple MacOS X 10.5 - 10.8 Windows XP,Windows Vista,Windows 7
FireWire Required Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire required
 FireWire required
Services Support Period Limited Warranty - 2 Years Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Type 1 X USB 3.0 - 9 Pin USB Type B Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Required Unknown - Click to provide data
USB required
 USB required
Compliance Industry Standards Plug and Play Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired

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