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LaCie d2 - 4Tb

75

Kagoo Score

75

Kagoo Score

LaCie d2 - 4Tb

$279.99
$279.99
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and good value for money 1.3kg external hard drive. It has a password protection, a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
4TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.3kg
200MB/s
READ SPEED
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
81
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Value for Money
Good
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB

76

Kagoo Score

76

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and cheap 600g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 5TB.
5TB
600g
130MB/s
READ SPEED
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
LaCie d2 - 4Tb

75

Kagoo Score

75

Kagoo Score

LaCie d2 - 4Tb

$279.99
$279.99
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and good value for money 1.3kg external hard drive. It has a password protection, a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
4TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.3kg
200MB/s
READ SPEED
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
81
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Value for Money
Good
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB

76

Kagoo Score

76

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and cheap 600g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 5TB.
5TB
600g
130MB/s
READ SPEED
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
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LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
3 Reasons For
A Lot Faster Read Speed
The LaCie d2 - 4Tb has a read speed of 200MB/s, however the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB is only a 130MB/s read speed external hard drive (70MB/s slower).

'Read Speed' is a measurement of how quickly the hard drive can read data stored on its drive. It is measured in meg per second (MB/s).

A higher read speed means the data on the drive can be accessed with less delay and more efficiently.

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Password Protection
The LaCie d2 - 4Tb has a password protection, however the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB does not have this feature.

'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.

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Five Months Newer
The LaCie d2 - 4Tb was released two years ago, but the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB was released three years ago
3 Reasons For
700g Lighter
The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB has a weight of 600g, but the LaCie d2 - 4Tb is a 1.3kg external hard drive (700g 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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Better Kagoo Score
The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB has received a Kagoo Score of 76, whereas the LaCie d2 - 4Tb scored 75.
Cheaper by $30
The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB is $30.05 cheaper than the LaCie d2 - 4Tb.

LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
25 months old Best 30 months old

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.

Read Speed

'Read Speed' is a measurement of how quickly the hard drive can read data stored on its drive. It is measured in meg per second (MB/s).

A higher read speed means the data on the drive can be accessed with less delay and more efficiently.

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Weight 1.3kg 600g
BEST
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 4TB 5TB
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Thunderbolt Port 2
BEST
1
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
USB Version
3.0
 3.0
3.0
 3.0
Thunderbolt Technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
USB Connector Type
Micro-Usb B Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-C
Micro-Usb B Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-C
USB Data Transfer Rates
5000 480
 5000
 480
5000 480
 5000
 480
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Thunderbolt Version 2 1
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5,000 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector
Micro-Usb B Usb
Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb
 Usb Type-C
Micro-Usb B Usb
Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb
 Usb Type-C
 
 
 
Hard Drive LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Device Type
Hdd Hard Drive
 Hdd
 Hard Drive
Hdd Hard Drive
 Hdd
 Hard Drive
Read Speed 200MB/s
BEST
130MB/s
Drive Device, Buffer Size
64
 64
64
 64
Hard Drive Size
3.5 2.5
 3.5
 2.5
3.5 2.5
 3.5
 2.5
Hard Drive Interface
Usb 3
 Usb 3
Usb 3
 Usb 3
Hard Drive Speed 7,200 RPM Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Drive Buffer Size 64MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
 
 
 
Performance LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Data Transfer Rate 5,000 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Features LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Security Algorithms
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
Cable Lock Slot Type
Kensington
 Kensington
Kensington
 Kensington
Cable Lock Slot
Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
On/off switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Supported (Mac)
1 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 1
 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
1 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 1
 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
Operating System Supported (Windows)
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premium Windows 7 Home Premium X64
Windows 7 Professional Windows 7 Professional X64
Windows 7 Starter Windows 7 Starter X64
Windows 7 Ultimate Windows 7 Ultimate X64
Windows 8 Windows 8 Enterp
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Enterp
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premium Windows 7 Home Premium X64
Windows 7 Professional Windows 7 Professional X64
Windows 7 Starter Windows 7 Starter X64
Windows 7 Ultimate Windows 7 Ultimate X64
Windows 8 Windows 8 Enterp
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Enterp
LED Indicators
1
 1
1
 1
Password Protection
Password protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Housing Material
Aluminium Rubber
 Aluminium
 Rubber
Aluminium Rubber
 Aluminium
 Rubber
Protection Features
Dust Resistant Shock Resistant
Splash Proof Water Resistant
 Dust Resistant
 Shock Resistant
 Splash Proof
 Water Resistant
Dust Resistant Shock Resistant
Splash Proof Water Resistant
 Dust Resistant
 Shock Resistant
 Splash Proof
 Water Resistant
Colour
Silver Orange
 Silver
 Orange
Silver Orange
 Silver
 Orange
 
 
 
Power LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
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
230 120
12 5
 230
 120
 12
 5
230 120
12 5
 230
 120
 12
 5
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 LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) 10% Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Height 130mm 34mm
Depth 190mm 148mm
Width 60mm 90.9mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 700
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 67
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 186
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 120
Bundled Software Intego Backup Assistant Mac,LaCie Genie Timeline PC,LaCie Private-Public,LaCie Desktop Manager 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
Usb Usb Type-C
 Usb
 Usb Type-C
Usb Usb Type-C
 Usb
 Usb Type-C
 
 
 
Other Features LaCie d2 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
SSD Support
SSD support
 SSD support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Note Limited Warranty - 3 Years Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Operating Systems Microsoft Windows 7, Apple MacOS X 10.6 or Later, Windows 8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Type 1 X USB 3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compliance Industry Standards FCC Part 15, WEEE, Directive 2004|108|EC, Directive 2006|95|EC, VCCI Class B, NMB-3 Class B, CAN ICES-3 Class B Unknown - Click to provide data

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