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LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB

71

Kagoo Score

71

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A cheap and good spec 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.
2TB
5 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
240g
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
72
Features
Good Features
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money USB powered external hard drive.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
140g
75
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 Mini - 2TB

71

Kagoo Score

71

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A cheap and good spec 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.
2TB
5 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
240g
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
72
Features
Good Features
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money USB powered external hard drive.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
140g
75
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 Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
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LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
1 Reason For
Password Protection
The LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB has a password protection, however the Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb 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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6 Reasons For
A Lot Lighter
The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb has a weight of 140g, whereas the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB is a 240g external hard drive (100g 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 Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 72, however the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB scored 71.
Cheaper by $100
The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb costs $100.28 less than the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this external hard drive.
Newer by Three Years
The Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb was released three years after the LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB
Better Brand
Seagate external hard drives have an average rating of 76%, whereas LaCie only has an average rating of 66.8%.

LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
66 months old 31 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.

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 LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
Weight 240g 140g
BEST
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 2TB 2TB
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
Wi-Fi Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Integrated Card Reader Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
USB Version
3.0
 3.0
3.0
 3.0
USB Connector Type
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
USB Data Transfer Rates
5000 480
 5000
 480
5000 480
 5000
 480
USB Connectivity Unknown - Click to provide data
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5,000 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
USB Connector
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
 
 
 
Hard Drive LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
File Format System
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Device Type
Hard Drive Portable
Hdd
 Hard Drive
 Portable
 Hdd
Hard Drive Portable
Hdd
 Hard Drive
 Portable
 Hdd
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
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Interface
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Performance LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
Data Transfer Rate 5 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
 
 
 
Features LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard 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
 Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard
 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
Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard 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
 Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard
 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)
Wi 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 Enterprise Windows 8 Enterprise X64
Windows 8 Pro
 Wi
 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 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise X64
 Windows 8 Pro
Wi 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 Enterprise Windows 8 Enterprise X64
Windows 8 Pro
 Wi
 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 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise X64
 Windows 8 Pro
Password Protection
Password protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Fingerprint Reader
Fingerprint reader
 Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
 Fingerprint reader
Colour
Metallic Orange
Black Silver
 Metallic
 Orange
 Black
 Silver
Metallic Orange
Black Silver
 Metallic
 Orange
 Black
 Silver
Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 
 
 
Power LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
Bus Powered
Usb 0
 Usb
 0
Usb 0
 Usb
 0
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
Height 19mm 12.1mm
Depth 135mm 113.5mm
Width 86mm 76mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 246
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 147
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 32.5
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 104.5
Bundled Software LaCie Backup Assistant| LaCie Private-Public| LaCie Desktop Manager Eco Mode Seagate Dashboard Backup Software
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Warranty Card Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
Warranty Note Limited Warranty - 2 Years|Limited Warranty - 2 Years Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxDxH)
89 x 140
 89 x 140
89 x 140
 89 x 140
Compatible Operating Systems Apple MacOS X 10.6| Apple MacOS X 10.5| Apple MacOS X 10.7 Lion| Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion| Microsoft Windows Vista | XP | 7 | 8 Windows - Mac
Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data PC/Mac
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data Windows 7 or Later - Mac OS X 10.7 or Later
Mac Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac compatibility
 Mac compatibility
Interface Type 1 X USB 3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Required Unknown - Click to provide data
USB required
 USB required
USB 3.0 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Storage Capacity 2000 2TB
 
 
 
Special Features LaCie Rugged Mini - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim - 2Tb
Secure Access Unknown - Click to provide data
Secure Access
 Secure Access

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