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LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money 350g external hard drive. It has a password protection, a read speed of 387MB/s and a data transfer rate of 10,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
2TB
10,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
350g
387MB/s
READ SPEED
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
74
Features
Good Features
71
Value for Money
Good
68
Kagoo Score
Good
Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb

69

Kagoo Score

69

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and good spec 247g external hard drive. It has a hard drive capacity of 5TB and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
5TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
247g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
73
Features
Good Features
71
Value for Money
Good
69
Kagoo Score
Good
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money 350g external hard drive. It has a password protection, a read speed of 387MB/s and a data transfer rate of 10,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
2TB
10,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
350g
387MB/s
READ SPEED
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
74
Features
Good Features
71
Value for Money
Good
68
Kagoo Score
Good
Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb

69

Kagoo Score

69

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and good spec 247g external hard drive. It has a hard drive capacity of 5TB and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
5TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
247g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
73
Features
Good Features
71
Value for Money
Good
69
Kagoo Score
Good

LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
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LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
1 Reason For
Password Protection
The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB has a password protection, whereas the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 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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6 Reasons For
A Lot Lighter
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb has a weight of 247g, however the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB is a 350g external hard drive (103g 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 Portable - 5Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 69, but the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB scored 68.
Cheaper by $19
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb costs $129.99, whereas the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB is $149.00.
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 13 Months
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb was released two years ago, but the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB was released three years ago
Better Brand
Seagate external hard drives have an average rating of 76%, however LaCie only has an average rating of 66.6%.

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.

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 Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Weight 350g 247g
BEST
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 2TB 5TB
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Wi-Fi Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
USB Version
3.0
 3.0
3.0
 3.0
ESATA Data Transfer Rates
6
 6
6
 6
Thunderbolt Technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
USB Connector Type
Usb Type-C Micro-Usb B
Usb Type-a
 Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-a
Usb Type-C Micro-Usb B
Usb Type-a
 Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-a
USB Data Transfer Rates
5000
 5000
5000
 5000
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Thunderbolt Version 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10,000 Mbit/s
BEST
960 Mbit/s
USB Connector
Usb Type-C Usb
 Usb Type-C
 Usb
Usb Type-C Usb
 Usb Type-C
 Usb
 
 
 
Logistics Data LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Quantity Per Pallet Unknown - Click to provide data 960
Pallet Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 455480
 
 
 
Hard Drive LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
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
Read Speed 387MB/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Hard Drive Size
2.5
 2.5
2.5
 2.5
Hard Drive Interface
Thunderbolt Usb 3
 Thunderbolt
 Usb 3
Thunderbolt Usb 3
 Thunderbolt
 Usb 3
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Interface
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Performance LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Data Transfer Rate 10,000 Mbit/s
BEST
5,000 Mbit/s
 
 
 
Features LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Security Algorithms
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data CE
Operating System Supported (Mac)
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 10.10 Yosemite Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra Mac Os X 10.2 Jaguar
Mac Os X 10.3 Panther Mac Os X 10.4 Tiger
 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 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.2 Jaguar
 Mac Os X 10.3 Panther
 Mac Os X 10.4 Tiger
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 10.10 Yosemite Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra Mac Os X 10.2 Jaguar
Mac Os X 10.3 Panther Mac Os X 10.4 Tiger
 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 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.2 Jaguar
 Mac Os X 10.3 Panther
 Mac Os X 10.4 Tiger
Operating System Supported (Mobile)
Android ios 8.0
ios 9.2 ios 9.1
ios 9.0 ios 8.4
ios 8.3 ios 8.2
ios 8.1 Android 5.1
Android 3.0 Android 5.0
Android 4.4 Android 4.3
Android 4.2 Android 4.1
Android 4.0 Android 3.2
Android 3.1 ios 9.3
 Android
 ios 8.0
 ios 9.2
 ios 9.1
 ios 9.0
 ios 8.4
 ios 8.3
 ios 8.2
 ios 8.1
 Android 5.1
 Android 3.0
 Android 5.0
 Android 4.4
 Android 4.3
 Android 4.2
 Android 4.1
 Android 4.0
 Android 3.2
 Android 3.1
 ios 9.3
Android ios 8.0
ios 9.2 ios 9.1
ios 9.0 ios 8.4
ios 8.3 ios 8.2
ios 8.1 Android 5.1
Android 3.0 Android 5.0
Android 4.4 Android 4.3
Android 4.2 Android 4.1
Android 4.0 Android 3.2
Android 3.1 ios 9.3
 Android
 ios 8.0
 ios 9.2
 ios 9.1
 ios 9.0
 ios 8.4
 ios 8.3
 ios 8.2
 ios 8.1
 Android 5.1
 Android 3.0
 Android 5.0
 Android 4.4
 Android 4.3
 Android 4.2
 Android 4.1
 Android 4.0
 Android 3.2
 Android 3.1
 ios 9.3
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 10 Windows 10 Education
Windows 10 Education X64 Windows 10 Enterprise
Windows 10 Enterprise X64 Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home X64 Windows 10 Iot Core
Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro X64
Windows 7 Hom
 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 10
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Iot Core
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Hom
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 10 Windows 10 Education
Windows 10 Education X64 Windows 10 Enterprise
Windows 10 Enterprise X64 Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home X64 Windows 10 Iot Core
Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro X64
Windows 7 Hom
 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 10
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Iot Core
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Hom
LED Indicators
1
 1
1
 1
Password Protection
Password protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Housing Material
Metal Plastic
 Metal
 Plastic
Metal Plastic
 Metal
 Plastic
Protection Features
Dust Resistant Pressure Resistance
Shock Resistant Water Resistant
 Dust Resistant
 Pressure Resistance
 Shock Resistant
 Water Resistant
Dust Resistant Pressure Resistance
Shock Resistant Water Resistant
 Dust Resistant
 Pressure Resistance
 Shock Resistant
 Water Resistant
Colour
Orange Silver
 Orange
 Silver
Orange Silver
 Orange
 Silver
Plug and Play Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 
 
 
Power LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Bus Powered
Usb 0
 Usb
 0
Usb 0
 Usb
 0
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Height 24mm 114.5mm
Depth 140mm 20.5mm
Width 89mm 78mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Package Weight 500 409
Package Height 183 146
Package Depth 54 43
Package Width 120 105
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data Seagate Dashboard, NTFS Driver
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
SSD Support
SSD support
 SSD support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pallet Dimensions (W X D X H) Unknown - Click to provide data 1219 X 1131 X 1016
Minimum System Requirements Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 / Mac OS X 10.6 or Later Unknown - Click to provide data
Case or Master Carton Quantity Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Mac Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac compatibility
 Mac compatibility
Case or Master Carton Dimensions (W X D X H) Unknown - Click to provide data 173 X 108 X 173
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Country of Origin
China
 China
China
 China
Cable Length Unknown - Click to provide data 0.46m
Storage Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 5TB
Form Factor Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5Inch
Accessories Included LaCie Rugged With Integrated Thunderbolt Cable, USB 3.0 Cable (USB 2.0 Compatible), Quick Install Guide, Removable Cover Unknown - Click to provide data

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