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LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 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
79
Features
Good Features
66
Value for Money
Good
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Western Digital My Passport - 2TB

87

Kagoo Score

87

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A low cost and fully featured 250g external hard drive. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
250g
86
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
86
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Popularity
Widely Available
86
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 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
79
Features
Good Features
66
Value for Money
Good
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Western Digital My Passport - 2TB

87

Kagoo Score

87

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A low cost and fully featured 250g external hard drive. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
250g
86
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
86
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Popularity
Widely Available
86
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
1 Reason For
Better Brand
LaCie external hard drives have an average rating of 95%, but Western Digital only has an average rating of 93.5%.
6 Reasons For
350g Lighter
The Western Digital My Passport - 2TB has a weight of 250, whereas the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB is a 600g external hard drive (350g 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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Password Protection
The Western Digital My Passport - 2TB has a password protection, whereas the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB does not.

'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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Better Kagoo Score
The Western Digital My Passport - 2TB has received a Kagoo Score of 87, however the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB scored only 72.
Cheaper by $190
The Western Digital My Passport - 2TB costs $189.96 less than the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB.
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Newer by 11 Months
The Western Digital My Passport - 2TB was released 11 months after the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB

Weight

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

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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.

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Weight 600g 250g
BEST
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 5TB
BEST
2TB
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Fibre Channel Unknown - Click to provide data
Fibre channel
 Fibre channel
Thunderbolt Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
ESATA Unknown - Click to provide data
ESATA
 ESATA
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Compatible Memory Cards
Sd
 Sd
Sd
 Sd
Ethernet LAN Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Integrated Card Reader Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
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
Thunderbolt Technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
USB Connector Type
Usb Type-C Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
Usb Type-C Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
USB Data Transfer Rates
5000 480
 5000
 480
5000 480
 5000
 480
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Thunderbolt Version 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Data Transfer Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 5,000 Mbit/s
USB Connector
Usb Type-C Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
Usb Type-C Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-C
 Micro-Usb B
 
 
 
Hard Drive LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
File Format System
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Device Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Read Speed 130MB/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Drive Device, Buffer Size
256MB
 256MB
256MB
 256MB
Hard Drive Size
2.5
 2.5
2.5
 2.5
RAID Support Unknown - Click to provide data
RAID support
 RAID support
Hard Drive Interface
Usb 3
 Usb 3
Usb 3
 Usb 3
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Interface
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Performance LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Data Transfer Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 5,000 Mbit/s
 
 
 
Features LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Security Algorithms
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
Operating System Supported (Linux)
1
 1
1
 1
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data RoHS
On/off Switch Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off switch
 On/off switch
Operating System Supported (Mac)
1
 1
1
 1
Operating System Supported (Windows)
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro X64
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premiu Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro X64
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premiu Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Windows 7 Home Premium
LED Indicators
1
 1
1
 1
Password Protection Unknown - Click to provide data
Password protection
 Password protection
Housing Material
Rubber Plastic
 Rubber
 Plastic
Rubber Plastic
 Rubber
 Plastic
Fingerprint Reader Unknown - Click to provide data
Fingerprint reader
 Fingerprint reader
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
Orange Silver
Yellow
 Orange
 Silver
 Yellow
Orange Silver
Yellow
 Orange
 Silver
 Yellow
Plug and Play Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 
 
 
Power LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
External Power Adapter Unknown - Click to provide data
External power adapter
 External power adapter
Input Voltage
5
 5
5
 5
Bus Power Unknown - Click to provide data 5
Bus Powered
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Operational Conditions LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 5%
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data -20°C
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 5°C
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Height 34mm 21.5mm
Depth 148mm 110mm
Width 90.9mm 81.5mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Package Weight 700 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height 67 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth 186 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data WD Backup, WD Drive Utilities
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 Type-C
 Usb
 Usb Type-C
Usb Usb Type-C
 Usb
 Usb Type-C
 
 
 
Other Features LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data Limited Warranty - 2 Years
Dimensions (WxDxH)
111 x 82
 111 x 82
111 x 82
 111 x 82
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data Android, Apple iOS, Apple MacOS X 10.8, Apple MacOS X 10.9, Apple MacOS X 10.10, Microsoft Windows 7 | 8 | 10, Apple MacOS X 10.11
Internal Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal
 Internal
Protective Rubber Jacket Unknown - Click to provide data
Protective rubber jacket
 Protective rubber jacket
FireWire Required Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire required
 FireWire required
Mac Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac compatibility
 Mac compatibility
USB Cable Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Minimum RAM Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
AC Adapter Included Unknown - Click to provide data
AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Interface Type Unknown - Click to provide data USB 2.0/3.0
Quick Start Guide Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
USB Required Unknown - Click to provide data
USB required
 USB required
Data Transfer Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 5Gbit/s
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data Wi-Fi CERTIFIED, DLNA CERTIFIED, UPnP, IEEE 802.11ac
Waterproof Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof
 Waterproof
Material
Plastic
 Plastic
Plastic
 Plastic
DC-in Jack Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Integrated USB Cable Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated USB cable
 Integrated USB cable
Hot-Swapping Unknown - Click to provide data
Hot-swapping
 Hot-swapping
USB 3.0 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Form Factor Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5in
Built-in Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-in processor
 Built-in processor
Ethernet Cable Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet cable
 Ethernet cable
Number of Products Included Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Total Storage Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 2 TB
Password Protection Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd

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