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LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TBvsSeagate Backup Plus 8TB

LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB

67

Kagoo Score

67

Kagoo Score

LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB

$229.99
$229.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 260g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.
2TB
800 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
260g
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
74
Features
Good Features
67
Value for Money
Good
67
Kagoo Score
Good
Seagate Backup Plus 8TB

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score

Seagate Backup Plus 8TB

$252.82
$252.82
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 860g external hard drive.
8TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
860g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
74
Features
Good Features
66
Value for Money
Good
68
Kagoo Score
Good
LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB

67

Kagoo Score

67

Kagoo Score

LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB

$229.99
$229.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 260g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.
2TB
800 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
260g
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
74
Features
Good Features
67
Value for Money
Good
67
Kagoo Score
Good
Seagate Backup Plus 8TB

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score

Seagate Backup Plus 8TB

$252.82
$252.82
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 860g external hard drive.
8TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
860g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
74
Features
Good Features
66
Value for Money
Good
68
Kagoo Score
Good

LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
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LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
5 Reasons For
600g Lighter
The LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB has a weight of 260g, whereas the Seagate Backup Plus 8TB is an 860g external hard drive (600g 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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USB Powered
The LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB is USB powered, but the Seagate Backup Plus 8TB is not.

Whether the hard drive is powered by USB or not.

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Password Protection
The LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB has a password protection, whereas the Seagate Backup Plus 8TB 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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Cheaper by $23
The LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB costs $22.83 less than the Seagate Backup Plus 8TB.
Newer by Eight Months
The LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB was released eight months after the Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
2 Reasons For
Better Kagoo Score
The Seagate Backup Plus 8TB has received a Kagoo Score of 68, whereas the LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB scored 67.
Better Brand
Seagate external hard drives have an average rating of 76%, but LaCie only has an average rating of 66.8%.

LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
47 months old Best 55 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.

USB Powered

Whether the hard drive is powered by USB or not.

LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
Best
Yes
No

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 Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
Weight 260g
BEST
860g
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
BEST
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 2TB 8TB
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
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 Unknown - Click to provide data 5,000 Mbit/s
USB Connector
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
 
 
 
Hard Drive LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
Device Type
Portable Hdd
 Portable
 Hdd
Portable Hdd
 Portable
 Hdd
Hard Drive Size
3.5
 3.5
3.5
 3.5
Hard Drive Interface
Firewire Usb 3
 Firewire
 Usb 3
Firewire Usb 3
 Firewire
 Usb 3
Hard Drive Speed 5,400 RPM Unknown - Click to provide data
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
 
 
 
Performance LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
Data Transfer Rate 800 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
 
 
 
Features LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
Security Algorithms
Aes
 Aes
Aes
 Aes
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 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 Mac Os X 10.6 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)
1
 1
1
 1
Password Protection
Password protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Fingerprint Reader Unknown - Click to provide data
Fingerprint reader
 Fingerprint reader
Colour
Grey Orange
Black
 Grey
 Orange
 Black
Grey Orange
Black
 Grey
 Orange
 Black
Plug and Play Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 
 
 
Power LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
External Power Adapter Unknown - Click to provide data
External power adapter
 External power adapter
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
Height 28mm 179.4mm
Depth 145mm 41.5mm
Width 90mm 118.1mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 1250
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 212
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 68
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 218
Bundled Software LaCie Setup Assistant, LaCie Backup Assistant, LaCie Private-Public Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
Warranty Note 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 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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Type 2 X FireWire 800 - 9 Pin FireWire 800 1 X USB 3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compliance Industry Standards MIL-STD 810F Unknown - Click to provide data
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Storage Capacity 2000 Unknown - Click to provide data

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