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LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TBvsSeagate Backup Plus 8TB

LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB

73

Kagoo Score

73

Kagoo Score

LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB

$229.99
$229.99
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only average 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
80
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Value for Money
Good
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Seagate Backup Plus 8TB

76

Kagoo Score

76

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and cheap 860g external hard drive.
8TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
860g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
82
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB

73

Kagoo Score

73

Kagoo Score

LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB

$229.99
$229.99
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only average 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
80
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Value for Money
Good
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Seagate Backup Plus 8TB

76

Kagoo Score

76

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and cheap 860g external hard drive.
8TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
860g
75
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
82
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
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LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
6 Reasons For
600g Lighter
The LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB has a weight of 260, 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
Better Brand
LaCie external hard drives have an average rating of 95%, whereas Seagate only has an average rating of 93.1%.
1 Reason For
Better Kagoo Score
The Seagate Backup Plus 8TB has received a Kagoo Score of 76, whereas the LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB scored 73.

LaCie Rugged Triple - 2TB Seagate Backup Plus 8TB
51 months old Best 59 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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