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LaCie Rugged Triple - 500GbvsSeagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb

LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score

LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb

$119.99
$119.99
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and good spec 260g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.
500GB
800 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
260g
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
75
Features
Good Features
72
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 Triple - 500Gb

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score

LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb

$119.99
$119.99
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and good spec 260g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a password protection.
500GB
800 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
260g
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
75
Features
Good Features
72
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

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LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
2 Reasons For
Password Protection
The LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb has a password protection, but 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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$10 Cheaper
The LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb is $10 cheaper than the Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb.
6 Reasons For
Lighter
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb is a 247g external hard drive. That's 13g lighter than the LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb (260g).

'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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850 Mbit/s Faster Maximum Data Transfer Rate
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb is a 960 Mbit/s max data transfer rate external hard drive, whereas the LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb is only a 110 Mbit/s max data transfer rate external hard drive (850 Mbit/s slower).

'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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Better Kagoo Score
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 69, however the LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb scored 68.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this external hard drive and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Six Years Newer
The Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb was released six years later than the LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb
Better Brand
Seagate external hard drives have an average rating of 76%, whereas 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 Triple - 500Gb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Weight 260g 247g
BEST
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 500GB 5TB
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb 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
FireWire 800
FireWire 800
 FireWire 800
Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire 400
FireWire 400
 FireWire 400
Unknown - Click to provide data
Thunderbolt Technology Unknown - Click to provide data
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
USB Connector Type
Usb Type-B Micro-Usb B
Usb Type-a
 Usb Type-B
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-a
Usb Type-B Micro-Usb B
Usb Type-a
 Usb Type-B
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-a
USB Data Transfer Rates
5000
 5000
5000
 5000
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 110 Mbit/s 960 Mbit/s
BEST
USB Connector
Usb Type-B Usb
 Usb Type-B
 Usb
Usb Type-B Usb
 Usb Type-B
 Usb
 
 
 
Logistics Data LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb 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 Triple - 500Gb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
File Format System
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Device Type
External Hard Drive Portable
Hdd
 External Hard Drive
 Portable
 Hdd
External Hard Drive Portable
Hdd
 External Hard Drive
 Portable
 Hdd
Hard Drive Size
2.5
 2.5
2.5
 2.5
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
Interface
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Performance LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
FireWire Data Transfer Rates
800 400
 800
 400
800 400
 800
 400
Data Transfer Rate 800 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
 
 
 
Features LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Security Algorithms
Aes
 Aes
Aes
 Aes
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data CE
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
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 10.9 Mavericks
 Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 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 10.9 Mavericks
Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
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 10.9 Mavericks
 Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 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 10.9 Mavericks
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)
1 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 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise X64 Windows 7 Hom
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 1
 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 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Hom
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
1 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 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise X64 Windows 7 Hom
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 1
 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 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Hom
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
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
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 Triple - 500Gb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Bus Powered
Usb 0
 Usb
 0
Usb 0
 Usb
 0
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Height 28mm 114.5mm
Depth 145mm 20.5mm
Width 90mm 78mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 409
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 146
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 43
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 105
Bundled Software LaCie Setup Assistant, LaCie Backup Assistant Seagate Dashboard, NTFS Driver
User Guide Unknown - Click to provide data
User guide
 User guide
Cables Included
Firewire Usb
 Firewire
 Usb
Firewire Usb
 Firewire
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features LaCie Rugged Triple - 500Gb Seagate Backup Plus Portable - 5Tb
Warranty Note Limited Warranty - 3 Years Unknown - Click to provide data
Pallet Dimensions (W X D X H) Unknown - Click to provide data 1219 X 1131 X 1016
Compatible Operating Systems Windows XP,Windows Vista,Windows 7 Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire Required
FireWire required
 FireWire required
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
Interface Type 2 X FireWire 800 - 9 Pin FireWire 800 1 X USB 3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Required
USB required
 USB required
Unknown - Click to provide data
Case or Master Carton Dimensions (W X D X H) Unknown - Click to provide data 173 X 108 X 173
Compliance Industry Standards MIL-STD 810F Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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

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