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LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB

£269.00
LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB
91
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389 Reviews + 1 Award
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
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Value for Money
Average
75
Age
2 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and award winning 800g external hard drive.
01net.com 4 Star
800g Yes 4TB 240MB/s Mar 2018
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB number 101 across all external hard drives.

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Why Has it Scored 79?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 389 reviews. This external hard drive has received an industry award from 01net.com. Looking across the entire Western Digital external hard drive range, the average reviews for all Western Digital external hard drives are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer external hard drives with better features are available. However this LaCie external hard drive has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest external hard drives 2018.
The Rugged RAID - 4TB has some great features:
Bigger than average hard drive capacity
Faster than average data transfer rate
USB powered
Supports RAID support
Use cases

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the external hard drive is recommended.

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Average Review Score

4.2 stars (389 reviews)

66%

of Customers Would Recommend
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It's received a 4 Star Award from 01net.com.
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What Are People Saying About the LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB?

Fast Read/write Speed
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Robustness
84
12
Size and Weight
42
9
Design
35
6
Price
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Ease of Use
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How Good Are LaCie External Hard Drives?

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Key Features

Bigger Than Average Hard Drive Capacity
Faster Than Average Data Transfer Rate
Average Weight
USB Powered
Supports RAID Support
Faster Than Average Read Speed
Very Fast Write Speed
Has a Password Protection
Bigger Than Average Hard Drive Capacity
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The Rugged RAID - 4TB's hard drive capacity of 4TB is bigger than average when compared to most other external hard drives. It is bigger than 72% of all external hard drives when ranked by this feature. External hard drives have hard drive capacities of between 1GB and 64TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 3.2TB.

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Faster Than Average Data Transfer Rate
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The data transfer rate of the Rugged RAID - 4TB of 10,000 Mbit/s is very fast compared to most other external hard drives. It is faster than 96% of all external hard drives when sorted by this feature. External hard drives have data transfer rates of between 5 Mbit/s and 20,000 Mbit/s, and the average data transfer rate is 3,700 Mbit/s.

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Average Weight
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The Rugged RAID - 4TB's weight of 800g is fairly typical compared to most other external hard drives. It is in the heaviest 64% of all external hard drives when sorted by this feature.

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USB Powered
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The LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB is USB powered. 78% of external hard drives also are USB powered.

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Supports RAID Support

The LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB supports RAID support, which is unusual. 97% of external hard drives do not support RAID support.

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Faster Than Average Read Speed

Across all the external hard drives the read speeds range from 30MB/s to 390MB/s, and the average read speed is 150MB/s. The read speed of the Rugged RAID - 4TB of 240MB/s is faster than 92% of all external hard drives when ranked by this feature.

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Very Fast Write Speed

The write speed of the Rugged RAID - 4TB of 240MB/s is very fast compared to most other external hard drives. It is faster than 99% of all external hard drives when sorted by this feature. The average write speed of all external hard drives is 120MB/s, with the slowest being 25MB/s and the fastest being 240MB/s.

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Has a Password Protection

The Rugged RAID - 4TB has a password protection, which is unusual. 83% of external hard drives do not have a password protection.

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Popularity

The LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB is currently ranked number 101 across all external hard drives.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

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Age

Release Date

LaCie released the Rugged RAID - 4TB in June 2016.

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When Are Most New LaCie External Hard Drives Released?

Most new LaCie external hard drives tend to be released between November and January. For the latest LaCie external hard drive technology you may be best waiting until November 2018. It's also worth keeping in mind that the price of the current LaCie external hard drives tend to drop off when the next models are released. 12 new LaCie external hard drives were released in January 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new LaCie external hard drive releases. November was the biggest month in 2016 for new LaCie external hard drives, with seven new LaCie external hard drives released that month. In September 2015 five new LaCie external hard drives were released making it the biggest month that year for new LaCie external hard drive releases.

How Fast Do LaCie External Hard Drive Prices Drop After Release?

LaCie external hard drives tend to depreciate faster than most external hard drives. Most external hard drives drop in price by 0% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, LaCie external hard drives drop in price by 8%. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £14 on a typical £177 new LaCie external hard drive by waiting 6 months before buying.

Manufacturer's Description

LaCie Rugged RAID delivers a game-changing blend of PC and Mac.

Compatibility, capacity, speed, mobility, and reliability. As the ultimate solution for.

On-the-go professionals, the LaCie Rugged adapts to the need for performance or.

Complete data secur.

The LaCie Rugged RAID delivers a game-changing blend of PC and Mac.

Complete data security.

Use Cases

Field.

Based Content Storage: With 4 TB of capacity in RAID 0, the LaCie.

Rugged offers massive amounts of storage to carry all the content needed for ongoing projects. Acquire more photos, footage, and other types of content in the field with a single solution than ever before.

Based Editing: In RAID 0, users get up to 240 MB/s, which provides enough bandwidth to store and transfer twice as many photos at twice the speed. Users can even start to edit photos in the field with Adobe Lightroom.

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LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB Specification

Key Features
Weight
USB Powered
Hard Drive Capacity
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USB Version
Thunderbolt Technology
USB Connector Type
USB Connectivity
Thunderbolt Version
Hard Drive
Device Type
Write Speed
Read Speed
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Performance
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Operating System Supported (Windows)
RAID Levels
RAID Support
USB Data Transfer Rates
Data Transfer Rate
Security
Security Algorithms
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Design
Housing Material
Protection Features
Colour
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
User Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
Connectivity Technology

Product Identifiers

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00093053013301, 00763649087565, 03660619012909, 05057103163625, 07429502554546, 07636490074882

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