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LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB

LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
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Value for Money
Average
78
Age
2 Years Old
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Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 800g external hard drive. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 10,000 Mbit/s, is USB powered and supports RAID support.
Features We Love:
Big hard drive capacity (4TB)
Fast data transfer rate (10,000 Mbit/s)
USB powered
Has a password protection
Supports RAID support
4TB
10,000 MBIT/S
DATA TRANSFER
800G
240MB/S
WRITE SPEED
240MB/S
READ SPEED
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LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB Price History

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from £287 to £249.04 in the last 22 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.

There is a 90% chance that the price of the LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB will go up in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will increase by up to £30 over this period.

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With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB number 225 in high capacity hard drives and number 320 across all external hard drives.

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Kagoo Score
Brand Rating
89
Features
59
Value for Money
78
Age

69

69
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

LaCie is a mediocre external hard drive brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better external hard drive are available.
This external hard drive has some great features:
Big hard drive capacity
Fast data transfer rate
USB powered
Has a password protection
Use cases

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each external hard drive by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

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

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec external hard drives come to market, the older external hard drives will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Big hard drive capacity
Fast data transfer rate
USB powered
Has a password protection
Supports RAID support
Fast read speed
Very fast write speed
Fast maximum data transfer rate
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Big 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 in the biggest 25% of all external hard drive when ranked by this feature. External hard drive have hard drive capacities of between 1GB and 64TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 3.2TB.

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Fast Data Transfer Rate
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The average data transfer rate of all external hard drive is 3,800 Mbit/s, with the slowest being 5 Mbit/s and the fastest being 40,000 Mbit/s. 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 97% of all external hard disk drives when ranked by this feature.

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The weight of the LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB of 800g is ok compared to most other external hard drive. It is in the heaviest 65% of all external hard drive when sorted by this feature.

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USB Powered
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The Rugged RAID - 4TB is USB powered, as are 80% of external hard drive.

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Has a Password Protection

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

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Supports RAID Support

The LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB supports RAID support. 98% of external hard drive do not support RAID support.

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Fast Read Speed

The slowest read speed of external hard disk is 5MB/s, the fastest is 390MB/s, and the average read speed is 150MB/s. The read speed of the Rugged RAID - 4TB of 240MB/s is faster than average when compared to most other external hard drive. It is faster than 90% of all external hard drive when ranked by this feature.

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Very Fast Write Speed

The average write speed of all external hard drive is 120MB/s, with the slowest being 5MB/s and the fastest being 250MB/s. The write speed of the LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB of 240MB/s is very fast compared to most other external hard drive. It is in the fastest 6% of all external hard drives when ordered by this feature.

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Fast Maximum Data Transfer Rate

The Rugged RAID - 4TB's maximum data transfer rate of 10,000 Mbit/s is very fast compared to most other external hard drive. It is faster than 98% of all external harddisks when sorted by this feature. External hard drive have data transfer rate (max) of between 5 Mbit/s and 20,000 Mbit/s, and the average maximum data transfer rate is 4,200 Mbit/s.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An external hard drive with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB, and ranked it:

Budget Choice
This external hard drive has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

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LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB Release Date

June 2016

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When Are Most New LaCie External Hard Disk Drives Released?

June to July is the most common period for new LaCie external hard disk to be released in.

If you wait until June 2019 then you might be able to get better features on your LaCie external hard drive. Also the price of the current LaCie external hard drives may drop off just before the latest models are released in June. The biggest month in 2018 for new LaCie external hard drive releases was July, with four new LaCie external hard drive released that month. In January 2017, 12 new LaCie external hard drives were released making it the biggest month that year for new LaCie external hard drive releases. June was the biggest month in 2016 for new LaCie external hard disks, with four new LaCie external hard disks released that month.

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

Most external hard disk drives drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release, however LaCie external hard drives tend to depreciate faster.

New LaCie external hard disk drives drop in price by an average of 4% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. That means that on a typical LaCie external hard drive costing £171 you could save on average £6 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB. However we have checked the rating of all LaCie external hard drives and the average score is 71.7%.

LaCie Rugged RAID - 4TB Specification

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

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

lacie stgw4000800, lacie stfa4000400, lacie lac9000601, lacie 25quot

Barcodes

 00093053013301,  00763649087565,  00882658766282,  03660619012909,  05057103163625,  07429502554546,  07636490074882

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