LaCie is one of the most popular external hard drive brands as well as being well known for its . The company behind LaCie also manufacturers Seagate External Hard Drives.
We've collated all the key information on LaCie external hard drives in this handy guide. We've analysed over 3,200 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,000 external hard drives to impartially compare each external hard drive brand.
LaCie are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular external hard drives and start at £56 for the Porsche Design - 1TB which has a hard drive capacity of 1TB and a weight of 240g and go up to £728 for the 2big Thunderbolt 2 - 6TB which has a hard drive capacity of 6TB and a weight of 2.7kg. The average price of a new LaCie external hard drive is £206.
LaCie are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular external hard drives.
Is LaCie the Best External Hard Drive Brand?
So are LaCie external hard drives any good? We give every external hard drive a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all external hard drives we are able to impartially rank all the external hard drive brands.
LaCie is ranked the No. 3 best external hard drive brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LaCie is the 3rd best external hard drive brand out there.
Let's look at how LaCie external hard drives compare to the other external hard drive brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All external hard drive Brands
LaCie External Hard Drives
There's a wide selection of LaCie external hard drives available compared to other external hard drive brands, with over 40 LaCie external hard drives currently on the market in the UK.
However LaCie external hard drives tend to be more expensive than most other external hard drive brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. LaCie also have worse reviews than the typical external hard drive brand, with the average rating of a LaCie external hard drive being 67%.
No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price £130
Price Distribution of All External Hard Drives
No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price £206
Price Distribution of LaCie External Hard Drives
What Do the LaCie External Hard Drive Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every LaCie external hard drive to work out the average distribution of reviews for LaCie and then compared this to the other external hard drive brands.
LaCie has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its external hard drives than most other external hard drive brands.
Over 82% of expert reviews for LaCie external hard drives are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 80% across all external hard drive brands.
Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to LaCie external hard drives by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other external hard drive brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have LaCie External Hard Drives Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a LaCie external hard drive. The table below compares the number of awards given to LaCie to other popular external hard drive brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
LaCie has won 1 award for its external hard drives.
A great mid range choice, priced at £161.46 is the LaCie d2 - 4Tb, which has a Kagoo Score of 80.
Features We Love:
Big hard drive capacity (4TB)
Fast data transfer rate (5,000 Mbit/s)
Fast hard drive speed (7,200 RPM)
A fully loaded but 2 year old 1.3kg external hard drive, great for ALL the cat pictures. It has a password protection, a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM and a hard drive capacity of 4TB and is USB powered.
Value for Money
2 Years Old
LaCie d2 Thunderbolt2 4TB External Drive with USB 3.0 - Unboxing - STEX4000200 LAC9000493EK
The cheapest price that we could find for the d2 - 4Tb in the UK is £161.46 but in total we found only 1 price for it.