LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt

  • LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt
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Based on 15 scores, 27 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    9
  • Average:
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  • Bad:
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Pros:

  • Speedy SSD.
  • Thunderbolt Interface.
  • USB 3,0.

Cons:

  • Still pricey on a GB per dollar basis.
  • The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt offers just one Thunderbolt port and its SSD version offers only 120GB of storage space.

Expert reviews and ratings

By StorageReview on 80

The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt portable storage solution brings a lot to the table including great performance, unique design and superb durability for those who need it on the go.

By bgr.com on

First, a story. I loathe mechanical hard drives. They're painfully slow, annoyingly finicky, and prone to failure — the consumer ones, anyway. Toss one in a cheap USB 3.0 enclosure, however, and you've got a bona fide recipe for disaster. I'm sure I...

By Macworld UK on 80

For general-purpose everyday data storage, the LaCie Rugged could prove the most practical choice. There’s little mistaking the LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series, thanks to its eye-catching orange rubber bumper. You can find it in three...

By Macworld Australia on 100

Rough, tough and lightning fast, LaCie’s Rugged USB 3.0 & Thunderbolt series is a real pocket rocket.LaCie’s Rugged range is designed to offer an extra level of insurance when you’re lugging around data on an external drive. It features a bright...

By PCWorld India on

LaCie's impressive portable drive has all of the features that the modern media professional could want. The Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt drive comes formatted HFS+ and includes both the Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 cables, so it's ready to use as soon as you...

By Techworld on

After testing countless drives, LaCie's Rugged USB3 is one of my favourites to date. It's simple to setup and use, it has Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 interfaces, it's backwards compatible with USB 2.0, and offers SSD speed without a ridiculously high...

By PC Advisor on 90

LaCie's Rugged drives are popular, and this latest model adds a solid-state drive and Thunderbolt interface to the range. The drive's full name is actually 'Rugged USB 3 Thunderbolt Series' as it is equipped with both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces....

By Expert Reviews on 80

Impressive speed from both connections, but the rugged construction, high price and low capacity give it niche appeal...

By The Mac Observer on 80

In the end, however, the speed of the drive is excellent for a single SSD configuration, even considering the mysterious gap between USB 3 and Thunderbolt read performance. The drive is also reasonably priced for a Thunderbolt product, and the...

By Photo Review Australia on 85

The 1TB Rugged drive is well built and efficient and it's easy to set up and use. The bundled software provides good automatic backing-up facilities and the option for cloud storage could be useful for photographers on the move.Although we weren't able...

By CNET Australia on 80

Fast, flexible, rugged, and affordable, the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt is one of the best high-end portable drives on the...

By PC Mag on 90

If you need the fastest, rugged portable storage, the LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt is the drive you want. It's made for a Mac, but is strong enough for a PC, especially now that Thunderbolt is available on Windows...

International Review By ZDNet.be on

Wie op zoek is naar een externe harde schijf die bestand is tegen het ruwe leven op de baan, moet deze 'rugged' schijf eens bekijken. Snel is hij ook...

International Review By CNET France on 80

Le dernier Rugged Thunderbolt de LaCie établit un nouveau standard parmi les disques durs externes en termes de design et de performances. Le disque est protégé par deux coques pour éviter la poussière, les chocs et l'eau, et ce même pendant son...

International Review By Hard-H2O on 100

La llegada de los SSD ha sido una gran evolución en el mundo de los PCs domésticos, ya que aumentan considerablemente el rendimiento de un equipo, aparte de ofrecer soluciones de copias de seguridad mucho más rápidas. Esta unidad alcanza prácticamente...

International Review By PCWorld India on

The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt is a fast, portable drive with a reasonable price-per-gb. If you're working in the field (or desert or war zone) the Rugged Thunderbolt is designed to handle just about any situation. I'm surprised they don't make matching...

International Review By saggiamente.com on 80

Il LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt Series 2TB è un disco robusto e veloce, perfetto compagno di viaggio. È ovvio che chi non necessita delle sue particolari doti di resistenza troverà più conveniente un disco tradizionale USB 3.0 in plastica ma questa unità si...

International Review By 01Net on 80

Au final, le Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt de Lacie fait partie des modèles les plus rapides que nous ayons testés et ne craint pas les accidents du quotidien tels que les chutes et les chocs. Grâce au Thunderbolt, vous bénéficiez de ses hautes...

International Review By saggiamente.com on 80

Seppur con l'inattesa differenza di velocità ottenuta nelle prove, il LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt è un disco molto rapido e robusto. La qualità costruttiva è al top e si sacrifica solo un po' di portabilità rispetto alle unità tradizionali a fronte...

International Review By GinjFo on 90

Le Rugged THD USB 3.0 120 Go est un disque de sauvegarde externe et nomade. Il se présente avec une protection en caoutchouc autour de son boitier en aluminium. Son rôle est de le protéger des aléas d’une vie nomade. Poussière, chocs et pluie ne...