LaCie Starck Mobile Hard Drive USB2
Good copy and duplication speeds; clever design.
Stylish & sleek design, Retractable USB cable
Sexy design; embedded USB cable.
Heavy for a portable drive.
Very heavy aluminum body, Included backup software is 32bit Windows only, Large transfers are slow
No FireWire port; heavy aluminum casing; competition offers a cheaper cost per gigabyte; short USB cable; bulky USB plug doesn't play well with other peripherals.
By Expert Reviews on May 30, 2010
LaCie's Starck Mobile looks and feels classy, but its captive USB cable isn't as well designed as the rest of the disk....80
By Electronicsme on May 03, 2010
The Starck mobile, while providing some good design elements, falls into a higher price bracket for an external drive. It may be worthwhile for a mobile professional who meets a lot of clients face to face, but a standard home user can find better...68
By Tom's Hardware on April 02, 2010
All eight portable drives we tested work well if you mainly need a device to store large amounts of user data that doesn't depend much on performance. As soon as you apply more demanding workloads, it's time to start paying more attention to the...-
By PC Authority on March 05, 2010
If you're looking for extra storage for your music and photos, the LaCie Stark looks stylish, though it's not the best value...50
By DigitalVersus on March 04, 2010
Software suite Like most manufacturers, LaCie delivers its external hard drives with a software suite. The one on the Starck Mobile Hard Drive has the Genie Backup assistant. It doesn’t do much that other suites don’t: it can launch an...80
By PC Pro on November 26, 2009
Looks the business, but this drive lacks all-out speed and is very pricey...50
By Techworld on November 24, 2009
When I first connected the Starck Mobile Hard Drive, the LaCie Setup Assistant started up and asked how I would like to format the drive. I clicked on Mac and in seconds it was reformatted to Mac Journaled HFS and therefore also Time Machine...-
By Macworld on November 23, 2009
Ive yet to handle a mobile drive that feels as tough as the LaCie Starck Mobile. Additionally, its copy and duplication tests are very, very impressive and the inclusion of the power-splitter cable means that LaCie recognizes the importance of...80
By TechReviewSource on November 01, 2009
External hard drives are always nice to have, especially since they are so useful for transporting data, making backups, and adding more storage capacity to your computer. LaCie, a storage solution company, has released the LaCie Starck Mobile...60
By cnet on October 20, 2009
LaCie clearly spent a lot of time designing the look and feel of the Starck Mobile Hard Drive, but it trips up on the basic essentials like weight, ease of use, cost per gigabyte, and transfer speed. Hard-core design geeks will get a kick out of its...58