Editors Liked

  • Made of durable aluminum, Handy online backup software, Lightweight
  • Great looks, All metal construction is very sturdy yet sheds heat passively, Decent performance, Small size!, Comes with decent backup software, Uses ASMedia USB 3.0 SATA bridge chipset
  • The drive has a sleek design and the included software supports both Windows and Mac

Editors Didn't Like

  • Slow transfer speeds, Took extra time to install software, Not rated for drop tests
  • USB 2.0 power capability issues with the included single port cable, Only 2 years of warranty, Security torx screws means that drive replacement will be difficult, No power On/Off switch for drive, Short USB 3.0 cable included
  • LaCie customer support is seriously lacking and the drive has average transfer speeds