Summary: Excellent hard drive - silent, and fast. I did go ahead and cover the bright blue light on the front with a sticky note because it's pretty bright at night, but cool regardless. Thanks for offering such an amazing product! (oh, I use this on a mac and it works perfectly!)
Summary: I spend at least 5 minutes a day trying to move it in such a way to keep it from rattling noisily – unsuccessfully. I paid way too much for something that makes this much noise. It's paired with a 2013 Mac Pro, which is dead quiet so it's the weakest link in my setup. Brutal.
Summary: I've had this for about a month now and I've already finished a big project on Final Cut Pro with all the media files on LaCie. Everything went smoothly and I had no complaints. Of course it's not as fast as my internal SSD on my Macbook Retina but it was way faster than any other external hard...
Summary: At first, it would disconnect after about 5 minutes from my Mac Pro. But after a Mavericks update, it didn't do it anymore. So now it works great. If I sleep my mac, this will shut off after about 20 seconds.
Exciting Speed Improvement over old firewire drives
Kenneth G. Nielsen, Amazon
17 July 2014
Summary: First impression of this drive is that it has made my whole system more responsive over the firewire drives which I have now daisy-chained off of this drive as backup drives using a thunderbolt to firewire adapter cable. All is working extremely well.
Summary: I own 4 of these and a 5Big Network NAS 10TB. In about 3 years I had one catastrophic loss on one of the 2Bigs (Pretty much my fault, using RAID 0 and hard drives do fail.) The 10Big keeps telling me that one of my hard drives is "missin.