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LaCie 4big Quadra
6.5 out of 10

LaCie 4big Quadra

The LaCie 4big Quadra is the most complete 4-bay RAID solution f Read more

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Reviews and Problems with LaCie 4big Quadra

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Overall 8
8.0

I'm fairly happy with these RAIDs

Amazon Customer, Amazon
19 September 2014
  • Summary: I have two of these 4big 8TB RAIDS that were bought about 9 months apart and both have had a failed power adapter, so it was a $50 part to fix it. The first RAID adapter failed after about 3 years of use and took down one of the drives.
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid, mid-level storage unit

adamb, B&H Photo
22 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Not going to blow you away with all the bells and whistles of larger storage arrays, but for semi-pro use, it fits the bill. Reminder to all, the usable storage space goes down as you enable RAID features.
  • Pros: Quiet, Reliable
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Overall 8
8.0

Top of the line hardware, no control

Reviewer, B&H Photo
27 January 2013
  • Excerpt: This is a top of the notch piece of hardware. Quality, capacity, speed are great. Manageability is the only drawback. LaCie Desktop Manager utility is mostly basic information. The only parameters you can change are Device Name, Button action, standby time, and some email notification.
  • Pros: Durable, Fast Connectivity
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Overall 8
8.0

Good backup product

Richard, Amazon
7 September 2012
  • Summary: LaCie 4big Quadra 8 TB is a perfect solution as backup solution for home office. It is reliable and fast using eSATA cable.
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Overall 8
8.0

Worked great, even with drive failure

Mark, Amazon
22 August 2012
  • Summary: I bought one of these in Feb. 2010 to use with my DVR. So the box has had heavy use for over 2 years (the DVR is always on). It's setup for Raid5. One drive failed while still in warranty from LaCie. The box correctly flagged the drive with the error.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent RAID system

S. Metzeler "libertyforever", Amazon
27 February 2009
  • Summary: Very easy to configure, very fast, at least over eSATA interface. Maybe a bit louder than I expected based on the description, but bearable.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Storage Device

George, Amazon
8 January 2009
  • Summary: This is a high quality storage device. Comes with all cables and is very easy to install. I read the other reviews about the unit being too loud..... When turned on this unit is very quiet..... Maybe the sound issue depends on which hard drive you end up with. Customer support was excellent.....
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Overall 8
8.0

Large Capacity, Fast Transfer, Simple Design

Kevin Smith, Amazon
8 January 2009
  • Summary: If you're looking for an external storage solution with eSata, this is a great solution for home offices and SMB. As a photographer and graphic designer, I've found myself going through hard drive space like cookie monster through chocolate chips (sorry, I have kids).
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