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LaCie 5big
7.2 out of 10

LaCie 5big

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Overall 8
8.0

LaCie 5big

PC Magazine
11 August 2013
  • Conclusion: The LaCie 5big Thunderbolt Series desktop-class external drive gives you a huge 20TB of storage, available instantly. It's the drive to use when you need constant access to all your work or project data.
  • Pros: Server-capacity storage. Speedy Thunderbolt interface. Dual Thunderbolt ports. 5-drives.
  • Cons: External power supply. No USB 3.0 nor eSATA. Only RAID 0, 1, JBOD.
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Overall 9
9.3

Expert Review

Tweak Town
12 July 2013
  • Summary: Ignorance is bliss, but once you know, you know. The girlie looking NAS actually has more than just a nice outer shell. I'm actually a bit surprised, it's like finding a hemi in a Beatle - it goes against all stereotypes we've come to expect in a NAS appliance.
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LaCie 5big NAS Pro Review

StorageReview.com
1 May 2013
  • Summary: LaCie's 5big NAS Pro has five drive bays in a durable aluminum chassis with connectivity including both USB 3.0 and dual gigabit Ethernet NICs. It also has a strong hardware configuration with a 2.13GHz dual-core Intel 64-bit Atom processor and 4GB of RAM.
  • Pros: Professional feel to app and dashboard layout, Clean enclosure and interface design
  • Cons: Support for only 1 iSCSI share, limiting optimum performance for multiple users, Weak SMB performance in mixed workloads
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LaCie 5big Thunderbolt: super-fast 20TB storage

Hardware.Info
21 February 2013
  • Excerpt: 20 TB of storage with a transfer rate of around 700 MB/s: meet the LaCie 5big Thunderbolt
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LaCie 5big Office + Review

StorageReview.com
26 June 2012
  • Summary: LaCie storage solutions are generally known for superior design and their simple NAS OS. The 5big Office + then is a departure, in that it uses a Windows operating system instead of LaCie's standard layer.
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LaCie 5big Office: an affordable Home Server

Hardware.Info
21 June 2012
  • Excerpt: In addition to the LaCie 5big Office+ that we recently reviewed, Lacie also has the 5big Office. This is a compact server based on Windows Home Server 2011, available at the appealing price of about £345.
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LaCie 5big Office+ review: back-up for 25 PCs

Hardware.Info
6 May 2012
  • Excerpt: A Home Server not good enough? Then this LaCie Office+ could be good solution for you.
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Expert Review

Techware Labs
23 November 2011
  • Excerpt: After taking a look at LaCies’ 2big Network 2 LaCie has sent us their 5big Network 2.  Lets take a look at some of the differences between the 2big Network 2 and the 5big Network 2.
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Hands-On: LaCie 5big Backup Server Review Part 2

homeserverland.com
11 March 2011
  • Conclusion: We find the LaCie 5big Backup Server to be beautiful in design, and sleek on software, meaning it is not bloated with useless applications. On the down side, there is not as much memory as we would like and the processor is only single core, also because all these are embedded directly onto the...
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Hands-On: LaCie 5big Backup Server Review Part 1

homeserverland.com
1 March 2011
  • Excerpt: Most servers that we introduce here at HSL are multipurpose, meaning that it can be used either in the privacy of your household at home, or as a workhorse at your business place. However, this Hands- On review will focus on a top of the line, network storage device that is truly geared for a small...
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