Summary: Looking for a drive that has FireWire 800, eSATA, and USB 3.0? The LaCie d2 Quadra USB 3.0 hard drive has these connectors, as well as zippy transfer rates. (Macworld Lab tested the 2TB [$260] version of the d2. It is also available in 1TB [$190] and 3TB [$400] capacities.
Summary: Overall, the LaCie d2 1TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive is a great accessory for your home or office environment, and it is exclusively designed to be heat-efficient, stackable, and power-friendly. While it is priced above that of competing terabyte hard drives, it is still a good value and certainly one of the many recommendations to choose from. If you need a fast, reliable, and stylish backup disk, then consider this storage hard drive from LaCie.
Pros: Fast- supports USB 3.0 with write transfers up to 130MB/s, Reliable- exclusive aluminum heatsink design improves drive life, Stylish- features drive stand; can be stacked with other drives, Capable- 1TB capacity makes it a worthy backup disk, Edgy- priced slightly higher than competing drives
Conclusion: Great performance and build quality make the LaCie d2 USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series a compelling option if you’re after fast storage access. Although it’s not cheap, the d2 is an excellent unit.
Excerpt: När man i lagringssammanhang pratat om USB 2.0 så har man liksom fnissat lite. När Apple för fram Mac Mini Server som ett seriöst alternativ så finns det en (1)... När man i lagringssammanhang pratat om USB 2.0 så har man liksom fnissat lite. När Apple för fram Mac Mini Server som ett seriöst alternativ så finns det en (1) FireWire 800-port i aktern. Resten är USB 2.0.