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7.5 out of 10

LaCie Minimus USB 3.0

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Overall 10
10

How to format for Mac & be sure to check the prices.

Chuck Bittner "Disabled comedian & gamer!", Amazon
29 October 2013
  • Summary: A stylish drive but you can find cheaper ones on Amazon. If you're a Mac user setting this hard drive up with your computer is super easy follow these steps. 1. Plug in the hard drive 2. Open up disk utility found in your applications folder inside the utilities folder 3. Next select the newly plugged in a hard drive and on the right-hand side you should see partition click on that. 4.
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Overall 2
2.0

Do not Buy

Amazon Customer, Amazon
26 October 2013
  • Summary: It's all true. The drive just drops off the radar for no reason. The internal power connection is faulty. Nothing is worse than having one bum wire as the downfall of your 2 TB project. Buy G drives. They are the last truly reliable external hard drive manufacturer out there. You can afford not to buy this.
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Overall 2
2.0

Lasted less than a month!

Krystle Willing, Amazon
22 October 2013
  • Summary: The drive was corrupted within two weeks. I returned it to amazon and purchased another brand. I will NEVER trust LaCie again. What a mess.
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Overall 2
2.0

returned after 1 day

Mike Page, Amazon
19 September 2013
  • Summary: I am returning this drive after 1 day of ownership. The drive dismounts spontaneously and a search for tech support on the La Cie website was nothing but an unending circle of links that always returned to the same web page. There is nobody home. I was never able to enter an info such as a problem description and, needless to say, won't be waiting for a response. Total ripoff!
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Overall 6
6.0

Performed well while it lasted

JT, Amazon
4 September 2013
  • Summary: Hooked this up to my 27" iMac. Easy to set up with Time Machine and worked great till about a month ago. It still powered up, but just spun constantly while no longer backing anything up. So am replacing it with a 2TB LaCie Minimus. If that also has a short life then it's 3 strikes for LaCie (the 1TB Minimus also replaced another Lacie drive that stopped working).
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Overall 2
2.0

Save Your Money Unless You Just Want The Hard Drive

Amazon
18 August 2013
  • Summary: This is my second and last LaCie external drive. Both had power failures after the year mark. On this one, I noticed the drive disappeared one day recently when I received an error message to properly eject drives on the Mac. Looked at it and saw it was powered off. That was a little weird. I powered it back on, and it appeared again. In a moment of foresight, I had ordered a WD replacement external drive.
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Overall 2
2.0

don't waste your money on this drive

pingchenbo, Amazon
15 August 2013
  • Summary: I purchased this unit and it worked for less than a year then failed to work. It won't be recognised by the computer because the plugin connection was detached. Sent to company for repair but was sent back without touching. Spent many hours online contacting with technical services and customer services. The reason they refuse to repair as they claimed is that the case was opened.
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Overall 10
10

Lacie 1TB drive are the best in my opinion

J. Kelly "Quako", Amazon
11 August 2013
  • Summary: This is the second Lacie driver I have purchased over last five years. The first one was a smaller driver. In looking back on this purchase I probably should have bought a larger one... The driver has worked without any problems. Easy to hook up to your computer. I didn't realize that they also provided a USB 3 cord and bought one.....now I have two.... I would definately buy another Lacie drive.
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Overall 2
2.0

No more LaCie. Tired of their declining quality.

Garcia Marquez, Amazon
16 July 2013
  • Summary: LaCie's products have been failing miserably in the last year or so. We order over 100 hard drives in the last couple of years. They used to be reliable, but now they are failing after a year or two. I recently ordered around 10 of them. 5 have failed on and off. They are unreliable. They dismount constantly, they become "invisible", they are being unable to reformat, etc. Also dealing with their customer service is unbearable.
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Overall 2
2.0

Stopped working in 2 months.

YogaBuff, Amazon
15 July 2013
  • Summary: I bought this hard disk as my backup option. I stored all my pictures and music and audio which was less than 500 MB. Just after 3 months my lapton stopped detecting the hard disk. I have tried using other computers and laptops as well and still same result. Is there any option for me left. If somebody can help me out, I will change the rating on basis of customer support.
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