Summary: Really liking this hard drive. Have been using it to back up my MacBook to time machine and the speed is great. On top of that, it's stylish and quite affordable considering the brand. Highly recommend.
Summary: I am using this as a external hard drive when using Time Machine on my sister's Macbook Pro mid-2009 model. All I had to do was connect it to the Macbook, reformat the hard drive, and did a backup. Unfortunately, her Macbook only supports USB2.0 so it took about 2.5hrs to do a complete backup.
Excerpt: This LaCie hard drive is perfect for backing up precious photos on the go. I shoot a large number of photos with my Nikon D800. The photo files are often very sizable. If I have time between shoots to do preliminary edits and digital markups, I often need a compact hard drive to backup my work while...
Pros: Easy To Install, Fast, Highly Compatible, Quiet, Reliable, rugged
Summary: I buy these LaCie Porsche drives as Time Machine Backups for my MacBookPro laptops. The drives have 1TB of space and they are backing up laptops with 500GB drives. This is the best solution that I have found for backing up a laptop in a cost effective manner.
Excerpt: don't even bother with any other mobile drive -they mostly have plastic covers and are not well made-this one is a propper-real mckoy well made,with a metal casing(A RARITY)-buY this and you won't regret it-and support a good manufacturer too!
Pros: Durable, Fast Connectivity, Quiet, Reliable, Versatile