Summary: Superior design, far away from the others portable drives. Aluminium external case, not plastic. Very compact size. Three years warranty. I had no problem ever with any movement or transport. Great performance for more than a year. Neither LaCie has released better model.
Summary: Good drive- would recommend. Fast, reliable, transfers quick and reliable, good cable, has not failed yet after 1 year of use. Used it also for Time Machine as well as external destination drive.