Conclusion: If you need the fastest, rugged portable storage, the LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt is the drive you want. It's made for a Mac, but is strong enough for a PC, especially now that Thunderbolt is available on Windows laptops.
Pros: Speedy SSD. Thunderbolt Interface. USB 3.0. Both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt cable included. Ruggedized to take commuting abuse. SSD can be moved while in use. Easy setup utility.
Summary: Because this drive works well with both Macs and PCs, it is a lucrative accessory for all computer users alike. Furthermore, the latest USB standard, combined with a compact yet high capacity platform, makes the LaCie Rugged external hard drive a must-consider. Although the speeds will fail to impress 7200RPM disk drive veterans, the SuperSpeed USB helps to pick up the slack, as well as improve overall power efficiency.
Pros: Fortified- aluminum chassis absorbs drops of 7 feet, Stylish- exclusive LaCie design by Neil Poulton, Speedy- latest USB 3.0 specification allows 110MB/s, Compatible- bus-powered model works with both Mac and PC
Cons: Expensive- price tag higher than drives of similar capacity