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Lacie-d2-network-2.5918301
6.5 out of 10

LaCie d2 Network 2

Network Storage Type: Network Storage Server Form Factor: In Read more

Great Deal: $179.00

Reviews and Problems with LaCie d2 Network 2

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Overall 8
8.0

Windows/Mac centric

JiCiT, Amazon
4 June 2014
  • Summary: This is my first NAS type drive, so I don't have anything to compare it against, but I believe, for the price, this is good drive. For any Windows or Mac user just looking for a common location to store files, it's more than adequate. However, for my purposes, I'm a little disappointed. Pros: It looks good The price is right. Easy set up. You can skip the network assistant if you're a bit tech savvy. Nice GUI web interface. Cons: Write and read speeds seem really slow.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Network Storage

JonShow, B&H Photo
3 May 2014
  • Excerpt: I use this drive on a home ethernet LAN. So far so good. The one annoyance is that the software (Network Assistant on a Mac) doesn't always mount the drive after a restart. To address, quit, then reopen, Network Assistant.
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Overall 4
4.0

meh

Shai, Amazon
24 March 2014
  • Summary: I give it one star for being the best looking external HD out there, LaCie really knows how to design the look of their electronics. And I give it one star for how it works on the day to day once you get through the horrible setup and just plain stupid network assistant program. The last of the final three stars are for the set up.
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Overall 10
10

So far so good!!

Francisco Valencia, Amazon
7 March 2014
  • Summary: Easy to connect, works as expected. I have it in the basement with my internet setup, i can access it from everyplace in the house and even from our iphones.
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Overall 2
2.0

The $200 drive for only $500!

QAQC, Amazon
23 February 2014
  • Summary: * I bought this drive for $200. * Then I had to pay a guy $250 when the drive failed (windows completely stopped recognizing it) I had a good amount of files on this, both work and personal. * Once the drive was returned (I'm lucky I didn't have to spend $500 to have my files retrieved) I purchased another enclosure for the information (the company was able to retrieve about 110GB out nearly 700GB) pulled from the busted LaCie drive.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst Back-up drive

Joseph Banker, Amazon
17 February 2014
  • Summary: This was recommended for a back up network drive for apple products. This thing is a piece of garbage. Very difficult to set up, then it appeared and dropped off my network all the time. I was never sure if I had a valid back-up or not. Of course, I had a hard drive issue and could not retrieve the data. Had to go to an outside service to get it back from the damaged drive. Bought a new WD MyCloud and am much happier.
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Overall 8
8.0

First Time Network Set Up

John Edwards, Amazon
3 January 2014
  • Summary: Challenge: My wife and I both work from home and needed an on site backup solution for 5 PCs and 1 Mac. To me networks have always been complicated so I always used a USB backup drive separately for each computer. This got to be a very old scenario. Solution: Network Addressable Storage device with scheduled backups. I did a lot of research on this topic, media servers (DLNA certified), storage, cloud access.
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Overall 10
10

Great Lacie

Visa "Leon Ray", Amazon
2 November 2013
  • Summary: Accurate description. Solid product. Need it for my music, after I lost over 50gb of it. This should keep things sturdy until I decide to upgrade.
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Overall 8
8.0

Decent NAS

Qballrail, Amazon
22 October 2013
  • Summary: Holds data as advertised but makes occasional "screeching" noises which are concerning but it has been running well for the past 2 months. Odd that there is no valid S/N, despite sending all digits on the back, no S/N could be deciphered. I don't know how that will affect my warranty so that's another concern I have but all told, it works well.
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Overall 10
10

It works as I hoped it would work

Edward E. Pittenger "One of many students", Amazon
22 September 2013
  • Summary: If you need a large capacity hard drive, then this is the one I would suggest. Price was right compared to others, delivery was quick and it worked right out of the box perfectly.
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