LaCie Little Big Disk (2TB, Thunderbolt) comparison

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WD My Book Thunderbolt Duo (4TB)

WD My Book Thunderbolt Duo (4TB)
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LaCie 2big Thunderbolt Series (6TB)

LaCie 2big Thunderbolt Series (6TB)
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Price $379 at 1 store $479 at 1 store $449 at 1 store $539 to $799 at 8 stores
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3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 7 reviews 5.0 stars out of 11 reviews 0.5 stars out of 1 review 0 stars No reviews, write one! 5.0 stars out of 13 reviews
Release date September 20, 2011 January 08, 2012 March 21, 2012 August 29, 2012 March 06, 2012
The Bottom Line The LaCie 2big Thunderbolt Series strikes a balance between capacity, performance, and price and would be a good choice for owners of Thunderbolt-enabled computers. The WD My Book Thunderbolt Duo makes a very good external storage device for Thunderbolt-enabled Macs thanks to its comparative affordability, ease of use, and decent performance. The My Book VelociRaptor Duo is one of the best storage devices thanks to its balanced combination of excellent performance, practical design, and relatively friendly pricing. The LaCie 2big Thunderbolt Series strikes a balance between capacity, performance, and price and would be a good choice for owners of Thunderbolt-enabled computers.

Basic specs

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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
1
Total Array Capacity 2 TB
4 TB
4 TB
2 TB
6 TB
Interface Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt
Weight 1.4 lbs
6 lbs
4.9 lbs
4.2 lbs
6 lbs
Device Type Hard drive array
Hard drive array
Hard drive array
Hard drive array
Hard drive array
Environmental Standards Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes
Info unavailable
Localization Info unavailable Info unavailable Latin America
United States
Canada
Latin America
Canada
United States
Info unavailable
OS Required Apple MacOS X 10.6 or later
Apple MacOS X 10.6 or later
Apple MacOS X 10.6.8 or later
Apple MacOS X 10.6.8 or later
Apple MacOS X 10.6 or later
Installed Devices / Modules Qty 2 (installed) / 2 (max)
2 (installed) / 2 (max)
2 (installed) / 2 (max)
2 (installed) / 2 (max)
2 (installed) / 2 (max)
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable 3 years warranty
3 years warranty
3 years warranty
3 years warranty
Dimensions (WxDxH) 1.6 in x 5.5 in x 3.3 in
3.6 in x 7.9 in x 6.8 in
3.9 in x 6.2 in x 6.5 in
3.9 in x 6.2 in x 6.5 in
3.6 in x 7.9 in x 6.8 in
Supported Drives Serial ATA-600
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Storage Controller (2nd) None
None
None
None
None
Storage Controller RAID ( Serial ATA-600 ) - RAID RAID 0
RAID - RAID RAID 1
- RAID JBOD
- RAID RAID 0
RAID - RAID RAID 1
- RAID JBOD
- RAID RAID 0
RAID - RAID RAID 1
- RAID JBOD
- RAID RAID 0
( Thunderbolt )
RAID - RAID RAID 1
- RAID JBOD
- RAID RAID 0
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