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LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive

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d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB
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301110EK
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Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
external hard drives
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Long product name LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive :
The short editorial description of LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive

d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB:eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 & USB 2.0
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LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive

The official marketing text of LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive as supplied by the manufacturer
Fully loaded with all the best interfaces – eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 – the d2 Quadra brings you complete universal connectivity. Boasting superior features such as a 16MB cache, advanced 3-level power management, bootability and professional backup software, it’s designed for professional performance. Easily back up, archive or exchange all of your files, videos, MP3s and JPEGs or upgrade your PC or Mac with additional capacity. Its space-saving d2 design by Neil Poulton is so versatile, it can stand upright, stack or be rack-mounted – safeguarded by the best in heat-dissipating technology. Our LaCie Shortcut Button allows you to easily launch any application with one push, such as the included software EMC® Retrospect® Express for PC or Mac.

User Benefits:
-Quadruple interface for professional use;
-Fast interface transfer rates up to 1.5Gbits/s (150MB/s);
-Advanced cooling system for quiet operation;
-Plug & play, easy to use, daisy-chainable via FireWire;
Short summary description LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive:
This short summary of the LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB, 500 GB, 7200 RPM, 16 MB, 10 ms, 3.31 lbs (1.5 kg), LaCie ‘1-Click’ Backup; SilverKeeper(Mac); EMC Retrospect Express 6.1 (Mac); EMC Retrospect Express
Long summary description LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive :

LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB. Hard drive capacity: 500 GB, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM, Drive device, buffer size: 16 MB. Weight: 3.31 lbs (1.5 kg). Bundled software: LaCie ‘1-Click’ Backup; SilverKeeper(Mac); EMC Retrospect Express 6.1 (Mac); EMC Retrospect Express . Minimum processor: G4, G5, Intel 500MHz, Minimum RAM: 128 MB, Drive device, transfer rate: 90 MB/s

This is an auto-generated long summary of LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
500 GB
Hard drive speed *
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
16 MB
Hard disk average seek time
10 ms
Ports & interfaces
eSATA
Yes
FireWire 400
FireWire-interface with a data transmission speed of 400 Mbit/s (50MB/s). FireWire is a serial computer bus technology designed as replacement of SCSI and is based on the IEEE 1394 and 1394b standards.
Yes
FireWire 800
Yes
Weight & dimensions
Weight
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
3,31 lbs (1,5 kg)
Packaging data
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
LaCie ‘1-Click’ Backup; SilverKeeper(Mac); EMC Retrospect Express 6.1 (Mac); EMC Retrospect Express HD 2.0 (Windows)
Other features
Internal
The product is built in.
Yes
Minimum processor
The lowest speed that the computer processor can run at, or the minimum amount of processing capacity that can be used, for the computer and particular program(s) to function.
G4, G5, Intel 500MHz
Minimum RAM
The lowest RAM (memory) required to run a computer program or operating system.
128 MB
Drive device, transfer rate
90 MB/s
USB 2.0 ports quantity
USB 2.0 ports have a data transmission speed of 480 Mbps, and are backwards compatible with USB 1.1 ports. You can connect all kinds of peripheral devices to them.
1
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 2000, Windows XP
Mac OS 10.2.8
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
1,73 x 6,3 x 6,81" (44 x 160 x 173 mm)
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Updated:
2011-10-03
Testseek has collected 29 expert reviews for LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB and the average expert rating is 80 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
80%
Source Review comments Score
electronicsme.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
If you find yourself quickly running out of space on what you once thought was a never ending pit of storage capacity, and you are looking to add more, then you may want to check out the LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk 1TB 301827U. Whether you are a PC or Ma...
In conclusion, the d2 Quadra Hard Disk 1TB makes a great companion to the multi-media hog in all of us. Whether it be storing music, videos or utilizing it as an expansion to your DVR, the d2 Quadra Hard Disk 1TB provides a wealth of storage that will...
92%
macworld.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
SummaryPros: Sturdy and attractive; bundled with Retrospect Express; automatic power-saver mode; quiet; vertical stand; programmable shortcut button. Cons: Heavy power adapter. Price as rated: $290 Company: LaCie, www.lacie.com...
Sturdy and attractive; bundled with Retrospect Express; automatic power-saver mode; quiet; vertical stand; programmable shortcut button.
Heavy power adapter.
If you’re looking to step up to a half-terabyte of storage, consider the d2 Quadra Hard Drive 500GB. Its features, performance, superior software bundle, and attractive styling make it an outstanding all-around choice.
90%
macworld.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
The LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk is versatile in terms of connection support, generous in terms of software bundles, and solid in terms of performance. If you’re in the market for an external hard drive, the d2 Quadra Hard Disk definitely deserves...
Four connection options; no cool fans makes for quiet device; programmable button; generous software bundle.
Average performance; no CD copy of the bundled applications.
The LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk is versatile in terms of connection support, generous in terms of software bundles, and solid in terms of performance. If you’re in the market for an external hard drive, the d2 Quadra Hard Disk definitely deserves...
80%
Digitaltrends.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
The Lacie d2 Quadra offers something we’ve yet to see on an external backup drive – four different interfaces, including USB 2.0, FireWire in both 400 and 800 flavors, and eSata. Even better, Lacie provides cables for all these interfaces...
Four interfaces, Several backup options, Works with PCs, Macs and Time Machine...
Expensive, Doesn’t save mail by default, Driver issue (with our test unit)...
The d2 Quadra is certainly a full-featured backup drive. It’s the only backup drive we’ve tested that offers four interfaces, which ensures maximum compatibility as well as maximum performance due to its eSATA ports. We also like that the...
80%
electronicsme.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
Interfaces, interfaces and more interfaces when you look at the LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk 2TB 301500U. You have the option of getting your new external drive hooked up to your PC or Mac computer via eSATA, Firewire (800 and 400) and USB 2.0. For the pe...
Whilst the Lacie 2 Terabyte d2 Quadra does have you covered for interfaces, the fanless heatsink design does mean that the drive is not as small as you might like if you are looking to move the unit around a fair bit. Perfect external drive for schedul...
72%
pcmag.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
Its a wonder we ever even used serial ports. Back in the dark days of computing, external devices connected to the PC via these 9-pin (or, arbitrarily, 25-pin) ports through which data crawled at, oh, around 300 bits per second. Thats bits. If you...
Very nice looking. Contains the most interface support of the bunch.
Most expensive, too.
The price makes this otherwise-terrific drive an also-ran...
70%
techworld.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
The LaCie d2 case design has been a staple in LaCie's external hard drive and optical drive business for years. The company has based many products on this basic design, including the Little Big Disk.Over the years, LaCie has implemented design change...
The LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk is versatile in terms of connection support, generous in terms of software bundles, and solid in terms of performance. If you're in the market for an external hard drive, the LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk definitely deserves...
0%
toptenreviews.com
Updated:
2012-01-22
In terms of fun bonus features, the d2 Quadra from LaCie has some fantastic offerings. However, this Mac external hard drive's unique features come at the cost of some other important features that are more common, although this external drive has good...
This is a great external hard drive if you're willing to sacrifice some basic features for other, less-common ones...
0%
videomaker.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
A versatile and portable drive thats ready to perform.
Excellent performance, All major interfaces included, Just format and go...
None significant...
A versatile and portable drive thats ready to perform.
0%
tomshardware.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
Forget about boosting storage capacity with old-fashioned hard drives. External devices are the way to go. We look at four 500-GB products from LaCie, Western Digital and Wiebetech.
0%
funkyfresh.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
Tuesday, 25 January 2011 17:46 The Quadra line of Lacie external hard drives are built like tanks. The aluminum case and heat sink makes for virtually silent operation. These drives are ready with both PC and Mac friendly interfaces including USB 2.0...
0%
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