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LaCie d2 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive

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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.
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Long product name LaCie d2 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive :
The short editorial description of LaCie d2 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive

d2 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB

LaCie d2 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive:
The official marketing text of LaCie d2 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive as supplied by the manufacturer
Providing the fastest high-bandwidth interface available at 3Gbits/s (up to 300MB/s interface transfer rate), this powerful hard drive is engineered for speed-demanding professionals working with data intensive storage applications. Twice as fast as SATA I and PATA drives, it boasts easy installation and configuration, improved reliability, a simplified structure, seamless integration and improved external eSATA and cable connectors. Ideal for digital audio/video editing, enterprise servers and RAID 0 or 1 projects, this easy-to-use hard drive is the perfect storage upgrade for your workstation.

User Benefits:
-Blazing-fast native 3Gbits/s SATA II bus speed;
-Ideal for large-volume backup & audio/video editing;
-Safe, ultra-quiet heat dissipation engineering;
-Stand upright, rack or stack;
Short summary description LaCie d2 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive:
This short summary of the LaCie d2 SATA II 3Gbits 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 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB, 500 GB, 7200 RPM
Long summary description LaCie d2 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive :

LaCie d2 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB. Hard drive capacity: 500 GB, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM

This is an auto-generated long summary of LaCie d2 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
500 GB
Hard drive speed *
7200 RPM
Hard drive interface
Serial ATA II
Drive device, buffer size
16 MB
Weight & dimensions
3.31 lbs (1.5 kg)
Packaging data
Bundled software
LaCie ‘1-Click’ Backup SilverkeeperTM Backup
Other features
Data transfer rate
3 Gbit/s
Minimum processor
Intel Pentium II 350MHz / Apple G4
Minimum RAM
128 MB
Write seek
9 ms
Drive device, transfer rate
85 MB/s
Compatible operating systems
Windows 2000, Windows XP/ Windows 2003 / Mac OS 10.3
Dimensions (WxDxH)
6.3 x 6.81 x 1.73" (160 x 173 x 44 mm)
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 8 expert reviews for LaCie d2 SATA II 3Gbits Hard Drive 500GB and the average expert rating is 84 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.
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External hard drives are everywhere, I currently use 4 with my main rig and 1 with my laptop. I really like using them because they are easy to setup and if you need to transfer large files from one computer to another you can just go ahead and unplug...
Good On the fly encryption, Fingerprint reader, Solid design, Firewire 400 and 800...
Bad None that I found...
Bottom line Protecting your data is always something that is important to me and having an external hard drive with on the fly encryption and a fingerprint reader is great. Say someone wants to steal this drive, when they go and plug it into their computer it wil...
The LaCie d2 Safe ($350 for 1TB) was third among eight encrypted portable drives that we recently looked at. Would You Buy This? 0Yes 0No LaCie D2 Safe Test Scores Overall 89 Before You Buy How to Buy a Hard Drive Top Internal Hard Drives Top External...
Good Very rugged castaluminum case, Integrated fingerprint reader and FireWire...
Bad Large, heavy case isnt very portable, Fingerprint reader has limited functionality...
LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 301503U. What makes this external hard drive one for the security conscious is its use of biometric finger scanning that can be used with up to 5 different profiles, ensuring no unauthorized access is given to the sensitive mat...
Bottom line Gone appear to be the days when your external drive could be easily plugged into any machine and browsed at will thanks to the Biometric scanner on the d2 SAFE Hard Drive. Commercial applications of this technology are justified but regular home data b...
The LaCie d2 Safe fares well when tested against other encrypted portable hard drives.The hefty LaCie d2 Safe drive features a fingerprint reader and can connect to your computer over FireWire 400 and 800 in addition to USB 2.0.We found the LaCie d2 S...
Bottom line With a very rugged cast-aluminum case, integrated fingerprint reader and FireWire, the LaCie d2 Safe is a solid proposition - although that solidity does make it tend toward being a bit heavy...
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