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

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LaCie
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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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Warranty: 2 Year Limited Warranty
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, 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: 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.
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
Number of USB 2.0 ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 ports are usually black.
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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).
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
macworld.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-03
Low-cost external hard drives are ten-a-penny these days. However, most use a standard USB 2.0 interface, or possibly FireWire 400 (which is the slower of the two versions of FireWire). Those two options are fine for most home and small business users...
Slimline desktop drive with USB, FireWire and eSATA interfaces...
More expensive than standard USB hard drives Min specs: Mac with USB 2.0 or FireWire 400 interface...
The d2 Quadra doesn’t provide any special features that can’t be found in a dozen other hard disks drives from rival manufacturers. However, it’s neatly designed and performs well, and you don’t have to pay too much extra for the a...
80%
pcadvisor.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-03
The LaCie d2 case design has been a staple in LaCies 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 cha...
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...
80%
pcadvisor.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-03
The LaCie d2 Quadra external hard drive combines an innovative noise-reducing design with a choice of inputs and some well thought-out software. LaCie has a reputation for the design of its hard drives: there’s a generation of designers that still...
The LaCie d2 Quadra is an outstanding concept, but gives only mediocre performance. Neil Bennet, Digital Arts Lowest online price: ££127.99...
80%
digitalartsonline.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-03
LaCie has a reputation for the design of its hard drives: there’s a generation of designers that still call external hard drives ‘LaCie drives’ after the ubiquitous blue models of the late 1990s. The d2 Quadra combines an innovative noise-reducing d...
80%
pocket-lint.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
Fast hard drive access times and good bundle of software make this an attractive external hard drive, just a pity larger versions are so expensive...
Plenty of connections, power saving features...
Can be cumbersome to set up...
Fast hard drive access times and good bundle of software make this an attractive external hard drive, just a pity larger versions are so expensive...
80%
expertreviews.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-03
LaCies d2 Quadra has a front-mounted button that launches the included Retrospect Express backup program or an application of your choice. Its the only disk in the group with eSATA, USB Hi-Speed, FireWire 400 and 800 ports. The d2 did consistentl...
80%
techradar.com
Updated:
2011-10-03
On the face of it the LaCie d2 Quadra has a lot going for it. The "Quadra" in this case refers to the fact that youre provided with quadruple interface options, including eSATA and USB, in addition to both 400 and 800 variants of FireWire.Better still...
Stylish, Good connectivity options, Power management system...
Have to spend a while reformatting the drive before you can get started...
On the face of it the LaCie d2 Quadra has a lot going for it. The "Quadra" in this case refers to the fact that youre provided with quadruple interface options, including eSATA and USB, in addition to both 400 and 800 variants of FireWire.Better still...
80%
tomshardware.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-03
The hard drive as we know it has changed. It is still a small box of iron casting with rotating platters inside, but it is no longer just the place where you install your operating system and some applications. The hard drive is shifting towards the c...
0%
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