Editors Liked

  • Speedy solid-state drive (SSD). Has both Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 interfaces. Easy storage for permanently attached Thunderbolt cable. Ruggedized to take travel abuse. SSD can be moved while in use. Easy setup utility. Three-year warranty
  • Excellent physical data protection, Great performance for read and write, Integrated Thunderbolt cable
  • The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt All-Terrain Portable Drive has extremely fast Thunderbolt performance, innovative casing design, and also supports USB 3.0
  • Wellbuilt, portable and bus powered, ultrafast interfaces, included cables, relatively affordable
  • Speedy SSD. Thunderbolt Interface. USB 3.0. Both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt cable included. Ruggedized to take commuting abuse. SSD can be moved while in use. Easy setup utility
  • The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt offers great performance, USB 3.0 support, and is rugged and competitively priced

Editors Didn't Like

  • Detachable port cover is easy to lose. A little pricey
  • Lose USB 3.0 port and activity light when port cover is in place
  • The SSD version of the drive is pricey, and its USB 3.0 performance is not the best on the market
  • Unexplained slower read speeds via Thunderbolt, no Thunderbolt passthru support, design may not be attractive to some
  • Still pricey on a GB per dollar basis
  • The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt offers just one Thunderbolt port and its SSD version offers only 120GB of storage space