General

Model

Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2tb
Rugged Thunderbolt 1tb

Manufacturer

Seagate
LaCie

Amazon rating

3.9
3.9

Customer reviews on Amazon

388
1082

Connections

USB Type-C

FireWire

Thunderbolt

USB 3.0

USB 2.0

SATA

Wireless

Platform

Windows 10

Windows 8

Windows 7

Windows XP

Mac

Xbox

Sony PS

Specifications

Capacity

2 TB
1 TB

File System

NTFS
Unformatted

Read speed

170MB/s
130MB/s

Write speed

150MB/s
130MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

16 MB
8 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
7200 rpm

Data transfer rate

USB 3.0

5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps

USB 2.0

480 Mbps

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C

Max

35°C
35°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 20°C
min 20°C

Max

65°C
65°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

gold
orange

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

2 Years
3 Years

Dimensions

Product size

4.5 x 3 x 0.4 inches
1 x 3.5 x 5.5 inches

Weight

4.8 ounces
5.12 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

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  • 13.5
  • 12Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2tb
  • 13.5Rugged Thunderbolt 1tb

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