General

Model

d2 Thunderbolt 3 6tb
Expansion Desktop 5tb

Manufacturer

LaCie
Seagate

Amazon rating

4.1
4.2

Customer reviews on Amazon

301
6591

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

6 TB
5 TB

File System

Unformatted
NTFS

Read speed

248 MB/s
137MB/s

Write speed

200 MB/s
120MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

32 MB
64 MB

Rotation speed

7200 rpm
7200 rpm

Data transfer rate

USB 3.0

5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps

USB 2.0

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C

Max

35°C
35°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 20°C
min 20°C

Max

60°C
65°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

gray
black

LEDs

Form Factor

3.5"
3.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

5 Years
2 Years

Dimensions

Product size

8.5 x 2.36 x 5.1 inches
4.75 x 6.9 x 1.5 in

Weight

4.8 pounds
8.3 ounces

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