General

Model

SP A60 3tb
D2 Thunderbolt 2 4tb

Manufacturer

Silicon Power
LaCie

Amazon rating

3.5
4.1

Customer reviews on Amazon

9
301

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

3 TB
4 TB

File System

FAT32
Unformatted

Read speed

119MB/s
200 MB/s

Write speed

108MB/s
192 MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

8 MB
64 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

55°C
35°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 40°C
min 20°C

Max

70°C
60°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

black
gray

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
3.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

3 Years
3 Years

Dimensions

Product size

5.5 x 3.4 x 0.9 inches
8.55 x 2.35 x 5.12 inches

Weight

11.2 ounces
14.6 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

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  • 10.5
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  • 10.5SP A60 3tb
  • 13.5D2 Thunderbolt 2 4tb

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