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LaCie Rugged Safe

LaCie Rugged Safe
alaScore 88

4 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of LaCie Rugged Safe. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the LaCie Rugged Safe is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Paul Lester (

LaCie Rugged Safe


Lacie continues its range of “ruggedised” portable storage/media access devices with the new Rugged Safe, a similarly styled device with one immediately redeeming feature - the presence of a biometric authentication module. Or, to you and me, a...

Impressive degree of layered protection, both inside and out, fingerprint reader fast and accurate, useful software provided

Transfer speeds rather low due to enforced encryption, quite expensive

Lacie’s Rugged Safe ticks all the most important boxes and while there are some compromises to be made in terms of transfer speeds and a price premium, there’s little to criticise in the way it goes about its job. With some useful and intuitive...

Jul, 2010

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LaCie - Rugged Safe


LaCie certainly seems to have got its money's worth from designer Neil Poulton, releasing a range of devices from portable hard drives to media streamers such as the LaCinema Rugged that sport his ruggedised, stylish design. ...

LaCie's Rugged Safe is fast, easy to use and offers a number of levels of security for those concerned about unwanted parties accessing sensitive data. Although it's more expensive and, due to the automatic encryption, quite a bit slower than more...

Jul, 2010

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black, Grey
Internal: No
Protection features:Shock resistant
SSD form factor:3.5"

Other Features

Compatibility:- Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7\n- Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7
Device connectivity:Wired
Internal: No

Packaging Data

Cables included:FireWire, USB
Manual: Yes
Package type:Box
Packaging type:Box
Quick start guide: Yes


Compatibility:- Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7\n- Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7
Security algorithms:128-bit AES
Solid-state drive capacity:250
Wi-Fi: No


Bundled software:LaCie Safe Manager, LaCie Backup Assistant
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Weight & Dimensions