LaCie 8TB d2 Professional USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 External Hard Drive

BH #LASTHA800080 • MFR #STHA8000800
LaCie 8TB d2 Professional USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 External Hard Drive
Key Features
  • 8TB Storage Capacity
  • 1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 Port
  • 7200 rpm Disk Speed
  • Speeds of up to 260 MB/s
The 8TB d2 Professional USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 External Hard Drive from LaCie features a USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 port that's compatible with devices that use the USB-C interface, including Thunderbolt 4 and 3, USB4 and 3.0, and more devices. Inside is a Seagate IronWolf Pro enterprise-class drive, which spins at 7200 rpm and offers data transfer rates of up to 260 MB/s. The drive is pre-formatted as exFAT, which allows for compatibility with both macOS and Windows systems. If you're using the drive with only one operating system, you can optimize the drive's performance by reformatting it as NFTS for Windows or HFS+/APFS for macOS.
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LaCie External HDD Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Customize Your Backup with LaCie Toolkit
  • 3Edit with Creative Cloud
  • 4Sure Performance, Certain Reliability
  • 5A Fierce Hard Drive for Intensive Projects
  • 6USB-C - Future Compatibility
  • 7Enclosure
  • 8Cooling
  • 9Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • 10Works with iPad
  • 11Rescue Data Recovery Services
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The 8TB d2 Professional USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 External Hard Drive from LaCie features a USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 port that's compatible with devices that use the USB-C interface, including Thunderbolt 4 and 3, USB4 and 3.0, and more devices. Inside is a Seagate IronWolf Pro enterprise-class drive, which spins at 7200 rpm and offers data transfer rates of up to 260 MB/s. The drive is pre-formatted as exFAT, which allows for compatibility with both macOS and Windows systems. If you're using the drive with only one operating system, you can optimize the drive's performance by reformatting it as NFTS for Windows or HFS+/APFS for macOS.

In addition to its warranty, this drive includes a five-year Rescue Data Recovery Services plan and a one-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan.

Customize Your Backup with LaCie Toolkit
LaCie Toolkit makes it simple to give important files the essential added protection they need. Back up on demand with one click, schedule daily, weekly, or monthly backups, and sync files and projects across multiple devices.
Edit with Creative Cloud
Turn raw footage into a flawless production with a one-month complimentary membership to Adobe's Creative Cloud All Apps plan.

This is redeemable during product registration and requires a network connection and an Adobe ID. It is not available in all countries.
Sure Performance, Certain Reliability
d2 Professional includes the standards which make this d2 a true professional solution: performance, universal compatibility, and the enhanced reliability of an enterprise-class drive all within an all-aluminum unibody enclosure.
A Fierce Hard Drive for Intensive Projects
A Seagate IronWolf Pro enterprise-class drive lives inside d2 Professional. Supporting workloads of up to 300TB per year, this powerhouse HDD is specifically designed for high-speed 7200 rpm performance, smooth power management, massive capacity, and 24/7 reliability. And for ultimate peace of mind it's covered by a limited 5-year warranty.
USB-C - Future Compatibility
USB 3.2 Gen 2 clearly makes the most sense going forward, which is why LaCie built a high level of performance and compatibility into the d2 Professional. You can expect speeds of up to 260 MB/s for all your epic workflows. The 10 Gb/s USB-C interface also works with USB4, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt 4, and Thunderbolt 3.
Enclosure
Forged from a single sheet of aluminum, the enclosure provides uncommon rigidity for long-term durability.
Cooling
The whisper-quiet fan and heat-dissipating aluminum enclosure pull heat away from the HDD, keeping it running fast and healthy.
Limited 5-Year Warranty
Choose with confidence. The LaCie d2 Professional is backed by a limited 5-year warranty.
Works with iPad
Connecting your LaCie drive to your iPad's USB-C port brings extra storage to your iPad and lets you access your files directly from your iPad.
Rescue Data Recovery Services
When the unexpected happens, like water damage or a natural disaster, Rescue Services help you defend against data loss and retrieval costs so you can rest easier.
UPC: 763649132050

LaCie External HDD Specs

Key Specs
System Connection
USB-C 3.1/3.2 Gen 2
Storage Capacity
8 TB SATA III (6 Gb/s) 3.5" HDD (7200 rpm)
Read Speed
Maximum: 260 MB/s
Power Source
Included AC Adapter
Storage Capacity
8 TB SATA III (6 Gb/s) 3.5" HDD (7200 rpm)
Read Speed
Maximum: 260 MB/s
Write Speed
Maximum: 260 MB/s
Default OS Support
Windows & macOS
SSD Specs
SMART Support
No
TRIM Support
No
Reliability / Data Integrity
Encryption
No
External Enclosure
Material
Plastic
Cooling System
Fan/Passive Combo
Environmental Protection
No
Electrical
Power Source
Included AC Adapter
AC Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
General
Dimensions
7.4 x 5.1 x 2.4" / 188.5 x 130 x 60 mm
Weight
3.09 lb / 1.4 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
4.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.5 x 7.1 x 4.75"

LaCie External HDD Reviews

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How long is the USB cable?

How long is the USB cable?
Asked by: Lynnea
Mine came with a 3 foot cable.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2021-12-15

is the 8TB a thunderbolt 2 or thunderbolt 3?

is the 8TB a thunderbolt 2 or thunderbolt 3?
Asked by: Jimmy
The 8TB drive is neither TB2 or TB3, but it is compatible with TB3 ports and cables. Spinning hard drives are innately far slower than type C or Thunderbolt 3 cables or ports are capable of. Mega bytes vs Giga Bytes. So the whole thing is mute.
Answered by: Alan
Date published: 2022-01-28

Is there a minimum Operating System requirement ...

Is there a minimum Operating System requirement for use on Mac? On Apple's website, they say it's OSX 10.12 for this model.
Asked by: Brian
LaCie lists a requirement of macOS 10.14 or higher for their external drives.
Answered by: calvinm
Date published: 2023-01-26

Will this drive work with a late 2014 27" iMac ...

Will this drive work with a late 2014 27" iMac with USB 3 ports?
Asked by: Andrew
Yes, the LaCie 8TB d2 Professional USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 External Hard Drive can be used on a 2014 27" iMac with USB 3 ports, however transfer speeds will be slower.
Answered by: Kennethc
Date published: 2023-03-27

Is this compatible with macbook air m1 2020?

Is this compatible with macbook air m1 2020?
Asked by: Richard
Yes. The LaCie d2 Professional is fully compatible with the M1 Mac and includes all the cables you would need to connect.
Answered by: LaCie Product Support
Date published: 2021-10-25

for the LaCie 8tb external HD, can you use, as ...

for the LaCie 8tb external HD, can you use, as replacement for the ac, the insignia multi - voltage ac adapter ?
Asked by: Terry
As per the manufacture it would be ideal to only use the official LaCie 8TB d2 Professional USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C External Hard Drive's power cord.
Answered by: dariusb
Date published: 2022-02-20

Is this a reasonably quiet drive? I have an older ...

Is this a reasonably quiet drive? I have an older 1TB LaCie that looks similar but is quite loud.
Asked by: Jack
The LaCie 8TB d2 Professional USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 External Hard Drive BH #LASTHA800080 uses a HDD with moving parts there will be some noise as it operates. If you want a silent drive you should look to a SSD.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2023-08-16

What adapter cable can be used to connect via usb ...

What adapter cable can be used to connect via usb 3.0 port in a computer?
Asked by: Lynnea
To connect the LaCie 10TB d2 Professional USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 External Hard Drive to a computer with USB-A 3.0 ports, you can use a USB-C to USB-A cable like the Pearstone USB-C 3.1 to USB-A Charge & Sync Cable (3'), B&H # PEUSB313CMA3, or a USB-C to USB-A adapter like the Angelbird USB Type-C Female to USB Type-A Male Adapter, B&H # ANUSBAC.
Answered by: Kennethc
Date published: 2023-09-27
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