LaCie d2 Quadra USB 3.0
Featuring USB 3.0 FireWire 800 | USB 3.0 | USB 2.0 | eSATA 3Gb/s

d2 Quadra USB 3.0

This product is no longer available, contact us for a replacement!


Performance and Reliability

With the new USB 3.0 5Gb/s interface and up to 6TB capacity, the LaCie® d2 Quadra desktop drive is the ideal tool for creative professionals who need both fast speeds and large storage capacity. It features 7200-RPM drives with a minimum of 32MB cache for impressive performance and seek times, so it can handle the most resource-intensive applications. Best of all, it can achieve speeds up to 130MB/s in USB 3.0.

Cross-Platform Applications

The d2 Quadra has the latest connectivity with USB 3.0 and two FireWire 800 interfaces for daisy chaining, but it is still fully compatible with eSATA 3Gb/s, USB 2.0 and FireWire 400. It’s even USB 3.0-compatible on Mac® computers, thanks to LaCie’s USB 3.0 driver for Mac OS. With all of its interfaces, the d2 Quadra has universal connectivity, so it's easy to back up and restore any workstation, no matter the configuration and interfaces. And thanks to the USB 3.0 performance, you can make faster, more frequent backups of your data, keeping it safe and secure. Since the d2 Quadra tops out at a 3TB capacity, it can even be used as a simple and convenient storage expansion for a server

Proven Design, Redefined. With Universal Compatibility.

  • USB 3.0 for universal compatibility
  • Professional speeds of up to 200MB/s
  • Innovative design for reduced noise and vibration
  • Aluminum unibody for long-term durability




Item Number: LAC301549U LAC9000258U LAC9000481U STGJ6000400
Capacity 3 TB 4 TB 5 TB 6 TB
Internal Storage Media 1 × 7200-RPM hard drive
Interface Transfer Rates Thunderbolt 2: 20Gb/s
Cooling Aluminum enclosure for efficient heat dissipation
Unibody enclosure for low vibration and reduced noise
Product Dimensions (LxWxD) 6.772in x 1.732in x 6.26in (172mm x 44mm x 159mm)
Product Weight 5.071lb (2.3kg)
Box Packaging Dimensions (LxWxD) 8.661in x 7.283in x 3.937in (220mm x 185mm x 100mm)
Product Weight 6.834lb (3.1kg)
System Requirements  Computer with a USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port
Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
Windows 7, Windows 8, or Mac OS® X 10.6 or later
Software Computer with a USB 3.0, FireWire 800 or eSATA port
Latest version of Mac OS® X 10.12 and later / Latest version of Windows 8 and later (Windows 10 or later required or Thunderbolt™ 3)
Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
Box Content LaCie® d2 Quadra USB 3.0
External power supply
USB 3.0 (5Gb/s) cable
FireWire 800 (800Mb/s) cable
eSATA (3Gb/s) cable
Quick Install Guide


d2 Thunderbolt 3 d2 Thunderbolt 2 d2 Quadra USB 3.0 d2 USB 3.0
Strengths Performance
Universal compatibility
Max. Capacity 10TB 8TB 5TB 5TB
RPM 7200 7200 7200 7200
Enterprise Class ✔ (8TB only) -- --
Interface Transfer Rate Up to 240MB/s Up to 220MB/s Up to 130MB/s Up to 200MB/s
Interface 2 × Thunderbolt 3
1 × USB 3.1
2 × Thunderbolt 2
1 × USB 3.0
1 × USB 3.0
1 × eSATA 3Gb/s
2 × FireWire 800
1 × USB 3.0
Compatibility Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 2
Thunderbolt 2
USB 3.0
USB 3.0
FireWire 800
USB 3.0
Incl. Cables & Adapters Thunderbolt 3
(USB-C 40Gb/s) cable
USB 3.0 (USB-C to USB-A) adapter cable
Thunderbolt cable
USB 3.0 cable
USB 3.0 cable
eSATA cable
FireWire 800 (9-pin to 9-pin) cable
USB 3.0 cable
Limited Warranty 5-year 3-year 5-year(8TB) 3-year 3-year
Rescue Data Recovery Services 5-year -- -- --


Download the LaCie d2 Quadra USB 3.0 Datasheet (PDF)

Pricing Notes: