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LaCie's limited edition Blade Runner hard drive combines signature industrial design with speedy performance, but for a hefty price. quote


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TechRadar Apr 15, 2013

Designer looks don't come cheap: the Blade Runner carries a premium of about half as much again over other 4TB USB3 drives, although they tend to be housed in plastic enclosures.

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StorageReview Jan 13, 2013

The LaCie Blade Runner by Philippe Starck offers spectacular design elements at a cost that's barely more than the 4TB hard drive inside. The drive offers nearly 180MB/s read and write performance, making the Blade Runner a great combination of both beauty and braun.

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Computer Shopper Oct 7, 2013

The limited-edition Blade Runner is like no other external hard drive you can buy—and actually a decent value for what it is. It’s a fine buy as both a conversation piece and a storage solution.

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Engadget Jan 6, 2013

Philippe Starck, the design mind behind various Parrot wares, has teamed up with LaCie once more for a quite dapper external storage device. ... Only 9,999 of these bad boys will be produced so you'll need to have your affairs in order ahead of time if the gadget strikes your design sensibilities.

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Laptop Magazine Jan 9, 2013

We like the industrial design of the Blade Runner. The sharp angles of the fins contrast nicely with the smooth, flowing shape in the center. Despite its weight, the various shadows it creates will make you want to turn it every which way. Just don’t drop it on your foot.

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CNET Jan 6, 2013

The artsy aspect aside, the drive's body also works as a heat-sink to keep itself cool. The drive is relatively light for how big it is and considering all the metal used in the making of it. On the inside, the Blade Runner houses a 4TB high-speed hard drive.

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Gizmodo Jan 6, 2013

The company appears to have just one-upped its past efforts with the stunning Blade Runner that packs four terabytes of storage into an enclosure that looks like it was sculpted by a renaissance master.

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SlashGear Jan 8, 2013

Despite the desktop-sized drive, the Blade Runner manages to avoid requiring any active cooling, thanks to the fins acting as passive cooling. In effect a huge radiator, shedding heat ambiently, it leaves the drive silent in operation.

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Pocket-Lint Jan 7, 2013

Thinking practically, the Philippe Starck logo is the power button and LED backlit to indicate drive activity. It also has a USB 3.0 connection and 4TB of storage on offer, with 10GB of Wuala Secure Cloud Storage and back-up software.

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