Overall, but this hard drive if you care about the stylish design slim fit and you just want to use it to store information. Furthermore, there isn’t much troubleshooting information available to diagnosing software error for Lacie. These should be shipped in a small cardboard box, not an envelope. There are no flashy graphics or awkward rubber wings to protect the drive. We used our standard desktop test system to test the Rikiki’s transfer speeds and found ourselves wishing for the integrated USB cable that seems to have disappeared from LaCie’s drives after the Starck Mobile. Review Sections Review Prices Specs.

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While the small file performance numbers of the Rikiki USB 3. These little bolts are a royal nuisance to remove so if the hard drive inside it dies after the warranty has expired if it dies beforeā€¦ get LaCie to replace it for youit is going to be slow going getting it ns25u2. Showing of 81 reviews. This makes it very distinct with many other portable hard drives. The best thing about the rikiki is that its lacei, stylish, and has aluminum body.

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Finally, Lacis learned its lesson from the Starck Mobile and dropped the weight of the Rikiki to a manageable grams. It may not be much but every little bit helps but it does make this a very portable drive. I guess these days we should be grateful that any kind of cable is included at all.


The drive also includes a copy of the Genie Backup Assistant, a simple backup tool that uses folder-based backup and incremental restoration points to keep your data safe. WindowsXP and bitand bit Windows Vista.

: LaCie Rikiki GB USB Portable External Hard Drive Electronics

LaCie Rikiki GB The LaCie is packaged in its own factory-sealed plastic pack, but that would not prevent it from being crushed or otherwise damaged.

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Lwcie Zuckerberg on Facebook’s That makes it useful almost exclusively for a laptop application. For warranty information about this product, please click here.

Honestly, if you are buying this device for the software it comes with, I definitely do not recommend it. Whittled down to a much smaller case than the Starck Mobile had, LaCie has earned Rikiki a new fan, and we recommend it to anyone in need of more on-the-go storage capacity. The Starck Mobile felt clunky and couldn’t keep up with the competition in both transfer speeds and cost per gigabyte.

The LaCie Rikiki is one of the smallest mobile hard drives on the market today. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Don’t see what you’re looking for?


The drive includes a 6-inch USB cord in the box that works fine on laptops with accessible USB ports; however, desktop users might need to buy a longer cable. As it is, there laciee many USB 3. View Cart Proceed to checkout.

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LaCie Rikiki USB 3.0 Review

Since this was to be used to backup data and transfer files between work and home computers, I opted not to use LaCie’s native backup software. Assuming you have auto run enabled, the first time mw25u2 attach the Rikiki to any system, you will be greeted by a pop-up window prompting you to setup your drive and then setup the software which is included.

The Rikiki is one of the smallest external hard drives we’ve tested at just 4. You’re awesome for doing it! As you can see in the chart below, the Rikiki earns the lowest cost per gigabyte by a 6-cent margin.