G-Technology's G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.0 hard drive is easy to set up and carry anywhere for storing your most important documents, MP3s, digital video, and photo files. Inside its sleekly thin special-edition aluminum case is a high-performance 5400 RPM hard drive with impressive USB 3.0 connectivity. It's also bus powered, so there’s no need to carry an external AC power supply.
- High-speed USB 3.0 connectivity
- Thin, beveled aluminum case makes for easy portability
- 1TB storage handles videos, photos, documents, and music
- Bus-powered design eliminates the need for a separate power connection
- Plug-and-play Mac OS setup and easily reformatted for Windows
- Time Machine compatible
Did you notice?Delivers speedy performance along with USB 3.0 connectivity.
Apple Recommends ForHandy, bus-powered storage for taking along your essential files wherever you go.
What's in the Box?
- G-Technology G-DRIVE mobile USB hard drive
- USB 3.0 cable (compatible with USB 2.0)
- Quick start guide
- Other Features: Time Machine compatible
- Connections: USB 3.0
- Height: 0.51 in./1.3 cm
- Width: 5.08 in./12.9 cm
- Weight: 6.24 oz./176.91 g
- Length: 3.23 in./8.2 cm
- Mac OS X v10.6 or later
- Windows 8/7/Vista
- Mfr. Part Number: 0G03234
- UPC or EAN No.: 705487194425
- Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
- Warranty: Three-year limited
Ratings & Reviews
Such a great hard drive!
I sell a lot of hard drives and this by far is my favorite external hard drive. it works great as a backup hard drive. It's design I sell a lot of hard drives and this by far is my favorite external hard drive. it works great as a backup hard drive. It's design compliments Apple's beautiful computers very well.
I'm a Apple Certified Macintosh Technician and I've never seen a G-Tech hard drive fail.
Buy this hard drive and backup your data. …
- Written by Phil O from Albuquerque
435 of 441 people found this useful
Had it a month now and it's fast always worked and for the price well worth it also has password protection and it's very very sma Had it a month now and it's fast always worked and for the price well worth it also has password protection and it's very very small and sleek n sexy …
- Written by Michael G from Edmonton
252 of 268 people found this useful
It looks nice next to my Mac and it downloads really fast. I'm happy with it.
- Written by Santiago R from Arleta
174 of 184 people found this useful
Great Value!!!! Awesome for Time Capsule Backup
I just recently replaced my old MacBook with a MacBook Pro Retina and needed to save all my files after doing tons of research I f I just recently replaced my old MacBook with a MacBook Pro Retina and needed to save all my files after doing tons of research I found this one at a great value, well known brand, very slim and sturdy... It's a great purchase and I will probably but another as a Christmas present!!! …
- Written by Brittney W from Antioch
4 of 4 people found this useful
I was worried about the earlier review about the loose connection; on my 2010 laptop it seemed to be a little loose, but I later l I was worried about the earlier review about the loose connection; on my 2010 laptop it seemed to be a little loose, but I later learned that with a little more force you can push it in further and it'll be quite secure.
It is easier to plug it into a secure position in my 2014 laptop, it's a much better fit. I've used it for a few weeks without any problems, and 1TB for this price seems like a good deal. …
- Written by Lucas X from Irvine
8 of 8 people found this useful
Wow, great product and deal
I have a 500GB hard drive that I pretty much filled up with pictures and videos. I didn't want to invest in a new iMac yet, but I I have a 500GB hard drive that I pretty much filled up with pictures and videos. I didn't want to invest in a new iMac yet, but I needed space. For a long time I hesitated to buy an external because they are expensive. I can't believe the price and capacity of this one. I put all my iPhoto library on it and now I freed up my mac and it runs better. So happy this product is available. I look forward to getting another one soon to do the same thing with my Macbook. …
- Written by Christian O from Richmond
15 of 15 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Can I put movies from iTunes on this?
- Asked by Kevin K from Elkhart
Note: If you move your media to an external hard drive, you must connect that drive to your computer Note: If you move your media to an external hard drive, you must connect that drive to your computer to access your files. Remember to back up the media you have in iTunes.
Choose iTunes > Preferences.
Click the Advanced button.
Click the Change button in the "iTunes Media folder location" pane. The Change iTunes Media Folder Location window appears.
Choose where you want to save your new iTunes Media folder.
Note: Your iTunes Media folder is named "iTunes Media" in ~/Music/iTunes/ (the tilde ~ represents your home directory).
Click the New Folder button in the Change iTunes Media Folder Location window. The New Folder window appears.
Enter the name of the new iTunes Media folder.
Click Open in the Change iTunes Media Folder Location window.
Click OK in the Advanced window.
iTunes 9 or later: Choose File > Library > Organize Library.
iTunes 7 or iTunes 8 for Mac: Choose File > Library > Consolidate Library.
In the Organize Library (or Consolidate Library) window, select "Consolidate files."
Important: All of your media files should copy to the new location. There must be enough hard disk space available to copy all of your media files.
After the folder copies, find your original iTunes Media folder and drag it to the Trash.
Important: Keep the iTunes library files that may be in the same location as the iTunes Media folder. Learn about the iTunes library files.
Quit iTunes and open iTunes again.
If you see the alert "The folder containing "iTunes Library" cannot be found, and is required. Please choose or create a new iTunes library," you may have moved the iTunes library files. You should move them out of the Trash and back to where they were.
If you can open and close iTunes without seeing the alert, empty the Trash. …
- Answered by Nima T from Melbourne
can it be used with mac air?
- Asked by Julie P from Portland
- Answered by Miles T from Somerville
How can i move photos from the iPad to this hard drive?
- Asked by Carol O from Palm Coast
Not directly as the iPad does not have a USB port. However, you can transfer your photos from your i Not directly as the iPad does not have a USB port. However, you can transfer your photos from your iPad to a PC or Apple Computer (Laptop, iMac, etc) and then transfer the photos from there to the hard drive. …
- Answered by Nima T from Melbourne
can i boot up from this HD if my internal HD fails?
- Asked by H. W from Livermore
yes..... but as its storage is 1 TB u can just make partition and boot your computer
- Answered by Prazin S
Will this hard drive work with a Thunderbolt to Firewire adapter?
- Asked by Nancy M from Normal
This drive is over USB only, so no thunderbolt or firewire compatibility.
- Answered by Elizabeth B from Ridgewood