G-Technology 2TB G-DRIVE USB 3.0 Professional Hard Drive

G-Technology 2TB G-DRIVE USB 3.0 Professional Hard Drive

S$299.00

3.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 22 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    The G-Technology G-DRIVE hard drive is a superb choice for projects like digital photography, audio/video editing and high-speed data backup that involve huge amounts of data. That's because its USB 3.0 and FireWire interfaces can handle enormous traffic volumes. Plus it's plug and play on Mac OSX and ready to use with Time Machine. And G-DRIVE remains cool and quiet thanks to an all-aluminium enclosure with an integrated heat-sink system.

  • Highlights

    • USB 3.0 and FireWire ports for flexible, high-speed data transfer
    • Integrated heat-sink for near silent operation and cooling
    • Solid all-aluminium case makes for durability and stylish looks
    • Plenty of storage for digital video, music, and photo files
    • Includes all cables
    • Time Machine-ready, plug-and-play setup on Mac OS
    • Mac OS X and Windows compatible
    • Three-year factory warranty
  • Did you notice?

    The sleek aluminium enclosure delivers the best in reliability and durability.
  • Apple Recommends For

    A perfect companion for your Mac and all your demanding applications.
  • What's in the Box?

    • G-Technology G-DRIVE Professional External Hard Drive
    • Universal AC power supply
    • FireWire 800 cables
    • USB 3.0 cable (backward compatible with USB 2.0)
  • Tech Specs

    • Other Features: Kensington Port, Time Machine compatible
    • Connections: Firewire 400, Firewire 800, USB 2.0, USB 3.0
    • Power Source: External power supply
    • Height: 47 mm/1.85 in.
    • Width: 130 mm/5.125 in.
    • Weight: 1300 g
    • Length: 235 mm/9.25 in.
  • System Requirements

    Mac

    • USB 3.0, USB 2.0 or FireWire port
    • OS X 10.5 or later

    Windows

    • USB 3.0, USB 2.0 or FireWire port
    • Windows 2000/XP/Vista
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: 0G02529
    • UPC or EAN No.: 705487191080

    Warranty

    • 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.

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (3.0 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Do NOT buy this drive!

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I made the mistake of buying a G-drive; kept it in the best of conditions, and used it as my backup drive. One day it suddenly FAI I made the mistake of buying a G-drive; kept it in the best of conditions, and used it as my backup drive. One day it suddenly FAILED for no apparent reason. I of course contacted G-Technologies and found out that G-Technologies WOULD NOT honor their own warranty. Not only did I lose all my data -- I also have a $200 paperweight to remind me of what a rip-off product this G-drive is. Tip: If you care about safeguarding your data -- DO NOT BUY THIS DRIVE!!

    • Written by from Simi Valley

    109 of 163 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Do NOT buy this drive!
  • Beautiful but noisy

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    If I could award stars for looks & construction it would get 5. It's a great looking piece of kit and beautifully built but it's l If I could award stars for looks & construction it would get 5. It's a great looking piece of kit and beautifully built but it's let down by two things. Firstly it's quite noisy, especially when Time Machine is running, a bit like a piece of paper stuck in the spokes of a bicycle. Second, is there any need for such a large and bright light on the front, it's a bit distracting especially when it's flashing away during back ups. I bought it to complement my new iMac and it does this very well and I've no complaints about it's operation, which is superb. If it was as quiet and unobtrusive as the Buffalo it replaced it would be the bees knees.

    • Written by from Heswall

    46 of 50 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Beautiful but noisy
  • Good Built but too noisy and glowing led

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    Good built quality, but too bulky for today's standards. It is fast when used as Firewire 800. So far works reliably. However it Good built quality, but too bulky for today's standards. It is fast when used as Firewire 800. So far works reliably. However it is too noisy and the front led is more of a flashlight than an indicator, quite disturbing, as it is placed beside my iMac !

    • Written by from Kritzendorf

    43 of 47 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Good Built but too noisy and glowing led
  • nice hard drive.......

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    I have this little gem, only thing I find annoying, is the bright white light thats on all the time, I cut a small piece of foiled I have this little gem, only thing I find annoying, is the bright white light thats on all the time, I cut a small piece of foiled back self stick what they wrap on furnace joints , I cut to fit on the light as a defuser works great and still shines around back light, the drive is not all that noisy I find it works great on my new I Mac, better than the WD i used to have connects to apple products by plugging it in, I like it, and recommend

    • Written by from Columbus

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? nice hard drive.......
  • Good while it last!

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    I bought this drive in June 2013 after losing my main computer drive. Today I had a message that Mac OX could not repair disk. I t I bought this drive in June 2013 after losing my main computer drive. Today I had a message that Mac OX could not repair disk. I tried to get it to re-connect, but to no use. Now I need to look for a new one before anything happens to my main HD in the computer.

    I only give it 2 stars because it was always having issues backing up coming out of sleep. I would have to restart the computer to correct it. It was also bulky and loud like others commented.

    • Written by from Lake Orion

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Good while it last!
  • This is Legit

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I've had this drive for almost three years and work it like crazy without a hitch. Because the the drives are Hitachi drives, one I've had this drive for almost three years and work it like crazy without a hitch. Because the the drives are Hitachi drives, one will know it can be guaranteed for a long life span. I've had a previous Hitachi 2.5 drive and it's been thru a lot from leaving it in a very hot location to a very cold location it still keeps ticking and that drive is on it's 10th year of ticking. This drive is amazing I would recommend.

    • Written by from san jose

    1 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? This is Legit

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