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
587 of 603 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
330 of 355 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
245 of 269 people found this useful
Excellent Little Drive
This slim, portable, external drive works great. I use it as a backup drive for my Macbook Pro and the inital backup of over 3gb This slim, portable, external drive works great. I use it as a backup drive for my Macbook Pro and the inital backup of over 3gb took less than 40 minutes and has since worked wonderfully. I cannot recommend a better drive. …
- Written by Erik R from West Liberty
1 of 1 people found this useful
I bought this hard drive for the price. Unfortunately, like other reviews mentioned, the USB cord that connects to the drive was l I bought this hard drive for the price. Unfortunately, like other reviews mentioned, the USB cord that connects to the drive was loose to begin with. I continued to use it, but I found myself working on important projects with the drive plugged in, to find that because of the loose cord, the hard drive would eject itself from my computer and I would then lose all of my work. I would return this if I could find the receipt. It's not worth the reasonable price. …
- Written by Tessa H from Whitewater
5 of 5 people found this useful
Not compatible with Airport Extreme/Time Machine
Bought this on the recommendation of the Apple store to use with the Time Capsule. I have since found it does NOT work with the Ai Bought this on the recommendation of the Apple store to use with the Time Capsule. I have since found it does NOT work with the Airport Extreme and Time Machine. Hard drives connected to the Airport Extreme must have their own power source. The Apple tech suggested that a powered USB hub might offer enough power to the drive, but he couldn't be certain. *sigh* …
- Written by Antoinette S from ATTLEBORO
9 of 10 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
compatible with MacBook mavericks 10.9.5??
- Asked by Jemel B from Brooklyn
- Jan 16, 2015
Is G-Tech 1TB G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.0 Hard Drive (5400 rpm) - Special Edition compatible with Macbook Air?
- Asked by Salil T from Eastbourne
- Jan 29, 2015
What is the data transfer rate to/from interface?
- Asked by Alanna M from St Paul
- Dec 7, 2014
Is it OS X 10.10 compatible?
- Asked by Kirsten W from Spring
- Nov 1, 2014
Yes it is - I have used it with OS 10.10.
- Answered by Neel L
- Nov 5, 2014
Is this drive compatible with the OS X Mavericks update? My WD hard drive no longer recognizes the data from my computer since the update.
- Asked by Traci W from Fishers
- Sep 22, 2014
This works with Mavericks - I have used it with it myself.
- Answered by Neel L
- Nov 5, 2014