The G-Technology G-DRIVE hard drive is a superb choice for projects on your Mac like digital photography, audio/video editing, and high-speed data backup that involve huge amounts of data. That's because its Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 interfaces can handle enormous traffic volumes. Plus it's plug and play on Mac OS X and ready to use with Time Machine. And G-DRIVE remains cool and quiet thanks to an all-aluminum enclosure with an integrated heat-sink system.
- Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 ports for ultimate high-speed data transfer
- Integrated heat-sink for near silent operation and cooling
- Solid all-aluminum case makes for durability and stylish looks
- Plenty of storage for digital video, music, and photo files
- Time Machine compatible
- Plug-and-play setup on Mac OS; easily reformatted for Windows
- Three-year limited warranty
Did you notice?The sleek aluminum enclosure delivers the best in reliability and durability.
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What's in the Box?
- G-Technology G-DRIVE external hard drive
- Universal AC power supply
- Thunderbolt cable
- USB 3.0 cable (backward compatible with USB 2.0)
- Quick start guide
- Other Features: Time Machine compatible
- Connections: Thunderbolt, USB 3.0
- Power Source: External power supply
- Height: 1.89 in./4.8 cm
- Width: 9.25 in./23.5 cm
- Weight: 2.94 lb./1.33 kg
- Length: 5.12 in./13 cm
- Mac OS X v10.7 or later
- Windows XP/Vista/7/8 (via reformat)
- Mfr. Part Number: 0G03124
- UPC or EAN No.: 705487193886
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- Warranty: Three-year limited
Ratings & Reviews
It is not reliable
This product is really noisy and lasted only 3 days for me while I was still trying to figure out how to transfer my data from my This product is really noisy and lasted only 3 days for me while I was still trying to figure out how to transfer my data from my PC to the hard drive....The fan started to run really fast, then the drive disappeared from the list of devices on my mini mac and once I turned off the device, it never turned on again! At this point I dont know if the hard drive is burnt or the power adapter is not working...I am glad that I did not depend on it 100%! …
- Written by Mahsa T from Vancouver
3 of 12 people found this useful
Small Footprint External Storage
I use this drive with my iMac for photo storage. I like the size as it doesn't take up much desktop space. It comes with a TB and I use this drive with my iMac for photo storage. I like the size as it doesn't take up much desktop space. It comes with a TB and USB 3 cable. …
- Written by Dale K from Petawawa
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Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Can this be daisy chained...Mac to G-Drive via USB3 then thunderbolt from G-Drive to another thunderbolt drive and have access to both drives?
- Asked by Thomas K from Jasper
- May 18, 2014
Is this drive 7200 RPM? Thunderbolt 1 or 2?
- Asked by Michael M from Dana Point
- May 17, 2014
7200 RPM, Thunderbolt 1
- Answered by Gabriel M from Oceanside
- Jul 26, 2014
Can this be placed and operated on its side, or does it have to lay flat?
- Asked by Marcello M from Las Vegas
- Mar 22, 2014
No, it shouldn't be operated on its side.
It was engineered for optimal ventilation while flat and No, it shouldn't be operated on its side.
It was engineered for optimal ventilation while flat and elevated by its case off the surface it's sitting on.
My engineering opinion is that you might get away with running it on its side, but is that a chance you want to take?
Are you willing to risk shortening the life of the drive and possibly losing its content? Your tolerance for risk is the answer to your question. …
- Answered by Dave A from Simi Valley
- Apr 23, 2014