G-Technology 4TB G-DRIVE with Thunderbolt External Hard Drive

G-Technology 4TB G-DRIVE with Thunderbolt External Hard Drive


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  • Overview

    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.

  • Highlights

    • 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.
  • Apple Recommends For

    A perfect companion for your Mac and all your demanding applications.
  • 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
  • Tech Specs

    • 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
  • System Requirements


    • Mac OS X v10.7 or later


    • Windows XP/Vista/7/8 (via reformat)
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: 0G03050
    • UPC or EAN No.: 705487193657


    • 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

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  • Beautiful external drive: G-Technology

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I picked up the 4TB Thunderbolt drive at my local Apple Store for less than list price (!!!). It is a very solid, well designed, I picked up the 4TB Thunderbolt drive at my local Apple Store for less than list price (!!!). It is a very solid, well designed, solid aluminum enclosure that compliments any Apple setup (mine is a Mac Mini). It is whisper quiet without a fan and virtually zero disc noise. It gets only slightly warm after extended use.

    Set up could not have been easier. Plug it in (Thunderbolt or USB 3.0) and Apple Time Machine launches automatically. One or two clicks and off it goes. The first backup (my principal use) took about 2 hours (1TB+ of data with Thunderbolt) and the back-up files were easy to find and access.

    I am pleased with the data transfer rate (165 MB/sec) and the integration into the Apple ecosystem is excellent. A good solid piece of kit. If you are a user and holder of big media files and projects, this is an very good choice particularly with Thunderbolt connectivity. The 3-year warranty also gives me some piece of mind as well.

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