G-Technology 3TB 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.

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    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

    Requirements Software: Mac OS X v10.7 or later, Windows XP/Vista/7/8 (via reformat)

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: 0G03124

    UPC or EAN No.: 705487193886

    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.

    Warranty: Three-year limited

  • 3.5 Average
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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      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 USB 3 cable.

      • Written by Dale K from Petawawa

      54 of 60 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Small Footprint External Storage

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Great Hard Drives

      I've used a 2TB (Firewire) unit as my backup drive for 13 months and a 3TB (Thunderbolt) unit as my iTunes drive for 4 months without any problems. Both units I've used a 2TB (Firewire) unit as my backup drive for 13 months and a 3TB (Thunderbolt) unit as my iTunes drive for 4 months without any problems. Both units go to sleep when my computer goes to sleep. If the bright, white light bothers you (especially when it is flashing), cover the light fixture with red plastic tape.

      • Written by Leo N from Falls Church

      22 of 23 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Great Hard Drives

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      So Loud

      Just bought one of these and it is driving me mad ! It just never shuts up. It is a great hard drive, very fast , but oh the noise. It emits a very loud whooshi Just bought one of these and it is driving me mad ! It just never shuts up. It is a great hard drive, very fast , but oh the noise. It emits a very loud whooshing noise all the time it is working. Would have had 5 stars otherwise. On the thunderbolt side my USB 3 LaCies are faster.

      • Written by Brian M from Ventnor

      47 of 50 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?So Loud

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Noisy

      Too noisy and it slows down my entire computer. When I wake my computer up it takes twice as long now, and the thing clicks all the time. It was a waste of mone Too noisy and it slows down my entire computer. When I wake my computer up it takes twice as long now, and the thing clicks all the time. It was a waste of money and because I paid so much I am putting up with it, but one of these days I am going to have to replace it. I have many other external hard drives and they don't make any noise at all. Thank you.

      • Written by Mary Lou S from Marfa

      6 of 6 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Noisy

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Good drive which could be great with minor changes

      Very happy with the performance of the drive. I don't have the noise issue I have read others have. One improvement would be a second Thunderbolt port for Very happy with the performance of the drive. I don't have the noise issue I have read others have. One improvement would be a second Thunderbolt port for daisy chaining. I know there is a price tradeoff, so I can live with this. My only real complaint about the drive is the power/activity light on the front. Why must they use such bright lights? If you leave your Mac on or it wakes since you're using iTunes and Home Sharing, the drive will light up your room considerably. I wish they would take cues from Apple and use the small pinhole LEDs.

      • Written by Sally J from null

      5 of 5 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Good drive which could be great with minor changes

    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      WAY TOO LOUD!!

      Works wonderfully. Have saved my data in a pinch. but it is far too loud. wakes me up out of my sleep!!

      • Written by andre l from springfield

      7 of 7 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?WAY TOO LOUD!!

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