G-Technology 2TB G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.0/USB-C Portable Hard Drive

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  • Overview

    G-Technology's G-DRIVE mobile USB hard drive is an ideal on-the-go companion for your MacBook. This stylish, thin, aluminum portable storage combines USB 3.0 high-performance with Time Machine compatibility. The drive also includes an additional USB-C cable that ensures compatibility with your new MacBook (USB-C) or MacBook Pro (Thunderbolt 3).

    Easy to set up, the G-DRIVE mobile USB offers plenty of capacity for storing your most important documents, music, digital video, and photo files. It's USB is bus powered so when you’re out and about you don’t need to carry an external AC power supply.

    Highlights

    Compatible with USB-C, USB 3.0, and Thunderbolt 3

    USB 3.0 for impressive performance

    Solid, aluminum case with a thin profile makes for easy portability

    Impressive storage capacity handles documents, music, digital video, and photo files

    Bus-powered hub eliminates the need for a separate power connection

    Works with Time Machine and offers plug-and-play setup on macOS

    Did You Notice?

    The aluminum case allows for optimal cooling and therefore enhances reliability.

    Apple Recommends For

    Backing up essential files from your Mac with USB-C, USB 3.0, or Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.

    What’s in the Box

    G-Technology G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

    USB 3.0 cable (compatible with USB 2.0)

    USB 3.1 cable (compatible with USB-C and Thunderbolt 3)

    Quick start guide

    Tech Specs

    Other Features: Time Machine compatible

    Connections: USB, USB-C

    Power Source: Bus Powered

    Height: 1.3cm

    Length: 12.9cm

    Width: 8.2cm

    Weight: 163.29g

    System Requirements

    Operating System: OS X Mavericks 10.9 or later, Windows 10, 8.1, 7, or later

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: 0G05450

    UPC or EAN No.: 705487205404

    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

  • 2.5 Average
    2 out of 5 stars
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    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Not what I expected.

      My intention was to use the this external hard drive for my iTunes library. However, this thing is so slow my iTune beachballs from 30 seconds to 3 minutes. Som My intention was to use the this external hard drive for my iTunes library. However, this thing is so slow my iTune beachballs from 30 seconds to 3 minutes. Sometimes it just crashes. When my computer falls asleep the hard drive falls asleep too and crashes iTunes. I asked an Apple store assistance about this hard drive for this purpose and was told it would work. Not for the above description. I have used LaCie prior to G-Technology and has worked great for years. I just needed to get a large storage and thought I would save $30 at the time. I was a fool.

      • Written by James R from Ypsilanti

      49 of 71 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Not what I expected.

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Excellent Hard Drive

      I've now bought 3 of these, 2 of the 2TB and 1 of the 1TB. They're excellent in quality, ready to go on Mac straight out of the box and look great too. Can't r I've now bought 3 of these, 2 of the 2TB and 1 of the 1TB. They're excellent in quality, ready to go on Mac straight out of the box and look great too. Can't recommend enough.

      • Written by John B from Isleworth

      17 of 17 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Excellent Hard Drive

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Poor quality

      Broke after only 8 months of use. Poor quality. Overpriced. Poor customer service in store. Could find a better product elsewhere for less and with a better ser Broke after only 8 months of use. Poor quality. Overpriced. Poor customer service in store. Could find a better product elsewhere for less and with a better service. Do not waste your money on this.

      • Written by Jessica C from Montreal

      0 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Poor quality

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Poor quality

      Broke after only 8 months of use. Poor quality. Overpriced. Poor customer service in store. Could find a better product elsewhere for less and with a better ser Broke after only 8 months of use. Poor quality. Overpriced. Poor customer service in store. Could find a better product elsewhere for less and with a better service. Do not waste your money on this.

      • Written by Jessica C from Montreal

      0 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Poor quality

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Excellent Hard Drive

      I've now bought 3 of these, 2 of the 2TB and 1 of the 1TB. They're excellent in quality, ready to go on Mac straight out of the box and look great too. Can't r I've now bought 3 of these, 2 of the 2TB and 1 of the 1TB. They're excellent in quality, ready to go on Mac straight out of the box and look great too. Can't recommend enough.

      • Written by John B from Isleworth

      17 of 17 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Excellent Hard Drive

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Not what I expected.

      My intention was to use the this external hard drive for my iTunes library. However, this thing is so slow my iTune beachballs from 30 seconds to 3 minutes. Som My intention was to use the this external hard drive for my iTunes library. However, this thing is so slow my iTune beachballs from 30 seconds to 3 minutes. Sometimes it just crashes. When my computer falls asleep the hard drive falls asleep too and crashes iTunes. I asked an Apple store assistance about this hard drive for this purpose and was told it would work. Not for the above description. I have used LaCie prior to G-Technology and has worked great for years. I just needed to get a large storage and thought I would save $30 at the time. I was a fool.

      • Written by James R from Ypsilanti

      49 of 71 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Not what I expected.

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