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G-Technology G-Drive mobile

Plug-and-play setup on Mac OS ; works with Time Machine Be Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

G-Tech G-DRIVE hard drive - 500 GB

CNET
19 April 2014
  • Summary: The G-Tech G-Drive Mobile's Mac-friendly formatting, triple interface design, and snappy throughput performance make it a worthwhile storage solution for Apple users.
  • Cons: Competition offers built-in backup software at no extra cost.
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Overall 10
10

G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB 0G02428 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Drive

ExcaliberPC
15 February 2014

G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

nikktech.com
15 February 2014
  • Conclusion: I've been working on G-Technology solutions for quite a few years now so when i received the G-Drive Mobile USB 1TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive i really expected it to shine with excellent performance results all across the board. However as clearly shown from our charts that is not the case and so the G-Drive Mobile USB had a somewhat hard time keeping up with the other USB 3.0 based solutions we tested in the past in some of the tests.
  • Pros: - Build Quality (Aluminum Enclosure), - Good Performance, - Size, - MAC OS/Time Machine Compatible, - 3 Years Warranty
  • Cons: - Price (For Some), - Performance (Compared To Similar PHDs)
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Overall 6
6.0

Review: G-Drive mobile hard drive features USB 3, FireWire 800

Macworld
27 December 2012
  • Conclusion: G-Technology’s G-Drive mobile is a competent external drive with a longer-than-average warranty. Although it has been updated to offer the faster USB 3 technology, the transfer speeds over this connection were average. There are other drives that are more affordable and offer higher performance, more security, and higher capacity.
  • Pros: Two FireWire 800 ports, USB 3.0 support, Three-year warranty
  • Cons: Unimpressive performance
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Overall 8
8.0

G-Technology G-Drive Mobile

PC Magazine
11 November 2012
  • Conclusion: The G-Technology G-Drive Mobile is a good choice for the road warrior who needs to Time Machine or transfer data from a pre-2011 Mac to a new one. FireWire plus USB 3.0 will give you the fastest interface on both sides of the upgrade.
  • Pros: USB 3.0 and FireWire 800. Comes with USB, FireWire 400/800, and FW800 cables. Metal construction. Matches Macs. Dual FireWire 800 ports. 3 Year warranty
  • Cons: A little bulky. No Thunderbolt.
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Overall 8
8.0

From the Lab G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB 500GB

Macworld
4 October 2010
  • Excerpt: (1 items) G-Technology has a reputation for producing high-end, fast Mac-centric hard drives. The company also has a reputation for making similarly designed bulky aluminum drives that are about as aesthetically appealing as cinder blocks. With the G-Drive Mobile USB 500GB, G-Technology is changing its reputation by finally combining a consumer-friendly design with high-end performance.
  • Pros: Good overall speed
  • Cons: USB only
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Expert Review

Digital Producer
8 September 2010
  • Conclusion: First ImpressionsG-Technology has been making professional hard drive solutions for the Mac for years and has always backed its drives up with generous warranties. The G Drive mobile comes with a three year warranty, has a different look than that of the mini but still looks better than a lot of the external hard drive solutions for the Mac. Its solid aluminum enclosure is accented with the piano black top, but I still like the look of the G-Drive mini.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

PC Advisor
8 September 2010
  • Excerpt: G-Technology is now part of the Hitachi group responsible for manufacturing hard disk drives. So G-Technology products feature Hitachi disks on the inside, and some smart and very well constructed cases on the outside.
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Overall 8
8.0

G-Drive mobile Thunderbolt, un disque portable de 1 To rapide mais cher

01net
9 April 2014
  • Summary: Ce modèle de G-Technology se distingue par son boitier robuste, sa vitesse de rotation élevée et sa double interface. Il offre d'excellentes performances, mais au prix fort.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Speed performance 8
8.0

G-Technology G-Drive mobile USB externe Festplatte 1TB (6,4 cm (2,5 Zoll), SATA II, USB 2.0) – Im Kurztest

festplattentest.de
29 July 2013
  • Summary: Die G-Drive mobile von G-Technology ist eine einfache, kompakte externe Festplatte, die sich prima zum Transport eignet, einen zügigen Datentransfer ermöglicht und dabei auch noch ansprechend aussieht.
  • Pros: schickes Design, rasche Datenübertragung, FireWire, recht langes USB-Kabel
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