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Hitachi G-Drive
7.1 out of 10

Hitachi G-Drive

Hitachi G-Drive The Hitachi G-Drive external hard drive has Read more

Great Deal: $99.00

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Overall 8
8.0

Okay

W. D., Amazon
10 October 2014
Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

User Review

Neededthunderbolt, Walmart
16 September 2014
  • Summary: This drive is NOT Thunderbolt compatible. The advertising is WRONG. I received it and called the manufacturer who confirmed this. I brought it to a Walmart store and returned it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Be careful on G Tech power adapter

ArQ BigWhale, Amazon
28 May 2014
  • Summary: They come with different voltage and size because the drives varies in size. These are the part number and their specs: 0G00069: 12v/5v, 5 pin. 0G01008: 12v 5mm barrel. 0G00075: 5v, 3mm barrel. 0G01816: 12v, 3mm barrel. 0G00102, 12v/5v, 5 pin. 0G00105, 12v/5v, 4 pin. 0G00198, 12v, 5mm barrel. 0G00125, 12v, 5mm barrel. I have four drives, they use different power adapters. 250GB G Drive mini Gen 2, 0G00075. 500GB G Drive mini Gen 3, 0G00075.
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Overall 10
10

Dont know why the G-drive mini did not come with this

mr Burk, Amazon
22 February 2014
  • Summary: The Gdrive mini is an excellent external hard drive but it will not work with most under-powered USB slots without this plug in power supply. If you buy a G-Drive mini, purchase this also, as you will need it,,otherwise the G-Drive Mini may just Blink and "beep" at you without working Mr Burke
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Overall 10
10

Can be reformatted for windows

inkster, rakuten
5 February 2014
  • Summary: Bought this because of the low price. While it's formatted for mac os you can reformat this for windows (NTFS) os. After doing some googling on the web I was able to reformat this without jumping through too many hoops. Be advised that reformatting takes several hours. Also it's not usb 3, but usb 2. Set up 3 partitions for backups from my 3 computers. 750 gbs for less than $50, good deal!
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Overall 10
10

A great product.

Ronnie R, Amazon
2 February 2014
  • Summary: Just what I needed. works really good, very low price and a great place to shop. I would definitely shop here again.
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Overall 2
2.0

WARNING - Apple Laptops Only!!!!!

Martin Young, rakuten
24 January 2014
  • Summary: You can't tell from the misleading product description because this most crucial fact is buried in the "more information" section of the product "demo," but this device will NOT work with a windows machine. The actual product package has the words "for Apple MacBook" prominently displayed, so I can't fault the manufacturer, but of course Rakuten.com did not show an image of the package. I cannot believe how dishonest the seller was about this item!
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Overall 10
10

Seemingly Good Harddrive

rakuten
8 May 2013
  • Summary: I bought this hard drive for my dad's iMac. worked good, the iMac wanted it to be reformatted before it would accept it.
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Overall 10
10

Works Amazingly Well

Toto, Amazon
17 February 2013
  • Summary: I'm using it on PCs rather than Macs, so I had to reformat the original GPT partitions and reset the drive as an MBR setup. I could have left it as GPT and just remade the large partition, but one of the machines I'm using this with is much older & is running XP which does not recognize GPT partitions. So, it had to completely come off. In both Firewire 400 & USB 2.0 mode it averaged about 25 Mb/s transfers.
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Overall 10
10

Cool drive at a bargain price!

Jim B., rakuten
19 December 2012
  • Summary: I had seen G-Drives that people were using in Apple Stores. Beautiful, Mac-matching design, sleek & slim. Perfect to go with my MacBook Air. I can live just fine with this USB 2.0, 1TB drive at under $100 including tax. Very happy with it!
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