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Professional external hard-drive

G-DRIVE high-speed interface external storage systems offer great flexibility with both FireWire 800 (FireWire 400 via included cable) and USB 3.0 ports. G-DRIVE is the perfect high-performance solution for storage intensive applications including audio/video editing, digital photography, MP3 libraries and high-speed data backup. The system features a fan-less cooling system and 7200 RPM SATA II hard drives with up to 4TB in storage capacity with up to 64MB of cache.

G-DRIVE supports professional music production tools including Pro Tools, Logic Studio, Cubase, Nuendo, Digital Performer, and many more.

Easy to Setup – Time Machine ready!

G-DRIVE is formatted at the factory HFS+ with Journaling and is Time Machine ready right out of the box! A simple initialisation is all it takes to prepare G-DRIVE for use with Windows® systems.

G-DRIVE supports professional music production tools including Pro Tools, Logic Studio, Cubase, Nuendo, Digital 
					Performer, and many more.

The Best Warranty & Support in the Business

G-DRIVE is backed by a standard 3-year factory warranty and unlimited free technical support by representatives experienced with the latest content creation applications.

Quick Facts

  • High-performance external hard drives for demanding applications
  • USB 3.0 and FireWire ports for flexible, high-speed data transfer
  • Storage capacities up to 4TB using 7200 RPM SATA II drives with up to 64MB/cache
  • Integrated heat-sink provides near silent operation and ensures proper cooling for long life and data reliability
  • Ships complete with all cables
  • Recyclable all-aluminium enclosure
  • Plug and play on Mac® OS X (formatted HFS+) Easily reformatted for use with Windows®
  • Time Machine® ready!
  • Standard 3-year factory warranty

The Ultimate in Desktop Performance!

G-DRIVE is the highest performance single disk storage solution in the industry. When connected via the eSATA port, G-DRIVE provides data transfer rates in excess of 100MB/second for today's demanding content creation applications such as audio and video editing!

Benchmark Results


Capacity 2TB, 3TB, 4TB
Kit Contents
  • G-DRIVE External Hard Drive
  • Universal AC Power Supply
  • (1) USB Cable (USB 3.0/2.0)
  • (2) FireWire Cables (FW 800 cable and 800 to 400 cable)
  • Quick Install Guide
  • 1x USB 3.0/2.0
  • 2x FireWire 800 (FireWire 400 via cable)
Disk Drives
  • Type – SATA II
  • RPM – 7200
  • Cache – Up to 64MB
Cooling System
  • Integrated heat sink
Size (L x W x H)
  • 235 x 130 x 46 mm
  • 1.352kg
System Requirements
  • Mac® OS 10.5 or higher Windows® 2000/XP/Vista/7
    An available USB 3.0, USB 2.0 or FireWire® port


Winner Macworld Awards 2011 - Best Consumer Storage

Jul 2011

"The G-Drive slim is fast and, yes, slim, as well as being robust. If you’re after a portable drive to complement your MacBook, the 320GB capacity G-Drive slim is a great choice."

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Appletell reviews the G-DRIVE Q External Hard Drive

May 2009

"The more external drives I see on the market, the more reasons I find to back up my opinion that the only drive that doesn't require hiding from sight is a drive from G-Technology. The G-DRIVE is a feature-full, yet affordable drive that's worth showing off."

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G-Drive Q External Hard Drive Review

Feb 2009

"G-Tech's passively-cooled aluminium-shelled 1TB G-Drive is one of the better-built external drives on the market."

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