G-Tech G|DRIVE eSATA/FireWire 800/USB 7200RPM Hard Drives

G|DRIVE FireWire/eSATA/USB Hard Drive More Like This G-DRIVE high-speed interface external storage systems offer the ultimate in flexibility by providing 3Gbit eSATA, FireWire 800 (FireWire 400 via included cable) and USB 2.0 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 the latest technology 7200 RPM 3 Gbit SATA hard drives featuring spacious storage capacities with up to 32 MB of cache.

Available in spacious capacities, each terabyte of G|DRIVE can store over 75 hours of DV footage, 250,000 MP3 files or half a million digital pictures! Simply attach G|DRIVE to your Mac or PC via your interface of choice. G-DRIVE is formatted at the factory HFS+ with Journaling and is Time Machine ready right out of the box! A simple initialization is all it takes to prepare G-DRIVE for use with Windows systems! Best of breed components coupled with superior design and high quality construction make G|DRIVE the storage solution of choice for professional applications. G-DRIVE supports professional music production tools including Logic Studio, Pro Tools, Cubase, Nuendo, Digital Performer, and many more. G|DRIVE features a sturdy all-aluminum enclosure and is engineered to provide adequate cooling to the hard disk without the use of a noisy fan. This unique "fan-less" cooling system is designed to silently dissipate heat for superior reliability and data integrity

Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
GTI-GD4500 G-Tech G|DRIVE 500GB eSATA/FireWire 800/USB 7200RPM Hard Drive CALL
GTI-GD4750 G-Tech G|DRIVE 750GB eSATA/FireWire 800/USB 7200RPM Hard Drive CALL
GTI-GD41000 G-Tech G|DRIVE 1TB eSATA/FireWire 800/USB 7200RPM Hard Drive CALL
GTI-GD42000 G-Tech G|DRIVE 2TB eSATA/FireWire 800/USB 7200RPM Hard Drive CALL
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Features and Specifications

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  • Mac OS X and Windows compatible - Time Machine ready!
  • Unique industrial design, compact all aluminum enclosure
  • Utilizes the next-gen 934 chipset from Oxford Semiconductor
  • High-performance 7200 RPM SATA II drives w/up to 32MB cache
  • High-speed Interface eSATA, FireWire 800 (FireWire 400 via included cable) and USB 2.0 ports
  • Integrated heat-sink provides near silent operation and ensures proper cooling for long life and data reliability
  • High-speed interface hard drives for demanding applications
  • Ships complete with all cables
Warranty Information
  • Standard 3-Year Factory Limited Warranty
Bus Interface
  • One (1) 3 Gbit eSATA Port
  • Two (2) FireWire 800 9-Pin Ports (FireWire 400 via 800 to 400 cable)
  • One (1) USB 2.0 Downstream (B) Port
System Requirements Mac
  • Mac OS X 10.3.x or higher
System Requirements PC
  • The Windows 2000/XP/Vista
  • Unsupported, but known to work with various open source systems including Open/Net/Free/BSD and GNU/Linux.
Drive Mechanism Performance
  • Rotational Speed: 7,200 RPM (nominal)
  • SATA 3Gb/s: 3Gb/s (max theoretical)
Physical Dimensions
  • Dimensions: 235 x 130 x 46mm 9.25 x 5.125 x 1.82" (LWH)
  • Weight: 1.18 kg Approximate (2.6 lbs Approximate)
Package Includes
  • G-DRIVE External Hard Drive
  • Universal AC Power Supply
  • 1.6 Meter eSATA Cable (black)
  • 1.8 Meter FireWire 800 Cable (white)
  • 1.8 Meter FireWire 400 Cable (white)
  • 0.6 Meter USB 2.0 Cable (white)
  • CD Manual


PDF Document Data Sheet
W3 Document XP SP2 FireWire Performance Fix
Performance of 1394 devices may decrease after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
Microsoft document and download for fixing possible performance decreases after SP2 installs
W3 Document FAQ and Support Links for G-Technology Products and Devices
Important G-Tech information and support links
W3 Document Bridging FireWire 400 to FireWire 800
FAQ and product solutions for connecting between FireWire 800 and FireWire 400. Addresses 9, 6, and 4-pin scenarios.
The advertised memory capacity of this device represents unformatted capacity. Please note that once formatted and due to variations in sector block limitations, the functional storage space will be lower than the advertised capacity.

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