G-Technology 8TB G-DRIVE Thunderbolt3 and USB-C Desktop Drive

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    G-Technology 8TB G-DRIVE Thunderbolt3 and USB-C Desktop Drive

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    Jigsaw Code: X472AAS
    Manufacturer Code: 0G05374

    • Storage Speed: 7200rpm
    • Preformatted for: Mac
    • Physical drives: 1
    • Interfaces: USB 2.0, Thunderbolt 3 USB 3.0, USB-C

    Platform:  cross platform cross platform

    Availability:  7

    £410.00£492.00 incVAT

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    The G-DRIVE with Thunderbolt3 is a high-performance desktop hard drive packed with next-generation connectivity and functionality. Inside the all-aliminium stylish chassis is a 7200RPM enterprise-class drive, dual Thunderbolt3 ports and a USB 3.1 Gen1 port delivered over USB-C.

    This 8TB drive delivers fast transfers speeds up to 205MB/s making it perfect for bandwidth heavy photo and video files and storage-intensive applications like video and photo editing. The dual Thunderbolt3 ports support daisy chaining up to 5 additional Thunderbolt devices from and G-DRIVE is stackable, too. The G-DRIVE is backwards compatible with Thunderbolt2 computers when using an Apple adapter (sold separately) but it's also compatible with almost any computer on the planet over USB-C. It's pre-formatted for Mac OS straight out the box and can easily be reformatted for Windows.

    The G-Technology G-DRIVE is the most trusted drive for media professionals and the G-DRIVE Thunderbolt3 is the first G-DRIVE to come with a five year warranty. In the box you'll find a 20Gbps Thunderbolt3 cable bundled with a USB-C to USB-A cable for backward compatibility (Compatible with USB 3.1, 3.0 and 2.0). If you need faster performance than the G-DRIVE delivers take a look at the G-RAID with Thunderbolt3 or get in touch with the team to find the right drive for you.

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    General Information

    Model name
    G-DRIVE Thunderbolt3

    Storage

    Total Capacity
    8TB
    Physical drives
    1
    RAID Modes
    None
    Removable Disks
    No
    Preformatted for
    Mac
    Storage Speed
    7200rpm
    Data Transfer Rate
    Up to 205MB/s

    Connectivity

    Interfaces
    USB 2.0, Thunderbolt 3 USB 3.0, USB-C

    Power

    Bus-powered
    No
    Power Adapter
    Power Adapter Included

    System Requirements

    Mac OS 10.12 Windows 10, 8.1 (via reformat)

    Physical Description

    Form Factor
    Desktop
    Weight (kg)
    1.23
    Dimensions
    H 454mm W 1300mm D 2100mm
    Kensington Lock
    Yes

    What's in the Box

    G-DRIVE with Thunderbolt 3 External Hard Drive (1) Thunderbolt cable (20 Gbps) (1) USB-CTM to USB-A cable for backwards compatibility (compatible with USB 3.1 Gen 1, 3.0 and 2.0) AC power adapter Power cable Quick Start Guide

    Warranty

    5 Year Limited Warranty
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    29th September 2014

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