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G-Technology G-DRIVE 4TB Professional High Performance External HDD Review

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THE G-DRIVE 4TB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Just like its predecessor the new G-DRIVE is also designed to blend with MAC systems and yes its aluminum body still looks great.

 

 

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The fascia of the unit is perforated and in the middle we see the G-Technology logo and a small white activity LED right beneath it.

 

 

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The enclosure is also perforated on both sides to allow hot air to exit the enclosure.

 

 

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Moving at the rear we find a Kensington lock, USB 3.0, FireWire 800 (400 compatible with the provided cable), DC in port and an On/Off power switch.

 

 

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The unit sits on of 4 small round rubber feet and in the middle we see the integrated heatsink that measures 10cm in length and 6cm in width.

 

 

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All of the interface cables are placed beneath a thin metal plate.

 

 

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For the G-DRIVE HGST used their high end Deskstar 7K4000 SATA III hard disk drive.