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G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TBvsLaCie D2 - 4Tb

G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB

60

Kagoo Score

60

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 1.4kg external hard drive.
6TB
1,960 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.4kg
76
Features
Good Features
57
Value for Money
Average
60
Kagoo Score
Good
LaCie d2 - 4Tb

66

Kagoo Score

66

Kagoo Score

LaCie d2 - 4Tb

$279.99
$279.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only ok value for money 1.3kg external hard drive. It has a password protection, a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
4TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.3kg
200MB/s
READ SPEED
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
74
Features
Good Features
61
Value for Money
Good
66
Kagoo Score
Good
G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB

60

Kagoo Score

60

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 1.4kg external hard drive.
6TB
1,960 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.4kg
76
Features
Good Features
57
Value for Money
Average
60
Kagoo Score
Good
LaCie d2 - 4Tb

66

Kagoo Score

66

Kagoo Score

LaCie d2 - 4Tb

$279.99
$279.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only ok value for money 1.3kg external hard drive. It has a password protection, a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
4TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.3kg
200MB/s
READ SPEED
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
74
Features
Good Features
61
Value for Money
Good
66
Kagoo Score
Good

G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
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$279.99
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$399.99
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G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
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Cheaper by $90
The G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB is $90.04 cheaper than the LaCie d2 - 4Tb.
4 Reasons For
USB Powered
The LaCie d2 - 4Tb is USB powered, whereas the G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB is not.

Whether the hard drive is powered by USB or not.

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Password Protection
The LaCie d2 - 4Tb has a password protection, however the G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB does not.

'Password Protection' indicates whether the hard drive has password protection as a security measure against unauthorised entry.

Setting a password on your hard drive stops anyone plugging it in and reading the information stored on it - it's a good mid-level security feature.

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Better Kagoo Score
The LaCie d2 - 4Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 66, but the G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB scored 60.
Newer by Two Years
The LaCie d2 - 4Tb was released two years ago, but the G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB was released four years ago

G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
52 months old 24 months old Best

Weight

'Weight' denotes the weight of the external hard drive, measured in grams (g).

A heavier hard drive will be bulkier, and more annoying to carry around.

USB Powered

Whether the hard drive is powered by USB or not.

G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
No
Best
Yes

Hard Drive Capacity

'Hard Drive Capacity' denotes how much data the hard drive can hold, measured in gigabytes (GB).

A bigger hard drive capacity means that it can hold more files and data at once.

Data Transfer Rate

'Data Transfer Rate' indicates how fast data can be transferred to/from the external hard drive.

Faster data transfer speeds means that you will be able to transfer larger files to/from the hard drive faster.

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
Weight 1.4kg 1.3kg
BEST
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
BEST
Hard Drive Capacity 6TB
BEST
4TB
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
Thunderbolt Port Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Integrated Card Reader
Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
3.0
 3.0
3.0
 3.0
Thunderbolt Technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
USB Connector Type
Usb Type-B Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-B
 Micro-Usb B
Usb Type-B Micro-Usb B
 Usb Type-B
 Micro-Usb B
USB Data Transfer Rates
5000 480
 5000
 480
5000 480
 5000
 480
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Thunderbolt Version 1 2
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 1,960 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
USB Connector
Usb Type-B Micro-Usb B
Usb
 Usb Type-B
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb
Usb Type-B Micro-Usb B
Usb
 Usb Type-B
 Micro-Usb B
 Usb
 
 
 
Hard Drive G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
Device Type
Hdd Hard Drive
 Hdd
 Hard Drive
Hdd Hard Drive
 Hdd
 Hard Drive
Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 200MB/s
Drive Device, Buffer Size
64
 64
64
 64
Hard Drive Size
3.5
 3.5
3.5
 3.5
Hard Drive Interface
Thunderbolt Usb 3
 Thunderbolt
 Usb 3
Thunderbolt Usb 3
 Thunderbolt
 Usb 3
Hard Drive Speed 7,200 RPM 7,200 RPM
Storage Drive Buffer Size Unknown - Click to provide data 64MB
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
 
 
 
Performance G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
Data Transfer Rate 1,960 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
 
 
 
Features G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
Security Algorithms
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
Cable Lock Slot Type
Kensington
 Kensington
Kensington
 Kensington
Cable Lock Slot Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
On/off Switch
On/off switch
 On/off switch
On/off switch
 On/off switch
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks 1
Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac Os X 10.7 Lion Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 1
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks 1
Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac Os X 10.7 Lion Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 1
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Operating System Supported (Windows)
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro X64
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premiu Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium X64 Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Professional X64 Windows 7 Starter
Windows 7 Starter X64 Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Windows 8
Windows 8 Enterp
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Enterp
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro X64
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premiu Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium X64 Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Professional X64 Windows 7 Starter
Windows 7 Starter X64 Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Windows 8
Windows 8 Enterp
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Enterp
LED Indicators
1
 1
1
 1
Password Protection Unknown - Click to provide data
Password protection
 Password protection
Housing Material
Aluminium
 Aluminium
Aluminium
 Aluminium
Colour
Silver
 Silver
Silver
 Silver
 
 
 
Power G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
External Power Adapter
External power adapter
 External power adapter
External power adapter
 External power adapter
AC Input Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
Built-in Battery Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-in battery
 Built-in battery
Power Consumption (Typical) Unknown - Click to provide data 18W
Input Voltage
230 120
12 5
 230
 120
 12
 5
230 120
12 5
 230
 120
 12
 5
AC Adapter Frequency
50
 50
50
 50
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100-240
 100-240
100-240
 100-240
 
 
 
Operational Conditions G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 20%
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
Height 48mm 130mm
Depth 235mm 190mm
Width 130mm 60mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data Intego Backup Assistant Mac,LaCie Genie Timeline PC,LaCie Private-Public,LaCie Desktop Manager
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Warranty Card Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cables Included
Thunderbolt Usb
 Thunderbolt
 Usb
Thunderbolt Usb
 Thunderbolt
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB LaCie d2 - 4Tb
SSD Support Unknown - Click to provide data
SSD support
 SSD support
Warranty Note Unknown - Click to provide data Limited Warranty - 3 Years
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data Microsoft Windows 7, Apple MacOS X 10.6 or Later, Windows 8
Minimum System Requirements Mac OS 10.7 +,Windows 8, 7 and Vista Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Type Unknown - Click to provide data 1 X USB 3.0
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data FCC Part 15, WEEE, Directive 2004|108|EC, Directive 2006|95|EC, VCCI Class B, NMB-3 Class B, CAN ICES-3 Class B
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Storage Capacity 6000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Accessories Included Thunderbolt Cable , USB 3.0/2.0 Cable, Universal AC Power Adapter Unknown - Click to provide data

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