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G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb

60

Kagoo Score

60

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only ok value for money 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 4TB.
4TB
136 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
240g
76
Features
Good Features
61
Value for Money
Good
60
Kagoo Score
Good
Western Digital My Passport - 2TB

66

Kagoo Score

66

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but a little out of date 250g external hard drive. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
250g
87
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
74
Features
Good Features
66
Kagoo Score
Good
G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb

60

Kagoo Score

60

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only ok value for money 240g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 4TB.
4TB
136 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
240g
76
Features
Good Features
61
Value for Money
Good
60
Kagoo Score
Good
Western Digital My Passport - 2TB

66

Kagoo Score

66

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but a little out of date 250g external hard drive. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
250g
87
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
74
Features
Good Features
66
Kagoo Score
Good

G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
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G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
1 Reason For
Moderately Lighter
The G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb has a weight of 240g, however the Western Digital My Passport - 2TB is a 250g external hard drive (10g heavier).

'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.

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3 Reasons For
Password Protection
The Western Digital My Passport - 2TB has a password protection, whereas the G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb does not have this feature.

'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 Western Digital My Passport - 2TB has received a Kagoo Score of 66, however the G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb scored 60.
Three Months Newer
The Western Digital My Passport - 2TB was released three months later than the G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb

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.

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 ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Weight 240g
BEST
250g
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 4TB
BEST
2TB
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Fibre Channel Unknown - Click to provide data
Fibre channel
 Fibre channel
ESATA Unknown - Click to provide data
ESATA
 ESATA
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Compatible Memory Cards
Sd
 Sd
Sd
 Sd
Ethernet LAN Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Integrated Card Reader Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
USB Version
3.0
 3.0
3.0
 3.0
FireWire 800 Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire 800
 FireWire 800
FireWire 400 Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire 400
 FireWire 400
Thunderbolt Technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
Thunderbolt technology
 Thunderbolt technology
USB Connector Type
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
Micro-Usb 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
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 136 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
USB Connector
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
Micro-Usb B
 Micro-Usb B
 
 
 
Hard Drive G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
File Format System
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Ntfs
 Ntfs
Device Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Drive Device, Buffer Size
256MB
 256MB
256MB
 256MB
Hard Drive Size
2.5
 2.5
2.5
 2.5
RAID Support Unknown - Click to provide data
RAID support
 RAID support
Hard Drive Interface
Serial Usb 3
 Serial
 Usb 3
Serial Usb 3
 Serial
 Usb 3
Hard Drive Speed 7,200 RPM Unknown - Click to provide data
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Interface
Serial Ata Usb
 Serial Ata
 Usb
Serial Ata Usb
 Serial Ata
 Usb
 
 
 
Performance G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Data Transfer Rate 136 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
 
 
 
Features G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Security Algorithms
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
Operating System Supported (Linux)
1
 1
1
 1
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data RoHS
On/off Switch Unknown - Click to provide data
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 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 1
Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks 1
 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 1
Operating System Supported (Windows)
Win Windows 10
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Iot Core Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro X64 Windows 7
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premiu Windows 7 Home Premium
 Win
 Windows 10
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Iot Core
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Windows 7 Home Premium
Win Windows 10
Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Education X64
Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise X64
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home X64
Windows 10 Iot Core Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro X64 Windows 7
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 7 Home Premiu Windows 7 Home Premium
 Win
 Windows 10
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Iot Core
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Windows 7 Home Premium
LED Indicators
1
 1
1
 1
Password Protection Unknown - Click to provide data
Password protection
 Password protection
Housing Material
Plastic
 Plastic
Plastic
 Plastic
Fingerprint Reader Unknown - Click to provide data
Fingerprint reader
 Fingerprint reader
Colour
Black Blue
Yellow
 Black
 Blue
 Yellow
Black Blue
Yellow
 Black
 Blue
 Yellow
Plug and Play Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 
 
 
Power G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
External Power Adapter Unknown - Click to provide data
External power adapter
 External power adapter
Input Voltage
5
 5
5
 5
Bus Power Unknown - Click to provide data 5
Bus Powered
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Operational Conditions G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 5%
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data -20°C
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 5°C
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Height 22.1mm 21.5mm
Depth 130.56mm 110mm
Width 83.57mm 81.5mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data WD Backup, WD Drive Utilities
User Guide Unknown - Click to provide data
User guide
 User guide
Warranty Card Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb Western Digital My Passport - 2TB
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data Limited Warranty - 2 Years
Dimensions (WxDxH)
111 x 82
 111 x 82
111 x 82
 111 x 82
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data Android, Apple iOS, Apple MacOS X 10.8, Apple MacOS X 10.9, Apple MacOS X 10.10, Microsoft Windows 7 | 8 | 10, Apple MacOS X 10.11
Internal Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal
 Internal
Protective Rubber Jacket Unknown - Click to provide data
Protective rubber jacket
 Protective rubber jacket
FireWire Required Unknown - Click to provide data
FireWire required
 FireWire required
Minimum System Requirements Windows/Mac Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac compatibility
 Mac compatibility
USB Cable Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Minimum RAM Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
AC Adapter Included Unknown - Click to provide data
AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Quick Start Guide Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
USB Required Unknown - Click to provide data
USB required
 USB required
Data Transfer Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 5Gbit/s
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data Wi-Fi CERTIFIED, DLNA CERTIFIED, UPnP, IEEE 802.11ac
Waterproof Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof
 Waterproof
Material
Plastic
 Plastic
Plastic
 Plastic
DC-in Jack Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Integrated USB Cable Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated USB cable
 Integrated USB cable
Hot-Swapping Unknown - Click to provide data
Hot-swapping
 Hot-swapping
USB 3.0 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Storage Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 2 TB
Form Factor Unknown - Click to provide data Portable
Built-in Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-in processor
 Built-in processor
Ethernet Cable Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet cable
 Ethernet cable
Number of Products Included Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Total Storage Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 2 TB
Password Protection Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd

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