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G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A low cost and good spec 167g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM.
1TB
140 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
167g
79
Features
Good Features
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
70
Value for Money
Good
68
Kagoo Score
Good
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 600g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 5TB.
5TB
600g
130MB/s
READ SPEED
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
79
Features
Good Features
66
Value for Money
Good
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A low cost and good spec 167g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM.
1TB
140 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
167g
79
Features
Good Features
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
70
Value for Money
Good
68
Kagoo Score
Good
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB

72

Kagoo Score

72

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 600g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 5TB.
5TB
600g
130MB/s
READ SPEED
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
79
Features
Good Features
66
Value for Money
Good
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good

G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
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G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
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Hugely Lighter
The G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb has a weight of 167, but the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB is a 600g external hard drive (433g 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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Cheaper by $175
The G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb is $175 cheaper than the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this external hard drive.
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Better Kagoo Score
The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB has received a Kagoo Score of 72, however the G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb scored 68.
10 Months Newer
The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB was released 10 months later than the G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb
Better Brand
LaCie external hard drives have an average rating of 95%, whereas G-Technology only has an average rating of 74%.

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.

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Key Features G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Weight 167g
BEST
600g
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 1TB 5TB
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Thunderbolt Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
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-C
 Usb Type-C
Usb Type-C
 Usb Type-C
USB Data Transfer Rates
5000
 5000
5000
 5000
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Thunderbolt Version Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 136 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector
Usb Type-C
 Usb Type-C
Usb Type-C
 Usb Type-C
 
 
 
Logistics Data G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Quantity Per Master (Outer) Case 6 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Hard Drive G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Device Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 130MB/s
Hard Drive Size
2.5
 2.5
2.5
 2.5
Hard Drive Speed 7,200 RPM Unknown - Click to provide data
Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
 
 
 
Performance G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Data Transfer Rate 140 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Features G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Security Algorithms
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
256-Bit Aes
 256-Bit Aes
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
Mac Os X 10.13 High Sierra 1
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.13 High Sierra
 1
Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
Mac Os X 10.13 High Sierra 1
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.13 High Sierra
 1
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 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 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 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
Housing Material
Aluminium Rubber
 Aluminium
 Rubber
Aluminium Rubber
 Aluminium
 Rubber
Protection Features
Dust Resistant Shock Resistant
Splash Proof Water Resistant
 Dust Resistant
 Shock Resistant
 Splash Proof
 Water Resistant
Dust Resistant Shock Resistant
Splash Proof Water Resistant
 Dust Resistant
 Shock Resistant
 Splash Proof
 Water Resistant
Colour
Grey Orange
Silver
 Grey
 Orange
 Silver
Grey Orange
Silver
 Grey
 Orange
 Silver
Plug and Play
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Bus Powered_test Bus Powered Unknown - Click to provide data
Bus Powered
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Height 13mm 34mm
Depth 129mm 148mm
Width 82mm 90.9mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 700
Package Height 182 67
Package Depth 48 186
Package Width 119 120
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Cables Included
Usb Usb Type-C
 Usb
 Usb Type-C
Usb Usb Type-C
 Usb
 Usb Type-C
 
 
 
Other Features G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Minimum System Requirements MacOS 10.11+ and Windows 10, 8.1, 7 (Via Reformat) Unknown - Click to provide data
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired
Accessories Included G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C Hard Drive (1) USB-C to USB-C Cable (1) USB-C to USB-A Cable (Compatible With USB 3.0) Quick Start Guide 3-Year Limited Warranty Unknown - Click to provide data

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