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G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb

60

Kagoo Score

60

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only ok value for money 1.2kg external hard drive. It has a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM and a hard drive capacity of 4TB and is USB powered.
4TB
180 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.2kg
77
Features
Good Features
55
Value for Money
Average
60
Kagoo Score
Good
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB

73

Kagoo Score

73

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only average 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
80
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Value for Money
Good
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb

60

Kagoo Score

60

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only ok value for money 1.2kg external hard drive. It has a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM and a hard drive capacity of 4TB and is USB powered.
4TB
180 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.2kg
77
Features
Good Features
55
Value for Money
Average
60
Kagoo Score
Good
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB

73

Kagoo Score

73

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only average 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
80
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Value for Money
Good
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good

G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
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G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
2 Reasons For
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.
Newer by Two Months
The G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb is two months newer than the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
4 Reasons For
Lighter
The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB is a 600 external hard drive. That's 638g lighter than the G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb (1.2kg).

'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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Better Kagoo Score
The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB has received a Kagoo Score of 73, however the G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb scored only 60.
$70 Cheaper
The LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB costs $70 less than the G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb.
Better Brand
LaCie external hard drives have an average rating of 95%, whereas G-Technology only has an average rating of 74.8%.

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 Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Weight 1.2kg 600g
BEST
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 4TB 5TB
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Thunderbolt Port 2
BEST
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 3 1
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 180 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector
Usb Type-C
 Usb Type-C
Usb Type-C
 Usb Type-C
 
 
 
Hard Drive G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb 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 Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Data Transfer Rate 180 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Features G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
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
Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
On/off switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks 1
 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 1
Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks 1
 Mac Os X 10.10 Yosemite
 Mac Os X 10.11 El Capitan
 Mac Os X 10.12 Sierra
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 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 Iot Core Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro X64 Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Windows 8.1 Enterprise X64
Windows 8.1 Pro Windows 8.1 Pro X64
1 x 64
 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 8.1
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise X64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro X64
 1 x 64
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 8.1
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Windows 8.1 Enterprise X64
Windows 8.1 Pro Windows 8.1 Pro X64
1 x 64
 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 8.1
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise X64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro X64
 1 x 64
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
Silver Orange
 Silver
 Orange
Silver Orange
 Silver
 Orange
 
 
 
Power G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Bus Powered
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Height 45mm 34mm
Depth 210mm 148mm
Width 130mm 90.9mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 4Tb LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C - 5TB
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 700
Package Height 226 67
Package Depth 138 186
Package Width 300 120
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Cables Included
Ac Thunderbolt
Usb Usb Type-C
 Ac
 Thunderbolt
 Usb
 Usb Type-C
Ac Thunderbolt
Usb Usb Type-C
 Ac
 Thunderbolt
 Usb
 Usb Type-C

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