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G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb

59

Kagoo Score

59

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 2 year old 1.2kg external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 6TB.
6TB
226 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.2kg
76
Features
Good Features
59
Kagoo Score
Average
LaCie d2 - 6Tb

65

Kagoo Score

65

Kagoo Score

LaCie d2 - 6Tb

$499.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 1.7kg external hard drive.
6TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.7kg
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
74
Features
Good Features
55
Value for Money
Average
65
Kagoo Score
Good
G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb

59

Kagoo Score

59

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 2 year old 1.2kg external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 6TB.
6TB
226 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.2kg
76
Features
Good Features
59
Kagoo Score
Average
LaCie d2 - 6Tb

65

Kagoo Score

65

Kagoo Score

LaCie d2 - 6Tb

$499.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 1.7kg external hard drive.
6TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.7kg
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
74
Features
Good Features
55
Value for Money
Average
65
Kagoo Score
Good

G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
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G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
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USB Powered
The G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb is USB powered, but the LaCie d2 - 6Tb is not.

Whether the hard drive is powered by USB or not.

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Password Protection
The LaCie d2 - 6Tb has a password protection, but the G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb 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 LaCie d2 - 6Tb has received a Kagoo Score of 65, whereas the G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb scored 59.
Three Months Newer
The LaCie d2 - 6Tb is three months newer than the G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb

G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
27 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 Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
Best
Yes
No

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 Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
Weight 1.2kg
BEST
1.7kg
USB Powered
USB powered
 USB powered
BEST
USB powered
 USB powered
Hard Drive Capacity 6TB 6TB
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
Thunderbolt Port 2 2
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 480
 5000
 480
5000 480
 5000
 480
USB Connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Thunderbolt Version 3 2
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 226 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
USB Connector
Usb Type-C Usb
 Usb Type-C
 Usb
Usb Type-C Usb
 Usb Type-C
 Usb
 
 
 
Hard Drive G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
Device Type
Hdd
 Hdd
Hdd
 Hdd
Drive Device, Buffer Size
64
 64
64
 64
Hard Drive Size
3.5
 3.5
3.5
 3.5
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 Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
Data Transfer Rate 226 Mbit/s 5,000 Mbit/s
BEST
 
 
 
Features G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
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
Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
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 1
 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
 1
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 1
 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
 1
Password Protection Unknown - Click to provide data
Password protection
 Password protection
Housing Material
Aluminium
 Aluminium
Aluminium
 Aluminium
Protection Features
Vibration Proof
 Vibration Proof
Vibration Proof
 Vibration Proof
Colour
Silver
 Silver
Silver
 Silver
 
 
 
Power G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
External Power Adapter Unknown - Click to provide data
External power adapter
 External power adapter
AC Input Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
Power Consumption (Typical) Unknown - Click to provide data 18W
Input Voltage
100-240
 100-240
100-240
 100-240
AC Adapter Frequency
50
 50
50
 50
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100-240
 100-240
100-240
 100-240
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
Height 45mm 60mm
Depth 210mm 130mm
Width 130mm 217mm
 
 
 
Packaging Data G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
Package Height 226 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth 138 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 300 Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
User guide
 User guide
User guide
 User guide
Cables Included
Ac Thunderbolt
Usb
 Ac
 Thunderbolt
 Usb
Ac Thunderbolt
Usb
 Ac
 Thunderbolt
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features G-Technology G-DRIVE Thunderbolt 3 - 6Tb LaCie d2 - 6Tb
SSD Support Unknown - Click to provide data
SSD support
 SSD support
Dimensions (WxDxH)
217 x 60
 217 x 60
217 x 60
 217 x 60
Minimum System Requirements Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 (Via Reformat) and Mac OS 10.9+ Unknown - Click to provide data
Connectivity Technology
Wired
 Wired
Wired
 Wired

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