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Should You Buy a G-Technology External Hard Drive?

Updated 10 November 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a G-Technology External Hard Drive?

We currently compare prices on over 40 of G-Technology's external hard drives.

If you are wondering how G-Technology external hard drives compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,000 external hard drives by objectively and impartially analysing over 3,200 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

G-Technology are recognised for their good selection of premium and moderately popular external hard drives and start at $65 for the G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 1TB and a weight of 176g and go up to $850 for the G-Raid - 16Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 16TB and a weight of 3kg. The average price of a new G-Technology external hard drive is $283.

G-Technology are recognised for their good selection of premium and moderately popular external hard drives.

Is G-Technology the Best External Hard Drive Brand?

So are G-Technology external hard drives any good? We give every external hard drive a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all external hard drives we are able to impartially rank all the external hard drive brands.

G-Technology is ranked the No. 7 best external hard drive brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that G-Technology is the 7th best external hard drive brand out there.

#1
France
95%
95%
15 reviews
#2
United States
95%
95%
759 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
192 reviews
#4
83%
83%
52 reviews
#5
82%
82%
15 reviews
#6
China
81%
81%
19 reviews
#7
74%
74%
0 reviews
#8
ioSafe
74%
74%
10 reviews
#9
71%
71%
0 reviews
#10
DataLocker
71%
71%
2 reviews
#11
Japan
69%
69%
0 reviews
#12
Transcend
67%
67%
0 reviews
#13
Verbatim
65%
65%
0 reviews
#14
Rocstor
64%
64%
1 review
#15
OWC
63%
63%
0 reviews
#16
Glyph
62%
62%
0 reviews
#17
Rosewill
55%
55%
0 reviews
#18
Kanguru
55%
55%
0 reviews
#19
Lenovo
China
54%
54%
0 reviews
#20
Maxtor
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how G-Technology external hard drives compare to the other external hard drive brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All external hard drive Brands
G-Technology External Hard Drives

There's a wide selection of G-Technology external hard drives available compared to other external hard drive brands, with 10 G-Technology external hard drives currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $283, G-Technology external hard drives also tend to be more expensive than most other external hard drive brands however they are still a popular choice with consumers.

No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price
$127
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $699
Price Distribution of All External Hard Drives
No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price
$283
$0 $1,000 $2,000 $3,000 $4,000 $5,000 $6,000 $7,000 $8,000 $9,000 $416,999
Price Distribution of G-Technology External Hard Drives

How Many Industry Awards Have G-Technology External Hard Drives Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for G-Technology external hard drives. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular external hard drive brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning external hard drives

Number of Awards Seagate Western Digital LaCie A-DATA Silicon Power
01net.com logo
1
1
1
1
eteknix.com logo
1
1
1
1
tweaktown.com logo
1
1
1
legitreviews.com logo
1
1
darktech-reviews.com logo
2
razorman.net logo
1
1
tecnogaming.com logo
1
techwarelabs.com logo
1
techreaction.net logo
1
technolabs.net logo
1
techlabs.ua logo
1
storagereview.com logo
1
pcper.com logo
1
pcfoster.pl logo
1
nikktech.com logo
1
HEXUS.net logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
allround-pc.com logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
focus-numerique.fr logo
1
Other Expert Sites
7
1
Total
13
12
1
5
8

What is the Best Budget Choice G-Technology External Hard Drive?

G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 2Tb

$65.99
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G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 2Tb
2TB
140 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
140g

At only $65.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 63 the G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 2Tb makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Lighter than average (140g)
USB powered

A good spec but only average value for money USB powered external hard drive.

78
Features
Good Features
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
58
Value for Money
Average
63
Kagoo Score
Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 2Tb in the US is $65.99 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a G-Technology External Hard Drive?
Is G-Technology the Best External Hard Drive Brand?
How Many Industry Awards Have G-Technology External Hard Drives Received?
What is the Best Budget Choice G-Technology External Hard Drive?

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