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Should You Buy a G-Technology External Hard Drive?

Matthew
Updated 22 August 2020
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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 4,200 user and expert reviews and 20 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

G-Technology are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular external hard drives and start at $70 for the G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 1TB and a weight of 176g and go up to $450 for the G-Drive Thunderbolt - 10TB which has a hard drive capacity of 10TB and a weight of 1.4kg. The average price of a new G-Technology external hard drive is $184.

G-Technology are recognised for their good selection of mid-range 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. 6 best external hard drive brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that G-Technology is the 6th best external hard drive brand out there.

#1
United States
95%
95%
113 reviews
#2
United States
95%
95%
1,416 reviews
#3
France
90%
90%
15 reviews
#4
86%
86%
14 reviews
#5
ioSafe
74%
74%
10 reviews
#6
73%
73%
0 reviews
#7
DataLocker
72%
72%
2 reviews
#8
66%
66%
0 reviews
#9
Rocstor
64%
64%
1 review
#10
Verbatim
62%
62%
0 reviews
#11
Transcend
62%
62%
0 reviews
#12
OWC
59%
59%
0 reviews
#13
Apricorn
54%
54%
1 review
#14
Glyph
52%
52%
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 $184, 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
$104
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $749
Price Distribution of All External Hard Drives
No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price
$184
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $899
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 received by 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 Western Digital LaCie A-DATA Seagate Silicon Power
01net.com logo
1
1
darktech-reviews.com logo
2
eteknix.com logo
1
1
tweaktown.com logo
1
1
razorman.net logo
1
1
allround-pc.com logo
1
1
PC Mag logo
1
wavepc.pl logo
1
technolabs.net logo
1
techlabs.ua logo
1
pcfoster.pl logo
1
mobimaniak.pl logo
1
nikktech.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
hothardware.com logo
1
HEXUS.net logo
1
hardwaresecrets.com logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
almodi.org logo
1
Total
8
1
5
3
8

What is the Best Mid-Range G-Technology External Hard Drive?

G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB

$199.95
Adorama
G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB
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G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB
6TB
1,960 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
1.4kg

A great mid range choice, priced at $199.95 is the G-Technology G-DRIVE - 6TB, which has a Kagoo Score of 65.

Features We Love:
Big hard drive capacity (6TB)
External power adapter

A good spec but only average value for money 1.4kg external hard drive.

78
Features
Good Features
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
61
Value for Money
Good
65
Kagoo Score
Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the G-DRIVE - 6TB in the US is $199.95 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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

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

$94.95
Adorama
G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 2Tb
Buy Now
G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 2Tb
2TB
140 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
140g

At only $94.95 and with a Kagoo Score of 65 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 moderate value for money USB powered external hard drive.

78
Features
Good Features
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
60
Value for Money
Good
65
Kagoo Score
Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 2Tb in the US is $94.95 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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$339.99
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4 Prices from 2 Stores | $94.95 - $339.99
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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 Mid-Range G-Technology External Hard Drive?
What is the Best Budget Choice G-Technology External Hard Drive?

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