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Should You Buy a G-Technology External Hard Drive?

Updated 28 July 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 3,100 user and expert reviews and 40+ 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 $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 $650 for the G-Raid - 12Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 12TB and a weight of 3kg. The average price of a new G-Technology external hard drive is $247.

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. 5 best external hard drive brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that G-Technology is the 5th best external hard drive brand out there.

#1
France
95%
95%
15 reviews
#2
United States
90%
90%
192 reviews
#3
83%
83%
15 reviews
#4
United States
78%
78%
800 reviews
#5
78%
78%
0 reviews
#6
ioSafe
72%
72%
10 reviews
#7
DataLocker
72%
72%
2 reviews
#8
70%
70%
0 reviews
#9
Rocstor
66%
66%
1 review
#10
Verbatim
65%
65%
0 reviews
#11
OWC
64%
64%
0 reviews
#12
Glyph
63%
63%
0 reviews
#13
Transcend
63%
63%
0 reviews
#14
Sony
Japan
59%
59%
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 20 G-Technology external hard drives currently on the market in the United States. At an average purchase price of $247, 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
$152
$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
$247
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $849
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
eteknix.com logo
1
1
1
1
01net.com logo
1
1
1
razorman.net logo
1
1
tweaktown.com logo
1
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
2
darktech-reviews.com logo
2
legitreviews.com logo
1
1
nikktech.com logo
1
pcfoster.pl logo
1
pcper.com logo
1
techlabs.ua logo
1
storagereview.com logo
1
technolabs.net logo
1
techreaction.net logo
1
techwarelabs.com logo
1
tecnogaming.com logo
1
mobimaniak.pl logo
1
hothardware.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
almodi.org logo
1
Other Expert Sites
7
3
1
Total
13
14
1
5
8

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

G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 4Tb

$129.95
Adorama
G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 4Tb
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G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 4Tb
4TB
136 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
249.47g

A great mid range choice, priced at $129.95 is the G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 4Tb, which has a Kagoo Score of 62.

Features We Love:
Big hard drive capacity (4TB)
USB powered

A good spec but only moderate value for money 249.47g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 4TB.

76
Features
Good Features
63
Value for Money
Good
62
Kagoo Score
Good

The cheapest price that we found for the G-Drive Mobile USB - 4Tb in the United States is $129.95 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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

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

$74.95
Adorama
G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb
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G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb
1TB
140 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
167g

At only $74.95 and with a Kagoo Score of 61 the G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Very fast hard drive speed (7,200 RPM)
Very light (167g)
USB powered

A good spec but only average value for money 167g external hard drive. It is USB powered and has a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM.

76
Features
Good Features
59
Value for Money
Average
61
Kagoo Score
Good

The cheapest price that we found for the G-DRIVE Mobile USB-C - 1Tb in the United States is $74.95 but in total we found only 2 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 Mid-Range G-Technology External Hard Drive?
What is the Best Budget Choice G-Technology External Hard Drive?

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