What's in the Box
- G-Technology 6TB G-DRIVE USB G1 USB 3.0 Hard Drive
- USB 3.0 Cable
- AC Power Adapter
- Limited 3-Year Warranty (US Only)
Designed for storing and working with intensive multimedia files including video, photos, audio, and music libraries, the 6TB G-DRIVE USB G1 USB 3.0 Hard Drive from G-Technology lets you store up to 6TB of your data and transfer it to or from your computer using USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1) technology. Housed in an aluminum enclosure, the G-DRIVE USB G1 features data transfer rates of up to 226 MB/s and a rotational speed of 7200 rpm, both of which allow for quick file access and fast data transfer speeds. The G-DRIVE USB G1 natively supports USB 3.0 and includes a USB 3.0 cable, and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.
While the G-DRIVE USB G1 is compatible with both Windows 10, 8.1, and 7, and Mac OS 10.9 and later, it comes formatted HFS+ for macOS and supports Apple's Time Machine software, allowing your Mac to be backed up to this drive. To use this drive with Windows, it will need to be reformatted. Also included with the G-DRIVE USB G1 is a power adapter.
- 6TB capacity
- Transfer rates up to 226 MB/s
- Solid, all-aluminum case for durability
- Apple Time Machine compatible
- High-performance 7200 rpm SATA III drive
G-Technology Brings ArmorLock App to Android
Enjoy next-generation security with the G-Technology ArmorLock SSD and the ArmorLock app-now available for Android devices. The app allows you to control access and manage users of the drive as well as track where the drive was last used. You can unlock the drive with your phone, work with multiple drives, access secure erase and self-formatting options, and more to keep your data secure.
G-Tech is excited to introduce their Compatibility Solutions for Windows 10, 8.1 and 7. To improve the experience for Windows users, they have added a G-UTILITIES folder with compatibility solutions, which can be downloaded from their Windows landing page.
Explaining what each of the installers are and step-by-step instructions on how to install the HFS+ driver for Windows by Paragon or G-Technology Format Wizard.
HFS+ Driver for Windows by Paragon Install
By installing the HFS+ driver for Windows by Paragon on their Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 system, customers will be able to read/write to their G-Technology HFS+ formatted drive(s) from such PC, in addition to their Mac computer.
G-Technology Format Wizard
By installing the G-Technology Format Wizard, users can reformat their G-Technology HFS+ formatted drive to NTFS to be used with Windows-only systems. Please be aware that reformatting the drive to NTFS will erase all current data on the drive and it will no longer be compatible with macOS. Please be sure to back up all data prior to performing this install.
An HTML file that will direct users to G-Technology's Windows Compatibility landing page.