Designed to meet the needs of creative enthusiasts who need to store intensive multimedia files, including HD videos, photos, and music, the G-DRIVE USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C External Hard Drive from G-Technology provides up to 18TB of storage, a rotational speed of 5400 rpm, and is equipped with one 5 Gb/s USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port that transfers data at speeds up to 150 MB/s. With support for up to 45W of power, the USB Type-C port supports USB Power Delivery and can charge your compatible MacBook Pro or MacBook without the need for its charger.
The G-DRIVE USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C External Hard Drive is housed in an aluminum case and comes formatted for macOS 10.9+. After a simple reformat, it may also be used with Windows 10, 8.1, and 7. For those who wish to use this drive with their USB Type-A system, a USB Type-C to Type-A cable is included. Also included is a USB Type-C to Type-C cable, an AC power adapter, and a power cable. Protection is provided by a limited 3-year warranty.
- USB 3.0 Type-C connector (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
- USB Power Delivery to charge your compatible laptop
- High-speed data transfers up to 150 MB/s
- Solid aluminum case helps improve durability
- 5400 rpm hard drive
- Apple Time Machine compatible
- Plug-and-play on Mac OS
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.