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G-Technology 8TB G-Drive Thunderbolt & USB 3.0
In stock with our Supplier ready to ship in 1-2 working days, but may be subject to variations.A single 8TB 7200rpm HGST disk housed within the classic solid aluminium chassis. The G-Drive chassis has a heat sink design which dissipates any heat created whilst the drive is turned on
The G-Technology 8TB Thunderbolt USB 3.0 is part of a range of hard drive from G-Tech. Beautifully designed and build with robust materials the G-Technology 8TB Thunderbolt USB 3.0 has become a leader in storage technology. When connected to a thunderbolt port the G-Drive 8TB provides up to 245MB/s transfer rate. Also the G-Technology 8TB Thunderbolt USB 3.0 has a USB 3.0 port which provides fast data transfer when connected to a USB 3.0 computer and is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0.
All G-Technology hard drives are formatted for Mac out of the box and are Time Machine ready. It is recommended to be used with MAC OS 10.9+ or Windows 7 or above.
The G-Drive can easily be reformatted for PC. Follow the guide on the G-Technology website to re-format for NTFS (Windows).
Warranty -The G-Technology 8TB G-Drive Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 comes with a 3 year warranty and unlimited technical support.
In 2004, Medea Corporation, a manufacturer of storage systems optimized for digital content creation, was sold to Avid Technology Medea co-founder Roger Mabon purchased the rights to one of Medea’s products from Avid – a two-drive RAID 0 storage system for creative professionals – and opened up his own startup company just blocks from his house in Santa Monica.
The company sold products to a local community of audio/video creative professionals until the company made an agreement in 2006 with Apple that greatly increased placement of their products in Apple stores in the United States, and raised their revenue from $20,000 a month in 2004 to millions.
In January 2008, Fabrik Inc. bought G-Technology for an undisclosed amount. That month, the company introduced the world’s first 500 GB 2.5” portable storage drive and the first 1 TB portable external storage drive at Macworld Expo. G-Technology announced the first family of external solid-state drives (SSD) at Macworld Expo 09.
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) bought Fabrik and its G-Technology brand in 2009. HGST in turn was bought by Western Digital in 2012. G-Technology is currently a line of products sold by Western Digital.
We have an incredibly wide range of Hard Drives and Raid Systems for all your content creation requirement. Have a look at the main site for more products that will help with you shoot.
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