by Adam Armstrong

G-Technology Announces Its New G-DRIVE USB-C

Today Western Digital Corporation (WDC) announced that it was expanding its G-DRIVE portfolio (under the G-Technology brand) to now include a USB-C version of the device. Available in up to 10TB of capacity, the G-DRIVE USB-C is designed with creative enthusiasts in mind. The USB-C interface works well with next-generation Mac and PC computers while simultaneously charging compatible USB-C devices.

Enthusiasts and creative professionals that work with and store HD videos, photos, music, and backups, have high capacity needs. The G-DRIVE USB-C can provide up to 10TB of capacity in a G-Technology stylish extruded aluminum enclosure. The USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface with USB-C connector (a USB-A connector is also included) can provide up to 195MB/s in transfer speeds. The G-DRIVE USB-C can provide up to 45 Watts of charging capability, enabling users of the latest MacBook or MacBook Pro to charge their notebook without a separate charger.

Key specifications:

  • Capacity: 4TB, 8TB, 10TB
  • Interface: USB 3.1
  • Drive Speed: 5400 RPM
  • Transfer rates: Up to 195MB/s
  • OS Compatibility:
    • Mac OS 10.9+
    • Windows 10, 8.1 & 7 (via reformat)
  • Dimensions: 7.72" x 5.06" x 1.39"

Availability and Pricing

The G-DRIVE USB-C is expected to be available this quarter, comes with a 3-year warranty, and has a MRSP of $449.95, $349.95, and $199.95 for the 10TB, 8TB and 4TB capacities respectively. 


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