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G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb

G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb
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Good Features
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Widely Available
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Value for Money
Excellent
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Age
2 Years Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An affordable but slightly out of date 176g external hard drive, with a good spec.
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G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb Price History

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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb number 22 in medium capacity hard drives, number 41 across all external hard drives and number 65 in best selling hard drives.

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88
Brand Rating
74
Features
74
Popularity
98
Value for Money
80
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 86?

G-Technology is an excellent external hard drive brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better external hard disk are available.
This external hard drive has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very light
USB powered
Very small hard drive capacity
Very slow data transfer rate

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each external hard drive by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the external hard drive is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec external hard drives come to market, the older external hard drives will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Very light
USB powered
Very small hard drive capacity
Very slow data transfer rate
Very slow hard drive speed
Does not have a Wi-Fi
Slower than average maximum data transfer rate
Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of external hard disk is 1GB, the biggest is 64TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 3.2TB. The G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb's hard drive capacity of only 1TB is smaller than average when compared to most other external hard disk drive. It is in the smallest 16% of all external hard drives when ranked by this feature.

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Very Slow Data Transfer Rate

External hard drives have data transfer rates of between 5 Mbit/s and 20,000 Mbit/s, and the average data transfer rate is 3,600 Mbit/s. The G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb's data transfer rate of only 136 Mbit/s is slower than average when compared to most other external hard drive. It is in the slowest 16% of all external hard drives when sorted by this feature.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the external hard drives the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,200 RPM. The hard drive speed of the G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb of only 5,400 RPM is slower than average when compared to most other external hard drives. It is in the slowest 10% of all external hard disk drive when ranked by this feature.

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The G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb's weight of only 176g is in the lightest 22% of all external hard drive when ranked by this feature. The weights of external hard disks range from 41g to 12kg, and the average weight is 710g.

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USB Powered
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The G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb is USB powered, as are 80% of external hard drives.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb does not have a Wi-Fi, although keep in mind that 97% of external hard disks also do not have a Wi-Fi.

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Slower Than Average Maximum Data Transfer Rate

The G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb's maximum data transfer rate of only 136 Mbit/s is slower than average when compared to most other external hard drives. It is slower than 95% of all external hard drives when ranked by this feature. External hard drives have data transfer rate (max) of between 5 Mbit/s and 20,000 Mbit/s, and the average maximum data transfer rate is 4,200 Mbit/s.

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Popularity

Popularity

The G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb has been listed on Kagoo since March 2017 and is currently ranked number 41 out of 425 external hard drives.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An external hard drive with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb, and ranked it:

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G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb Release Date

October 2016

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When Are Most New G-Technology External Hard Disk Drive Released?

April to May is the most common period for new G-Technology external hard disk drive to be released in.

If you want the latest G-Technology external hard drive features you may be best waiting until April 2019. It's also worth keeping in mind that the price of the current G-Technology external hard disk drives tend to drop off when the next models are released. In 2018 most new G-Technology external hard disk drives were released in April, with one new G-Technology external hard disk drives released that month. The biggest month in 2017 for new G-Technology external hard drive releases was May, with nine new G-Technology external harddisk released that month. In October 2016, nine new G-Technology external hard drives were released making it the biggest month that year for new G-Technology external hard drive releases.

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How Fast Do G-Technology External Hard Drive Prices Drop After Release?

G-Technology external hard drives tend to depreciate faster than most external hard drives.

Most external hard drives drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release. New G-Technology external hard disk drives drop in price by an average of 12% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. On a typical new G-Technology external hard drive costing £173, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £21.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb. However we have checked the rating of all G-Technology external hard drives and the average score is 88.2%.

G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb Specification

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USB Powered
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

gtechnology 705487206302, western digital 0g06071, gtechnology 0g03041, gtechnology 0g06071, 0g03040 0g03040, gtech 0g03040, gtech 7200rpm, gtech 0g06071, code 0g04760, gt0g02875, pcaa8982, 9910030b

Barcodes

 0007.05487E+11,  00163121522841,  00663647908247,  00705487193190,  00705487200355

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