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Should You Buy a G-Technology External Hard Drive?

Updated 28 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a G-Technology External Hard Drive?

We currently compare prices on over 40 of G-Technology's external hard drives.

If you are wondering how G-Technology external hard drives compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,000 external hard drives by objectively and impartially analysing over 3,200 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

G-Technology are recognised for their wide selection of premium and moderately popular external hard drives and start at £56 for the G-Drive Mobile USB - 1Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 1TB and a weight of 176g and go up to £815 for the G-Raid - 16Tb which has a hard drive capacity of 16TB and a weight of 3kg. The average price of a new G-Technology external hard drive is £285.

G-Technology are recognised for their wide selection of premium and moderately popular external hard drives.

Is G-Technology the Best External Hard Drive Brand?

So are G-Technology external hard drives any good? We give every external hard drive a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all external hard drives we are able to impartially rank all the external hard drive brands.

G-Technology is ranked the No. 9 best external hard drive brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that G-Technology is the 9th best external hard drive brand out there.

#1
United States
95%
95%
767 reviews
#2
United States
93%
93%
192 reviews
#3
France
93%
93%
15 reviews
#4
92%
92%
15 reviews
#5
90%
90%
35 reviews
#6
China
89%
89%
19 reviews
#7
85%
85%
52 reviews
#8
Japan
81%
81%
0 reviews
#9
79%
79%
0 reviews
#10
78%
78%
7 reviews
#11
WD
77%
77%
792 reviews
#12
Transcend
74%
74%
0 reviews
#13
Verbatim
74%
74%
0 reviews
#14
72%
72%
0 reviews
#15
ioSafe
70%
70%
10 reviews
#16
Maxtor
68%
68%
0 reviews
#17
OWC
60%
60%
0 reviews
#18
DataLocker
60%
60%
2 reviews
#19
Digittrade
59%
59%
0 reviews
#20
Samsung
South Korea
59%
59%
0 reviews
#21
Glyph
57%
57%
0 reviews
#22
Apricorn
57%
57%
1 review
#23
2-Power
56%
56%
0 reviews
#24
Elecom
55%
55%
0 reviews
#25
Sony
Japan
55%
55%
0 reviews
#26
Lenovo
China
54%
54%
0 reviews
#27
Hamlet
54%
54%
0 reviews
#28
TechniSat
53%
53%
0 reviews
#29
ADATA
53%
53%
0 reviews
#30
Integral
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how G-Technology external hard drives compare to the other external hard drive brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All external hard drive Brands
G-Technology External Hard Drives

There's a smaller selection of G-Technology external hard drives available compared to other external hard drive brands, with only 24 G-Technology external hard drives currently on the market in the UK. G-Technology external hard drives also tend to be more expensive than most other external hard drive brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price
£138
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £799
Price Distribution of All External Hard Drives
No. Of External Hard Drives
Average Price
£285
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £799
Price Distribution of G-Technology External Hard Drives

How Many Industry Awards Have G-Technology External Hard Drives Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for G-Technology external hard drives. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular external hard drive brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning external hard drives

Number of Awards Seagate Western Digital LaCie A-DATA Silicon Power
eteknix.com logo
1
1
1
1
01net.com logo
1
1
1
tweaktown.com logo
1
1
darktech-reviews.com logo
2
razorman.net logo
1
1
pcfoster.pl logo
1
pcper.com logo
1
pokde.net logo
1
storagereview.com logo
1
technolabs.net logo
1
techlabs.ua logo
1
mobimaniak.pl logo
1
techreaction.net logo
1
techwarelabs.com logo
1
tecnogaming.com logo
1
wavepc.pl logo
1
nikktech.com logo
1
legitreviews.com logo
1
M3.idg.se logo
1
almodi.org logo
1
Other Expert Sites
7
4
1
Total
13
13
1
5
8

What is the Best Mid-Range G-Technology External Hard Drive?

G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb

£149.00
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G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb
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G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb
4TB
136 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
7,200 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
240g

A great mid range choice, priced at £149 is the G-Technology G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb, which has a Kagoo Score of 74.

Features We Love:
Big hard drive capacity (4TB)
Fast hard drive speed (7,200 RPM)
USB powered

A very popular and fully featured 240g external hard drive, good for ALL the cat pictures. It has a hard drive speed of 7,200 RPM and a hard drive capacity of 4TB and is USB powered.

87
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
64
Value for Money
Good
85
Age
2 Years Old
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the G-DRIVE ev RaW - 4Tb in the UK is £149.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End G-Technology External Hard Drive?

G-Technology G-Drive Mobile - 2Tb

£356.38
Amazon UK
G-Technology G-Drive Mobile - 2Tb
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G-Technology G-Drive Mobile - 2Tb
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
295g
130MB/s
READ SPEED

If you're looking for a high end G-Technology external hard drive then the G-Technology G-Drive Mobile - 2Tb takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 72, but is a bit more expensive at £356.38.

Features We Love:
USB powered

A very popular but a little out of date 295g external hard drive, good for a large amount of cat pictures.

82
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
61
Value for Money
Good
85
Age
1 Year Old
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the G-Drive Mobile - 2Tb in the UK is £356.38 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice G-Technology External Hard Drive?

G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 4Tb

£126.49
Amazon UK
G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 4Tb
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G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 4Tb
4TB
136 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
RATE
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
249.47g

At only £126.49 and with a Kagoo Score of 73 the G-Technology G-Drive Mobile USB - 4Tb makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big hard drive capacity (4TB)
USB powered

A best selling but moderately out of date 249.47g external hard drive, good for ALL the cat pictures. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 4TB.

83
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
63
Value for Money
Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the G-Drive Mobile USB - 4Tb in the UK is £126.49 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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£126.49
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£134.74
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a G-Technology External Hard Drive?
Is G-Technology the Best External Hard Drive Brand?
How Many Industry Awards Have G-Technology External Hard Drives Received?
What is the Best Mid-Range G-Technology External Hard Drive?
What is the Best High End G-Technology External Hard Drive?
What is the Best Budget Choice G-Technology External Hard Drive?

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