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WD G-Technology G-DRIVE USB
Compact, High-Performance Storage

WD G-Technology G-DRIVE USB



  • Capacity: 4TB
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 245MB/s
  • Color: Silver
  • Drive Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Interface: (1) USB 3.0



  • Capacity: 6TB
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 245MB/s
  • Color: Silver
  • Drive Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Interface: (1) USB 3.0

G-DRIVE USB DescriptionOverview:

G-DRIVE USB with Time Machine compatibility delivers high performance storage in a compact, yet stylish package.

Featuring a remarkably fast USB 3.0 interface that meets the needs of the creative professional, this 7200 RPM drive is encased in an all-aluminum enclosure that looks as good on your desk as it does on the road. It’s designed for storageintensive multimedia files, including video, photos, audio and music libraries. Ideal for high-speed data transfer and available in capacities up to 10TB, G-DRIVE USB is Mac OS compatible and easily reformatted for Windows. Plus, it’s Time Machine ready so you can quickly back-up all your files.

Key Feature

  • Transfer rates up to 245MB/s
  • Solid, stylish, all-aluminum case for durability
  • Up to 10TB
  • Apple Time Machine compatible
  • High-performance 7200RPM SATA III drives with up to 64MB cache
  • 3-Year limited warranty


Stylish, Aluminum Design

A storage device provides sturdy desktop storage in a stackable, silver aluminum case designed to neatly complement your workspace.

Fast, Hard Drive Storage

With up to 12TB1 of storage, it's designed for storage intensive, multimedia files, including HD video, photos, and music.

Fast Transfer Rates

Transfer rates up to 245MB/s2 and a USB 3.1 port let you quickly back up and transfer video, photos and documents.

Apple Time Machine Compatible

It’s Time Machine ready so you’re able to quickly back up all your files.

3-Year Limited Warranty

G-DRIVE USB is backed by a 3-year limited warranty and unlimited free technical support by representatives experienced with the latest content creation applications.

1 As used for storage capacity, one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment.
2 Based on read speed. As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second. Performance will vary depending on your hardware and software components and configurations


G-DRIVE USB Specifications

G-DRIVE USB Specifications
Interface 1x USB 3.0 (compatible with USB 2.o)
Drive Speed 7200RPM Class
Data Transfer Rate 2TB, 3TB and 4TB: 165MB/s
6TB: 226MB/s
8TB: 205MB/s
10TB: 245MB/s
Size (LxWxH) 1.34" x 7.72" x 5.06" / 35,4 x 196 x 128,4 mm
Weight 2.4 lbs
System Requirements macOS 10.9+
Windows 10, 8.1 & 7 (via reformat)
Box Contents G-DRIVE USB External Hard Drive
(1) USB 3.0 cable (compatible with USB 2.0)
AC power adapter
Quick Start Guide
3-Year limited warranty
Retail Packaging (LxWxH) 8.66” x 3.19” x 9.21”


Product Thunderbolt USB-C USB FireWire eSATA mini-SAS RAID Enabled ev Series Enterprise-class1 HDD
G-SPEED Shuttle with Thunderbolt 3            
G-SPEED Shuttle XL with Thunderbolt 3            
G-SPEED Shuttle XL with Thunderbolt            
G-SPEED Shuttle with ev Series Bay Adapters (Thunderbolt 3)          
G-SPEED Shuttle XL with ev Series Bay Adapters (Thunderbolt 3)          
G-SPEED Shuttle XL with ev Series Bay Adapters          
G-RAID with Thunderbolt 3          
G-RAID with Thunderbolt          
G-RAID with Removable Drives        
G-RAID USB with Removable Drives            
G-DRIVE with Thunderbolt 3            
G-DRIVE USB-C                
G-DRIVE with Thunderbolt            
G-DRIVE USB                

1 Used in extreme “enterprise” environments such as multiuser computer systems, server applications, and tiered storage arrays.


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Download the WD G-Technology G-DRIVE USB Datasheet (.PDF)