Pros

  • Good overall speed

Cons

  • A little pricey

Manufacturer’s Description

G-DRIVE mobile hard drives are the perfect compliment to your new Apple MacBook Pro. Weighing in at less than 9 oz., G-DRIVE mobile is the ultra-portable and stylish way to travel with up to 500GB of storage space for your important documents, MP3s, digital video and digital photo files. G-DRIVE mobile is bus powered, eliminating the need to carry an external AC power supply. Portability was never so easy!

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 0G01667
Storage
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 5400.0 RPM
Drive type External
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire 400
  • FireWire 800
  • USB 2.0
Firewire
  • FireWire 400
  • FireWire 800
USB 2.0 Yes
Warranty
Warranty information 3 Years
Warranty information 3 Years
General Features
Bus Powered 1.0

Warranty Information

3 Years

Performance

Macworld Lab
USB - copy 1GB to External Drive 37.0   (CLOB) seconds
USB - duplicate 1GB file on external drive 57.0   (CLOB) seconds
USB - Low memory Photoshop test 265.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 400 - copy 1GB to External Drive 36.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 400 - duplicate 1GB file on external drive 52.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 400 - Low memory Photoshop test 247.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 800 - copy 1GB to External Drive 21.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 800 - duplicate 1GB file on external drive 29.0   (CLOB) seconds
FireWire 800 - Low memory Photoshop test 195.0   (CLOB) seconds