G-RAID with Thunderbolt 4TB

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G-Drive Pro with Thunderbolt (4TB)

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Pros
  • Time Machine-ready out of the box
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports
  • Preconfigured RAID 0
  • Good performance when using Snow Leopard. Nice case design
  • Smaller and lighter than other 4-drive RAIDs
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports for Daisy Chaining
Cons
  • Thunderbolt cable not included
  • Only supports Thunderbolt connectivity
  • Performance hit when using Leopard
  • Lackluster performance
  • The enclosure isn't user serviceable
  • Slow to wake from an idle state
At A Glance

At 15 cents per gigabyte, the G-RAID comes at a decent price tag and a three-year warranty. We also loved the reliability and ease-of-use of the G-RAID. The G-RAID is worth considering due to its massive storage availability, sleek design, and great price.

Specs

Storage

Drives included 2.0 2.0    
Raid type RAID 0 RAID 0 RAID 0  
Drive size 4000.0  GB 8000.0  GB 4000.0  GB  
Drive type External Desktop External Desktop External  
Hard Drive Speed     7200.0  RPM  

Ports and Connections

Available Interfaces Thunderbolt Thunderbolt FireWire 800|USB 2.0  
Firewire     FireWire 800  
USB 2.0     Yes  

Warranty

Warranty information 3 Years 3 Years    
Warranty information 3 Years 3 Years    

General Features

Form Factor 3.5-inch 3.5-inch    
Bus Powered 0.0 0.0 0.0  
File System(s) Supported FAT16|FAT32|HFS|HFS+|NTFS FAT16|FAT32|HFS|HFS+|NTFS FAT32|HFS+  

Pricing

Part Number   GR44000 GR44000  

General

Buffer Size     32.0  MB  

Performance

eSATA Performance - Macworld

Write 10GB Folder

MB per second

  191.7    
Read 10GB Folder

MB per second

  149.3    
Write 10GB File

MB per second

  206.2    
Read 10GB File

MB per second

  170.5    
Write Video Files

MB per second

  314.0    
Read Video Files

MB per second

  317.9    

Thunderbolt Performance - Macworld

Write 10GB Folder

MB per second

      337.0
Read 10GB Folder

MB per second

      454.0
Write 10GB File

MB per second

      158.0
Read 10GB File

MB per second

      367.0
Write Video Files

MB per second

      345.0
Read Video Files

MB per second

      481.0