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G-Technology 8TB G-Speed Q 4-Bay Storage Array

B&H # GTGSQ38 MFR # 0G02836
G-Technology 8TB G-Speed Q 4-Bay Storage Array

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Product Highlights

  • 8TB Storage Capacity
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Port
  • 1 x eSATA Port
  • 2 x FireWire 800 Port
  • Up to 64MB Cache per Drive
  • 7200rpm Drive Speed
  • 4x SATA II Enterprise Class Drives
  • Enhanced "Smart" Cooling Fan
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You Pay: $1,199.95

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The 8TB G-Speed Q 4-Bay Storage Array from G-Technology features an 8TB storage capacity capable of holding a variety of files including HD movies, videos, photos, music, documents. Easily connect this storage array to both Macs and PCs via the integrated USB 3.0, FireWire 800 and eSATA ports. Each included Enterprise Class Drive comes equipped with a 7200rpm drive speed along with up to a 64MB cache memory buffer.

The G-Speed Q can be configured in RAID 0 for maximum capacity and performance, or in RAID 5 for data security and redundancy. Please note that Maximum capacity in RAID 5 is reduced by 25% due to data redundancy and all G-Speeds are pre-formatted in RAID 5 to save you time. Simply reformat to RAID 0 to achieve full capacity. However, the drives are only hot-swappable in RAID 5 allowing your data to be protected in the event of a single hard drive failure.

Supports multi-screen SD, HDV, DVCPRO HD, Apple ProRes 422, and uncompressed HD video workflows
High-speed, port multiplied 3Gbit eSATA interface with single cable connection
Internal RAID controller support RAID 0 and RAID 5
Hot-swappable 7200rpm SATA III Enterprise Class Drive, each with up to 64MB cache
Whisper-quiet, all-aluminum enclosure
Scalable to 64TB in storage capacity
Web-based configuration and management
UPC: 705487192773
Capacity 8TB
OS Compatibility Mac OS X 10.6 and up
Windows 8, 7, and Vista
Interfaces 1 x USB 3.0
2 x FireWire 800
1 x eSATA
Type 4x SATA III Enterprise Class
Cache Up to 64MB per drive
Drive Speed 7200rpm
Cooling System Ultra-quiet "smart" cooling fan
System Requirements RAID controller: Mac Pro (Intel processor) or PC with available PCIe x4 slot:
Mac OS 10.5 or higher
Windows Vista, or Windows 7
G-SPEED Q is compatible with third-party port multiplier-aware host adapters
Dimensions (LxWxH) 9 x 4.75 x 6.75" / 228 x 120 x 171 mm
Weight 13 lb / 5.8 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight 15.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.2 x 12.0 x 8.1"
G-Technology 8TB G-Speed Q 4-Bay Storage Array
  • Universal AC Power Supply
  • 4 x Removable Disk Modules
  • USB 3.0/2.0 Cable
  • FireWire Cable
  • eSATA Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Limited 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty

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    G-Technology8TB G-Speed Q 4-Bay Storage Array

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    Peace of Mind!

    By Video Design

    from Lake Zurich, Illinois

    About Me Multimedia Professional

    Verified Buyer


    • Durable
    • Fast Connectivity
    • Quiet
    • Reliable


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        Comments about G-Technology 8TB G-Speed Q 4-Bay Storage Array:

        This unit comes striped RAID5, so if one drive ever fails, just slide in a replacement drive and the other drives rebuild it. No data loss! That is the sort of peace of mind I need for my clients' footage and masters.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac

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        Very nice device

        By David

        from Dallas

        Comments about G-Technology 8TB G-Speed Q 4-Bay Storage Array:

        Only had for a couple weeks but so far everything is great. Worked great right out of box. Just plugged into Mac and popped up on desktop. Very fast with USB 3. Fairly quiet esp. for a RAID array. You can hear it but not annoying. Not really any noisier than a single drive. Seems very sturdy and well built. Smaller and heavier than anticipated. Looks very nice on desktop. So far I would give it 5 stars.

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        Host Adapters

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        Ensure high-speed data transfer over the newest ports with a controller card.

        G-Technology - HighPoint Rocket SATA 3Gbps 4-Port PCI Express x4 eSATA RAID Controller
        • You Pay: $239.00
        Sonnet - Tempo SATA E2P 2-Port eSATA PCI Express Host Adapter - Mac/Win
        • You Pay: $42.99

        Spare & Replacement Drives

        Keep a spare drive around in case of drive failure.

        G-Technology - 2TB Spare Enterprise Drive for G-Speed Q, eS, and eS PRO
        • You Pay: $179.00

        Power Accessories

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        Prevent power surges or outages from damaging your equipment.

        APC - Power-Saving Back-UPS Pro 700 (120V)
        • Price: $109.99
        • Instant Savings: -$10.00
        • Offer ends AUG 17 '15
        • You Pay: $99.99
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