G-Technology 12TB G-DRIVE External Hard Drive (Thunderbolt 3 & USB 3.1 Gen 1)

BH #GT0G05383 • MFR #0G05383
G-Technology
G-Technology 12TB G-DRIVE External Hard Drive (Thunderbolt 3 & USB 3.1 Gen 1)
Key Features
  • 12TB Storage Capacity
  • Thunderbolt 3 & USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C
  • Up to 250 MB/s Data Transfer Speed
  • 7200 rpm
Designed for storage-intensive applications like audio/video editing, digital photography, and more, the 12TB G-DRIVE External Hard Drive from G-Technology provides up to 12TB of enterprise-class storage, a rotational speed of 7200 rpm, and is equipped with two 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 ports and one 5 Gb/s USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port. While one of the Thunderbolt 3 ports is used to interface with your host system at speeds of up to 250 MB/s, the other can be used to daisy chain up to five additional devices to your G-DRIVE. Thunderbolt 3 also supports 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 Gen 2 and for those who wish to use this drive with their USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A or USB 2.0 Type-A system, a USB Type-C to Type-A cable is included.
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G-Technology 0G05383 Overview

Designed for storage-intensive applications like audio/video editing, digital photography, and more, the 12TB G-DRIVE External Hard Drive from G-Technology provides up to 12TB of enterprise-class storage, a rotational speed of 7200 rpm, and is equipped with two 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 ports and one 5 Gb/s USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port. While one of the Thunderbolt 3 ports is used to interface with your host system at speeds of up to 250 MB/s, the other can be used to daisy chain up to five additional devices to your G-DRIVE. Thunderbolt 3 also supports 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 Gen 2 and for those who wish to use this drive with their USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A or USB 2.0 Type-A system, a USB Type-C to Type-A cable is included.

The 12TB G-DRIVE External Hard Drive is housed in an aluminum case and comes formatted for macOS 10.12+. After a simple reformat, it may also be used with Windows 8.1 and 10. Also included is a 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt cable, an AC power adapter, and a power cable. Protection is provided by a limited 5-year warranty.

General Features

Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports and one USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, which is also known as USB 3.0
Daisy-chaining for up to 5 additional devices
High-speed data transfers up to 250 MB/s
Solid aluminum case helps improve durability
12TB enterprise-class 7200 rpm hard drive
Apple Time Machine compatible
Plug-and-play on macOS

G-UTILITIES

Windows Solutions

G-Tech is excited to introduce their Compatibility Solutions for Windows 10, 8.1 and 7. To improve the experience for Windows users, they have added a G-UTILITIES folder with compatibility solutions, which can be downloaded from their Windows landing page.

G-UTILITIES Include

Instructions File
Explaining what each of the installers are and step-by-step instructions on how to install the HFS+ driver for Windows by Paragon or G-Technology Format Wizard.

HFS+ Driver for Windows by Paragon Install
By installing the HFS+ driver for Windows by Paragon on their Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 system, customers will be able to read/write to their G-Technology HFS+ formatted drive(s) from such PC, in addition to their Mac computer.

G-Technology Format Wizard
By installing the G-Technology Format Wizard, users can reformat their G-Technology HFS+ formatted drive to NTFS to be used with Windows-only systems. Please be aware that reformatting the drive to NTFS will erase all current data on the drive and it will no longer be compatible with macOS. Please be sure to back up all data prior to performing this install.

Learn More
An HTML file that will direct users to G-Technology's Windows Compatibility landing page.

G-Technology 0G05383 Specs

Storage Capacity12 TB
Connection Interface2 x Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-C)
1 x USB 3.2 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Type-C)
Maximum Read Speed250 MB/s
Pre-FormatMac OS Extended (Journaled)
Internal Drive
Internal InterfaceSATA (Unspecified)
TypeHard Disk Drive
Rotational Speed7200 rpm
External Enclosure
MaterialAluminum
Cooling SystemPassive
Dimensions (L x W x H)8.3 x 5.1 x 1.8" / 21.1 x 13.0 x 4.6 cm
Weight2.73 lb / 1.24 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.325 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)12 x 8.85 x 5.5"
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