Probably, the new G-Tech G-Drive ev ATC w/Thunderbolt is recommended for those who are searching for a device that is durable and weather-proof. Without a doubt, those who already owned other products from G-Tech will also love the new portable drive.
The new G-Tech G-Drive comes with a solid construction that will handle drops from approximately 6.6 feet and is perfect for dirty and wet environments. Another interesting attraction is that this portable drive can work with Thunderbolt or USB connection and can fit in other EV housing units.
Therefore, the new G-Tech G-Drive is probably the fastest portable drive on the market, both via USB 3.0or Thunderbolt.
To be added that this new portable drive is available at the price of 150 dollars, which makes it pretty affordable for all clients. At this price range, the new G-Tech G-Drive EV ATC is a better solution compared with the newest Sony HDD HB, which is more expensive and is not watertight.
However, this new portable drive will probably have some problems when it comes to home users, because they don’t need all these rugged features. Probably, those users will opt for Seagate Backup Plus Slim or WD My Passport Ultra.
To be added that G-Tech G-Drive EV ATC measures 6.46 x 4.25 x 1.2 inches and weighs 0.82. So, due to its shock/drop-resistant outer shell, this portable drive is pretty bulky, but surprisingly, is quite light. One of the best things about this drive is that it comes with an integrated Thunderbolt cable that hides around its side. The company also declared that the new G-Tech G-Drive EV ATC can handle several drops, some of them can be even from approximately 6.6 feet. Moreover, the drive can be dropped into water and will float right up immediately. After it is dried up, the portable drive can be used normally again.
After opening the case, users will see that inside it is a G-Drive EV RAW, that is very compact and measures 5.14 x 3.29 x 0.65 inches. This one also has a standard Micro-USB 3.0 and a SATA port.