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G-Technology G-SPEED Q 4TB High Speed RAID Array w/ eSATA, USB 2.0, Firewire 400, Firewire 800 Interfaces for Video Editing Applications 0G01792

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  • 4TB of RAID Capable Storage Capacity
  • High-speed, low-cost RAID featuring an internal RAID controller with eSATA, USB 2.0, Firewire 400, Firewire 800 Interfaces
  • Whisper quiet aluminum enclosure features (4) hot-swappable drives
  • Supports multi-stream SD and compressed HD workflows
  • Quiet "smart" cooling fan ensures reliable operation and data integrity


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Product Description

Protected, Quad-Interface Storage Solutions G-SPEED Q provides content creators a high-performance, quad-interface, 4-bay RAID solution for every type of digital asset. Equipped with 3Gbit eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and USB 2.0, the quiet and stylish G-SPEED Q features an internal RAID controller, solid, all-alluminum enclosure with (4) hot-swappable hard disk drive modules and "Smart Fan" technology. The internal RAID controller features the Oxford 936SE, supporting RAID 0 for maximum performance or RAID 5 for data protection. RAID configuration is accomplished through a simple Mac or PC application. G-SPEED Q's small footprint and portability make it perfect for laptop applications where high capacity and RAID protection is important. The high performance quad interface features (1) eSATA, (2) FireWire 800, and (1) USB 2.0 port.

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High-performance, Quad-interface, 4-Bay RAID Storage Solution

The G-Technology G-SPEED Q provides content creators a high-performance, quad-interface, 4-bay RAID storage solution for every type of digital asset. Equipped with 3Gbit eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and USB 2.0, the G-Technology G-SPEED Q offers high-speed connectivity through a wide range of interfaces. It also features an internal RAID controller, a solid, all-aluminum enclosure with four hot-swappable hard disk drive modules, and "Smart Fan" technology to keep things quiet.

G-Technology G-SPEED Q
Built with Enterprise-class hard drives for optimal reliability. View larger

The internal RAID controller features the Oxford 936SE, supporting RAID 0 for maximum performance or RAID 5 for data protection. RAID configuration is accomplished through a simple Mac or PC application. The G-Technology G-SPEED Q's small footprint and portability make it perfect for laptop applications where high capacity and RAID protection is important. The high performance quad interface features one eSATA port, two FireWire 800 ports, and one USB 2.0 port.

G-Technology G-SPEED Q
A high-performance, quad-interface, 4-Bay RAID solution for every type of digital asset
Complete Performance

When connected eSATA using the G-Technology PCIe x4 RAID controller or other 4x eSATA adapter (sold separately), the G-Technology G-SPEED Q can sustain over 220MB/sec. FireWire performance completely saturates the FireWire 800 bus at speeds of 75-80MB/sec.

Enterprise-Class Drives

The enterprise-class hard drives included in the G-Technology G-SPEED series provide the same optimal reliability as the ones used in data centers worldwide. They're designed for 24x7 availability and optimized for multi-bay RAID (RVS) configurations.

Mac and Windows Compatible

Whether you're working on a PC, an iMac, or Mac PRO, the G-Technology G-SPEED series is widely compatible and delivers maximum performance regardless of the platform. Please see manufacturer website for more details.

What's in the Box

G-Technology G-SPEED Q storage unit with four removable drive modules, AC Power cord, 1.8m FireWire 800 Cable (white), 1.8m FireWire 800 to 400 cable (white), 1m USB 2.0 cable (white), 1m eSATA cable (white), drive module keys, CD manual.

Which G-Technology G-SPEED RAID Solution is Right for You?

G-SPEED Q G-SPEED eS G-SPEED eS PRO
G-SPEED G-SPEED Q G-SPEED eS G-SPEED eS PRO
Available Capacities 4TB | 8TB | 12TB 4TB | 8TB | 12TB 4TB | 8TB | 12TB
Interface eSATA, FW800/400, USB 2.0 eSATA miniSAS, locking connector
RAID Controller Internal, Oxford 936Q *External, eSATA PCIe 4x *External, miniSAS PCIe 8x
HD Editing Compressed workflows Multi-stream compressed
Single-stream uncompressed
Uncompressed, multiple stream HD or
2K DPX Film workflows
MB/s 200+ 230+ (single unit)
600+ (4-unit)
400+ (single unit)
70+ (2-unit)
RAID Options 0, 5 0, 2, 5, JBOD 0, 1, 3, 5, 6 and JBOD
RAID Spanning Multi-unit RAID spanning
(up to 4 units)
Multi-unit RAID spanning
(up to 2 units)
Enterprise HDD Yes Yes Yes
* Available for purchase separately


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