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What brand of Hard Drive is inside my G-Technology drive?

G-Technology is exclusively using HGST brand hard drives in all products. HGST has proven to be an industry leader in hard drive technology ensuring G-Technology products offer the performance and reliability needed for both home and professional use.

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Article ID: 51 Article Created: 03-10-2011 15:45 PMLast Modified: 08-19-2012 11:34 AM

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