CompanyLogo
Search Advanced Search
Categories
General Questions (55)
Studio Series (29)
Shuttle Series (6)
Evolution Series (40)
G-DRIVE Family (41)
G-RAID Family (51)
G-SPEED/G-SAFE Family (52)
G-CONNECT (53)
G-MINI (15)
G-SATA (13)
Search
Advanced Search
FAQs
Search our FAQ to find resolutions to common issues.
Is it okay to leave my external drive turned on all the time?

There is no negative effect to leaving your hard drive turned on. There is also no benefit to turning off, other than saving electricity. It is a personal preference depending on your needs.


Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Add to Favorites 
Article ID: 52 Article Created: 03-10-2011 15:50 PMLast Modified: 07-31-2013 13:59 PM

How well did this article answer your question? 100% 75% 50% 25% 0%

Most Recently Viewed Articles
External Drive Troubleshooting - Mac
Basic steps for troubleshooting your G-Technology external drive on the Mac...
What is the G-Technology Assistant?
  ...
How do I perform a RAID rebuild?
 Instructions on how to perform a RAID rebuild for your G-SPEED Studio R....
How do I change the RAID settings on my G-SPEED Studio R?
 Step by step instructions on how to change the RAID settings....
Which RAID set is best for my environment?
 The RAID set that is best for your environment depends on what your need is for the G-SPEED Studio....
How much video can I store on my G-Technology Drive?
It is dependent on the type of video footage you are working with. See the chart below for more information....
I want to use the G-Speed eS with my MacBookPro, What do I need to know?
If you want to take advantage of the RAID functions of the G-Speed eS, you will need to use it on a MacPro (Intel Based Only) with the PCI-e raid controller card that we ship with....
External Drive Troubleshooting - Windows
Basic External Drive Troubleshooting steps for Windows. ...
Adding files through the Web Application
You may upload files directly to the device by using the G-CONNECT Web Application Upload feature. ...
External Hard Drive Encryption for Mac
 Steps to encrypt an external hard drive....