Search Advanced Search
General Questions (55)
Studio Series (23)
Evolution Series (28)
G-DRIVE Family (42)
G-RAID Family (52)
G-SPEED/G-SAFE Family (53)
G-MINI (16)
G-SATA (15)
Advanced Search
Search our FAQ to find resolutions to common issues.
What kind of RAM should I use to upgrade the cache on a G-SPEED XL
By default the RAID controller features 256MB cache (512MB on G-SPEED XL and is upgradeable to 2GB

The correct RAM needs to be a Non-ECC 667MHz 240-pin Unbuffered DIMM (SDRAM-DDR2, 1.8V, CL5, Double-Sided)

A good example is Kingston's KVR677D2N5/1G

Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Delete from Favorites 
Article ID: 36 Article Created: 08-06-2009 21:50 PMLast Modified: 08-06-2009 21:50 PM

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

Related Articles
My G-SPEED Sometimes Will Not Mount
In most cases the G-SPEED auto detects the speed of the fibrer channel connection, however sometimes it does not, causing the volume not to mount....

Most Recently Viewed Articles
Quick Setup for G-Technology Products
Is it okay to leave my external drive turned on all the time?
How do I setup my drive for use as a Time Machine backup?
In most cases when a new drive is connected to the system Time Machine will prompt you for the setup. If this does not   happen or if you are... ...
How to format/reformat your drive for Mac (HFS+)
 Follow these steps to format your drive for use on the Mac:...
What are the advantages of Thunderbolt over FireWire, USB and eSATA?
Besides the overall performance 10Gbps, Thunderbolt supports power, data, audio and video so you can use one port to connect many of your peripherals....
Is Thunderbolt backward compatible with USB and FireWire?
Third party vendors will sell adapters that will allow you to connect USB and FireWire devices to Thunderbolt ports. However, you will still be limited to the performance of their built-in components. For example, a FireWire 800 device still will not be able to transfer data than 800Mbps....
Can I boot my Mac from a Thunderbolt drive?
The G-RAID Thunderbolt is not supported as a boot volume....
On Windows 7/Vista I cannot see my drive in Computer
Formatting your drive for both Mac and Windows using ex-FAT
 This article contains information how to format your G-Technology hard drive for use with both Windows and Mac using the ex-FAT format....
External Drive Troubleshooting - Mac
Basic steps for troubleshooting your G-Technology external drive on the Mac...