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Fantom Drives GForce3 Pro 2TB USB 3.0 7200RPM External Hard Drive GF3B2000UP

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  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • 7200 rpm rotational speed
  • PC + Mac compatible
  • Quiet fan-free design
  • Easy Installation
  • Stylish brushed black aluminum enclosure
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G-Force3 Pro USB 3.0 7200RPM Aluminum External Hard Drive

Fantom Drives Gforce3 Pro USB 3.0 hard drives are the newest and fastest external disk drives available. With the latest generation hi-speed USB 3.0 interface, the Fantom G-Force3 features a maximum bus speed of 5Gbps. That's 10 times faster than with USB 2.0! Fantom G-Force3 USB 3.0 hard drives are also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 connections.

Appearance

Apperance of the Fantom Drives Gforce3 Pro USB 3.0 hard drive
  1. Disk activity/power indicator Light
  2. AC Adapter port
  3. USB 3.0 port
  4. Security lock slot
  5. Power switch

Features

Quality & Durability

Fantom G-Force3 Pro USB 3.0 hard drives features the ruggedness and durability you've come to expect from Fantom Drives, complete with a fan-free design for a virtually silent operation. Choose from the available capacities of 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB or 4TB for maximum flexibility at the speed of 5Gbps!

Reliable Storage Solution

The GForce comes with a three-year warranty! So, whether you want to have an expansion drive for your built-in hard drive or you want an affordable backup solution, the Fantom G-Force3 USB 3.0 external hard drive is the best external hard drive for you!

Details

front view of the external hard drive
  • Up to 4TB capacities
  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • 7200RPM rotational speed
  • PC + Mac compatible
  • Quiet fan-free design
  • Easy Installation
  • 3-Year limited warranty
  • Stylish brushed black aluminum enclosure

Available Capacities

Model # Description Capacity
GF3B500UP GForce3 Pro 500GB USB 3.0 7200RPM External Hard Drive 500GB
GF3B1000UP GForce3 Pro 1TB USB 3.0 7200RPM External Hard Drive 1TB
GF3B2000UP GForce3 Pro 2TB USB 3.0 7200RPM External Hard Drive 2TB
GF3B3000UP GForce3 Pro 3TB USB 3.0 7200RPM External Hard Drive 3TB
GF3B4000UP GForce3 Pro 4TB USB 3.0 7200RPM External Hard Drive 4TB

Specifications

Drive Type External Unit
Power Supply 110 ~ 220VAC (Universal Power Supply) with on/off switch
Product Weight 2.4lbs
Available Capacities 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB
Buffer Format NTFS
Host Interface USB 3.0
Rotational Speed 7200RPM
Bus Transfer Rate (Maximum) 5GBps
OS Support Mac OS X 10.5 and newer, Microsoft Windows 32-bit and 64-bit Vista, 7, Windows Server 2003, 2008
Warranty Three-year limited

What's in the Box

content
  1. G-Force 3 External Disk Drive
  2. Drive Stand
  3. Power Adapter
  4. USB 3.0 Cable
  5. User Manual

Learn more about the FANTOM DRIVES GF3B2000UP

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


Customer Reviews of the FANTOM DRIVES GF3B2000UP

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  • tweberis
  • 6/24/2014 2:34:10 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Product

Pros: Quiet, fast, works with Windows Image Backup and Windows Server Backup

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Below is the output from my ntfsino if anyone wants to see it.

Bytes Per Sector : 512
Bytes per Physical Sector : <not supported>
Bytes Per Cluster : 4096

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  • Martin
  • 1/16/2014 5:40:49 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing!

Pros: Work as intended, fast, plenty of storage space, look is nice.
I also see the on/off switch on the back as a plus ... it dosen't start everytime I light up my PC ... I only turn it on when I have something to backup.

Cons: None to this day ... we'll see if it fails faster than my old Seagate ...

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  • Z28Tempest
  • 4/20/2013 2:13:14 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks

Pros: Works. On 3.0 I've observed write at 65MB/s , read 120 MB/s , random read 6 MB/s.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Looks cool.

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  • AdidasFvr85
  • 2/26/2013 6:05:46 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsReliable, Fast, Clumsy

Pros: I ordered this Fantom 2 TB drive, USB 3.0. The physical drive is encased in a sleek, brushed-aluminum housing, w/ removable stand. The housing has plenty of ventilation holes to reduce wear from heat. The HDD is quick; ready as soon as it's turned on. USB 2.0 compatible. Not TOO loud.

Cons: The included USB 3.0 cord is short. Really short. 2 feet, at most. Depending on your setup space, you may have to purchase a different (longer) USB 3.0 cord. The cord is standard "Type-A" USB on one end, and a new-style "Type-B" 3.0 box on the other end.

It has a dedicated power cable and kill switch. Not sure if that's a 7200 rpm external HDD thing, or just a Fantom thing. Either way, it's not ideal for me.

Also, don't expect to get the super-high speeds that are advertised on any new USB 3.0 device. Yes, it's fast. No, you won't transfer 1+ Gb/second.

Other Thoughts: Decent purchase. Fair price. Lots of space. Had to accommodate for this drive, more than I expected. Bulky.

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  • ra
  • 1/31/2013 11:09:59 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDead on arrival

Pros: none

Cons: I just bought a fantom external hard Drive GF3B2000UP. I plugged it my desktop and nothing showed up. I checked in disk management and nothing is there too. i first thought it might be my computer so i tested the hard drive on my laptop and my brothers computer and still nothing. i could here the hard drive spinning but it is not showing up on any of the computers i tried it on. i assume it might be the case connection to the hard drive so I RMAed it.

Other Thoughts: I wonder if i should have gone with a different company other then Fantom. Newegg got it to me pretty quick but what's the point of fast shipping when the product is defective and i have to ship it back and wait for a new product....

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  • Zeek459
  • 12/8/2012 5:17:38 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGreat fast hard drive

Pros: I've been using this since June and it's worked just great! I just always have it hooked up to my pc and use it for data storage. Just like having an internal hard drive. Just great!

Cons: None so far.

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