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Fantom Drives by Micronet G-Force3 Pro GF3B2000UP 2TB USB 3.0 7200RPM External Hard Drive with 2GB Free Cloud Backup for 6 Months

  • GF3B2000UP
  • USB 3.0
  • 3.5"
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Fantom Drives Gforce/3 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 Gforce/3 features a maximum bus speed of 5Gb/sec... That's 10 times faster than with USB 2.0! Fantom Gforce/3 USB 3.0 hard drives are also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 connections

Learn more about the FANTOM DRIVES GF3B2000UP


Fantom Drives by Micronet
G-Force3 Pro


USB 3.0
7200 RPM

Physical Spec

Form Factor
7.75" x 4.75" x 1.75"
2.50 lbs.


Fantom Drives Gforce/3 Pro 7200 rpm USB 3.0/2.0 is the latest and fastest member of the Gforce family. This product offers ultimate data protection by including MicroNet Online Backup local software pre-installed on your device

The Gforce/3 Pro family of external hard drives feature a sturdy brushed black aluminum casing for maximum durability, a fan-free design for virtually silent operation and can be stored horizontally or vertically to optimize your work space.

The Fantom Gforce3 offers reliable storage expansion from your built-in hard drive so you can store all of your valuable data and digital memories.

Fantom Drives Gforce/3 Pro features the newest generation USB 3.0* allowing transfer rates up to 10 times the rate of USB 2.0. The Gforce/3 Pro USB 3.0 hard drive is perfect for audio and video professionals requiring maximum performance
and reliability.

The Gforce/3 Pro offers plug & play simplicity as well as its rugged features for optimal storage for all your photos, music, videos and documents in one convenient place

USB 3.0 is backwards compatible with USB 2.0

Power Supply: 110/220 V (Universal Power Supply)

Bus Transfer Rate (Maximum): 5 Gb/s (USB 3.0), 480 Mb/s (USB 2.0)

OS Support:
Apple Mac OS X 10.5 or later
Microsoft Windows XPSP3, Vista, 7
Windows Server 2003, 2008


Package Contents
Gforce/3 Pro External Hard Drive
Drive Stand
Power Supply
USB 3.0 Cable

Quick Info


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

Customer Reviews of the FANTOM DRIVES GF3B2000UP

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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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