G-Technology has announced that it is now shipping its G-Technology G-DRIVE mini and G-RAID mini external storage solutions with new high-quality, 1TB, 2.5-inch 7,200RPM hard disk drives from HGST. Delivering up to 136MB/s performance, the G-Technology G-DRIVE mini features a sleek compact and durable all-aluminium enclosure and both USB 3.0 and FireWire® 800 connectivity. Preformatted for Mac users, the drive works with Apple computer systems right out of the box and is Time Machine ready. The new G-DRIVE mini is now available for a suggested retail price of £149.99 for 1TB. Out of the box, the G-RAID mini solution is set up in RAID 0 (performance mode), with its two 7,200rpm drives working together for the performance needed to edit the most popular compressed HD formats. The G-RAID mini is FireWire bus powered — even when using USB 3.0 for data transfer. Shipping in early Q1, the 2TB G-RAID mini solution will have a MSRP of £339.99.