Storage firm G-Technology is to offer a range of Mac-friendly external hard drives cast from aircraft grade aluminium.

The four HDD models in the fanless G-Drive range come pre-formatted with HFS Plus – the Mac’s native file format – and support Mac OS X’s Time Machine automatic back-up system.

The 2.5in Mini Combo G-Drive is available in 160GB, 250GB and 320GB capacity options, with USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 support.

A second 2.5in option is the Mini Triple, which comes as either a 250GB or 320GB drive with USB and FireWire 400/800 connection capability.

G-Tech’s two 3.5in HDD options, the Combo and the Q, are both available as 500GB or 1TB capacity drives.

The Combo supports USB and FireWire 400, while the Q supports FireWire 800 and eSATA connections.

Prices are from USD $170 (€125).

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