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Buffalo 2TB DriveStation DDR Desktop Hard Drive

B&H # BUGD20U3 Mfr # HD-GD2.0U3
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You Pay: $116.16
Product Highlights
  • 2TB Drive Capacity
  • SATA 3 Gbps Drive Interface
  • USB 3.0 Compatible
  • 1GB Integrated DRAM Cache
  • 5 Gbps USB 3.0 Data Transfer Rate
  • 480 Mbps USB 2.0 Data Transfer Rate

The 2TB DriveStation DDR Desktop Hard Drive from Buffalo is an external desktop hard drive equipped with 2TB of storage space perfect for storing a large amount of data including HD movies, videos, pictures, music, documents and more. This drive comes equipped with 1GB memory cache allowing you to transfer data at speeds comparable to many solid state drives.

Simply connect this plug-and-play drive to a USB 3.0 or 2.0 port and begin quickly transferring your files at data rates up to 5 Gbps when utilizing the USB 3.0 connection. The integrated 1GB DRAM cache aides in accelerating file transfer performance ensuring your data remains secure as it is transferred. You also benefit from a wealth of utilities from Buffalo including Buffalo's Backup Utility, eco Manager, RAMDISK and SecureLock.

Easy to Use Storage
With terabytes of storage, the DriveStation DDR provides reliable, easy to use storage for your PC and Mac computer. Quickly expand the capacity of your computer for your favorite music, photos, videos and more. The simple USB 3.0 interface offers plug-and-play setup and universal connectivity.
Unique Form Fits Anywhere
DriveStation DDR features a reduced form factor chassis that can be positioned vertically or horizontally, adapting to the location it is used in for efficient use of space. Stand it upright on your home office desktop or lay it flat below your TV as part of your media center.
Easy Scheduled Backup
Back up your important files with the DriveStation DDR. Schedule regular backups for your PC with Buffalo Backup Utility or use Time Machine for your Mac.
MegaCache Accelerator
The DriveStation DDR includes a 1 GB DRAM cache system to greatly accelerate file transfer performance - up to 2.3X faster. MegaCache Accelerator offers automatic enhancements with plug-and-play setup. There are no utilities or special software to install.

Buffalo Tools

Buffalo's Backup Utility is featured backup software for Windows PCs and can be used to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive.
eco Manager helps to conserve energy and reduce battery consumption by regulating the power usage of the hard drive.
RAMDISK is a simple utility that allows you to create a RAM disk on your Windows PC which creates a small, but fast working environment.
SecureLock software for Windows provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption.
Number of Drives 1
Drive Interface SATA 3 Gbps
Capacity 2TB
USB Compatibility USB 3.0 / 2.0
Connector Type Type A
Number of Ports 1
Data Transfer Rates Max: 5 Gbps (USB 3.0)
Max: 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
Operating Environment 41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Power Consumption Max. 18W
Power Supply AC 100-240V 50/60Hz
OS Compatibility Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows XP
Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.7
Dimensions (WxHxD) 1.8 x 5.0 x 8.0" / 45.7 x 127 x 203.2 mm
Weight 2.2 lb / 1 kg
Buffalo 2TB DriveStation DDR Desktop Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • Quick-Setup Guide
  • Warranty Statement
  • Limited 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    Buffalo2TB DriveStation DDR Desktop Hard Drive
     
    4.6

    (based on 5 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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    80%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Quiet (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Back-up (4)
      • Additional storage (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual user (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (4)
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC (5)

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      5.0

      Second Buffalo hard drive, very satisfie

      By Sharpshooter

      from Tucson, AZ

      About Me Casual user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Compact
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Easy to use
      • High Capacity
      • Portable
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Additional Storage
        • Backup
        • Photo Storage

        Comments about Buffalo 2TB DriveStation DDR Desktop Hard Drive:

        I've had a Buffalo 500GB hard drive for a few years and it's 90% full so I stayed with a product that's given me zero problems.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC

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        4.0

        So far so good

        By ben

        from cleveland, oh

        About Me Casual user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Quiet

        Cons

        • No Power Switch

        Best Uses

        • Additional Storage
        • Backup

        Comments about Buffalo 2TB DriveStation DDR Desktop Hard Drive:

        I have this plugged into my router as network storage. As such I can't take advantage of the high transfer rates, so I might rearrange my setup. For now it's working great.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC

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        5.0

        Does the job as expected

        By Rick

        from Nipomo, CA

        About Me Casual user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup

            Comments about Buffalo 2TB DriveStation DDR Desktop Hard Drive:

            Good product. Excellent purchasing experience.
            Quick delivery. All went well. Thanks

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Computer Platform:
            • PC

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            4.0

            Too much whiz on the cache

            By wing

            from WA

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy to use
            • High Capacity
            • Quiet

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Additional Storage
              • Photo Storage
              • Video

              Comments about Buffalo 2TB DriveStation DDR Desktop Hard Drive:

              It is ok, but not as fast as I thpught.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Computer Platform:
              • PC

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              5.0

              Good Buy

              By ceetan

              from Mississippi

              About Me Tech Savvy

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fast Connectivity

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup

                Comments about Buffalo 2TB DriveStation DDR Desktop Hard Drive:

                This is my backup drive. I use it mainly for photos. Easy setup and quick backup.

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                • Computer Platform:
                • PC

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