The 1 TB DriveStation Axis Velocity USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from Buffalo is an easy to use hard drive designed for simple and secure storage and backup of your data. Equipped with a 7200 rpm drive speed and USB 3.0 support, the hard drive boasts extremely fast file transfers. It features backward compatibility with USB 2.0 for use with nearly any Mac** or PC. The optional 256-bit AES hardware encryption offers government-grade protection so you can rest assured that your data is safe. Its unique chassis can stand upright or lay flat for placement just about anywhere.The DriveStation Axis Velocity Hard Drive comes with Buffalo tools, a feature-rich software suite designed to enhance the computer's performance and the day-to-day digital life of Windows PC users. It boasts transfer speeds up to 5 times* faster than USB 2.0 and conserves energy and battery consumption. The hard drive allows you to instantly expand the storage capacity of your computer or schedule automatic back-ups with its universal plug and play connectivity.
Note! *Test Environment: Motherboard: ASUS P7P55D, CPU: Intel Core i7 860 (2.80 GHz), Memory: 4 GB, OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. Increase in transfer speed varies depending on the number and size of files, type of access and PC environment. **HDD default format is NTFS; to work w/ Mac, reformat the HDD using Mac Disk Utility.
- Fast 7200 rpm Hard Drive
- Equipped with a 7200 rpm high drive speed, TurboPC EX and USB 3.0 support, the DriveStation Axis Velocity Hard Drive increases file transfer rates to up to 5 times* over USB 2.0 hard drives . It is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 for use with almost any Mac** or PC. 1
- Works with Mac** and PC (NTFS and HFS+ Support)
- With 1 TB of space, it provides a reliable and easy to use hard drive storage for your Mac** or PC computer. You can quickly expand the capacity of the computer for your favorite music, photos, videos, data files and more. The simple USB 3.0/2.0 interface offers plug-and-play setup and universal connectivity.
- Easy Scheduled Backup
- The DriveStation Axis Velocity Hard Drive is perfect for backing up your important files. Disaster and hard drive failures can occur unexpectedly. You can schedule regular backups for your PC with the Buffalo backup utility or use Time Machine for your Mac**.
- Available Hardware Encryption
- Optional 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) protects your data from unauthorized access. You simply need to assign a password to the hard drive at setup and your data is protected.
- Compact and Lightweight Design
- The DriveStation Axis Velocity Hard Drive features a slim, sleek and a lightweight chassis. It can be positioned both ways, vertically or horizontally as it adapts to the location it is used in for efficient utilization of space. You can make it stand upright on your home or office desktop or lay it flat below your TV as a part of your media center.
- Connect and Go
- The preformatted hard drive is ready for immediate use with Windows.
- Fanless Design
- The DriveStation Axis Velocity Hard Drive's fanless design allows for quiet operation which is perfect for media centers and game rooms.
- Buffalo Tools Software Suite for Windows PCs
- • Buffalo's backup utility is an easy-to-use and fully featured backup software for Windows PCs. It can be used to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive. • ECO manager is an energy efficiency tool used to conserve energy and reduce battery consumption. It allows you to regulate the power usage of the hard drive by cutting power to the drive during extended periods of inactivity. • RAMDISK is a simple utility that allows you to create a RAM disk on your Windows PC. It creates a small, but extremely fast environment for working on files. • SecureLock software for Windows provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption.
Note:**HDD default format is NTFS; to work w/ Mac, reformat the HDD using Mac Disk Utility.