Buffalo 1TB MiniStation DDR3 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

Buffalo 1TB MiniStation DDR3 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

Buffalo 1TB MiniStation DDR3 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

Buffalo 1TB MiniStation DDR3 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive


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Product Highlights

  • 1TB Capacity
  • 1GB DDR3 Cache
  • Data Transfer Rates up to 5 Gb/s
  • USB 3.0 Port
  • USB Bus Powered
  • ASE Password Protected Encryption Base
  • Free Buffalo Software Tools Included
  • TimeMachine Support
  • Formatted for Windows Computers
  • Windows & Mac Compatible
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  • 1Description

The 1TB MiniStation DDR3 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive from Buffalo allows you to bring 1TB of your data with you and transfer it to or from your computer using USB 3.0. The MiniStation features data transfer rates of up to 5 Gb/s and has a 1GB DDR3 cache that works as a buffer during read and write operations. This cache allows write speeds to be optimized up to 400 MB/s and read speeds up to 300 MB/s for file sizes up to 1GB. Lightweight at 0.44 lb, the drive is compatible with Mac and Windows systems. The MiniStation is powered solely via the USB connection.

This MiniStation comes formatted as Windows NTFS. To work with Mac OS, reformat the drive using Mac Disk Utility. Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported with this operating system; some included utilities may not work.

Also included with this drive are free Buffalo Tools for Windows, which will allow you to backup your data, create a RAM Disk, or boost data transfer speeds. The drive also includes a USB 3.0 cable and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

DDR3 Cache
This drive is equipped with a 1GB DDR3 cache and is capable of fast data transfer speeds. Transfer 1,000 photos with a capacity of 800MB in approximately 3.5 seconds. Transfer 3,000 photos with a capacity of 800MB in approximately 13.1 seconds. The drive features a Cache Status LED so you will know how full the cache is while transferring files.
ASE Encryption Base
This drive will help protect your data through an ASE Encryption Base, which utilizes password protection. This protection is only available on Windows computers.
Buffalo Tools
Buffalo Tools is a suite of Windows compatible software tools included with this MiniStation storage product. Any or all of the following components of Buffalo Tools may be installed on Windows computers:
- Buffalo's Backup Utility: Backup software that can be used to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive
- RAMDISK: Allows you to create a RAM disk on your Windows computer which creates a small, but extremely fast environment in which to work
- eco Manager: Helps to conserve energy and reduce battery consumption by regulating the power usage of the hard drive
- TurboPC EX: Enhances the performance of Buffalo's TurboPC by boosting data transfer and data copy speeds
TimeMachine Support
Automatic backups can be scheduled on your Mac using TimeMachine
UPC: 747464129617
In the Box
Buffalo 1TB MiniStation DDR3 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty with Free 24/7 Tech Support
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Internal Hard Drives
    HDD Interface SATA 3 Gb/s
    Capacity 1 TB
    Number of Drives 1
    USB Interface
    Standard Compliance USB 3.0
    Connector Type USB 3.0 Micro B
    Number of Ports 1 x USB 3.0
    Data Transfer Rates USB 3.0: 5 Gb/s
    USB 2.0: 480 Mb/s
    Supported OS Windows 32 & 64-bit: 8.1, 8, 7, Vista
    Windows 32-bit: Windows XP
    Mac OS X 10.7 to 10.9
    Power Supply DC 5 V (USB bus powered)
    Power Consumption 6.6 W (Max)
    Operating Environment Temperature: 41 to 95°F (5 to 35°C)
    Humidity: 20 to 80% (non-condensing)
    Dimensions 3.2 x 5.2 x 0.7" (81.0 x 133.0 x 18.0 mm)
    Weight 0.44 lb (0.20 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.9 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.0 x 6.1 x 2.0"

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