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The Buffalo 3TB DriveStation Axis USB 3.0 Hard Drive HD-LBU3 is a sleek, easy-to-use external hard drive perfect for backing up your computer or storing extra data. Compatible with almost any Mac or PC computer, it features a storage capacity of 3TB and is outfitted with a USB 3.0 interface that boasts transfer data speeds of up to 5 Gbps. In addition, the drive is backwards compatible with USB 2.0, in case you don't have a USB 3.0 port on your desktop or laptop computer. Because it is designed to conveniently fit in the space around your computer, you can position the drive upright or on its side without affecting its performance. Along with the drive, you will find the built-in TurboPC Utility software and Buffalo Tools software suite that allows you to get the most from your drive.*
Note: * TurboPC Utility software and Buffalo Tools software only for Windows operating systems.
SuperSpeed USB 3.0
Provides accelerated file access and interface speeds up to 5 Gbps
Compatible with USB 2.0 and 3.0
Support for legacy USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed 3.0
Product designed to be positioned horizontally or vertically for ultimate flexibility and versatility in any environment
Connect & Go
Preformatted hard drive is ready to use out of the box - no formatting or installation required; simply plug it into your USB port
Works with PC (NTFS and HFS+ support) and Mac
Connect to your computer for additional storage or backup of your music, photo, video and data files
Allows for quiet operation, perfect for home media centers and game rooms
Time Machine Compatibility
Works perfectly with Time Machine to back up your Mac computer
TurboPC Software Utility for Windows PC Users
Enhance the overall performance of your Windows PC and increase file transfer rates up to 4 X over competing USB 2.0 hard drives
Buffalo Tools Software Suite for Your Windows PC
Buffalo's Backup Utility
Allows you to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive
Allows you to regulate the power usage of the hard drive by cutting power to the drive during extended periods of inactivity, which in turn conserves energy and reduces battery consumption
Allows you to create a RAM disk on your Windows PC which creates a small, but extremely fast environment to work on files in
Provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption
In the Box
Buffalo 3TB DriveStation Axis USB 3.0 External Hard Drive HD-LBU3
Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit), WindowsXP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003 (32-bit)*, Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit)*, Windows Server 2008 (32-bit/64-bit)*, Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)*, Mac OS X 10.4 or later*
*Please note: Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported in these operating systems, some included utilities may not work