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The 4 TB DriveStation Axis USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from Buffalo is an easy-to-use 1-drive USB 3.0 storage and backup solution for PC and Mac computers. It allows you to instantly expand storage or schedule automatic backups with USB 3.0 / 2.0 plug-and-play connectivity.
The DriveStation Axis External Hard Drive features a sleek, attractive chassis that can be positioned vertically or horizontally, adapting to the location it is used in for efficient space utilization. It supports USB 3.0 and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. Hence, it works with almost any PC or Mac computer and provides interface speeds up to 5 Gbps*.
The DriveStation Axis External Hard Drive comes equipped with Buffalo Tools, a feature-rich suite of tools designed to enhance computer performance and the day-to-day digital life of Windows PC consumers. It boosts transfer speeds by up to 4 times over USB 2.0. It also conserves energy and battery consumption and performs PC backups. The DriveStation Axis External Hard Drive is the perfect solution for expanding storage or backing up your computer.
Note:*5 Gbps is max transfer rate derived from USB 3.0 specs & ExpressCard. Actual rate depends on ecological factors. Data rates, features & performance depend on system configuration & other factors.
SuperSpeed USB 3.0
The DriveStation Axis External Hard Drive provides accelerated file access and interface speeds up to 5 Gbps*.
*5 Gbps is max transfer rate derived from USB 3.0 specs & ExpressCard. Actual rate depends on ecological factors. Data rates, features & performance depend on system configuration & other factors.
Compatible with USB 2.0 and 3.0
It provides support for legacy USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed 3.0.
Connect and Go
This hard drive is preformatted and ready to be used out of the box. No formatting or installation is required. Simply plug it into any USB port.
The hard drive allows for quiet operation, thus making it perfect for home media centers and game rooms.
Back Up your Files
Buffalo's Backup Utility automatically backs up your Windows PC, thus protecting your data.
Time Machine Compatibility
It works perfectly with Time Machine to back up your Mac computer.
Easy Scheduled Backup
The DriveStation Axis External 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 Buffalo Backup Utility or use Time Machine for your Mac.
Unique Form Fits Anywhere
The hard drive features a sleek, attractive chassis that can be positioned vertically or horizontally, adapting to the location it is used in for efficient space utilization. Stand it upright on your home/office desktop or lay it flat below your TV as part of your media center.
Buffalo Tools is a feature-rich suite of software which can be used to enhance PC and transfer performance as well as to back up your important digital assets. Any or all of the following components of Buffalo Tools may be installed on 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 battery consumption. It allows you to regulate power usage of the hard drive by reducing 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 to work on files.
•SecureLock software for Windows provides complete control of data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption.
TurboPC Software Utility for Windows PC Users
Enhance the overall performance of your Windows PC and increase file transfer rates up to 4 times over competing USB 2.0 hard drives.
Works with PC (NTFS and HFS+ Support) and Mac
Connect to your computer for additional storage or backup of your favorite music, photo, video and data files.
In the Box
Buffalo 4 TB DriveStation Axis USB 3.0 External Hard Drive