Buffalo DriveStation HD-HXU3

September 28, 2009 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories | Comment |

Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking, today announces the DriveStation HD-HXU3, the first to market SuperSpeed USB 3.0 External Hard Disk Drive. The DriveStation HD-HXU3 offers SuperSpeed transfer speeds of up to 125MB/s.  With a slick, black glossy design and available with 1.0TB, 1.5TB and 2.0TB capacities, the DriveStation HD-HXU3 gives users the ability to quickly back up important data and share office work, digital photos, music and movies from one central location. The DriveStation™ HD-HXU3 is backwards-compatible and will work with all USB 2.0 enabled computers and notebooks, as well as forthcoming USB 3.0 models. Also launched is the Buffalo USB 3.0 controller, which allows PC users to take advantage of the new SuperSpeed. USB 3.0 technology. The Buffalo DriveStation HD-HXU3 and USB controller will be available in Europe, Middle East and Africa during the last quarter of 2009.

Buffalo Press Release

Buffalo Technology announces SuperSpeed USB3.0 external hard drive

28 September, 2009 – Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking, today announces the first to market SuperSpeed USB 3.0 External Hard Disk Drive, recently showcased at the USB 3.0 Intel Developer Forum 9 (IDF) in San Francisco on 22nd September, 2009.

The DriveStation™ HD-HXU3, offers SuperSpeed transfer speeds of up to 125MB/s.  With a slick, black glossy design and available with 1.0TB, 1.5TB and 2.0TB capacities, the DriveStation™ HD-HXU3 gives users the ability to quickly back up important data and share office work, digital photos, music and movies from one central location.

Tim Scale, EMEA Product Marketing Director, Buffalo Technology, said: “The new DriveStation™ HD-HXU3 combines both USB 3.0 performance, and the latest hard disk technology, tied in with Japanese based Buffalo’s renowned high quality design to create a massive jump in performance, copying Gigabyte files in just seconds. Truly amazing and ground breaking technology, another first from Buffalo Technology”.

The DriveStation™ HD-HXU3 is backwards-compatible and will work with all USB 2.0 enabled computers and notebooks, as well as forthcoming USB 3.0 models. Also launched, the Buffalo USB 3.0 controller, IFC-PCIE2U3, which allows PC users to take advantage of the new SuperSpeed. USB 3.0 technology.

Availability
The Buffalo DriveStation™ HD-HXU3 and USB controller will be available in Europe, Middle East and Africa during Q409.



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