Sign Up Today Do you love tech deals? The mobile world might finally get exciting again in The portable Buffalo DriveStation weighs in at just more than 3 pounds and measures just 6. The Bottom Line The DriveStation works well, but it’s simply too expensive when compared to other external hard drives of the same size. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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No software necessary, bufvalo some basic software is supplied that you can use if desired. Be aware, though, that this drive uses only a 2MB cache vs. It took over 7 hours to transfer 3 Gig of data from the Buffalo drive to my local hard drive. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Data transfers across a Hr 2. Sign Up Today Do you love tech deals? The Buffalo DriveStation is protected by a limited one-year warranty, comparable to competing Maxtor and Western Digital drives, but some vendors may offer extended warranties at an additional price.


Windows XP recognizes and installs the drive in less than 30 seconds. We do our best to update store pricing and inventory amounts as they change. I set it up as a network drive.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Its sleek rectangular design allows the DriveStation to perfectly fit vertically or horizontally into any desk or office space.

Although OEM packaged product ships in a plain white or brown box you can be assured it is the same quality product as the retail packaged version. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I was told to update the firmware and check to see if the cause was a network problem or not.

Buffalo Technology 160GB External 7200RPM (HD-HB160U2)

Sometimes it says disk full when I try to save a file; even though I only have 40 gig on the drive. I am finally able to talk to a tech support as I am writing this review. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The unique chassis design offers flexibility for vertical or buffao placement.

While this may be far too slow for real-time multimedia work, such as home video editing, it’s acceptable for standard backup tasks running in the background. Best Storage Devices for Terms and conditions apply. You don’t need to install any additional software under Windows XP, but the enclosed software CD provides drivers for Windows 98 and Me, along with Buffalo’s own formatting, file-backup, and power-conservation utilities, all specially designed for the unit.


Buffalo DriveStation GB review: The product’s fanless design allows for silent operation while the Heat Sink Chassis cools internal components.

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In seconds WinXP has ‘accepted’ the drive and you are ready to run.

The power-saving shutdown feature allows users to schedule the product’s power-off capabilities. It frequently includes more paper, plastic and cardboard than needed.

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Have one to nb160u2 But some of you may have more critical reasons to need NTFS and nowhere on the box or in the manuals is there anything about this. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.