Buffalo's DriveStation Axis USB 3.0 Hard Drive HD-LBU3 is an easy to use solution for the easy addition of external storage to any device using a USB port. It features a sleek, attractive chassis that can be positioned vertically or horizontally, adapting to the location it is used in for efficient use of space. With USB 3.0 support and backward compatibility with USB 2.0, DriveStation Axis USB 3.0 works with almost any PC or Mac computer and provides interface speeds up to 5 Gbps.
It 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: boost transfer speeds by up to 4X over USB 2.0, conserve energy and battery consumption and perform PC backups. DriveStation Axis USB 3.0 is the perfect solution for expanding storage or backing up your computer.
USB 3.0 Interface and USB 2.0 Compatibility The DriveStation Axis HD-LBU3 features USB 3.0 interface for maximum interface speeds of up to 5 Gbps and is fully backward compatible with USB 2.0 enabled desktop computers and notebooks. Simply plug the cable into the USB port and you are connected – no additional hardware or cables are required.
Upgrade Your Computer to USB 3.0 In conjunction with the SuperSpeed USB DriveStation, Buffalo has released two interface card adapters for an instant USB 3.0 upgrade. The USB 3.0 PCI Express Interface Card IFC-PCIE2U3 for PCs and the USB 3.0 ExpressCard Adapter IFC-EC2U3/UC for laptops allow users to upgrade their computers to utilize SuperSpeed USB technology for the fastest USB data transfer speeds ever. Plus, each adapter card has two USB 3.0 ports for two simultaneous SuperSpeed connections.
Flexible Positioning Designed to fit anywhere, the DriveStation Axis can be positioned either vertically or horizontally for ultimate flexibility. The sleek, attractive chassis can be adapted to the location and looks good on a desk or as part of a home entertainment system.
TurboPC Enhancement TurboPC can increase file transfer rates by up to 4 X over competing USB 2.0 hard drives. TurboPC also includes TurboCopy which draws on additional system adjustments to increase performance substantially.
Fanless Design The fanless design makes it very quiet while in operation and it is perfect for home media and game rooms.
Backup and Manage Your Data with Buffalo Tools Buffalo Tools is software suite of tools designed to boost PC performance and enhance your digital life. The Buffalo's Backup Utility is an easy-to-use and fully featured backup software for Windows PCs and can be used to back up one or multiple computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive. The Eco minded power management tool regulates power usage, conserving energy and battery consumption.
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