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BUFFALO DriveStation Duo 6TB USB 3.0 3.5" External Hard Drive HD-WL6TU3R1 Black

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Learn more about the Buffalo Technology HD-WL6TU3R1

Model

Brand
BUFFALO
Series
DriveStation Duo
Model
HD-WL6TU3R1

Performance

Color
Black
Interface
USB 3.0
Capacity
6TB
RAID
0, 1, Normal (Independent Disks)

Physical Spec

Form Factor
3.5"
Dimensions
8.1" x 5" x 3.4"
Weight
4.5 lbs.

Features

Features
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compatibility with USB 2.0

Back up and Manage Your Data with Buffalo Tools!

Buffalo's Backup Utility

ECO Manager

RAMDISK

SecureLock

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 year limited
Labor
1 year limited

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Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Vaner S.
  • 10/26/2011 7:19:01 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsOn Second Thought...

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation Duo 6TB USB 3.0 3.5" External Hard Drive HD-WL6TU3R1 Black

Pros: (As mentioned in my previous review)

Cons: Just like the other reviewer, the power supply in one Buffalo hard drives failed as well. I am fairly certain that the hard drives still work, but I will have to check later. This drive is way too expensive to have reliability issues like this. This drive started off great (6TB, RAID 0/1, USB 3.0), but only lasted a few months. I might be going back to my 'other brand' for externals now, the more reliable one.

Other Thoughts: Great drive when it works.

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  • David M.
  • 6/11/2011 9:32:27 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs3 months later . failed Power Supply failed

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation Duo 6TB USB 3.0 3.5" External Hard Drive HD-WL6TU3R1 Black

Pros: USB 3.0, Large Capacity

Cons: After less than 3 months, the power supply inside the hard drive case case failed!? I now have to send it back for warranty service and find another 3 TB enclosure so I can transfer the data off my Buffalo drive.

I own 5 different external hard drive cases (4 Western Digital, 1 Adaptec) and I haven't every had a failure like this before. Maybe I got a bad one, but beware.

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  • Vaner S.
  • 4/2/2011 3:42:49 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Drive!

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation Duo 6TB USB 3.0 3.5" External Hard Drive HD-WL6TU3R1 Black

Pros: Great storage amount - 6 TB (2x 3 TB)
USB 3.0
Multiple RAID options
Included RAID management software (BUFFALO Tools)

Cons: Price (compared to bare internal drives)

Other Thoughts: This is a great drive! Although buying 2 3TB internal HDDs would be cheaper, I needed an external drive to backup games and movies. I have had this drive for several weeks and have had no issues so far. I have not used all of the RAID options, only RAID 0 (data striping), which suits my needs just fine. I have also purchased the BUFFALO USB 3.0 PCI Exress Interface Card, which enables my computer to fully utilize USB 3.0 speeds. This drive is 5 stars in my book, a definite buy!

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