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BUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

  • Use with Time Machine to back up your Mac computer
  • USB 3.0 support with USB 2.0 backward compatibility
  • Unique design reduces noise for quiet operation
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Jennifer H.
  • 2/21/2015 12:29:40 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsConsider paying shipping

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

Pros: Though I have not received mine yet I ordered mine 2-20-15 with in 10 min it was in shipping from newegg great job Newegg I think that's the fastest my order went to shipping...<3 you guys Newegg rules

Cons: Its coming out of L.A. Cali I live like 16hrs away and its till taking the full 7 days to get here so you may wanna consider paying for shipping if you need it right away!!!!!

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  • Kevin S.
  • 2/16/2015 10:10:08 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast and Quiet

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

Pros: Fast. Quite.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: I'm using this drive as NAS using my router. My router only supports XFS instead of NTFS so I was worried first, but this drive worked flawlessly. I'm sure this drive will just fine with WIndows supported file system.

I'm also sensitive to noise but this unit didn't was quieter than usual internal HDD which is INSIDE of my PC. Awesome!

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  • Richard W.
  • 2/16/2015 9:06:33 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSo far so good

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

Pros: Been great so far, my test is always how long it lasts. My last external 2TB is almost 5 years old so I wanted to replace it. My last one spooled up very slowly when accessing data, but I knew it was powered down so I knew it would last, and it did.

-I don't know if maybe it is just not going to sleep (like it says it should) or it just starts back up very quickly. Hard drive seems to always be accessible for my plex server etc.
-Transfers speeds are what you expects from a USB 3.0 HDD.
-Quiet as a mouse

Cons: -None so far

Other Thoughts: -If it lasts I'll love it.

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  • Benjamin A.
  • 2/13/2015 7:10:17 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Purchase (if you're patient)

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

Pros: From what I've read (and my own experience) this drive goes on sale quite often. I was able to also get a 3 year warranty on it for half the price too.
It's quiet, doesn't heat up at all (I've had it running overnight sometimes); I top out at 20-25MBS with transfers.

So if you're not in a rush, keep an eye on it and you'll get a great deal.

Cons: None so far...but I haven't owned it that long

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  • Leo S.
  • 1/4/2015 5:24:12 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs100MB consistent write speeds, does not exceed 48C on 2TB xfer

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

Pros: Stays under 50c even under high load of xfering over 2TB at a time.

Windows 7 xfer speeds are consistently over 100MB/S

Western Digital 4TB green inside (model WD-WCC4E3X6RHUA)

Cons: The main Con for external drives is heat, this one somehow manages to not have that issue. I have had multiple Seagates and they would hit over 50C almost from the get go, forget about a 2TB xfer. This one stays cool without the use of any fans. I guess it is possible to make a good passive cooling design after all.

Other Thoughts: Will see how it lasts over time. Got it for $110.

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  • Michael P.
  • 1/1/2015 8:58:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsupdate to previous review

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

Pros: super quiet, doesn't heat up, data transfer very fast to and from

Cons: none that i can see so far

Other Thoughts: have had the hard drive now for a month with consistent use each day. use it to store documents and various media. transfer files to and from the drive each day, no problems. awesome hard drive!!

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  • Rafael P.
  • 12/6/2014 9:04:05 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

Pros: none, work great with my window 8.1 Pro . primary storage for games and photo which give me more then I need

Cons: only comes with 3.63TB of useable space after I format .

Other Thoughts: got it for $109.99 which you cannot beat.

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  • Michael P.
  • 12/3/2014 1:44:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsone more thing to add

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

Pros: ordered it during cyber monday, received it the next day

Cons: n/a

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  • Michael P.
  • 12/2/2014 4:51:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreat product, super quiet, plug-n-play

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

Pros: quietest external HD i've ever used.....have been a loyal user of western digital, but after looking over recent reviews, i'm starting to question the product quality, especially with higher capacity drives

Cons: i missed out on the $139 price last month

Other Thoughts: primary use is for storage of all my video, music and documents.....don't run any programs or OS off of it, strictly backup

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  • Van F.
  • 11/22/2014 10:10:12 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt is a hard drive

This review is from: BUFFALO DriveStation 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive HD-LC4.0U3

Pros: Was the cheapest 4TB drive available when I bought it. Shipping was free and fast - two days. I 'deshell' external drives to use in hot-swap bays, making one GPT partition on the drive - it comes to 3.63 TB formatted. The drive is actually a WD Green - model WD40EZRX

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: As to why the drive sells for much more without the shell, I have no idea. That is just the way it is. Easy to fix just using a flat head screwdriver though.

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