Recently Garry has been reviewing Buffalo kit and today Buffalo have announced the ‘DriveStation Velocity’, a high-speed desktop hard drive for Windows. It a transfer rate of 5Gbps, 7200 RPM drive and USB 3.0.

Details from their press release:

Buffalo unveils the ‘DriveStation Velocity’, Transfer 1,000 digital photos in 6.8 seconds

London UK, 06 October 2011 – Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, is today announcing the launch of the DriveStation™ Velocity – an ultra high-speed 7,200 RPM desktop hard drive with TurboPC Ex utility for Windows.
The DriveStation Velocity is the latest USB 3.0 product in Buffalo’s portfolio, transferring data at a rate of 5Gbps, making it ideal for transferring video and other data intensive digital content at blazing speeds. The sleek, piano-black device can transfer 1,000 digital photographs in 6.8 seconds – 5X faster than USB 2.0 – and includes 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) to protect your data from unauthorised access. For users that haven’t moved up to USB 3.0 yet, the DriveStation Velocity is also backward compatible with USB 2.0.
The newest member of the DriveStation family comes with a 7,200 RPM drive and Buffalo’s enhanced TurboPC Ex data transfer and copy utility, which adds more performance, speeding up the process of saving, copying and transferring files.

Paul Hudson, Sales Director for Northern Europe at Buffalo Technology comments: “The DriveStation Velocity is the perfect solution for those who need to transfer files quickly and easily. The DriveStation Velocity’s ultra-high speeds, combined with 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) and a unique, sleek, piano-black chassis make the DriveStation Velocity the ideal product for customers who want a fast, secure and stylish way to store their data and protect it from un-authorised access.”

Leave a Reply