Welcome! Log in or Register

Buffalo MiniStation USB 3.0 1 TB

  • image
£57.92 Best Offer by: amazon.co.uk marketplace See more offers
1 Review
  • Sort by:

    * Prices may differ from that shown

  • Write a review >
    How do you rate the product overall? Rate it out of five by clicking on one of the hearts.
    What are the advantages and disadvantages? Use up to 10 bullet points.
    Write your reviews in your own words. 250 to 500 words
    Number of words:
    Write a concise and readable conclusion. The conclusion is also the title of the review.
    Number of words:
    Write your email adress here Write your email adress

    Your dooyooMiles Miles

    1 Review
    Sort by:
    • More +
      03.04.2012 00:53
      Very helpful



      Great drive if you don't care about USB3.0 speeds!

      I bought this drive to replace an old drive I had dropped and started to make weird sounds (not so smart of me!). I was attracted by the price (£94.99 at Amazon), the small 11.4x7.7x1.7cm size, the large 1TB capacity and the added bonus of it being USB3.0.

      When I unpacked the drive, I was immediately suprised by the small size. It's a lot smaller and thinner than a 3,5 inch drive, I can tell you! I was also pleasantly suprised that the drive connected with just a USB cable, no external power needed! This is great for when you're using a laptop while not at home, because you don't need a power outlet.

      The read and write speeds of the drive are higher than an average USB2.0 drive, but the drive can't really keep up with most other USB3.0 drives. I didn't really find this an issue, it was fast enough for watching 1080p movies from it without a problem. Copying to and from the drive can take some time though.

      All in all, I don't regret buying this drive. It's really small and light, it looks alright and it doesn't need external power. The speeds are a tad low for a USB3.0 drive, but I didn't find this a problem when watching movies from it. If you don't care about the numbers too much, this drive is a great deal. But check with your PC or notebook first, you won't get everything out of the drive if you don't have a USB3.0 port. The drive works perfectly on a USB2.0 port, but it's a bit slower.


      Login or register to add comments

    Products you might be interested in