Buffalo MiniStation / MiniStation Stealth USB3 HD-PCTU3

  • Buffalo MiniStation / MiniStation Stealth USB3 HD-PCTU3
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  • Fastest file transfers yet, Easy to back up files, Included encryption and Turbo Copy app, Blue activity light is easy to see


  • Not the sleekest design, Setup program requires frequent restarts, Backup app looks a bit dated

Expert reviews and ratings

By APC Magazine on 80

Although hardware encryption was once a common feature in external hard drives, it appears most drive vendors have largely abandoned it in lieu of software solutions. Not so Buffalo. Many of its external drives (including this one) come with...

By PC Authority on 67

See how the Buffalo MiniStation fares against other USB 3.0 portable hard drives on the market....

By HardwareZone.com on

All in all, we think that Buffalo has a solid product with the MiniStation Plus. Its plain-Jane looks and average build quality are not really an issue since these features do not really affect the drive's overall performance. We were definitely...

By Expert Reviews on 40

It comes with plenty of software but slow performance means the MiniStation isn’t a particularly great-value disk...

By LaptopMag on 70

We prefer the well-designed apps included with the Western Digital drive, and both the LaCie and Iomega drives felt better constructed. However, the $125 Buffalo MiniStation Stealth gets good marks due to its generally fast speed and intuitive backup...

By DigitalVersus on 80

In spite of its slightly low random write speeds, the 1 TB Buffalo Technology MiniStation is still a decent enough USB 3.0 external hard drive. Its main selling point is its large storage...

International Review By hdblog.it on

Come si evince dai test i benefici di un HDD portatile USB 3.0 sono tangibili, non sfruttano di certo a pieno la larghezza di banda a disposizione che teoricamente dovrebbe essere dieci volte più veloce, ma praticamente risulta circa tre volte...

International Review By Les Numériques on 80

Malgré une vitesse d'écriture aléatoire un peu faible, le MiniStation USB 3.0 1 To offre une prestation correcte. On l'achètera avant tout pour sa capacité de...

International Review By 01Net on 100

Le Ministation 3.0 1 To de Buffalo est clairement l'une des meilleures affaires du marché. Ce disque est légèrement moins performant, mais son boîtier très compact bénéficie d'une belle esthétique. Son...