DriveStation™ DDR

HD-GD2.0U3

Buffalo's DriveStation™ DDR is a high performance USB 3.0 desktop hard drive that offers ultra fast transfer speeds, comparable to SSD. Combining the high capacity of an HDD with the performance of DDR3 RAM, DriveStation DDR utilizes 1 GB of DRAM cache for blazing fast transfers, up to 408 MB/s.

DriveStation™ DDR 2 TB   $149.99

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ULTRA FAST USB 3.0 HARD DRIVE

Fastest USB Storage

Buffalo's DriveStation™ DDR is an easy to use, high performance USB 3.0 desktop hard drive that offers ultra fast transfer speeds, comparable to SSD. Combining the high capacity of an HDD with 1 GB of DRAM cache, DriveStation DDR provides SSD-like performance. With blazing fast transfer speeds up to 408 MB/s, it is up to 2.3x faster than USB 3.0 and 10x faster than USB 2.0. Perfect for any PC or Mac®, it's backward compatible with USB 2.0, and its unique chassis design can stand upright or lay flat for placement just about anywhere. It ships complete with Buffalo Tools, a feature-rich software suite designed to enhance computer performance and the day-to-day digital life of Windows® PC consumers; boost performance, conserve energy and battery consumption and perform PC backups. DriveStation DDR is the perfect solution for easily expanding storage or backing up your computer with ultra fast file transfers.


Easy to use

EASY TO USE STORAGE

With terabytes of storage, DriveStation DDR provides a reliable, easy to use storage for your PC and Mac computer. Quickly expand the capacity of your computer for your favorite music, photos, videos and more. The simple USB 3.0 interface offers plug and play setup and universal connectivity.


Mega Cache

MEGACACHE ACCELERATOR

DriveStation DDR includes a 1 GB DRAM cache system to greatly accelerate file transfer performance - up to 2.3x
faster! MegaCache Accelerator offers automatic enhancements with plug-and-play setup. There are no utilities or special software to install.


Unique Form

UNIQUE FORM FITS ANYWHERE

DriveStation DDR features a sleek, attractive chassis that can be positioned vertically or horizontally for efficient use of space. Stand it upright on your home office desktop or lay it flat below your TV as part of your media center.


Backup

EASY SCHEDULED BACKUP

DriveStation DDR is perfect for backing up your important files. Disaster and hard drive failures can occur unexpectedly;
don't leave your important files and treasured memories in the hands of chance. Schedule regular backups for your PC with Bualo Backup Utility or use Time Machine for your Mac. Protect all of your data, down to the last byte.


Buffalo Tools

BUFFALO TOOLS

Buffalo Tools is a feature-rich suite of optional software included on Buffalo DriveStation storage products. Any or all of the following components of Buffalo Tools may be installed on Windows® PCs.

  • Buffalo's Backup Utility is a featured backup software for Windows PCs and can be used to back up one or multiple
    computers with a single Buffalo external hard drive.
  • eco Manager helps to conserve energy and reduce battery consumption by regulating the power usage of the hard drive.
  • RAMDISK is a simple utility that allows you to create a RAM disk on your Windows PC which creates a small,
    but extremely fast environment to work on files in.
  • SecureLock software for Windows® provides complete control of the data encryption on your Buffalo external hard drive, providing password protection and software data encryption.
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives1
Drive InterfaceSATA 3 Gbps
Hard Drive Capacities2 TB, 3 TB
USB Interface
Standard ComplianceUSB 3.0 / 2.0
Connector TypeType A
Number of Ports1
Data Transfer RatesMax: 5 Gbps* (USB 3.0)
Max. 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
Other
Dimensions (W x H x D)1.8 x 5.0 x 8.0 in
Weight2.2 lbs
Operating Environment41-95°F
Power ConsumptionMax. 18W
Power SupplyAC 100-240V 50/60Hz
Client OS SupportWindows® 8 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit), Windows® XP, Mac OS® X 10.4 - 10.7**
** The HDD default format is NTFS; to work with Mac, reformat the HDD using Mac Disk Utility. Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported with this operating system; some included utilities may not work.
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2013-06-031.01WindowsReadme for DriveNavigator 1.01 for HD-GDU3 (Windows)
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2013-06-031.01WindowsDriveNavigator for HD-GDU3 Version 1.01 (Windows)
ZIP87.41 MB
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2013-05-171.00WindowsCache Control Tool for DriveStation DDR
ZIP10.59 MB
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2013-05-171.10OS XCache Control Tool for DriveStation DDR

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