Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt HD-PATU3 500 GB 2.5" External Hard Dr

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Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt HD-PATU3 500 GB 2.5" External Hard Dr


MiniStation™ Thunderbolt is a high performance portable hard drive featuring the revolutionary Thunderbolt technology. Delivering the fastest interface speeds available, it is perfect for those who manage large files such as creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts. With speeds up to 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt is 2X FASTER than USB 3.0, giving you the fastest portable storage interface ever.

General Information
Manufacturer Buffalo Americas, Inc.
Manufacturer Part Number HD-PA500TU3
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.buffalotech.com
Brand Name Buffalo
Product Line MiniStation
Product Series HD-PATU3
Product Model HD-PA500TU3
Product Name MiniStation Thunderbolt Portable Hard Drive
Product Type Hard Drive
Technical Information
Storage Capacity 500 GB
Platform Supported Mac
Drive Performance
Maximum External Data Transfer Rate 1280 MB/s (10 Gbit/s)
BUS Powered Yes
Host Interface Thunderbolt
Physical Characteristics
Color Silver
Drive Type External
Drive Width 2.5"
Height 0.9"
Width 3.2"
Depth 5.1"
Weight (Approximate) 9.28 oz
Package Contents
  • MiniStation Thunderbolt Portable Hard Drive
  • Thunderbolt Cable (50 cm)
  • USB 3.0 Cable (50 cm)
  • Warranty Statement
System Requirements

Operating System(s):

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Vista (32/64 bits)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition
  • Windows 7 (32/64 bits)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32/64-bits)
  • Mac OS(r) X 10.5 - 10.8

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