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Buffalo DriveStation Mini Thunderbolt 512GB External SSD Review (Page 1)

Buffalo DriveStation Mini Thunderbolt 512GB External SSD Review

Buffalo sent over its dual drive Thunderbolt SSD storage solution. Read on as we explore the performance of this compact device and see how it goes.

Tyler Bernath | May 26, 2014 at 9:05 pm CDT - 1 min, 20 secs time to read this page
Rating: 89%Manufacturer: Buffalo

Introduction

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Buffalo Technology is one of the very few vendors that have been pushing Thunderbolt technology. Just a few months back, we had the chance to review the MiniStation Thunderbolt, an external hard drive equipped with the first generation of Thunderbolt technology. Today, we have another Thunderbolt product from Buffalo equipped with two 256GB SSDs.

The DriveStation Mini Thunderbolt is a dual drive storage solution setup with your choice of two 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB SSDs. This solution is RAID enabled, offering options such as JBOD, RAID 0, and RAID 1 if you want that extra bit of data redundancy. With the DriveStation, you have the ability to daisy chain up to 6 more devices via Thunderbolt, and Buffalo was even kind enough to supply the retail packaging with the Thunderbolt cable, so this unit is basically plug and play.

Compatibility of the Buffalo DriveStation Mini Thunderbolt extends to OS X 10.6+, and of course, you will need an available Thunderbolt port.

Pricing, Availability and Specifications

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MSRP for the 512GB DriveStation Mini Thunderbolt is set at $649.99 with a three-year warranty. Availability is high at this point with many online retailers having the unit in stock.

PRICING: You can find the Buffalo DriveStation Mini Thunderbolt (512GB) for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing but can change at any time. Click the link to see the very latest pricing for the best deal.

United States: The Buffalo DriveStation Mini Thunderbolt (512GB) retails for $649.99 at Amazon.

Canada: The Buffalo DriveStation Mini Thunderbolt (512GB) retails for CDN$918.22 at Amazon Canada.

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Tyler Bernath

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Tyler Bernath

Growing up in a small farm town, tech wasn't around, unless it was in a tractor. At an early age, Tyler's parents brought home their first PC. Tyler was hooked and learned what it meant to format a HDD, spending many nights reinstalling Windows 95. Tyler's love and enthusiast nature always kept his PC nearby. Eager to get deeper into tech, he started reviewing.

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