Trataaaaa…. Here comes the new champion on the external hard drive segment, the first fast speed usb 3.0 external storage device from Buffalo. According to report by Engadget, Buffalo is ready to ship out the first USB 3.0 external HDD this month.

buffalo-usb-30-hddFor the outer casing, you might found Buffalo’s usb 3.0 external HDD has a similar casing to a PS3. Meanwhile, the capacities offered are in 1TB and 1.5TB. The drives are coded as HD-HU3.

The PCI E controller is an add-in card will need 1 PCI slot, this add in card will let users enjoy two fast usb3.0 ports.

buffalousb-30-pcbThere is no detail info when will the IFC-PCIE2U3 controller card is going to be released and when will these usb 3.0 external hard drive made available for overseas market outside Japan.

Prices:
1TB = USD225.-
1.5TB = USD284.-
2TB = USD523.- [ coming soon ]
IFC-PCIE2U3 controller = USD60.-

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