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Buffalo MiniStation Series
7.5 out of 10

Buffalo MiniStation Series

Buffalo MiniStation 500GB HD-PCU2 The Buffalo MiniSta Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Buffalo MiniStation Series

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Overall 4
4.0

Unservicable

Dusan V., Newegg
6 April 2015
  • Summary: Two stars because of complete lack of serviceability.
  • Pros: Seems to be functioning, the Thunderbolt portion, haven't tested USB
  • Cons: The enclosure is completely unserviceable. Think you'll replace that 1 TB drive with a nice SSD? Think again. They *glued* the two pieces of enclosure together and then used a bunch of clips inside to secure the circuit board to the top part of the enclosure. Servicing this thing makes opening an...
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Overall 4
4.0

Two Stars

Jim, Amazon
28 January 2015
  • Summary: Instruction not clear how to startup. Hard time to get connected to iPad.
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Overall 4
4.0

not useful for me

Christopher K. Koenigsberg, Amazon
26 July 2014
  • Summary: Disclaimer: I am reviewing a unit I received for free, through the Vine program. Well I'm not sure how useful this actually is. For me, not so much. For you, maybe, depending on your needs. As an external hard drive it's pretty expensive for only 1 TB.
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Overall 4
4.0

Failed

Jackie, Amazon
18 May 2014
  • Summary: Purchased this drive Aug 2013, used it to backup my MacBook Pro with time machine. I'd use it to back about a 2 or 3 times a month. Just failed, very disappointed. It was working fine last week. Plugged it in a week later, blue light came on and nothing, not showing up on the desktop.
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Overall 4
4.0

Do not burn money Hard usb3 at half the price and The speed difference is simple

aljrh200, Amazon
6 May 2014
  • Summary: I have BUFFALO MiniStation 1 TB Thunderbolt / USB 3.0 Only two-star rating Because the price is too high And also I have a WD USB3 The price difference is very large, but the difference in speed is simple and small So, better to buy Hard USB3 Speed ​​Hard BUFFALO, WD USB3, with Mac retina 15
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Overall 4
4.0

Not PC/Mac compatible out of box

anastim, Amazon
6 April 2014
  • Summary: I rarely review products, but this time I felt compelled to write. I purchased the Buffalo PCFU3 (1 TB) with the intent of backing up all of my wife's and my music and important files.
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Overall 4
4.0

Crapped Out On Me

ashb, Amazon
16 February 2014
  • Summary: At first I loved this hard drive. I got it on sale, it was sleek and uber portable with 1 TB of storage. I'm a photographer and store tons of photos so this drive was a back up to the original back up. About a month ago it started beeping and not showing up on my computer.
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Overall 4
4.0

Initially it sounds good but it is found that it stops in between

laxmikant, Amazon
4 January 2014
  • Summary: I brought with great hope because i know baffalo products but after using felt that seagate or toshiba is best in portable HDD this initially run good but later one seen automatically shuting down and moreover OEM says it may be a faulty product. So overall i am null on this product
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Overall 4
4.0

Good for PC, won't work on my mac

Grant Woo "Bishop", Amazon
30 December 2013
  • Summary: Keeps saying "Read only" when trying to use it on my mac. I have a PC laptop and a mac desktop. Thought this would be an easy way to transfer my large files. Works fine on the PC.
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Overall 4
4.0

Looks great, good size, poor performance.

Clint, Amazon
26 October 2013
  • Summary: I got the 1TB and it made weird sounds when i first plugged it in and only partially recognized. I retried and it seemed to work, but it makes loud tapping sound and transfers choppy and has froze while transferring.
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