Buffalo brings Thunderbolt speeds to its MiniStation portable hard drive

Bangalore, July 24 – Japan-headquartered storage and networking leader, Buffalo has brought the zippy 10GBPS bi-directional speeds of the Intel-Apple Thunderbolt data transfer technology to India, by incorporating it in its newest external hard disk -- the Ministation Thunderbolt Portable HDD. 

It is twice as fast as its USB 3.0 interface, making it one of the fastest storage interfaces on offer today. Housed in an aluminum body, MiniStation Thunderbolt works with both Mac or PC and in conjunction with the free Time Machine software, provides a useful back up solution.

The MiniStation Thunderbolt comes in two models: HD-PA500TU3, HD-PA1.0TU3, with a capacity of 500GB ( Rs 17,500) and 1 TB (Rs 21,990). www.buffalo-asia.com  

Tech Note:

Thunderbolt technology is a dual protocol I/O innovation jointly developed by Intel and Apple, that dramatically increases transfer performance with bi-directional 10Gbps speed and offers daisy chaining to multiple devices, providing flexibility and simplicity for innovative, thin system designs like laptops and Ultrabooks Wikipedia note on Thunderbolt intereface specs: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thunderbolt_(interface)