Buffalo’s Drive Station USB 3.0 Hard Drive is an easy-to-use file storage and backup solution. It features a sleek, attractive chassis with noise reduction technology that can be positioned vertically or horizontally for efficient use of space; set it next to your computer or store in your media center next to your TV, gaming console or DVR. With USB 3.0 support and backward compatibility with USB 2.0, Drive Station USB 3.0 works with almost any PC or Mac computer and provides fast interface speeds up to 5 Gbps. Additionally It comes equipped with Buffalo Tools, a feature-rich suite of tools designed to enhance computer performance and the day-to-day digital life of Windows PC consumers: boost transfer speeds by up to 5X over USB 2.0, conserve energy and schedule file backups on your PC. Drive Station USB 3.0 is the perfect solution for expanding storage or backing up your computer.