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It is a mid-range to high-end external/portable hard drive available in 1, 1.5 and 2 TB capacities.

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Pros

Stylish glossy piano finish

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Customizable security options reduce likelihood of password cracking

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Manual switching of encryption on and off is convenient

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Incorrect password entry rules can be adjusted to be more or less forgiving

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Drive recognized instantly across platforms

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

Some units prone to mechanical problems, loose internal fittings

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Partitioning loses about 450MB of space

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Disk image mounts every time drive is connected, cannot be removed

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The Buffalo DriveStation DataVault HD-CXTU2 is a mid-range to high-end external/portable hard drive available in 1, 1.5 and 2 TB capacities. It features a USB 2.0 interface, optional government-grade 256-bit AES hardware encryption, TurboPC technology for faster file transfers and an ECO Manager for managing power usage. Additionally, the DataVault HD-CXTU2 is compatible with 64- and 32-bit Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003 and Server 2008 as well as Mac OS 10.2.7 or later.

The DataVault HD-CXTU2's optional government-grade 256-bit AES hardware encryption allows users to password-protect information stored on the drive. Its TurboPC technology allows the DataVault HD-CXTU2 to utilize your PC's RAM to boost data transfer rates by up to 57% over standard USB 2.0 drives. Meanwhile, the DataVault HD-CXTU2's ECO Manager software helps to regulate its power consumption, reducing battery drain when connected to laptops and other compatible portable devices.

Features
  • USB 2.0 interface
  • Available in 1, 1.5 and 2 TB capacities.
  • Optional government-grade 256-bit AES hardware encryption
  • TurboPC technology for faster file transfers
  • ECO Manager for managing power usage
  • Compatible with 64- and 32-bit Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003 and Server 2008 as well as Mac OS 10.2.7 or later
  • SecureLock can remember your encryption password on your computer for automatic logon
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