Buffalo unveils USB 3.0 DriveStation Velocity

Buffalo Technology has announced a new and cool new external storage solution that will be a nice way to back up lots of digital photos very quickly. Buffalo says that the new DriveStation Velocity will transfer 1,000 digital photos in 6.8 seconds. Inside the desktop external storage solution are an ultra high-speed 7,200rpm desktop HDD and the drive has the TurboPC Ex utility for Windows installed.

The storage device connects to your computer via USB 3.0 port and has a data rate of up to 5 Gbps making it perfect for lots of photos and video backups. The drive inside the unit uses 256-bit AES full disk encryption as well. That means the content you put on the storage device is automatically encrypted and protected from loss or theft.

The DriveStation Velocity will work with USB 2.0 ports as well. The TurboPC Ex software also helps to increase the speed the drive handles data. In June, Buffalo Technology unveiled a MiniStation Plus portable HDD for on the go data storage. Pricing and availability are unknown at this time.