MiniStation offers high speed USB 3.0 bus-powered portable storage in a compact and lightweight chassis, perfect for any PC or Mac computer. It features SuperSpeed USB 3.0 with interface speeds up to 5 Gbps and is fully backward compatible with USB 2.0. Simply plug it into any available USB port on your computer and instantly add capacity or store files to take on the road. The preformatted hard drive requires no driver or software installation and is ready for immediate use. Utilizing the high speed RAM of your Windows PC, TurboPC can increase file transfer rates by up to 2X over competing USB 3.0 portable hard drives by making system adjustments to increase performance substantially. Designed for mobility, MiniStation occupies minimal space and offers USB 3.0 bus-powered mobile storage for your data and for your on-the-go lifestyle. It works with PC and Mac, so you can access your files from whichever computer you are on, even while on the go. Buffalo Tools is a feature-rich suite of optional software included on many Buffalo DriveStation and MiniStation storage products. Any or all of the following components of Buffalo Tools may be installed on Windows PCs.