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conclusion:We like it

84 May 11th 2012 9:17 am

The Buffalo MiniStation Extreme is a little more expensive than competing portable hard drives like the Western Digital My Passport. But it's also one of the fastest USB 3.0 portable drives out there, and, with military-grade shock protection, it's also one of the sturdiest. You may not plan on dropping your portable hard drive, but chances are you will at some point, and if it's a MiniStation Extreme, it has a much better chance of surviving the fall.

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Laptop Magazine Feb 1, 2012

For those looking for a portable hard drive with top-of-the-line speeds at a good price, the Buffalo MiniStation Extreme is hard to beat.

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9.0
PC Advisor Dec 11, 2011

Buffalo gets all the basics right with the MiniStation Extreme. Its rugged design, good performance and attractive price make it an excellent choice for anyone who needs a reliable portable disk.

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TechRadar Nov 14, 2011

It's not indestructible, but the Buffalo MiniStation Extreme makes a nice change from some of the dangerously flimsy external hard drives we've tested. It's fast, too, once you ignore the programs that come with the external hard drive.

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