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Buffalo Intros MiniStation 3 Series USB 3.0 Hard Drives

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Buffalo Technology released its latest portable hard drive, the MiniStation 3 series. Available in 500 GB and 1 TB capacities, the MiniStation 3 measures 77 x 14/17 x 114 mm, weighing 165 g (500 GB) or 220 g (1 TB). The drives use USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface for data and power. The drives are available in two color options: piano-black and pearl-white. Software for data backup and encryption comes bundled. The Eco Manager software powers the drive down when idling to save power. The 500 GB and 1 TB models are priced at US $141 and $206, respectively, and come with 1 year product warranties.



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Those prices seem kind of high, does it run off of 1 or 2 USB ports, or does it require a power brick ?
 
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Tells you on the third sentence^