DriveStation™ Velocity

Simply Connect And Save

External Hard Drive


Transfer your files quickly and easily with the Buffalo DriveStation™ Velocity (HD-LXU3). This external hard drive combines a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface with a 7,200 RPM hard disk and an enhanced TurboPC EX data transfer and data copy utility to give an amazing speed performance. The USB 3.0 interface allows ultra fast data transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps which is ideal for storing video and data-intensive digital content. The Buffalo DriveStation™ Velocity is backwards compatible with USB 2.0


1 TB  HD-LX1.0TU3-EU
2 TB  HD-LX2.0TU3-EU
3 TB  HD-LX3.0TU3-EU
4 TB  HD-LX4.0TU3-EU
6 TB  HD-LX6.0TU3-EU
8 TB  HD-LX8.0TU3-EU

Automatic hardware disk encryption keeps your data safe

The DriveStation™ Velocity is optimal for users who want to restrict access to their personal drive when on a shared computer or network. Powerful yet easy-to-use security options include the 256-bit AES Full Disk Encryption (FDE) – an automatic hardware encryption that protects your data, with no loss of performance.


Speed with TurboPC EX + 7200rpm HDD

The new TurboPC EX enhances the performance of Buffalo’s TurboPC by boosting data transfer and data copy speeds; thus, making file saving, copying, and transferring even faster.


Eco-friendly, power-saving (PC only)

ECO Manager – an eco-minded power management tool for Windows that regulates power usage, conserves energy

Buffalo backup utility for automatic data backup

Automatically backs up your Windows PCs, thus protecting your data.

Easy logon with Secure Lock Manager Easy

The Secure Lock Manager™ feature for Windows® simplifies access for you while keeping others out on Windows PCs. It automatically remembers your logon passwords, eliminating the need to enter one each time the drive is accessed whenever you are using the Full Automatic Encryption for Windows®.

Connect and go

Plug & Play connectivity: simply connect the hard drive to any USB port on a computer or other device you are connecting to. No need to install any drivers and no confusing settings.

USB 2.0 compatible

Fully backwards compatible with USB 2.0. No adjustments are needed; just plug into any USB 2.0 port

High-speed 7,200 RPM hard disk

The disk reads and writes data faster, so you spend less time waiting when transferring and saving files.

RAMDISK virtual disk utility

The Windows RAMDISK utility creates a small “virtual hard disk” using your computer’s RAM (Random Access Memory).

Eco feature saves power

The Eco feature cuts power consumption during stand-by mode using Auto Power OFF.

Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives
Drive Type
HDD 3.5"
Total Capacity
1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
Drive Interface
Disk Rotation Speed
7200 rpm
USB Interface
Standard Compliance
USB 3.0
USB 3.0 Ports
Max Transmission Rate
Max: 5 Gb/s
Client OS
Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (32-bit), Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2, Windows Server 2003/2003 R2, Mac OS X 10.5 or later (models with Intel Processor)
0.95 kg
Operating Environment
5-35°C, , 20 - 80% (non-condensing)
Power Consumption (max.)
Max. 18W
Power Consumption (standby)
150mW (Super ECO Mode)
Power Supply
Internal AC 100-240V Universal, 50/60Hz
Power Management System
Special Features
Automatic hardware disk encryption
* 5 Gbps is the maximum transfer rate derived from the Universal Serial Bus 3.0 specification. Actual transfer rate will vary depending upon environmental factors. Data rate, features and performance may vary based on the configuration of your system
** Only basic external hard drive functionality is supported with this operating system; some included utilities may not work.

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TurboPC EX
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