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DriveStation™ Mini Thunderbolt™

Dual Thunderbolt™ and Dual SSD

2-Bay Hard Drive

 

Buffalo Technology’s new SSD-WAT series DriveStation™ Mini Thunderbolt™ has two Solid State Drives (SSD), and two Thunderbolt™ ports, which together can realize the SSD-WAT’s full potential to deliver fantastic speed.

Perfect for creative production environments, demanding applications, and demanding home users.

512GB  SSD-WA512T-EU
1TB  SSD-WA1.0T-EU

Dual SSD and dual Thunderbolt™ ports deliver amazing speed

With read speed of up to 741 MB/s, and write speed of up to 632 MB/s*, Buffalo’s DriveStation™ Mini Thunderbolt™ is ready to face the most demanding applications, perform fast data transfers, backups, and more. In practical terms these benchmarks equate to copying 800MB (+/- 1000 photos) in 1.3 seconds.

Apple friendly

The DriveStation™ Mini Thunderbolt™ can be formatted to support both PC and Mac® making it a great portable storage solution for any device. Native Compatibility with Mac OS X Time Machine also makes it an ideal solution for backup with Mac computers.

RAID

When paired with a RAID-capable host the the SSD-WAT’s dual SSD facilitate software RAID.

It's possible to set it up as a mirrored RAID set (RAID 1), which provides data protection if one disk fails. Alternatively, configure it as a striped RAID set (RAID 0) to maximize speed and capacity for large file storage and fast transfers.

Daisy-chain additional drives

The ability to daisy-chain additional drives – further increasing both speed and capacity benchmarks – make the SSDWAT series perfect for creative production environments and other professional applications as well as demanding home users.

* depending on e.g. your network environment and clients.

Deliver Lightening Speed

  • Write speed approximately 632 MB/s
  • Read speed approximately 741 MB/s
  • Able to copy 800MB (+/- 1000 photos) in 1.3 seconds

RAID

When paired with a RAID-capable host the SSD-WAT facilitates software RAID

Daisy Chain

Ready to daisy chain up to 6 devices to further increase speed and capacity

Thunderbolt™ Technology

Thunderbolt™ technology dramatically increases transfer performance with bi-directional 10 Gbps speed, and offers daisy chaining to multiple devices. 

Apple friendly

Ready for use for Mac immediately and Works for Mac TimeMachine (HFS+ formatted).

Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives
2
Drive Type
SSD
Total Capacity
512GB, 1TB
Drive Interface
SATA
Supported RAID Levels
Controlled by Host
Thunderbolt Interface
Standard Compliance
Thunderbolt™
Connector Type
Thunderbolt™ (Mini DisplayPort)
Thunderbolt™ Ports
2
Transmission Speed
Max: 10 Gb/s
Other
Client OS
Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.6 or later
Weight
540g
Dimensions
45x102x154 mm
Operating Environment
5-35°C, 0-80% (non-condensing)
Power Consumption (max.)
24W or 48W in daisy chain Watts
Power Supply
External AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Management System
Yes
Special Features
Daisy chain ready
Product Part Numbers
Product Code
SSD-WA512T-EU - 512GB
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SSD-WA1.0T-EU - 1TB

Manuals / Setup / Latest Product Documentation

Downloads

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File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
24-04-2017
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Driver

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
12-10-2015
1.20
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
12-10-2015
1.20
Windows