DriveStation™ Velocity

Simply connect and save. External Hard Drive.

Product Data Sheet

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. In addition, the RAMDISK for Windows utility creates a small “virtual hard disk” in your computer’s random access memory (RAM).

Total Capacity

1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB

Number of Drives


Drive Type

HDD 3.5"

Drive Interface


TurboPC EX provides even more power

The new TurboPC EX function increases the performance of TurboPC through faster data transfer and copying speeds. This allows files to be saved, copied and transferred even faster.

Backup Utility from Buffalo for automatic data backup

Automatically backs up your Windows PCs and protects your data.

Plug and play

Plug and play connectivity: Simply plug the hard drive into a USB port on your computer or other device. No driver installation or complicated configuration is required.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0

Equipped with super-fast USB 3.0, but also supports standard USB 2.0 port, no adjustment required, just connect to a USB 2.0 port.

Internal Hard Drives

Number of Drives
Drive Type
HDD 3.5"
Total Capacity
1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
Drive Interface

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)
39×123×189 mm
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.

Product Part Numbers

Product Code
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
Manuals / Setup / Latest Product Information
Documentation & Software --
Release notes 1.23 Windows 23-01-2019
SecureLockManagerEasy 1.23 Windows 23-01-2019
Release notes 1.40 Windows 26-09-2016
TurboPC EX 1.40 Windows 26-09-2016
CD Images
Release notes 1.34 Windows 23-01-2019
DriveNavigator 1.34 Windows 23-01-2019