The Buffalo MiniStation Plus is the latest external portable Hard Drive from Buffalo Technology, it utilizes the USB 3.0 technology which enables transfer speeds up to 5GBps. The MiniStation Plus comes in two separate models, the HD-PNT500U3 which has a 500GB storage capacity and the HD-PNT1.0U3 that offers up to 1TB of storage. Apart for the new USB 3.0 connectivity, the MiniStation Plus also offers security for the user’s data with 256-bit AES hardware encryption that will protect the user’s data from hackers and unwanted access with a password. The drives also focuses on performance with Buffalo Tools utility suite designed to enhance Windows PC performance and user experience, including TurboPC for 3X faster transfers. Both the 500GB HD-PNT500U3 and the 1TB HD-PNT1.0U3 will be on shelves this June for the price of $84.99 and $119.99, respectively.