Pros

  • Bus-powered
  • Includes Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 cables
  • Pre-formatted for Mac

Cons

  • Unimpressive data transfer speeds
  • Only one Thunderbolt and one USB port

Manufacturer’s Description

MiniStation Thunderbolt is a high performance portable hard drive featuring the revolutionary Thunderbolt technology. Delivering the fastest interface speeds available, it is perfect for those who manage large files such as creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts. With speeds up to 10Gbps, Thunderbolt is 2X FASTER than USB 3.0, giving you the fastest portable storage interface ever.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.buffalotech.com/products/portable-hard-drives/ministation/ministation-thunderbolt

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number HDPA10TU3

Performance

Thunderbolt Performance - Macworld
Write Video Files 102.5   MB per second
Read Video Files 108.2   MB per second
USB 2.0 Performance - Macworld
Write Video Files 35.2   MB per second
Read Video Files 26.6   MB per second
USB 3.0 Performance - Macworld
Write Video Files 101.4   MB per second
Read Video Files 106.9   MB per second

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