Convenience Storage By Buffalo And Toshiba

Comparison Table And Test Setup

Comparison Table
Manufacturer Buffalo Toshiba
Product Name Mini Station USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive
Model Number HD-PS500U2 HDDR320E03X
Capacity 500 GB 320 GB
Weight 224 g 178 g
Price $200 $210
Warranty 1 year 3 years

Test Setup Table

Hardware and Configuration
System Hardware
Processor 2 x 3.6 GHz Xeon (Nocona)
Motherboard ASUS NCL-DS, BIOS 1005
Memory 2 x 512 MB DDR2-400 Corsair CM72DD512AR-400
Graphics Onboard ATI RageXL, 8 MB
System Hard Drive WD Caviar WD1200JB, 120 GB
Optical Drive Gigabyte GO-D1600C
Software
Graphics Default Windows Graphics Driver
Chipset Intel Chipset Installation Utility 7.0.0.1025
Storage Version 8.0.0.1039
OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
Benchmarks
Performance Measurements h2benchw 3.6
PCMark05 V1.01
I/O Performance IOMeter 2003.05.10
Fileserver-Benchmark
Webserver-Benchmark
Database-Benchmark
Workstation-Benchmark
Streaming Read and Write Benchmarks