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Buffalo Boosts External Hard Drive Power

Test Setup

System Hardware
Processor(s)AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+2.0 GHz, 512 kB L2 Cache (Manchester core)
PlatformGigabyte GA-K8NXP-SLI, Rev. 1.02Nvidia nForce4 SLI chipset
RAMCrucial Ballistix DDR-400 (BL2KIT6464Z402)2x 512 MB, CL2-2-2-6 Timings
System Hard DriveSeagate Barracuda ATA 7200. (ST316027AS)160 GB, 7,200 RPM, 8 MB Cache, Serial ATA II
Mass Storage Controller(s)Integrated nForce4 SATAII & UltraATA/133Integrated nForce4 USB 2.0 Host Controller
Test Hard Drive(s)Mvix MV-5000U & Maxtor DiamondMax 10, 300 GB
NetworkingnForce4 on-chip Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Graphics CardNvidia GeForce 7800 GT, PCI Express, 256 MB GDDR3
System Software & Drivers
OSMicrosoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600, Service Pack 2
Platform DriverNvidia Forceware 6.70
Graphics DriverNvidia Forceware 81.85

Benchmark Results

Data Transfer Diagram