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Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb

Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb
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Reviews
17 Reviews
88
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
67
Value for Money
Good
80
Age
2 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and highly rated 250g external hard drive. It has a password protection and a hard drive capacity of 4TB and is USB powered. Reviews indicate that it's strong and durable.
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Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb Price History

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £118.84 at PC World Business 85 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.

There is a 84% chance that the price of the Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will drop by up to £26 over this period.

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb number 81 in high capacity hard drives and number 190 across all external hard drives.

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Kagoo Score
90
Reviews
89
Features
67
Value for Money
80
Age

79

79
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 77%, based on 17 reviews.
This external hard drive is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer external hard disk with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Buffalo external hard drive has some great features:
Bigger than average hard drive capacity
USB powered
Has a password protection
USB powered, no additional power supply needed
Plug-n-Play ready for immediate use
Comes with buffalo tools eco manager feature to conserve energy

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each external hard drive by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the external hard drive is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec external hard drives come to market, the older external hard drives will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

3.9 stars (17 reviews)

53%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb?

Fast Read/write Speed
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Robustness
2
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Capacity
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Ease of Use
1
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Three People Thought it Was Solidly Made

Two people thought that the Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb was strong and durable.

  • ... to use. Recognized instantly, I've been using "rsync" to copy my files which is more robust command prompt Linux utility, this bypasses any software indexing ...
    R. Musielak - Amazon.co.uk 14 Jan 2016
  • ... looking for a non China made product, this looks like a genuine Uk product, very robust. I'll be testing it heavily, as I lost trust in some Lacie drives ...
    R. Musielak - Amazon.co.uk 14 Jan 2016
  • One Owner Thought This External Hard Drive Was Easy to Use
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    One Person Thought the Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb Had a Big Capacity
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    One Owner Thought This External Hard Drive Had a Slow Read/write Speed
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    How Good Are Buffalo External Hard Disks?

    89
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Bigger than average hard drive capacity
    USB powered
    Has a password protection
    Average data transfer rate
    Average weight
    Does not have a Wi-Fi

    What the Reviews Say

    Three people thought it was solidly made
    Bigger Than Average Hard Drive Capacity
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    The HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb's hard drive capacity of 4TB is bigger than 74% of all external hard drives when ranked by this feature. Across all the external hard drives the hard drive capacities range from 1GB to 64TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 3.2TB.

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    Average Data Transfer Rate
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    The data transfer rate of the HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb of 5,000 Mbit/s is fairly average compared to most other external hard disk drives. It is faster than 62% of all external harddisk when ranked by this feature.

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    Average Weight
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    The HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb's weight of 250g is fairly typical compared to most other external hard drive. It is heavier than 55% of all external harddisks when sorted by this feature.

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    USB Powered
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    The Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb is USB powered, as are 80% of external hard disks.

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    Has a Password Protection

    The HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb has a password protection. 83% of external hard disk do not have a password protection.

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    Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

    Like most other external hard drives, the HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb does not have a Wi-Fi. 97% of external harddisk do not have a Wi-Fi.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An external hard drive with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This external hard drive is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb Release Date

    October 2016

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    When Are Most New Buffalo External Hard Disks Released?

    The biggest month in 2018 for new Buffalo external hard drive releases was May, with 40 new Buffalo external hard drives released that month.

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    How Fast Do Buffalo External Hard Drive Prices Drop After Release?

    Most external harddisks drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release, however Buffalo external hard disk drives tend to depreciate faster.

    In the first 6 months after release, Buffalo external harddisk drop in price by 5% on average. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £9 on a typical £173 new Buffalo external hard drive by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    3.9 Stars

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    53% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Buffalo HD-PNFU3 - 4Tb Specification

    Key Features
    Weight
    USB Powered
    Hard Drive Capacity
    Ports & Interfaces
    Wi-Fi
    USB Version
    Thunderbolt Technology
    USB Connector Type
    USB Data Transfer Rates
    USB Connectivity
    Maximum Data Transfer Rate
    USB Connector
    Hard Drive
    Device Type
    Type
    Features
    Operating System Supported (Mac)
    Operating System Supported (Windows)
    Password Protection
    Protection Features
    Colour
    Plug and Play
    Performance
    Data Transfer Rate
    Power
    Input Voltage
    Bus Power
    Bus Powered
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Packaging Data
    Warranty Card
    Cables Included

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    buffalo hdpnf40u3gbeu, buffalo p247604p, buffalo hdpnfu3

    Barcodes

     04058154139004,  04981254039359

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