BUFFALO's MiniStation Extreme's internal hard drive is encased in a highly shock-resistant body with rubberized elements to protect it from accidental bumps. The ingenious arrangement of shock protection features meets the U.S. Military Standard MIL-STD-810F 516.5 Procedure IV and has passed free-fall drop tests with drops up to 2.3 meters. Also a combination of USB 3.0 & TurboPC EX makes file transfers blazingly fast-1,000 digital photos can be transferred within 10 seconds! Moreover, the USB cable is integrated with the case so you will not be frustrated searching for a cable anymore! MiniStation Extreme is a perfect solution for those who often travel with PCs and portable HDDs-no worrying about accidental drops or waiting for large amounts of data to get between disk and computer.