However, the miniStack v3 has a larger number of connections (including eSATA and FireWire, as well as a lower maximum non-operating temperature (65C versus 70C). The miniStack v3 features a large amount of storage space, with models that feature from 750GB-2TB of storage. This lets the user keep a large volume of data on the disk, which can be enough for 70 000 songs, 2 million pictures, or 152 hours of DVD video. It also features a smart cooling system, that uses a thermal probe to regulate the fan speed. Depending on how much heat is in the drive, the fan will work harder to ensure that it keeps cool. As well as these, it also features compatibility with both Windows and Mac operating systems, letting a user connect both types of computers to it at once. This allows for it to be compatible with the large majority of computers, giving access to a large range of devices.