MVP of NAS
There’s a WD Red drive for every compatible NAS system to help fulfill your data storage needs. With drives up to 10TB, WD Red offers a wide array of solutions for customers looking to build a high performing NAS storage solution. Built for single-bay to 8-bay NAS systems, WD Red packs the power to store your precious data in one powerhouse unit. With WD Red, you’re ready for what’s next.
The drive for NAS
Desktop drives aren’t typically tested or designed for the rigors of a NAS system. Do right by your NAS and choose the drive with an array of features to help preserve your data and maintain optimum performance.
Built for NAS Compatibility
WD Red drives with NASware 3.0 technology are purpose-built to balance performance and reliability in NAS and RAID environments.
Keep it Cool
The always-on environment of a NAS or RAID is a hot one. WD Red drives are engineered to run cool and quiet while offering optimum compatibility for demanding 24x7 environments.
A desktop hard drive is not typically tested or designed for a Network Attached Storage device or RAID environment. Choose a drive that has been tested in NAS environments with an array of features to preserve your data and maintain optimum performance. Take the following into consideration when choosing a hard drive for your NAS:
- Compatibility: Without being tested for compatibility with your NAS system, optimum performance and reliability are not guaranteed.
- Reliability: The always-on environment of a NAS or RAID can lead to increased tempratures, and desktop drives are not typically designed and tested in those conditions. WD Red drives are built for NAS.
- Error recovery Controls: WD Red NAS hard drives are specifically designed with RAID error recovery control to help reduce fallouts with in the NAS system. Desktop drives are not typically designed for RAID environments where this can be an issue.
- Noise and Vibration Protection: Desktop drives are not typically tested or designed to account for the noise and vibration faced in a multi-drive system. WD Red drives are designed for multi-bay NAS systems with NASware technology to help prevent this.
WD RED FOR HOME
Stream, backup, organize and effortlessly share your digital content to your TV, PC and more. NASware technology increases your drives' compatibility with your NAS system, for better playback with your devices.
WD RED FOR SMALL BUSINESS
Businesses thrive on productivity and efficiency, two guiding principles built into the design of the WD Red drive. Share and backup files at the speed of your business with a WD Red drive in your NAS.
Designed for NAS
Desktop drives aren't purpose-built for NAS. But WD Red drives with NASware 3.0 are. Our exclusive technology takes the guesswork out of selecting a drive. We can help you find the perfect storage for your NAS system.
|Interface||SATA 6 Gb/s|
|Rotational Speed||IntelliPower *|
|Buffer Size||64 MB|
|Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)||6 Gb/s (Max)|
|Form Factor||3.5 Inch|
|Operating Shock (Read)||65G, 2 ms|
|Non-operating Shock||250G, 2 ms|
|Idle Mode||25 dBA (average)|
|Seek Mode 0||28 dBA (average)|
|Operating||32° F to 158° F|
|Non-operating||-40° F to 158° F|
|Operating||-0° C to 70° C|
|Non-operating||-40° C to 70° C|
|Operating||5-95% RH non-condensing|
|Operating||0.004 g²/Hz (10 to 300 Hz)|
|Non-operating||0.05 g²/Hz (10 to 300 Hz)|
|Linear||20-300 Hz, 0.75G (0 to peak)|
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64bit OEM DVD PN FQC-08929