OVERVIEW

WD Red Products Provide Storage Compatible with Leading NAS Systems


With drives up to 18TB, the WD Red series offers a wide array of solutions for customers looking to build a high performing NAS storage solution. WD Red and Red Plus drives are built for up to 8-bay NAS systems, and pack the power to store your precious data in one powerhouse unit. Increase the efficiency and productivity of your business with WD Red Pro drives, available for up to 24-bay NAS systems.

PC 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.

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The Drive For NAS

Compatible

Tested with a wide range of NAS systems for optimum performance and compatibility

Reliable

Designed to operate in the always-on environment of a NAS or RAID configuration

High Capacity

Capacities up to 18TB allow the flexibility to build the optimal NAS solution

Highlights

  • Built for NAS compatibility
  • NASware™ 3.0 technology
  • Engineered to run cool and quiet
  • Designed for RAID environments
  • Noise and Vibration Protection
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Applications and Workload

  • Up to 8-bay NAS Systems (WD Red and Red Plus)
  • Medium to Large NAS environments up to 24 bay (WD Red Pro)
  • RAID Configurations
  • Virtualization

Specifications

WD Red 3.5"

WD Red Plus 2.5"

WD Red Plus 3.5"

WD Red Pro 3.5"

Features

Capacity

2TB-6TB

Form Factor

3.5"

Performance class

5400rpm

Interface

SATA 6Gb/s

Limited Warranty

3 years

Model Numbers

1TB

2TB

WD20EFAX (SMR)

3TB

WD30EFAX (SMR)

4TB

WD40EFAX (SMR)

6TB

WD60EFAX (SMR)

8TB

10TB

12TB

14TB

16TB

18TB

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Disclosures

1.

1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes; the actual user capacity may vary depending upon the configuration.

2.

Up to the stated speed. Values derived from internal testing; performance may vary depending upon drive capacity, host device, OS and application.

3.

Approximation based on internal metrics that quantify how much data can be written to the device during its lifespan, expressed in Terabytes Written (TBW).