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WD Red 3TB 3.5" SATA NAS Hard Drive

  • Optimised for use in 1-5 bay NAS enclosures
  • NASware technology provides 24x7 performance
  • SATA-III 6Gb/s interface / 64MB Cache
  • 3 Year Warranty

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    WD Red 3TB 3.5" SATA NAS Hard Drive Product Description

    The WD formula of success has led the growth of the Red NAS range into higher capacities and expansion into new 2.5-inch solutions. WD now offer a broader, more comprehensive portfolio of NAS hard drives, it is not just about NAS drives any more, it is REDvolutionary. 8 out of 10 NAS Hard Drives sold are WD Red NAS Drives.
    • 3.5" Form Factor
    • SATA-III Interface
    • Intellipower = A balance of spin speed, transfer rate designed to save power and maximise performance
    • 64MB Cache
    Next generation experience
    Every component, line of code, and product decision was built on WD's passion and determination to deliver the best NAS experience.The next generation of WD Red hard drives delivers on this promise with massive capacity and NASware 3.0, which further improves drive reliability and protects your data in the event of a power loss or power disruption.

    WD Red Is Ideal for:
    Specifically designed and tested for small office and home office, 1-5 bay NAS systems, small media servers and PCs with RAID.

    Experienced in NAS
    In all the cultures around the world, first impressions are what leave a mark. With superior technology that is driven to impress, WD Red is a reflection of the most extensive NAS partner compatibility-testing list that is available on the market. That means when you buy a NAS enclosure, you can trust that WD Red will be the most compatible drive available. Our pride is in our product and our vision is shared with our customers.
    Check Compatability HERE

    NAS for home
    Take your connected home environment to the next level with a NAS system that is equipped with WD Red hard drives and enjoy streaming your media, backing up your computers, file sharing and managing your digital content faster and easier.
    WD Red's NASware 3.0 experience with increased compatibility makes sharing from your mobile device, computer, TV, stereo and more an instant gratification. And with capacities now available in 4 TB, a 5-bay NAS system can hold close to 20 terabytes of data!

    NAS for small business
    Increase the efficiency and productivity of your small business with WD Red hard drives for your 1 to 5 bay NAS system. WD Red comes equipped with NASware 3.0, which increases system compatibility allowing for seamless integration with your existing network infrastructure. Add value to your business by enabling your employees to quickly share their files and back up folders reliably with WD Red NAS hard drives in your NAS solution.

    Exclusive NASware 3.0 technology
    WD's exclusive technology, NASware 3.0, makes WD Red thrive in the demanding small-NAS environment. By adding WD Red to your NAS system, not only is everything more efficient and reliable, you get to enjoy a REDvolutionary NAS experience.

    3D Active Balance Plus
    WD's enhanced dual-plane balance control technology significantly improves the overall drive performance and reliability. Hard drives that are not properly balanced may cause excessive vibration and noise in a multi-drive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade the performance over time.

    The right choice
    The right choice for NAS, no other drive is designed specifically for home and small office NAS systems and PCs with RAID.

    Enhanced reliability
    Since your NAS system is always on, a highly reliable drive is essential. With a 35% MTBF improvement over standard desktop drives, the WD Red drive with NASware 3.0 is designed and manufactured to be a more reliable and robust solution.

    NAS compatibility
    Advanced firmware technology built into every WD Red drive, NASware 3.0 enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in NAS and RAID environments.

    The secret is the next-generation technology
    WD's next generation NASware 2.0 technology improves NAS storage performance by reducing common hard drive concerns in NAS systems. This includes concerns for things like compatibility, integration, upgrade ability, reliability and cost of ownership that are experienced with a hard drive designed for desktop computers.

    Longer warranty coverage
    WD Red hard drives are backed by a 3-year limited warranty for greater peace of mind.

    Energy efficient and money saving
    WD keep power consumption low, which keeps your NAS system happy, and your wallet too.

    Lower operating temperatures
    Reduce your electricity bill and carbon footprint with WD Red drives. Innovative technology reduces power consumption and lowers the operating temperature, resulting in a more reliable and affordable solution for always on 24x7 NAS environments.

    Need help? WD offer premium support.
    Every WD Red hard drive comes with our world-class professional support services including a premium dedicated 24/7 support line and a 3-year limited warranty.

    WD Red 3TB 3.5" SATA NAS Hard Drive Product Reviews

    Technical Specifications

    General

    Interface SATA 6Gb/s
    Width 101.6 mm
    Depth 147 mm
    Height 26.1 mm
    Device Type Hard drive - internal
    Capacity 3 TB
    Form Factor 3.5" x 1/3H
    Buffer Size 64 MB
    Features IntelliPower, Advanced Format technology, NAS compatible, NASware technology, 3D Active Balance Plus , S.M.A.R.T.
    Weight 640 g

    Performance

    Internal Data Rate 147 MBps
    Drive Transfer Rate 600 MBps (external)

    Expansion & Connectivity

    Interfaces 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
    Compatible Bays 1 x internal - 3.5" x 1/3H

    Environmental Parameters

    Max Operating Temperature 65 °C
    Shock Tolerance 65 g @ 2ms (operating) / 250 g @ 2ms (non-operating)
    Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
    Sound Emission 23 dBA

    Reliability

    MTBF 1,000,000 hour(s)
    Non-Recoverable Errors 1 per 10^14
    Start / Stop Cycles 600,000

    Power

    Power Consumption 4.1 Watt ( read ) ¦ 4.1 Watt ( write ) ¦ 2.7 Watt ( idle ) ¦ 0.4 Watt ( sleep )

    Miscellaneous

    Compliant Standards RoHS

    Manufacturer Warranty

    Service & Support 3 years warranty
    Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 3 years

    Compatibility Information

    Designed For WD My Cloud EX2 ¦ WD My Cloud EX4

    Customer Questions

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