WD Red 8TB 3.5" SATA NAS Hard Drive
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WD Red 8TB 3.5" SATA NAS Hard Drive

QuickFind: 836914 Mfr part code: WD80EFAX
  • Specifically designed for use in NAS systems with up to 8 bays
  • Supports up to 180TB/yr workload rate
  • NASware technology for compability
  • 3-year limited warranty

Product Description

WD Red 8TB 3.5" SATA NAS Hard Drive


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.



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.



Looking for maximum performance in a heavy use NAS? The WD Red Pro drive is designed to handle an increase in workload and system demand and features a 5-year limited warranty.



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.


3D Active Balance Plus

Helps to ensure your data is protected from excessive vibration and noise in a NAS or RAID environment. This dual-plane balance control maintains your drive's performance over time.


Premium Support and a 3-year Limited Warranty

Confidently upgrade to the best in NAS drive performance with the assurance of a 3-year limited warranty and world-class support services included with every WD Red drive.


24/7 Reliability

Since your NAS system is always on, a highly reliable drive is essential for long term reliability. Desktop drives are not designed and tested in 24x7 conditions, which is a foundation of WD Red NAS hard drives.



Seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for NAS systems under heavy demand.



WD Red NAS Hard Drives are designed specifically for NAS systems that have 1 to 8 drive bays in both 3.5-inch and 2.5-inch form factors.

  • Capacity: 8TB
  • Interface: SATA 6GB/s
  • Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
  • RPM Class: 5400
  • Cache: 64MB, 128MB, 256MB
  • Limited Warranty: 3 year

Technical Specification

WD Red 8TB 3.5" SATA NAS Hard Drive


Device Type Hard drive - internal
Capacity 8 TB
Form Factor 3.5"
Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Buffer Size 256 MB
Features Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Advanced Format technology, NAS compatible, NASware technology, 3D Active Balance Plus, 24x7 continuous operation
Width 101.6 mm
Depth 147 mm
Height 26.1 mm
Weight 715 g


Drive Transfer Rate 600 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate 210 MBps
Spindle Speed 5400 rpm


MTBF 1,000,000 hours
24x7 Operation Yes
Non-Recoverable Errors 1 per 10^14
Load / Unload Cycles 600,000

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s
Compatible Bay 3.5"


Power Consumption 8.8 Watt (read) ¦ 8.8 Watt (write) ¦ 5.3 Watt (idle) ¦ 0.8 Watt (sleep) ¦ 0.8 Watt (standby)

Software & System Requirements

OS Required Apple MacOS, Microsoft Windows


Compliant Standards RoHS 2011/65/EU

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 65 °C
Min Storage Temperature -40 °C
Max Storage Temperature 70 °C
Shock Tolerance (operating) 30 g @ 2 ms
Shock Tolerance (non-operating) 250 g @ 2 ms
Sound Emission 29 dBA

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£ 218.99  inc. vat

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