NAS Hard Drives

WD Red
 
 
Interface:
SATA 6 Gb/s
 
Capacity:
1 TB - 3 TB

The right choice!

No other drive is designed specifically for home and small office NAS systems.
 
NAS compatibility.

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

The secret is in the technology.

WD’s exclusive NASware technology improves NAS storage performance by reducing common hard drive concerns in NAS systems including concerns for things like compatibility, integration, upgrade ability, reliability and cost of ownership that are experienced with a hard drive designed for desktop computers.
 
Exclusive NASware technology.

Our exclusive technology, NASware™, makes WD Red thrive in the demanding small-NAS environment.
 
 
3D Active Balance Plus.

Our 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 multidrive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade the performance over time.
Enhanced reliability.

Your NAS systems is always on, a highly reliable drive is essential. With a 35% MTBF improvement over standard desktop drives, the WD Red drive is designed and manufactured to be a more reliable and robust solution.
 
Energy efficient and money saving.

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

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.

Premium support.

Exclusively for WD Red drive customers, our free dedicated 24/7 support line is available in English. Other regional support hours vary.
 
Need help?

We’ll keep our dedicated premium support lines open 24/7 with experts who have the answers your questions.

 
Longer warranty coverage.

The WD Red drive is backed by a 3-year limited warranty for greater peace of mind.

Ideal for.

Specifically designed and tested for small office and home office, 1-5 bay NAS systems.
 
Power of Choice
 
 
More products. More options. More solutions. More you.
 
Your digital life is unique and you need a family of internal hard drives that are as individual as you are.
WD offers more than a one-size-fits-all hard drive. WD offers you choice. And that’s a powerful thing.
 
 
WD Blue
 
Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing.

WD Blue hard drives deliver solid performance and reliability for desktops PCs, external enclosures and for certain industrial applications.
 
 
WD Black
 
Maximum performance for power computing.

WD Black hard drives are designed for enthusiasts and creative professionals looking for leading-edge performance.
 
 
WD Green
 
Cool, quiet operation for efficient eco-conscious computing.

WD Green hard drives are designed for use as secondary drives in PCs, for external enclosures and other applications for which low noise and low heat are beneficial.
 
 
WD Red
 
The new color of NAS.

WD Red hard drives are designed and tested for compatibility in the unique 24x7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS.
 
Specifications:
 
WD Red 3 TB Hard Drive for NAS ( WD30EFRX)
 
Product Specifications  
  Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
 
Performance Specifications  
  Rotational Speed IntelliPower *
  Buffer Size 64 MB
 
Transfer Rates
  Buffer To Host (Serial ATA) 6 Gb/s (Max)
 
Physical Specifications  
  Formatted Capacity 3,000,592 MB
  Capacity 3 TB
  User Sectors Per Drive 5,860,533,168
 
Performance Specifications  
Target Performance
  MTBF 1,000,000 hours
 
Physical Dimensions  
English
  Height 1.028 Inches
  Depth 5.787 Inches
  Width 4.00 Inches
  Weight 1.40 Pounds
 
Metric
  Height 26.1 mm
  Depth 147 mm
  Width 101.6 mm
  Weight 0.635 kg
 
Environmental Specifications  
Shock
  Operating Shock (Read) 65G, 2 ms
  Non-operating Shock 250G, 2 ms
 
Acoustics
  Idle Mode 23 dBA (average)
  Seek Mode 0 24 dBA (average)
 
Temperature (English)
  Operating 32 F to 158 F
  Non-operating -40 F to 158 F
 
Temperature (Metric)
  Operating -0 C to 70 C
  Non-operating -40 C to 70 C
 
Humidity
  Operating 5-95% RH non-condensing
 
Vibration
  Operating 0.004 g/Hz (10 to 300 Hz)
  Non-operating 0.05 g/Hz (10 to 300 Hz)
 
  Operating
  Linear 20-300 Hz, 0.75G (0 to peak)
 
Electrical Specifications  
Current Requirements
  12 VDC
  Read/Write 250 mA
  Idle 230 mA
  Standby 7 mA
  Sleep 7 mA
 
  5 VDC
  Read/Write 280 mA
  Idle 260 mA
  Standby 105 mA
  Sleep 105 mA
 
 
  Power Dissipation
  Read/Write 4.40 Watts
  Idle 4.10 Watts
  Standby 0.60 Watts
  Sleep 0.60 Watts

No additional files, specification sheets, guides or documentation found for product.

Warranty: 3-year RTB

Full manufacturers warranty details are available at the manufacturers (Western Digital) web site.

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