The Western Digital Red 3TB NAS HDD Black Magic Speed Test – WD30EFRX

How fast is the WD Red Hard Drive 3 Terabyte?

WD Red hard drives are designed and tested for compatibility in the unique 24×7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS.

WD Red is the only hard drive designed for NAS systems that have 1-8 drive bays. The drives are designed and extensively tested for compatibility in the unique 24×7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS.\

The right choice!
No other drive is designed specifically for home and small office NAS systems.Exclusive NASware technology.
Our exclusive technology, NASware™, makes WD Red thrive in the demanding small-NAS environment.

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

WD RED comparison

Specifications 8TB 6TB 5TB 4TB 3TB 2TB 1TB
Advanced Format (AF) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Native command queuing Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
RoHS compliant Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Performance       
Data transfer rate (max)              
Interface speed 6 Gb/s 6 Gb/s 6 Gb/s 6 Gb/s 6 Gb/s 6 Gb/s 6 Gb/s
Internal transfer rate 178 MB/s 175 MB/s 170 MB/s 150 MB/s 147 MB/s 147 MB/s 150 MB/s
Cache (MB) 128 64 64 64 64 64 64
Performance Class 5400 RPM Class 5400 RPM Class 5400 RPM Class 5400 RPM Class 5400 RPM Class 5400 RPM Class 5400 RPM Class
Reliability/Data Integrity       
Load/unload cycles 600,000 600,000 600,000 600,000 600,000 600,000 600,000
Non-recoverable read errors per bits  
read              
MTBF (hours) 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000
Limited warranty (years) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Power Management       
12VDC ±10% (A, peak) 1.79 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.73 1.73 1.20
5VDC ±10% (A, peak)  
Average power requirements (W)              
Read/Write 6.4 5.3 5.3 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.3
Idle 5.2 3.4 3.4 3.3 2.7 2.7 2.3
Standby/Sleep 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Environmental Specifications
Temperature (°C)              
Operating 0 to 65 0 to 65 0 to 65 0 to 65 0 to 65 0 to 65 0 to 65
Non-operating -40 to 70 -40 to 70 -40 to 70 -40 to 70 -40 to 70 -40 to 70 -40 to 70
Shock (Gs)              
Operating (2 ms, read/write) 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
Operating (2 ms, read) 65 65 65 65 65 65 65
Non-operating (2 ms) 250 250 250 250 250 250 350
Acoustics (dBA)              
Idle 20 25 25 25 23 23 21
Seek (average) 29 28 28 28 24 24 22

 

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