How fast is the Western Digital WD Red 8TB HDD?
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 designed specifically for NAS systems that have 1 to 8 drive bays. The drives are designed and extensively tested for compatibility in the unique 24×7 operating environment and for the demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS.
- One your NAS will be constantly on you need reliable drives. This drive will be perfect for constant use with MTBF of up to 1 million hours.
What is MTTR and MTBF? “Mean time between failures” or “MTBF” refers to the amount of time that elapses between one failure and the next.
- Cooler Operations
- By reducing power consumption, the operating temperature of your NAS stays cooler. In srandby or sleep mode this drive consumes only 0.7Wats.
How much does it cost?
It would consume 6kWatts a year which would cost around 2pounds.
WD RED comparison
|Advanced Format (AF)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Native command queuing||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|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|
|Performance Class||5400 RPM Class||5400 RPM Class 5400 RPM Class||5400 RPM Class||5400 RPM Class||5400 RPM Class||5400 RPM Class|
|Non-recoverable read errors per bits|
|Limited warranty (years)||3||3||3||3||3||3||3|
|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)|
|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|
|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|