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Western Digital WD80EFAX Red Plus 8TB 3.5" NAS HDD SATA3 5400RPM 256MB Cache 24x7 NASware 3.0 CMR Tech 3yrs wty
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|Form factor||3.5 inches|
|Digital storage capacity||256 GB|
|Hardware interface||SATA 6.0 Gb/s|
|Read speed||540 Megabytes Per Second|
About this item
- Specially designed for use in NAS systems with up to 8 days
- NASware 3.0 technology for compatibility
- Supports up to 180TB per year workload rate
- Packs the power to store your precious data in one powerhouse unit
- Helps to ensure your data is protected from excessive vibration and noise in a NAS or RAID environment
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There's a WD Red drive for every compatible NAS system to help fulfill your data storage needs. With drives up to 10TB, WD Red offers a wide array of solutions for customers looking to build a high performing NAS storage solution. Built for single-bay to 8-bay NAS systems, WD Red packs the power to store your precious data in one powerhouse unit. Desktop drives aren't typically tested or designed for the rigors of a NAS system. Do right by your NAS and choose the drive with an array of features to help preserve your data and maintain optimum performance. WD Red drives with NASware 3.0 technology are purpose-built to balance performance and reliability in NAS and RAID environments. The always-on environment of a NAS or RAID is a hot one. WD Red drives are engineered to run cool and quiet while offering optimum compatibility for demanding 24x7 environments. 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. 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. Since your NAS system is always on, a reliable drive is essential. Desktop drives are not typically 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. Capacity: 8TB. Interface: SATA 6Gb/s. Form factor: 3.5 inches. Disk speed: 5400 rpm. Cache: 256MB.
From the manufacturer
What are the benefits of NASware 3.0?
- Gives you an unrivaled NAS experience
- Enhances compatibility
- Improves reliability
- Optimizes HDD for 24x7 NAS environments
There’s a leading edge WD Red drive for every compatible NAS system to help fulfill your data storage needs. With drives up to 12TB, WD Red drives offer a wide array of solutions for customers looking to build a NAS storage solution.
- NAS hard drives with up to 12TB of capacity
- Designed for personal, home, and small business up to 8-bays
- Exclusive NASware 3.0’s advanced technology improves your system’s storage performance
Since your NAS system is always on, a reliable drive is essential. With an MTBF (mean time before failure) of up to 1 million hours and a supported workload rate of up to 180 TB/yr, the WD Red drive with NASware 3.0 technology is designed for the 24x7 environment.
Keep it Cool
The always-on environment of a NAS or RAID is a hot one. WD Red drives are engineered to run cool and quiet while offering optimum compatibility for demanding 24x7 environments.
WD Red for Home and Small Business Owners
Use WD Red HDD at your home or business to stream, backup, organize and effortlessly share your content. With NASware technology built into every drive, you’ll never have to worry about compatibility with your NAS system.
|WD Red||WD Red Pro|
|Application||Up to 8-bay NAS systems||Up to 24-bay NAS systems|
|Workload Rate (TB/yr)||180||300|
|Ideal for||Personal Home & Small Office NAS||Medium to Large Business NAS|
|Cache||16 MB - 256 MB||64 MB - 256 MB|
|Highest Available Capacity||12TB||12TB|
|Interface||SATA 6 Gb/s||SATA 6 Gb/s|
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Very happy with the choice, so far so good. Glad I dodged the SMR bullet!
N.B./Public service message: the CMR/SMR was a public relations disaster for Western Digital this year - they have now addressed this by clarifying the technology clearly within the RED line. If you are a home user like I am am, and you are buying drives for NAS use, make sure its a CMR drive (WD101EFAX is a CMR drive).
Guess I was unlucky with this model.
Amazon refunded, so no problem, and I ordered another model that worked fine.
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Reviewed in Japan on 5 November 2018
Only use SMR if you plan to save smaller files and have backups saved on other drives. It is unsuitable for data for businesses or anything precious which isn't saved elsewhere. Temporary cache only. IMHO.
Look for the FRX drives over FAX. This is the only way to tell CMR to SMR.
Los buenos, los CMR de toda la vida, son los de la serie EFRX
Los lentos como este son los de la serie EFAX.
Si no fuese por el trastorno de devolverlo y esperar a uno nuevo con el raid degradado, en esta época de plazos desconocidos por el covid 19, lo devolvía ahora mismo