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- 3TB maximum storage capacity for expanded storage for your files.
- Designed for 24x7 NAS systems with up to 5 bays.
- Cool and quiet for added convenience.
|storage capacity||3 TB|
|dimensions||1" x 4" x 5.8"|
|hard drive type||hard drive|
|drive connector type||SATA/600|
|operating system compatibility||Windows 8; Windows 7; Windows Vista; Windows XP; Mac OS X|
|manufacturer||Western Digital Corporation|
|warranty length||3-year limited|
From the Manufacturer|
The right choice!No other drive is designed specifically for home and small office NAS systems and PCs with RAID.
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.
Optimal compatibility for NAS systemsBecause WD Network drives are specifically engineered for NAS systems with up to 5 drive bays, it's easy to seamlessly integrate these drives into your NAS system. They are designed and extensively tested for compatibility in the unique 24x7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small business NAS.
Exclusive NASWare™ technologyThe secret is in the technology. Advanced firmware technology built into every WD Network hard drive, enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in NAS and RAID environments.
Energy efficientInnovative technology reduces power consumption and lowers the operating temperature, resulting in a more reliable and affordable solution for always on 24x7 NAS environments.
Enhanced reliabilityYour NAS system is always on. A highly reliable drive is essential. With a 35% MTBF improvement over standard desktop drives, the WD Network drives are designed and manufactured to be a more reliable and robust solution for your NAS system.
3D Active Balance PlusOur 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 multi-drive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade the performance over time.
3-year limited warrantyThe WD Network drive is backed by a 3-year limited warranty for greater peace of mind.
Upgrading your drive is easySeamlessly migrate your current system to your new WD drive using Acronis True Image WD Edition, available as a free download on the WD Support site. This software enables you to copy all your data to a new drive so you don't have to reinstall your operating system to get all the benefits of a new drive.
The WD advantageWe put our products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T.) prior to any product launch. On average, each new product goes through 600,000 hours of testing. WD also has a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles. You can also call toll-free support 7 days per week in the U.S. and Canada. See the WD Support site for full details. Recommended use — WD Network hard drives are tested and recommended for use in Network attached and RAID systems, up to 5 bays.*
* Business critical RAID environments – Please consider WD Network Hard Drives for all multi-bay consumer NAS environments up to 5 bay chassis. WD Desktop Mainstream hard drives are not recommended for and are not warranted for use in RAID environments utilizing Enterprise HBAs and/or expanders and in multi-bay chassis, as they are not designed for, nor tested in, these specific types of RAID applications.
|Rotational Speed||IntelliPower *|
|Buffer Size||64 MB|
|Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)||6 Gb/s (Max)|
|Transfer Rate (Buffer To Disk)||145 MB/s (Sustained)|
|Formatted Capacity||3,000,592 MB|
|Form Factor||3.5 Inch|
|User Sectors Per Drive||5,860,533,168|
|Operating Shock (Read)||65G, 2 ms|
|Non-operating Shock||250G, 2 ms|
|Idle Mode||23 dBA (average)|
|Seek Mode 0||24 dBA (average)|
|Operating||32° F to 158° F|
|Non-operating||-40° F to 158° F|
|Operating||-0° C to 70° C|
|Non-operating||-40° C to 70° C|
|Operating||5-95% RH non-condensing|
|Operating||0.004 g²/Hz (10 to 300 Hz)|
|Non-operating||0.05 g²/Hz (10 to 300 Hz)|
Read/Write: 250 mA|
Idle: 230 mA
Standby: 7 mA
Sleep: 7 mA
Read/Write: 280 mA|
Idle: 260 mA
Standby: 105 mA
Sleep: 105 mA
Read/Write: 4.40 Watts|
Idle: 4.10 Watts
Standby: 0.60 Watts
Sleep: 0.60 Watts
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