The WD Red drive is built for single-bay to 8-bay NAS systems and packs the capacity to store your precious data in one powerhouse unit.
WD RED. BUILT FOR NAS.
Equip your NAS with WD Red hard drives and enjoy streaming your media, backing up your PCs, sharing your files, and managing your digital content quickly and easily.
WD RED FOR HOME
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.
WD RED FOR SMALL BUSINESS
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.
WD RED FOR BIG BUSINESS
The WD Red Pro drive is designed to handle an increase in workload and system demand and features a 5-year limited warranty.
FILL YOUR NAS WITH RED. THEN FILL IT WITH AWESOME.
With drives up to 8TB, the WD Red drive is built for single-bay to 8-bay NAS systems and packs the capacity to store your precious data in one powerhouse unit.
By reducing power consumption, the operating temperature of your NAS stays cool. With a lower temperature in your system, you can create a more reliable solution for your NAS.
Built for NAS Compatibility
WD Red drives with NASware technology are purpose-built to balance performance and reliability in NAS and RAID environments.
Desktop Drive vs. WD Red Drive
A desktop hard drive is not typically tested and designed for NAS environments. WD Red has features such as NAS compatibility, increased reliability and more.
WD Red NAS Hard Drives are designed specifically for NAS systems that have 1 to 8 drive bays in both 3.5-inch and 2.5-inch form factors.
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- 6TB Storage Capacity
- 3.5" Form Factor
- SATA III 6 Gb/s Interface
- 64MB Cache
- 5400 rpm
- Up to 175 MB/s Sustained Transfer Rate
- Weight : 0.75g
- 600,000 Load/Unload Cycles.
|Features||The WD Red family just got bigger
Our formula of success has led to the growth of WD Red into the highest capacities possible. Available up to 6TB, WD offers an even broader, more comprehensive portfolio of NAS solutions for our customers with WD Red and WD Red Pro spanning a total of 1 to 16 bays.
NASware grows to 3.0
Built off of our determination to deliver the best NAS experience, NASware 3.0 extends our promise by further optimizing WD Red for the NAS environment with added support for 6 to 8 NAS bays. WD Red now supports small NAS systems from 1 to 8 bays thanks to NASware 3.0, which further improves drive compatibility and reliability. At 48TB of total capacity in an 8 bay system, WD Red expands your NAS experience.
The right choice
WD Red is designed specifically for home and small office NAS systems and PCs with RAID.
Experienced in NAS
WD Red is a reflection of the most extensive NAS partner compatibilitytesting list that is available on the market. That means when you buy a NAS enclosure, you can trust that WD Red will be the most compatible drive available. Our pride is in our product and our vision is shared with our customers.
NAS for Home
Take your connected home environment to the next level with a NAS system that is equipped with WD Red hard drives and enjoy streaming your media, backing up your computers, file sharing and managing your digital content faster and easier. The WD Red NASware 3.0 experience with increased compatibility makes sharing from your mobile device, computer, TV, stereo and more an instant gratification.
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