With capacity up to 12 TB, the WD Red drive is squarely aimed at NAS systems that have one to eight drive bays. This drive operates at 5400 RMP rotation speed, features SATA 6 Gbps host interface, and has a 180 TB yearly workload to meet the needs of homes and SOHOs. The WD Red is engineered to run cool and quiet in 24×7 operating environments, and the NASWare 3.0 firmware allows flawless compatibility with your NAS. The drive is also protected from vibration in multi-drive environments, making it a reliable solution for storing, backing up and protecting your precious data.
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, share, and organize your digital content at home with a NAS and WD Red drives designed to effortlessly share content with the devices in your home. NASware 3.0 technology increases your drives’ compatibility with your devices, TV, stereo, and more. Live in a connected world.
WD Red for Small Business
Businesses thrive on productivity and efficiency—two of the guiding principles built into the design of WD Red drives. NASware 3.0 technology allows for seamless integration with your existing network so WD Red can share and backup files at the speed of your business. And for larger businesses with up to 24 bays, count on WD Red Pro drives.
3D Active Balance Plus
Helps ensure your data is protected from excessive vibration and noise in a NAS or RAID environment. This dual-plane balance control reduces the degradation of your drive over time.
Since your NAS system is always on, a reliable drive is essential. With an MTBF of up to 1 million hours, the WD Red drive with NASware 3.0 technology is designed for the 24×7 environment.
Cooler Operations and Enhanced Reliability
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.
Packaging Bare Drive
Interface SATA 6.0Gb/s
RPM 5400 RPM
Features Specifically designed for use in NAS systems with up to 8 bays
Supports up to 180 TB/yr workload rate
NASware technology for compatibility
Small and home office NAS systems in a 24×7 environment
Usage For NAS systems
Form Factor 3.5″
Height (maximum) 26.10mm
Width (maximum) 101.60mm
Length (maximum) 147.00mm
Weight 1 kg
HDD Form Factor