There's a leading edge WD Red™ drive for every compatible NAS system to help fulfill your data storage needs. With drives up to 14TB, WD Red™ drives offer a wide array of solutions for customers looking to build a NAS storage solution. Built for single-bay to 8-bay NAS systems, WD Red™ drives pack the power to store your precious data in one powerhouse unit. With WD Red™ drives, you´re ready for what´s next.
- Specifically designed for use in NAS systems with up to 8 bays
- Supports up to 180TB/yr workload rate
- NASware firmware for compatibility
Exclusive NASware 3.0
Not just any drive will do. In single-bay to 8-bay NAS systems, WD Red™ drives raise the bar. Get as much as 112TB capacity, and with WD´s exclusive NASware 3.0 technology, you can optimize every single one of them. Built into every WD Red™ hard drive, NASware 3.0´s advanced technology improves your system´s storage performance by increasing compatibility, integration, upgradeability, and reliability.
Built for optimum NAS compatibility
Desktop drives aren´t purpose-built for NAS. But WD Red™ drives with NASware technology are. Our exclusive technology takes the guesswork out of selecting a drive. WD Red™ drives are for small NAS systems, and our unique algorithm balances performance and reliability in NAS and RAID environments. Simply put, a WD Red™ drive is one of the most compatible drives available for NAS enclosures. But don´t take our word for it. WD Red™ drives are a reflection of extensive NAS partner technology engagement and compatibility-testing resulting in a leading compatibility list for NAS systems.
Desktop drives vs. WD Red™
In a Network Attached Storage device, a desktop hard drive is not typically designed for NAS environments. Do right by your NAS and choose the drive designed for NAS with an array of features to help preserve your data and maintain optimum performance. Take the following into consideration when choosing a hard drive for your NAS
- Compliant Standards: RoHS 2011/65/EU
- Min Operating Temperature: 32 °F
- Max Operating Temperature: 149 °F
- Min Storage Temperature: -40 °F
- Max Storage Temperature: 158 °F
- Shock Tolerance (operating): 30 g @ 2 ms
- Shock Tolerance (non-operating): 250 g @ 2 ms
- Capacity: 6 TB
- Form Factor: 3.5"
- Interface: SATA 6Gb/s
- Buffer Size: 256 MB