Designed and Optimized for NAS Compatibility
With drives up to 12TB, the WD Red series offers a wide array of solutions for customers looking to build a high performing NAS storage solution. WD Red and Red Plus drives are built for up to 8-bay NAS systems, and pack the power to store your precious data in one powerhouse unit. Increase the efficiency and productivity of your business with WD Red Pro drives, available for up to 24-bay NAS systems.
PC 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.
THE DRIVE FOR NAS
Tested with a wide range of NAS systems for optimum performance and compatibility.
Designed to operate in the always-on environment of a NAS or RAID configuration
Capacities up to 18TB allow the flexibility to build the optimal NAS solution
The Drive for NAS
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.
Built for NAS Compatibility
WD Red drives with NASware 3.0 technology are purpose-built to balance performance and reliability in NAS and RAID environments.
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
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 Big Business
Looking for maximum performance in a heavy use NAS? The WD Red Pro drive is designed to handle an increase in workload and system demand and features a 5-year limited warranty.
Designed for NAS
Desktop drives aren't purpose-built for NAS. But WD Red drives with NASware 3.0 are. Our exclusive technology takes the guesswork out of selecting a drive. We can help you find the perfect storage for your NAS system.
3D Active Balance Plus
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.
Premium Support and a 3-year Limited Warranty
Confidently upgrade to the best in NAS drive performance with the assurance of a 3-year limited warranty and world-class support services included with every WD Red drive.
True 24/7 Reliability
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.
|Make and Model||Western Digital Red NAS HDD, 12TB|
|Interface||SATA III, 6Gb/s|
|Rotational Speed||7,200rpm class|
|Nonrecoverable Read Errors per Bits Read, Max||1 in 1014 per Bits Read|
|Workload Rate Limit (WRL)||180 TB/year|
|Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)||1,000,000 hours|
Standby / Sleep: 0.6W
|Temperature||Operating: 0° ~ 65° C
Non-operating: -40° ~ 70° C
|Shock||Operating: 30G for 2ms
Non-operating: 300G for 2ms
|Acoustics||Idle: 20 dBA
Operating: 29 dBA
|Dimensions (WxHxL)||101.6 x 26.1 x 147 mm (4" x 1.03" x 5.79")|
|Weight||660g (1.46 lb.)|