WD Red 3 TB NAS Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, SATA III, 64 MB Cache – WD30EFRX


Western Digital Red WD30EFRX 3TB SATA3 IntelliPower 64MB Hard Drive (3.5 inch)

Product Features

  • Capacity: 3 TB
  • Rotational Speed (RPM): IntelliPower
  • Microsoft operating systems prior to Vista, 32-bit operating systems, and Mac systems prior to OSX 10.4 may not support volumes greater than 2TB. To recognize the full capacity of this drive, you may need multiple partitions. Check with the manufacturer to verify your system’s compatibility.
  • Interface: SATA3
  • Data Transfer Rate: 6 Gb/s Buffer to Host (max); 145 MB/s Host to/from drive (typical)
  • Form Factor: 3.5 inch
  • Read/Write: 4.4 Watts
  • Standby: 0.6 Watt

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2 Responses to “WD Red 3 TB NAS Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, SATA III, 64 MB Cache – WD30EFRX”

  1. Gary E. Peterson says:

    Regular consumer drives in RAID are accident waiting to happen Here is a quote from a review at pcper.comI’m going to let the cat out of the bag right here and now. Everyone’s home RAID is likely an accident waiting to happen. If you’re using regular consumer drives in a large array, there are some very simple (and likely) scenarios that can cause it to completely fail. I’m guilty of operating under this same false hope – I have an 8-drive array of 3TB WD Caviar Greens in a RAID-5. For those uninitiated, RAID-5 is where one drive worth of…

  2. T. Mccleary says:

    Nice hard drives for NAS or storage server with RAID. If you’re looking at this review, you’re probably in the market for some honkin’ big drives to stuff into a server or a NAS box. These Western Digital “Red” series drives are probably a total waste of money if you’re planning to put them into a regular PC. If you’re not doing a raid array of some kind, then save your money and buy the green or black series drives instead. If you’re looking to set up a raid array of some sort, these are a bargain. They aren’t the fastest drives, but they are…

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