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WD 3TB Red 3.5" SATA3 5400RPM 64M Hard Drive Designed and tested for RAID environments 1-8 Bay NAS , 3 Years warranty

WD 3TB Red 3.5" SATA3 5400RPM 64M Hard Drive Designed and tested for RAID environments 1-8 Bay NAS , 3 Years warranty
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WD 3TB Red 3.5" SATA3 5400RPM 64M Hard Drive Designed and tested for RAID environments 1-8 Bay NAS , 3 Years warranty

WD 3TB Red 3.5" SATA3 5400RPM 64M Hard Drive Designed and tested for RAID environments 1-8 Bay NAS ,...

  • Brand: WD
  • MPN: WD30EFRX
  • Part #: HDDWD3005
  • UPC:718037799674
  • HDD Capacity:3TB HDD
  • Form Factor:3.5"
  • RPM:5400RPM
  • Cache:64MB
  • Interface:SATA3
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"A replacement for a 5 year old drive in a WD Duo. No problems installing and the raid rebuilt perfectly. Chose this because of the longer warranty."

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By: Guest 06/01/20

"I've had 6 running in a RAIDz2 on FreeNAS for the last 6 years and I figured I should get some replacements just in case.
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By: Guest 01/11/19

"No problem at all with these Red WD HDDs
Plug and Play into NAS Drive"

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By: Guest 09/04/19

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Features

Optimized for RAID environments, keep your important data safe!

The WD Reds are part of the WD hard drive family which consists of five different colours: blue, green, purple, red and black. They all have different purposes and while they are all quite similar, they are all fine tuned to perform a particular task or be fit for a certain type of application. The WD Reds are designed for use in RAID, designed to protect your important files while still providing optimal performance. It features TLER which stands for time-limited error recovery, this is useful because most RAID controllers will drop a hard drive from the RAID array if there is no response for a couple of seconds. TLER helps prevent the RAID controller dropping the drive by aborting the recovery process if it takes more than 7 seconds which means your data transfer won't be interrupted. They also feature vibration reduction, which helps stabilize the drives when they are used together making it possible to put these in an 8 bay NAS. The speed of which these drives spin at are determined by Intellipower, which is WDs optimzed speed to power ratio for the drives, ranging from 5400 to 7200 rpm, making these drives a lot more efficient. If you are after a drive to protect your data in a small RAID environment, the WD Reds are the perfect choice.

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 6 TB, WD offers an even broader, more comprehensive portfolio of NAS solutions for our customers spanning from a total of 1 to 16 bays. The WD Red family just got bigger.

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 48 TB of total capacity in an 8 bay system, WD Red expands your NAS experience.

Professional solutions

Designed specifically with SMB customers in mind, the WD Red family has expanded with the addition of WD Red Pro, which is available for the 8 to 16 bay medium to large-scale NAS environments. With capacities up to 4 TB, WD Red Pro carries a 5-year limited warranty and was engineered to handle the increased workloads from your business.

Experienced in NAS

WD Red is a reflection of the most extensive NAS partner compatibility- testing 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. WD Red enables you to create your own reliable Personal Cloud.

NAS for Small Business

Increase the efficiency and productivity of your small business with WD Red hard drives for your 1 to 8 bay NAS system. WD Red comes equipped with NASware 3.0, which increases system compatibility allowing for seamless integration with your existing network infrastructure. Add value to your business by enabling your employees to quickly share their files and back up folders reliably with WD Red NAS hard drives in your NAS solution. For medium to large business environments that use up to 16 bay NAS systems, use WD Red Pro.

3D Active Balance Plus

Our enhanced dual-plane balance control technology significantly improves the overall drive performance and reliability. Hard drives that are not properly balanced may cause excessive vibration and noise in a multi-drive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade the performance over time.

The Right Choice!

WD Red is designed specifically for home and small office NAS systems and PCs with RAID.

Enhanced Reliability

Since your NAS system is always on, a highly reliable drive is essential. With a 35% MTBF improvement over standard drives, the WD Red drive with NASware 3.0 is designed for the 24x7 environment.

NAS Compatibility

Advanced firmware technology built into every WD Red drive, NASware 3.0 enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in NAS and RAID environments.

Longer Warranty Coverage

WD Red hard drives are backed by a 3-year limited warranty for greater peace of mind and a longer warranty coverage that matches most NAS system manufacturers.

Lower Operating Temperatures

Innovative technology reduces power consumption and lowers the operating temperature, resulting in a more reliable and affordable solution for always on NAS environments.

Specifications

Interface 
SATA 6 Gb/s
Rotational Speed 
IntelliPower
Buffer Size 
64 MB
Transfer Rates
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA) 6 Gb/s (Max)
Formatted Capacity 
3,000,592 MB
Capacity 
3 TB
Form Factor 
3.5 Inch
User Sectors Per Drive 
5,860,533,168
MTBF 
1,000,000 hours
Height 
26.1 mm
Depth 
147 mm
Width 
101.6 mm
Weight 
0.635 kg
Operating Shock (Read) 
65G, 2 ms
Non-operating Shock 
250G, 2 ms
Idle Mode 
23 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 
24 dBA (average)
Operating 
-0° C to 70° C
Non-operating 
-40° C to 70° C
Operating Humidity
5-95% RH non-condensing
Operating Vibration
0.004 g²/Hz (10 to 300 Hz)
Non-operating Vibration
0.05 g²/Hz (10 to 300 Hz)
Current Requirements
12 VDC
Read/Write 250 mA
Idle 230 mA
Standby 7 mA
Sleep 7 mA
5 VDC
Read/Write 280 mA
Idle 260 mA
Standby 105 mA
Sleep 105 mA
Power Dissipation
Read/Write 4.40 Watts
Idle 4.10 Watts
Standby 0.60 Watts
Sleep 0.60 Watts
Compatibility 
Windows/Mac/Linux

Manufacturer Part No: WD30EFRX Brand: WD Product Type: -
UPC 718037799674 Product Family: - Shipping Weight: 0.637 kg
PB Part No: HDDWD3005 Product Model: -

Warranty: 36 months local warranty *
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Essential purchase

A replacement for a 5 year old drive in a WD Duo. No problems installing and the raid rebuilt perfectly. Chose this because of the longer warranty.

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By: Guest 06/01/20
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Big. Red. Drives

I've had 6 running in a RAIDz2 on FreeNAS for the last 6 years and I figured I should get some replacements just in case.
So far the only problems Ive had after 1000s of hours of uptime was some array errors due to cables/cards coming loose after changing country and moving house twice. The disks are still running sweet with no SMART errors.

If you need spinning disks in your NAS, these are a good choice (though you could get bigger now...)

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By: Guest 01/11/19
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Bigted

No problem at all with these Red WD HDDs
Plug and Play into NAS Drive

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By: Guest 09/04/19
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WD hard Drive 3tb

Excellent Drives. I've been running them for a while now and are very happy with a WD Red 3tb ..
PB does a great job in sending there goods .fast and efficient .good on you PB

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By: Guest 24/05/18
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WD 3TB HDD

Both Drives fitted into my NAS flawlessly. Happy with the Reds

T
By: TonyV31 21/05/18
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WD 3TB

Great workhorse drives for NAS and back up. Nice and quiet too.

G
By: Guest 25/04/18
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Time to update and/or rep

Best drive around, painless and straightforward replacement made for the job. + PB tech fast (superfast!) delivery and keen price makes it a no-brainer! Go for it!

R
By: RalanL 28/03/18
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#Winning

Got another WD Red for my NAS. As expected, all is sweet. Plugged straight in and voila, more space. WD Red the way to go if you want bang for buck when it comes to NAS storage. I have 3 now and never an issue. Love them

P
By: PaulW86 16/02/18
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3TB NAS Drive

We put one of these in our new QNAP TS-451A a couple of weeks ago. So far we have had no issues and it runs perfectly. We got this one to give us a bit more storage space than a 2TB drive.

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By: SimonE698 10/02/18
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Works perfectly with my Synology DS718+ , no issues whatsoever so far.

A
By: AseemC 22/01/18
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I bought 2 of these to accommodate my thousands of raw images.
Really got read and write speed and will recommend to everyone.

G
By: Guest 07/01/18
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So far so good. Bought this as a replacement for an older NAS drive that fell over after 7 years of use, so hope this lasts as long.
Very quiet.

J
By: JohnG282 04/12/17
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PB TECH: 45
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ENCORC1000Orico USB 3.0 3.5" External Hard Drive 3.5 inch Enclosure with Data Cable and Power Adapter, (3588US3) BLACK
PB TECH: 0
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$34.68 +GST$39.88 inc GST

WD 3TB Red 3.5" SATA3 5400RPM 64M Hard Drive Designed and tested for RAID environments 1-8 Bay NAS , 3 Years warranty

  • Brand: WD
  • MPN: WD30EFRX
  • Part #: HDDWD3005
  • UPC:718037799674
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Features

Optimized for RAID environments, keep your important data safe!

The WD Reds are part of the WD hard drive family which consists of five different colours: blue, green, purple, red and black. They all have different purposes and while they are all quite similar, they are all fine tuned to perform a particular task or be fit for a certain type of application. The WD Reds are designed for use in RAID, designed to protect your important files while still providing optimal performance. It features TLER which stands for time-limited error recovery, this is useful because most RAID controllers will drop a hard drive from the RAID array if there is no response for a couple of seconds. TLER helps prevent the RAID controller dropping the drive by aborting the recovery process if it takes more than 7 seconds which means your data transfer won't be interrupted. They also feature vibration reduction, which helps stabilize the drives when they are used together making it possible to put these in an 8 bay NAS. The speed of which these drives spin at are determined by Intellipower, which is WDs optimzed speed to power ratio for the drives, ranging from 5400 to 7200 rpm, making these drives a lot more efficient. If you are after a drive to protect your data in a small RAID environment, the WD Reds are the perfect choice.

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 6 TB, WD offers an even broader, more comprehensive portfolio of NAS solutions for our customers spanning from a total of 1 to 16 bays. The WD Red family just got bigger.

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 48 TB of total capacity in an 8 bay system, WD Red expands your NAS experience.

Professional solutions

Designed specifically with SMB customers in mind, the WD Red family has expanded with the addition of WD Red Pro, which is available for the 8 to 16 bay medium to large-scale NAS environments. With capacities up to 4 TB, WD Red Pro carries a 5-year limited warranty and was engineered to handle the increased workloads from your business.

Experienced in NAS

WD Red is a reflection of the most extensive NAS partner compatibility- testing 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. WD Red enables you to create your own reliable Personal Cloud.

NAS for Small Business

Increase the efficiency and productivity of your small business with WD Red hard drives for your 1 to 8 bay NAS system. WD Red comes equipped with NASware 3.0, which increases system compatibility allowing for seamless integration with your existing network infrastructure. Add value to your business by enabling your employees to quickly share their files and back up folders reliably with WD Red NAS hard drives in your NAS solution. For medium to large business environments that use up to 16 bay NAS systems, use WD Red Pro.

3D Active Balance Plus

Our enhanced dual-plane balance control technology significantly improves the overall drive performance and reliability. Hard drives that are not properly balanced may cause excessive vibration and noise in a multi-drive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade the performance over time.

The Right Choice!

WD Red is designed specifically for home and small office NAS systems and PCs with RAID.

Enhanced Reliability

Since your NAS system is always on, a highly reliable drive is essential. With a 35% MTBF improvement over standard drives, the WD Red drive with NASware 3.0 is designed for the 24x7 environment.

NAS Compatibility

Advanced firmware technology built into every WD Red drive, NASware 3.0 enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in NAS and RAID environments.

Longer Warranty Coverage

WD Red hard drives are backed by a 3-year limited warranty for greater peace of mind and a longer warranty coverage that matches most NAS system manufacturers.

Lower Operating Temperatures

Innovative technology reduces power consumption and lowers the operating temperature, resulting in a more reliable and affordable solution for always on NAS environments.

Specifications

Interface 
SATA 6 Gb/s
Rotational Speed 
IntelliPower
Buffer Size 
64 MB
Transfer Rates
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA) 6 Gb/s (Max)
Formatted Capacity 
3,000,592 MB
Capacity 
3 TB
Form Factor 
3.5 Inch
User Sectors Per Drive 
5,860,533,168
MTBF 
1,000,000 hours
Height 
26.1 mm
Depth 
147 mm
Width 
101.6 mm
Weight 
0.635 kg
Operating Shock (Read) 
65G, 2 ms
Non-operating Shock 
250G, 2 ms
Idle Mode 
23 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 
24 dBA (average)
Operating 
-0° C to 70° C
Non-operating 
-40° C to 70° C
Operating Humidity
5-95% RH non-condensing
Operating Vibration
0.004 g²/Hz (10 to 300 Hz)
Non-operating Vibration
0.05 g²/Hz (10 to 300 Hz)
Current Requirements
12 VDC
Read/Write 250 mA
Idle 230 mA
Standby 7 mA
Sleep 7 mA
5 VDC
Read/Write 280 mA
Idle 260 mA
Standby 105 mA
Sleep 105 mA
Power Dissipation
Read/Write 4.40 Watts
Idle 4.10 Watts
Standby 0.60 Watts
Sleep 0.60 Watts
Compatibility 
Windows/Mac/Linux

Date Created: 08:56, 31-05-2020
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/HDDWD3005/WD-3TB-Red-35-SATA3-5400RPM-64M-Hard-Drive-Designe
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