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WD 4TB Red 3.5" SATA3 5400RPM 64M Hard Drive Designed and tested for RAID environments 1-8 Bay NAS, 3 Years warranty

Designed specifically with SMB customers in mind.
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WD 4TB Red 3.5" SATA3 5400RPM 64M Hard Drive Designed and tested for RAID environments 1-8 Bay NAS,...

  • Brand: WD
  • MPN: WD40EFRX
  • Part #: HDDWD4007
  • UPC:718037810058
  • HDD Capacity:4TB HDD
  • Form Factor:3.5"
  • RPM:IntelliPower
  • Cache:64MB
  • Interface:SATA3
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What PB Tech customers are saying about this product...See More Reviews

"Have an array of 4 of these - yet to have a failure or any issues (touch wood). Solid, can recommend"
 Michael B. ~ 16-04-19   VERIFIED OWNER
"Have two of these paired with an older Seagate, solid performance in the NAS so far, considerably cooler than the old Seagate solution, hopefully work well for the years to come."
 Dave L. ~ 08-04-19   VERIFIED OWNER
"WD drives are my goto HDD's. So far I've never had one fail during it's warranty period and only one fail in the last 10 years (the drive in one of my MyBook external drives failed after about 4 years..."
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 Marcel ~ 25-03-19   VERIFIED OWNER

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.

 

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 
4,000,787 MB

Capacity 
4 TB

Form Factor 
3.5 Inch

User Sectors Per Drive 
7,814,037,168

MTBF 
1,000,000 hours

Dimensions
Height
26.1 mm
Depth
147 mm
Width
101.6 mm

Weight 
0.68 kg

Operating Shock (Read) 
65G, 2 ms

Non-operating Shock 
250G, 2 ms

Idle Mode 
25 dBA (average)

Seek Mode
28 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 4.50 Watts
Idle 3.30 Watts
Standby 0.40 Watts
Sleep 0.40 Watts

Compatibility 
Windows/Mac/Linux

Manufacturer Part No: WD40EFRX Brand: WD Product Type: -
UPC 718037810058 Product Family: - Shipping Weight: 0.68 kg
PB Part No: HDDWD4007 Product Model: -

Warranty: 36 months local warranty *
* Warranty period is as stated above unless the manufacturer has chosen to specify a longer period.
All warranties are return to base unless otherwise specified.

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Question:
Can I use this as a normal HDD in a desktop PC?
Asked by: Michael Robinson on 17 April 2018
Answer:
Yes you can
Answered by: PB Tech on 18 April 2018

Reviews

4.9 out of 5 StarsBased on 35 Reviews

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Michael B.
VERIFIED OWNER

Solid, reliable storage

16 April 2019
Have an array of 4 of these - yet to have a failure or any issues (touch wood). Solid, can recommend
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Dave L.
VERIFIED OWNER

Solid NAS solution

8 April 2019
Have two of these paired with an older Seagate, solid performance in the NAS so far, considerably cooler than the old Seagate solution, hopefully work well for the years to come.
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Marcel
VERIFIED OWNER

Tried and Trusted

25 March 2019
WD drives are my goto HDD's. So far I've never had one fail during it's warranty period and only one fail in the last 10 years (the drive in one of my MyBook external drives failed after about 4 years). I'm still cautious and replace drives in my NAS server at regular intervals but the drives I've removed are still going strong years later as secondary backup copies. I'm kind of interested to see how long they will last.

Unfortunately I haven't had as much reliability from Seagate drives so I'm hesitant to try them when WD drives are only a few dollars more.
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Gordon
VERIFIED OWNER

Reliable NAS Drive

7 March 2019
It is quiet, stable and does not get too hot when running a continuous 36-hour WD Extended Test.

I bought several of these HDDs in recent couple of years for QNAP 4-bay NAS Server. In general, the WD HDDs of Blue, RED and Black are all good in my experiences. However, for QNAP NAS server, I bought RED HDDs as it is designed for NAS.

However, I did have a case that a brand new WD RED 4TB was faulty. When running WD Life Guard Diagnostic Quick test there was no problem but it was detected as a faulty when running extended test. As the reason for me to purchase expensive NAS HDD is for reliability, I run a extended test on new purchased...
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Bevan

4tb Hard Drive

11 February 2019
It holds 4Tb
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Bryce

4TB WD Red

1 February 2019
I have bought quite a few of these drives within the last 3 years for a number of Synology NAS devices. Generally they have proven reliable with the exception of two of them which failed after about 14000 hours, nearly two and a half years of use. WD honoured the 3 year warranty and replaced them. Good product and I think good value for money.
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Rory S.
VERIFIED OWNER

Good throughput

30 December 2018
Replaced 3 ancient drives with this one. During data migration, I was impressed with the write speed of this drive, despite it's relatively low spindle speed.
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James C.
VERIFIED OWNER

Nice and steady no problem with my qnap

14 December 2018
Nice and steady no problem with my qnap
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Dan

Have purchased many over the years and they're great !

2 October 2018
These are consistently good quality drives. I have had a mix of Seagate Desktop and WD Red drives over the last few years in a couple of servers and the Reds are much better. Not a fair comparison I know because the Desktop drives aren't meant for servers, but regardless the reliability is excellent and consistent.
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Lex A.
VERIFIED OWNER

Excellent

4 September 2018
Works perfectly with WD My Cloud EX2 NAS.
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J S.
VERIFIED OWNER

Does exactly What it should

3 September 2018
What it should, when it should. Probably the best NAS drives you can get.
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Kyle H.
VERIFIED OWNER

Just what I needed

23 August 2018
Works great and good price.
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WD 4TB Red 3.5" SATA3 5400RPM 64M Hard Drive Designed and tested for RAID environments 1-8 Bay NAS, 3 Years warranty

Designed specifically with SMB customers in mind.
  • Brand: WD
  • MPN: WD40EFRX
  • Part #: HDDWD4007
  • UPC:718037810058
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Date Created: 22:55, 20-04-2019
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/HDDWD4007/WD-4TB-Red-35-SATA3-5400RPM-64M-Hard-Drive-Designe
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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.

 

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 
4,000,787 MB

Capacity 
4 TB

Form Factor 
3.5 Inch

User Sectors Per Drive 
7,814,037,168

MTBF 
1,000,000 hours

Dimensions
Height
26.1 mm
Depth
147 mm
Width
101.6 mm

Weight 
0.68 kg

Operating Shock (Read) 
65G, 2 ms

Non-operating Shock 
250G, 2 ms

Idle Mode 
25 dBA (average)

Seek Mode
28 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 4.50 Watts
Idle 3.30 Watts
Standby 0.40 Watts
Sleep 0.40 Watts

Compatibility 
Windows/Mac/Linux

Date Created: 22:55, 20-04-2019
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/HDDWD4007/WD-4TB-Red-35-SATA3-5400RPM-64M-Hard-Drive-Designe
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