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Western Digital Red 1TB SATA III 3.5" HDD

CCL Code: HDD1496
Manufacturer Code: WD10EFRX
Manufacturer: Western Digital
Western Digital Red 1TB SATA III 3.5" HDD

Key Features:

  • 1TB Capacity
  • IntelliPower Spin Speed
  • SATA III Interface
  • 64MB Cache
  • 3.5" Form Factor
  • 2 Year Warranty

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Western Digital Red - The new color of NAS.
WD Red hard drives are designed and tested for compatibility in the unique 24x7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS.


Product Description WD Red 1TB 3.5" NAS Internal Hard Drive
Device Type Hard drive - internal
Form Factor 3.5"
Capacity 1 TB
Interface Type NAS
Buffer Size 64 MB
Data Transfer Rate 600 MBps
Spindle Speed IntelliPower
Dimensions (WxDxH) 10.6 cm x 14.7 cm x 2.6 cm
Weight 0.45 kg
Manufacturer Warranty 3 years warranty

Main Features

  • The right choice! - No other drive is designed specifically for home and small office NAS systems.
  • Exclusive NASware technology - Our exclusive technology, NASwareT, makes WD Red thrive in the demanding small-NAS environment.
  • Energy efficient and money saving - We keep power consumption low which keeps your NAS system happy and your wallet, too.
  • NAS compatibility - NASware - Advanced firmware technology built into every WD Red drive, enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in NAS and RAID environments.
  • 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 multidrive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade the performance over time.
  • Energy efficient - Reduce your electricity bill and carbon footprint with WD Red drives. Innovative technology reduces power consumption and lowers the operating temperature, resulting in a more reliable and affordable solution for always on 24x7 NAS environments.
  • Longer warranty coverage - The WD Red drive is backed by a 3-year limited warranty for greater peace of mind.
  • The secret is in the technology - WD's exclusive NASware technology improves NAS storage performance by reducing common hard drive concerns in NAS systems including concerns for things like compatibility, integration, upgrade ability, reliability and cost of ownership that are experienced with a hard drive designed for desktop computers.
  • Enhanced reliability - Your NAS systems is always on, a highly reliable drive is essential. With a 35% MTBF improvement over standard desktop drives, the WD Red drive is designed and manufactured to be a more reliable and robust solution.
  • Premium support - Exclusively for WD Red drive customers, our free dedicated 24/7 support line is available in English. Other regional support hours vary.
  • Ideal for - Specifically designed and tested for small office and home office, 1-5 bay NAS systems.

Key Features

Disk Capacity 1 TB
Disk Speed IntelliPower
Interface Type SATA III
Drive Interface SATA III
Cache Memory 64 MB
Solid State Drive No
Disk Form Factor 3.5
Display Model in Showroom No
Interface Type SATA III
Condition New
Disk Speed IntelliPower
HDD Purpose NAS


Warranty 2 Years



Item Details

Manufacturer Western Digital
Manufacturer Code WD10EFRX
EAN 0718037799650
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 2 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer Western Digital
Manufacturer Code WD10EFRX

Do you have you a question about the Western Digital Red 1TB Hard Drive?

Q: Are these drives Nasware 2.0 or Nasware 3.0 ?
Answer by Website User on 19th January 2015
These drives have NASware 2.0. -Danlevan
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Q: Is this HDD 7200RPM Spin Speed?
Answer by Richard on 29th April 2014
Western Digital list this as "Intellipower" which provides a variable spin speed around 5900rpm, optimised for use in NAS. -* RH
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Q: I'm guessing these should be ideal for the Netgear readyNAS 102, could you please confirm?
Answer by Website User on 20th February 2014
Yes, this would work just fine. -Danlevan
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Q: Hi there. Would these be the best choice hard drive for a RAID 1 Set up? I would like to install in to a Mac Pro 2007. Many thanks Kind Regards Kevin
Answer by CCL on 12th April 2013
The Red drives are intended for use in NAS drives. While they will work in a desktop environment, you'd likely be better off with the Green drives instead. -Danlevan
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Q: is this drive compatable with the previous vrsion of windows home server running on a hp home server
Answer by CCL on 17th September 2012
Yes, this will be fine with previous versions of Windows Home Server. -Danlevan
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5 / 5 1 review

eric szpyrka

8 months ago

Designed for use specifically with NAS drives, these run quietly yet quickly. To date no problems have arisen.