|Drive capacity||1000 GB|
|Drive device, buffer size||16 MB|
|Hard drive speed||Variable|
|Mean time between failures (MTBF)||1000000 h|
|Hard drive interface||SATA|
|Hard drive size||2.5"|
|Windows operating systems supported|
|Mac operating systems supported|
|Weight & dimensions|
|Power consumption (standby)||0.2 W|
|Start-up current||1 A|
|Power consumption (idle)||0.6 W|
|Power consumption (read)||1.4 W|
|Power consumption (write)||1.4 W|
|Storage temperature (T-T)||-40 - 70 °C|
|Operating temperature (T-T)||0 - 70 °C|
|Operating shock||400 G|
|Non-operating shock||1000 G|
Our formula of success has led growth of WD Red into higher capacities and expansion into new 2.5-inch solutions. We now offer a broader, more comprehensive portfolio of NAS hard drives for our customers. It is not just about NAS drives, it is REDvolutionary™.
Next generation experience
Every component, line of code, and product decision was built on our passion and determination to deliver the best NAS experience. The next generation of WD Red hard drives delivers on this promise with massive capacity and NASware ™ 2.0, which further improves drive reliability and protects your data in the event of a power loss or disruption.
The right choice
WD Red is designed specifically for home and small office NAS systems and PCs with RAID.
Exclusive NASware 2.0 technology
Our exclusive technology, NASware 2.0, makes WD Red thrive in the emanding small-NAS environment. By adding WD Red to your NAS system, not only is everything more efficient and reliable, you can better protect your data investment.
Experienced in NAS
In all of our cultures around the world, first impressions are what leave a mark. With superior technology that is driven to impress, 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.
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 2.0 is designed for the 24x7 environment.
Advanced firmware technology built into every WD Red drive, NASware 2.0 enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in NAS and RAID environments.
The secret is the next-generation technology
WD’s next generation NASware 2.0 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.
Energy efficient and money saving
We keep power consumption low which keeps your NAS system happy and your wallet, too.
Lower operating temperatures
Reduce your electricity bill 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 NAS environments.
Longer warranty coverage
The WD Red drive is backed by a 3-year limited warranty for greater peace of mind.
Need help? We offer premium support
Every WD Red hard drive comes with our world-class professional support services including a premium dedicated 24/7 support line (available in English, other regional support hours vary).