High data density (at 1 TB per platter) and low speed (5400 RPM) make these two Red drives winners in all of our power consumption benchmarks.
The Red drives consequently deliver the best performance per watt ratio.
No other drive even comes close to the Red drives' 31 degrees Celsius operating temperature.
- NAS-Oriented Hard Drives, With A Twist
- Meet Western Digital's Red
- Technical Specifications And Test Configuration
- Benchmark Results: Data Throughput And Interface Bandwidth
- Benchmark Results: Read/Write Access Time And I/O Performance
- Benchmark Results: Streaming Reads/Writes, 4 KB Random Reads/Writes
- Benchmark Results: PCMark 7
- Power Consumption And Temperature
- Red Gets A Recommendation In NAS Appliances