WD Red 6TB 3.5 Inch NAS Internal Hard Drive - 5400 RPM - WD60EFRX
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similar to the Seagate Iron Wolf - with the Iron Wolf Pro being for larger arrays and the Exos being for the largest arrays.
Anything CMR and "Red" will be relabeled "Red Plus" at that point (or some point thereafter, depending on WD's timelines), so to keep the confusion to a .Our technical advice has been featured on publications such as: New York Times, O'Reilly, PCMag, Popular Mechanics, Forbes, etc. Built and tested for personal and home NAS systems with up to 8-bays, these drives pack all the punch you need in one powerhouse unit for storing, archiving, and sharing. Previously I've used Seagate drives but having seen good things written about WD I though I'd try the WD Red 6TB drives which are compatible with my NAS enclosures.
Note that the width of the access time graph is about 8ms which is the max rotational latency of a 7200 RPM drive. Hitachi/HGST are mostly known for both excellent reliability and good performance and many of us found it sad that WD killed the brand but think it's reassuring that the technology is reused in WD products.
Silent PC Review has been providing expert advice and detailed reviews of PCs and peripherals since 2002. If you see that when copying a single large file I'd tend to think that it indicate another bottleneck (either in the NAS, in the network or in the client used). Do right by your NAS and choose the drive purpose-built for NAS with an array of features to help preserve your data and maintain optimum performance.