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Western Digital Red 3TB SATA3 64MB Cache 3.5in Internal Hard Disk Drive HDD

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74269
   Shipping Weight:   1.2 lbs
   Part #: WD30EFRX
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Features:

WD RED™
NAS Hard Drives

WD Red is designed specifically for small NAS systems that have 1 to 5 drive bays. The drives are designed and extensively tested for compatibility in the unique 24x7 operating environment and for the demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS.
Quick Specs:
Buffer 64 MB
Compatibility

D-link Share Centers:

  • DNS-1550-04
  • DNS-1100-04
  • DNS-1250-04 (US only)
  • DNS-1200-05
  • DNS-1250-06 (US only)

http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=810

Storage Capacity 3 TB
Limited Warranty 3 Year
Weight (Approximate) 1.40 lb
Drive Type Internal
Height 1"
Width 4"
Depth 5.8"
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS China RoHS WEEE
Drive Interface SATA
Drive Width 3.5"
Drive Interface Standard SATA/600
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Drive Performance  
     Buffer: 64 MB
     Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 768 MBps (6 Gbps)
General Information  
     Brand Name: WD
     Manufacturer: Western Digital Corporation
     Manufacturer Part Number: WD30EFRX
     Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.wdc.com
     Product Line: Red
     Product Model: WD30EFRX
     Product Name: WD Red WD30EFRX Hard Drive
     Product Type: Hard Drive
Interfaces/Ports  
     Drive Interface: SATA
     Drive Interface Standard: SATA/600
Miscellaneous  
     Certifications & Standards:
  • F.I.T
  • Canada ICES-003 Class B / NMB-003 Classe B
  • CE
  • C-Tick
  • TUV NORD

     Compatibility:

D-link Share Centers:

  • DNS-1550-04
  • DNS-1100-04
  • DNS-1250-04 (US only)
  • DNS-1200-05
  • DNS-1250-06 (US only)

http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=810


     Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS
China RoHS
WEEE
     Green Compliant: Yes
     System Requirements:

Operating System(s):

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Mac OS

Physical Characteristics  
     Depth: 5.8" (147 mm)
     Drive Type: Internal
     Drive Width: 3.5"
     Height: 1" (26.1 mm)
     Weight (Approximate): 635 g
     Width: 4" (101.6 mm)
Technical Information  
     Features: S.M.A.R.T
Advanced Format
IntelliPower
Low Power Consumption
NASware Technology
     Platform Supported: PC
Mac
     Storage Capacity: 3 TB
Warranty  
     Limited Warranty: 3 Year

Western Digital WD WD30EFRX Customer Reviews

Product reviews on NCIX.com are screened for relevance and inappropriate content. Reviews may contain inaccurate information about the product. If there is a discrepancy, please use the Flag this Review link located beside each review. Reviews are not an endorsement expressed by NCIX.com, but opinions from customers based on their own experience with a product. We do not recommend you make purchasing decisions based on facts or opinions expressed regarding Western Digital WD WD30EFRX reviews.
Jerry_K2
05/19/16
Experience: 3 Years
Pros
-durable
-fast enough
-good brand
-good warranty
-does the job =]
Cons
-no so far
Summary
love the drive always, does the job and no problem using 3 years, getting more of them

SanityFox
05/18/16
Experience: 90 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
Works as advertised
Is quiet
Cons
No weaknesses yet.
Summary
It's only been 90 days of running so far inside of a 2nd Gen Drobo, but no problems so far. Hardly a lengthy test at this point. Purchased on sale, good buy.

Esto_007}
05/16/16
Experience: 3 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
Great device
no problem at all
Cons
nothing yet
Summary
second hard drive for my movies... great and never have problem with WD!
Recommand this!

JoshN
05/15/16
Experience: 15 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
Reliable (my first 3TB WD Red has been running in my NAS for 2.5 years now.)
Cons
Nothing yet (touch wood!)
Summary
Low power and reliable for 24/7 NAS.

BensonG
05/15/16
Experience: 1 Weeks
 Verified Owner
Pros
Runs cool and quiet
Decent transfer speeds
Cons
More expensive per GB than most other drives
Slower random reads than 7200RPM drives, but that's expected
Summary
These are great drives for NAS and general backup. The value per GB isn't the best for HDDs but you get a nice 3 year warranty with WD.

rhodin
05/08/16
Experience: 1 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
Caught on sale, this makes a great addition / replacement for a NAS. Speeds are good, though I've not done a battery of tests.
Cons
May be a misconfiguration on my part in my NAS, but the drive spins down like a standard desktop drive, while I expected it to run 24/7. Otherwise, some might find the drive a bit pricey, but you do have to pay for quality.
Summary
Overall, the WD Reds are what I think of first when it comes to filling a NAS. More expensive than some other brands, but worth it for the reliability.

FragYourFriends
04/18/16
Experience: 30 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
-Fast
-Reliable
Cons
-No bad points from my point of view. other than (as always) wish the prices fell a bit further as 2TB drives have been out for years.
Summary
Always go with WD. WD hard drives are simply the most rounded hard drive I've ever used. Even when damaged, they seem to fail in a "soft" manner whereby data is still recoverable whereas other drives in failure may leave files as recoverable.

FirestormZERO
04/02/16
Experience: 1 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
- best price/gb
Cons
- none
Summary
Used with NAS and works great. No issues with my Synology NAS.

Waqar_H
03/21/16
Experience: 1 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
Reliable.
Cons
Time will tell.
Summary
This appears to be a reliable drive for NAS purposes. My RAID has started to lose the original drives and I am now replacing those with the Red line. So far, these have performed very well, but the real performance will only be determined over time.

Larry_M
03/11/16
Experience: 60 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
runs OK, don't notice any sound.
Cons
I had one of a set of two of these fail at 2 years 11 months and have replaced it with same. My 2 Black drives are twice as old and are still going strong, both have worked well in my 2 NAS's, well except or the one red failing.
Summary
I have 2 dual drive synology NAS. Disappointed one of the red drives failed as it is supposed be specifically designed for this.

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Messages about Western Digital Red 3TB SATA3 64MB Cache 3.5in Internal Hard Disk Drive HDD

Would this work in a PVR setup (anim8- Mar 09, 16, 7 Replies) Read this message
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Failure Rate? (Glenn_V- May 04, 14, 18 Replies) Read this message
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Great so far (Jason_G- Apr 06, 13, 1 Replies) Read this message
WD Red 3 tb only 746.52 (Christian_C- Feb 20, 13, 12 Replies) Read this message
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Reviews from the Web

Below are reviews found on other web sites for this product submitted by customers.

URL: http://www.silentpcreview.com/WD_Red
Comment: Both the 3TB and 1TB version are the most energy efficient and quiet models we've tested in their respective capacities. Seek noise is almost nonexistent and vibration levels are excellent.
Posted by: Zxian @10/03/12
URL: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/red-wd20efrx-wd30efrx-nas,3248.htm
Comment: Western Digital's Red family is a well-rounded offering aimed at home- and SOHO-based NAS appliances. The Red drives aren’t as attractive once you step outside of Western Digital's target usage model of small business network-attached storage and into more demanding professional application
Posted by: AEO @07/27/12
URL: http://www.storagereview.com/western_digital_red_nas_hard_drive_review
Comment: "...the WD Red is a purpose-built drive that solves the NAS storage problem like no other drive does..."
Posted by: Ross_H @07/16/12
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Product

Product Designator

Component Drive1

Retail Kit

Enterprise Drives:

 

 

 

WD Raptor, WD RE, WD RE2, WD RE2-GP, WD RE3, WD RE4, WD RE4-GP, WD VelociRaptor, WD RE SAS

GD, SD, SB, YD, YR, YS, ADFD, ADFS, ABPS, AYPS, AYYS, ABYS, FYYS, FBYX, ABYX, FYPS, GLFS, BLFS, HLFS, HLHX, BLHX, FYYG

5-year

5-year

WD S25 SAS Hard Drive

BKFG, BKHG, BKFF

5-year

N/A

Desktop Drives:

 

 

 

WD Caviar Black

AAEX, AALS, FAEX, FAES, FALS, FASS

5-year

5-year

WD Caviar Blue (WD Caviar, WD Caviar SE, WD Caviar SE16)

BB, LB, JB, PB, JD, JS, KS, KD, KS, ABKS, AABS, AAJS, AAKS, AABB, AAJB, AAKB, AAKX, AALX, EALX

3-year

3-year

WD Caviar Blue

WDBAAV, WDBAAW, WDBAAX

3-year

2-year

WD Raptor X

AHFD

5-year

5-year

WD Caviar Green (WD Caviar GP)

EACS, EADS, AACS, AADS, EARS

3-year

3-year

WD Caviar Green

WDBAAY

3-year

2-year

Mobile Drives:

 

 

 

WD Scorpio Black

BPKT, BEKT, BJKT

5-year

5-year

WD Scorpio Blue

VE, UE, BEAS, BEVS, BEVE, BEVT, KEVT, TEVT, BPVT

2-year

3-year

WD Scorpio Blue

WDBABA, WDBABB, WDBABC

2-year

2-year

CE Drives:

 

 

 

WD AV, WD AV-GP, WD AV-25 AV

AVBS, AVJS, AVBB, AVJB, EVCS, EURS, AVCS, AVVS, BUDT, EVVS

3-year

3-year

External Drives:

 

 

 

WD ShareSpace™

WDA4NC

N/A

3-year

My Book Studio, My Passport Elite, My Passport Studio

WDH1Q, WDML, WDMT, WDMS

N/A

5-year

My Book Mirror, My Book Pro, My Book Pro II, My Book World, My Book World II, My Book Studio II, My Book Home, My Book Office, My Book Elite, My Book Studio, My Book Studio LX, My Book Live

WDH2U, WDG1T, WDG2TP, WDG1NC, WDH1NC, WDG2NC, WDH2NC, WDH2Q, WDH1CS, WDH1B, WDBAAH, WDBAAJ, WDBC3G, WDBACH, WDBACGxxxxHCH

N/A

3-year

WD Elements SE, WD Elements, WD Elements Portable, My Book Essential, My Book Mac Edition, My Book Premium, My Book Premium ES, My Book Premium II, Dual-Option Media Center, Dual-Option Combo, Dual-Option USB, NetCenter, Lighted Combo, Extreme Lighted Combo, USB, Combo, FireWire

WDBABV, WDE1U, WDE1MS, WDBAAR, WDG1U, WDH1U, WDG1C, WDG1SU, WDG2T, WDXUL, WDXF, WDXUB, WDXB, WDXE, WDXC

N/A

1-year

My Book Essential, My Book for Mac, My Book 3.0

WDBAAF, WDBACW, WDBAAG, WDBAAK, WDBABP

N/A

2-year

WD Passport Pocket Drive

WDXMM

N/A

1-year

WD Passport (all colors)

WDXML, WDXMS, WDXMC, WDXMSA, WDXSMB, WDXSMC, WDXMSE

N/A

3-year

My Passport Essential, My Passport for Mac, My Passport Elite, My Passport Studio

WDME, WDMEA, WDBAAC, WDBAAE

N/A

3-year

My Passport Essential, My Passport Essential SE, My Passport for Mac, My Passport AV, My Passport SE for Mac, My Passport Studio

WDBAAA, WDBACY, WDBABM, WDBAAB, WDBBXV, WDBL1D, WDBABS, WDBABW, WDBK8A, WDBALG

N/A

2-year

Home Entertainment:

 

 

 

My DVR Expander eSATA Edition, My DVR Expander USB Edition, WD TV, WD TV Live, WD TV Live Plusk, WD TV Live Hub

WDG1S, WDH1S, WDAV, WDBAAN, WDBABX, WDBABZ, WDBACA

N/A

1-year

My Book AV DVR Expander

WDBABT

N/A

2-year

Solid State Storage

 

 

 

WD SiliconEdge Blue Solid State Drives

2100

N/A

3-year

WD SiliconDrive N1x Solid State Drives

2500

N/A

5-year

 

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