WD101EFBX Western Digital Red Plus NAS 10TB Hard Drive Review
Purpose-built for NAS Environments
This WD101EFBX Western Digital Red Plus NAS 10TB Internal Hard Drive is built with the power to handle small- to medium-sized business NAS environments and increased workloads to SoHo (Small Office and Home Office) customers. The WD Red Plus NAS Hard Drive is ideal for archiving and sharing, as well as RAID array rebuilding on systems using ZFS and other file systems.
These NAS hard drives give you the flexibility, versatility, and confidence in storing and sharing your precious home and work files. The WD’s NASware 3.0 helps increase system compatibility, allowing WD Red Plus hard drives to be more easily integrated with your existing network infrastructure.
This 10TB hard drive operates using a SATA III 6 Gb/s interface, a 64MB cache, and a rotational speed of 7200 rpm, all of which help to ensure uninterrupted data transfers with a sustained rate of up to 150 MB/s. This WD NAS hard drive also features high levels of reliability, with 600,000 load/unload cycles, <1 in 1014 non-recoverable read errors per bits read, error recovery controls, and 1 million hours MTBF.
For Small or Medium Businesses
Stream, backup, share, and organize your digital content with NAS and WD Red™ Plus drives designed to effortlessly share content with the devices at your home or business. NASware™ 3.0 technology increases your drives’ compatibility with your existing network and devices. For larger businesses with up to 24 bays, count on WD Red™ Pro drives to deliver exceptional performance.
Exclusive NASware 3.0
Not just any drive will do. Get up to 112TB of capacity in your 8-bay NAS system and with Western Digital’s exclusive NASware 3.0 technology, you can optimize each and every drive. Built into every WD Red™ hard drive, NASware 3.0’s advanced technology improves storage performance by increasing compatibility, integration, upgradeability, and reliability.
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 multi-drive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade the performance over time.
WD101EFBX Technical Specifications:
|Model / Series||Red Plus|
|Product Type||NAS Hard Drive|
|Form Factor||3.5 Inches|
|Spindle Speed||7200 RPM|
WD101EFBX Key Features:
- Compatibility: Unlike desktop drives, these drives are specifically tested for compatibility with NAS systems for optimum performance.
- Reliability: The always-on environments of NAS and RAID can reach intense temperatures. WD Red Plus drives are designed and tested to perform under those extreme conditions.
- Error Recovery Controls: WD Red Plus NAS hard drives are specifically designed with RAID error recovery control to help reduce failures within the NAS system.
- Noise and Vibration Protection: Designed to operate solo, desktop drives typically offer little or no protection from the noise and vibration present in a multi-drive system. WD Red Plus drives are designed to thrive in multi-bay NAS system environments.
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