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WD Announces 10 TB Drives

Discussion in 'General NAS Discussion' started by thiggins, May 17, 2017.

  1. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

    May 18, 2008
    Western Digital today announced the expansion of its WD Red® and WD Red Pro NAS hard drives family with the introduction of 10 TB capacity models.

    The main difference between WD Red Pro and WD Red is WD Red Pro spins at 7,200 RPM vs. 5,400 RPM for the Red, giving it a slight edge for performance-oriented professionals. Both join the other more than 15 million helium-based drives WD has shipped to date.

    WD is finalizing compatibility testing with a number of leading NAS system providers. WD has published a compatibility list of WD Red-qualified products and manufacturers here.

    The new WD Red and WD Red Pro 10TB hard drives are available now and feature a three-year limited warranty for the WD Red 10 TB and five years for the WD Red Pro 10 TB. MSRPs are $494 and $533, respectively. More information is available at https://www.wdc.com/products/internal-storage/wd-red.html.
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  2. bodean

    bodean Very Senior Member

    Mar 23, 2013
    Chicago, IL
    Will wait until the price hovers around or below $300
  3. RMerlin

    RMerlin Part of the Furniture

    Apr 14, 2012
    Those are actually quite reasonably priced - it's pretty much in line with the rest of the Red product line.

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