Reviews and Problems with Western Digital WD10EFRX
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C. Vrielinck, Amazon
29 April 2013
Summary: I bought this drive because I needed another TB drive for my Synology NAS. This drive on average is about 10 to 12 degrees cooler compared to the Hitachi and the WD Black 1TB drive that are currently in it under normal use. I am looking to purchase a few more of these WD red drives, albeit the 3TB version. I wish there was a 4TB version out there though.
Summary: Got four of these in my NAS and had it sitting in the living room while I got space cleared out in my server closet for it and you could not even hear it running. Drives work great and run very cool, less than 100 degrees F.
Summary: Drives run quietly and cool with zero vibration. SMART defect counts remaining at zero. Transfer speeds are good and power consumption is low for drives of this transfer speed and capacity. Single drive random I/O speeds could be better but in a NAS, what they are intended for, with data striped across several drives in a RAID5 volume, random R/W speeds are excellent!
Summary: Like the title says, I'm using it in my NAS to stream movies and music. It runs very cool, I had another drive in it side by side and the other drive was a good 10 degrees C warmer and both were in use. It took a lot of abuse recently, I ripped 50 DVD images to it, etc etc. I just ordered a 3TB version of this to replace the one in my NAS, and I'll use this one for offline backup.