WD's Red drives are designed specifically with network attached storage devices in mind
Good Gear Guide.au
5 August 2013
Summary: WD's Red drives are good solution if you've just bought a NAS enclosure and aren't sure what types of drives you want to stick in there. They have a slightly longer warranty than desktop drives, as well as a longer stated mean time between failure, which is key for drives that will likely be on all the time.
Pros: Three-year warranty, Good performance, Efficient performance, High data density
Excerpt: Western Digital has spotted a niche in the storage market. To its established range of hard-disk drives, it’s added the WD Red , a new range aimed to fulfill the requirements of network-attached storage (NAS).
Excerpt: Fazit: Mit variabler Drehgeschwindigkeit sucht die Western Digital Red 3 TB die Balance zwischen Performance und Stromverbrauch. Im Test ist das Tempo befriedigend und der Stromverbrauch ist wirklich vergleichsweise niedrig. Daneben glänzt die 3-TByte-Platte mit einem recht günstigen Preis pro GByte.
Pros: Vergleichsweise geringer Stromverbrauch, Gute Leistungen im Praxistest, Leise