WD Red is the only hard drive designed for NAS systems that have 1-5 drive bays. The drives are designed and extensively tested for compatibility in the unique 24x7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS.
The right choice!
No other drive is designed specifically for home and small office NAS systems and PCs with RAID.
Exclusive NASware technology.
Our exclusive technology, NASware™, makes WD Red thrive in the demanding small-NAS environment.
Energy efficient and money saving.
We keep power consumption low which keeps your NAS system happy and your wallet, too.
We’ll keep our dedicated premium support lines open 24/7 with experts who have the answers your questions.
Advanced firmware technology built into every WD Red drive, NASware enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in NAS and RAID environments.
The secret is in the technology.
WD’s exclusive NASware technology improves NAS storage performance by reducing common hard drive concerns in NAS systems including concerns for things like compatibility, integration, upgrade ability, reliability and cost of ownership that are experienced with a hard drive designed for desktop computers.
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 multidrive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade the performance over time.
Your NAS systems is always on, a highly reliable drive is essential. With a 35% MTBF improvement over standard desktop drives, the WD Red drive is designed and manufactured to be a more reliable and robust solution.
Reduce your electricity bill and carbon footprint with WD Red drives. Innovative technology reduces power consumption and lowers the operating temperature, resulting in a more reliable and affordable solution for always on 24x7 NAS environments.
Exclusively for WD Red drive customers, our free dedicated 24/7 support line is available in English. Other regional support hours vary.
Longer warranty coverage.
The WD Red drive is backed by a 3-year limited warranty for greater peace of mind.
Specifically designed and tested for small office and home office, 1-5 bay NAS systems and PCs with RAID.
- Type of Drive: NAS
- #Hide#Series: WD Red
- Form Factor: 3.5""""
- Capacity: 8 TB
- Interface Type: SATA
- Interface Speed: SATA III - 6Gb/s
- Speed: 5400 RPM
- Cache: 256 MB
- Condition: New
- Additional Features: See manufacturers link above
- Weight: 0.715 kg
- Dimensions: 26.1 x 147 x 101.6 mm
- Package Type: OEM
- Package Weight: 0.6500 kg
- Warranty: 3 Years
Free shipping is available to all UK residents.
These orders will be sent on a Royal Mail 48 hour tracked service. If you require a more immediate delivery service, we use DHL. However, this courier service will incur an extra cost as stated at the checkout.
We also use DHL/Royal Mail for all European shipments, if you require a European delivery service please select your country at the check out for a shipping price. For international shipments outside of Europe, please contact us directly for a bespoke quote.
We understand that occasionally products may need to be returned to us, but we are here to help make the process easier.
For all returns to Blackmore IT you will need to complete a return merchandise authorisation (RMA) form in order for us to process your refund or replacement during the product's warranty period. Please print this return documentation by clicking here and ensure you include this documentation with a copy of your proof of purchase within the return.
If you need to return your purchase from us, whether you bought it online or over the phone, the product can be returned for a full refund within 21 days of delivery as long as it's still in its original, unopened anti static (a silver coloured bag or pink bubble material) packaging. Please follow the returns policy above.
We sincerely apologise if your product develops a fault within its warranty period, and if the fault occurs within 30 days of purchase (or delivery) we will always offer you an exchange or refund. However, in all cases we do reserve the right to inspect the product and verify the fault, if you would like to discuss this further please call us on 0808 196 2772, alternatively follow the returns policy above.
We want you to be absolutely satisfied with your Blackmore IT product and would recommend that, where practicable, you unpack and check it for any transit damage as soon as your product arrives. If you receive a damaged product please call us as soon as possible on 0808 196 2772 to inform us about this issue.
We will then arrange an exchange or refund as soon as possible, once the return has been processed as per the above returns policy.
Our Return to Base (RTB) warranties mean if the item doesn't work on delivery we cover all costs of getting a replacement sent out immediately. However, if the item works on delivery but within 6 months breaks then we ask you to send it back to us for repair or replacement.