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Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive WD10EFRX 1TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

  • Storage for 1 to 8 bay NAS solutions
  • NASware 2.0
  • 3D Active Balance Plus
  • Longer warranty coverage
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • nicholas s.
  • 1/5/2015 1:56:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat NAS Drives

This review is from: Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive WD10EFRX 1TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Great low power, low temp, fast drives.
I ran 2 runs of badblocks on my NAS server which wrote around 8TB to each of my 2 drives. No Write errors, No read errors, no corruption errors.

Hopefully I eliminated most of the infant mortality risk and will keep plugging along.
Write at around ~150MB/s

Cons: $14 more than a Blue drive, but these are pretty good drives

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  • Daniel F.
  • 1/1/2015 9:32:54 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDead in less than 3 months

This review is from: Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive WD10EFRX 1TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: cheap?

Cons: I use the hard drive to back up around 200GB worth of business and personal data.

This morning while I'm transferring some of the files from the hard drive to my computer, some of the files are corrupted and the hard drive now unreadable.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi there Daniel, we want to extend our apologies for the issue you have experienced. It is unfortunate to find out your drive failed so soon after being purchased. If the hard drive is connected to an external enclosure, if possible try connecting it directly to a desktop PC as a test. Regardless of the reason for your drives defect, we stand by our product, and would like to replace your drive for you directly, and investigate to determine the root cause of the failure.

“How to get an RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) or replace a defective product under warranty”: http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/8

You may also contact us directly at (800) 275-4932, or via our support website at: https://wdsupport.wdc.com/sfdc/case.aspx

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  • Sean A.
  • 12/21/2014 6:20:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsOne of the two still lives

This review is from: Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive WD10EFRX 1TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Good price, good warranty.

Cons: Need to use the warranty after 6 months.

Other Thoughts: A pair of drives in a CentOS 6.5 system running software raid. After 6 months one drive simply died...invisible to the system. Hope the warranty process isn't too painful.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi there Sean, it is unfortunate to hear about the unexpected drive failure of your WD Red. We understand your situation and will gladly replace your in-warranty drive, as we stand by our products and their associated warranties. You may do so online by visiting the following link.
“How to get an RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) or replace a defective product under warranty”:
http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/8

If we can provide you with any support directly you can reach us below and mention your Newegg review.
(800) 275-4932, or via our support website at: https://wdsupport.wdc.com/sfdc/case.aspx

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  • Anonymous
  • 12/9/2014 9:34:22 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs10,500 hours and counting (x4)

This review is from: Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive WD10EFRX 1TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Temperature and vibration resistance personally tested A+
Drives are perfectly happy at 110F all day.
Fast throughput for a 5400 RPM drive.
Have survived hundreds of hours of subwoofer vibrations that buzz the whole desk.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I run four of these drives in RAID10 with a 64GB SSD cache in front of them. Although one WD Red failed very early, the replacement and original three have been rock solid since day one, 2 years and a few months so far.

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  • Timothy L.
  • 11/5/2014 7:27:13 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsFirst time WD Customer

This review is from: Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive WD10EFRX 1TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: These drives are really really quiet and don't give off a lot of heat unlike my previous discs from 4yrs ago. It's difficult to tell these drives are actually on and spinning. Perfect!

Cons: None that I know of yet.

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  • Aaron R.
  • 10/10/2014 8:34:51 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive WD10EFRX 1TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: -Quiet
-R/W Performance not impacted in a RAID 1+0 setup

Cons: -Drive wake/spin-up is on the slow side after sitting idle for while

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  • Enrique J.
  • 10/3/2014 10:21:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
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5 out of 5 eggsSo far so good

This review is from: Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive WD10EFRX 1TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: It is working nicely, quiet and fast. I will update if this does not continue to be so. I just got the drive and installed it so no reliability included in these 5 eggs.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: Using win8.1 with Asrock MB. Used Disk Management to format drive, apparently it is shipped unformatted. I went to the WD website and used Acronis to clone my existing hard drive onto my new WD red. Changed boot priority and bingo! I had previously used Acronis years ago and could not get anything to work. They have improved this software vastly. Nice to be able to have a second bootable drive just in case. I might get a couple more of these to do the same with all the house computers.

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  • Alexander F.
  • 8/24/2014 10:33:29 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWestern Digital Red 1TB

This review is from: Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive WD10EFRX 1TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: I've been running a pair of these 24/7 in RAID 1 with a SANS DIGITAL TR4UTBPN RAID enclosure for close to two years now with zero problems.

The enclosure is on top of my desk ~2 feet away and I can barely hear them.

Cons: None

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  • Daniel T.
  • 8/5/2014 8:40:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWD is Red Hot

This review is from: Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive WD10EFRX 1TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: These are some smooth operational drives. Sure one went DOA after just 10 minutes after loading Win 7 Pro, but i don't blame WD i blame Winstick 7 64 Bit RAID 1 for that problem because of the Downloads encountered when loading the drivers after CTRL-i function was finished and booting up the first time.
They are very fast and quite. No clicking or little ticks like a Seagate.
The 1TB is large enough for me and in RAID 1 Security mode and another as a Back-up for my files i have Zero Worries.
Will be buying a couple more in 2 weeks or so - just great drives to replace the 500gig'ers i have in another system.

Cons: No Egg off for a DOA it happens once in a Great While.

Other Thoughts: The Drive seems light, but don't they all. The connectors are pretty solid and don't wiggle and seem strong so they wont snap off like some other brand did i won't mention when fishing at the Sea.
Wish they could make coffee.

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  • Wade P.
  • 7/21/2014 9:39:10 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
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5 out of 5 eggsWD reds 1TB

This review is from: Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive WD10EFRX 1TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Fast like lightning...getting write speeds of 271 MB with 2 of these in RAID 0. Vey good for gaming video recording.

Cons: none so far...all good

Other Thoughts: easy to install and format... took me all of 5 mins, sweet.

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