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WD Red Pro 3 TB NAS Hard Drive WD3001FFSX up to 16 bay: 3.5-inch SATA 6, 64MB Cache

  • Storage for 1 to 16 bay NAS solutions.
  • Exclusive NASware 3.0 technology.
  • Error Recovery Prevention.
  • The WD Red Pro drive is backed by a 5-year limited warranty.
  • RAID configurations.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
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  • C S.
  • 7/7/2015 3:29:04 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks like a charm

This review is from: WD Red Pro 3 TB NAS Hard Drive WD3001FFSX up to 16 bay: 3.5-inch SATA 6, 64MB Cache

Pros: Fast, I do a lot of video Editing and it works great. I have two of these and never a problem.

Cons: None yet.

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  • Davison I.
  • 7/6/2015 12:44:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsHappy with the ones that work

This review is from: WD Red Pro 3 TB NAS Hard Drive WD3001FFSX up to 16 bay: 3.5-inch SATA 6, 64MB Cache

Pros: Quiet and reasonably fast.

Cons: Of the 2 I ordered, one of them is great and the other was DOA.
NewEgg handles this superbly as always but, I wanted to try WD after having an almost 50% DOA rate with Seagate Constellations. Unfortunately, no better but no worse.

Other Thoughts: Don't know what is up with HDD manufacturers these days. Maybe my luck is bad. When I was buying Seagate, I just started ordering half-again as many as I needed because there were always some bad ones. Looks like switching to WD didn't help. I suppose our S.O.P. must always be to order 50% more drives than you need because half of them are going to be bad right out of the box.
But, I sincerely appreciate how quickly and completely NewEgg handles the RMAs.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/21/2015 11:17:05 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGreat value, No failures yet!

This review is from: WD Red Pro 3 TB NAS Hard Drive WD3001FFSX up to 16 bay: 3.5-inch SATA 6, 64MB Cache

Pros: Fast, Reliable, Good packaging, No Failures.

Cons: None that I can think of.

Other Thoughts: I've been a fan of using the proper drive for the job for a long time. Recently put 4 of these in a NAS where the original WD Black drives were installed by previous IT Tech. Black are good for desktop, but these are great for NAS and Local Storage. Get the right drive for the job.

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  • Larry R.
  • 3/12/2015 12:11:20 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic Drive

This review is from: WD Red Pro 3 TB NAS Hard Drive WD3001FFSX up to 16 bay: 3.5-inch SATA 6, 64MB Cache

Pros: Size and warranty.

Cons: none......so far

Other Thoughts: Use to be a Seagate man until I had two drive crash just after the 3 year warranty. It's just a home media server so I didn't think it would work drives any more that a gaming PC. Lesson learned, spent the extra cash on WD Red because it's built for servers.
Working Great, will buy another soon.
New Egg Rocks!

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  • Richard S.
  • 1/17/2015 8:58:34 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: WD Red Pro 3 TB NAS Hard Drive WD3001FFSX up to 16 bay: 3.5-inch SATA 6, 64MB Cache

Pros: These are good drives for the long run.

Cons: Bought two for Raid 1 in a WD EX4 NAS box. One failed within a few hours - after moving onto it about a half TB of video. It's going back to Newegg for replacement. I've had similiar experience with other WD Reds, but once the infantile failures are cleaned up they're fine.

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  • Jeffrey B.
  • 1/9/2015 10:08:00 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery good disks - perfect for NAS

This review is from: WD Red Pro 3 TB NAS Hard Drive WD3001FFSX up to 16 bay: 3.5-inch SATA 6, 64MB Cache

Pros: Disks were easy to install in Synology 214+ chassis.. both were packed well, and work perfectly. Very quiet drive operation.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: If you're thinking of getting NAS such as a Sinology system, I recommend these Western Digital Red Pro 3TB disks. They work very well.

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  • Nathaniel B.
  • 10/27/2014 9:13:59 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWD Red Pro 3TB

This review is from: WD Red Pro 3 TB NAS Hard Drive WD3001FFSX up to 16 bay: 3.5-inch SATA 6, 64MB Cache

Pros: Fast, quiet (for enterprise class drives), stays pretty cool under heavy load (42C) in our server rack-mount chassis with 12x of these running, price per TB

Cons: This is more of a con in general about hdd drives today.

Drives are getting to the sizes that when one fails, it takes a LONG time to resync the arrays leaving data at risk during the resync. And yes I know anyone who is in data center IT has multiple copies of things in different computers and off-site, but those still don't help the whole "takes forever to restore / resync" issues of today's large drives/arrays.

Other Thoughts: Watch out for Shoprunner shipping!!! Sometimes you get what you pay for. The first set of drives we received looked directly like the box out of Ace Ventura's Pet Detective opening scene! If I could attach a picture of the box I would...the top was crashed down to about 1/2 height, 3 of the 4 sides were caved in...needless to say, NONE of the first set of drives was functional with every one of them exhibiting the classic buzz/click from a drive with a stuck head on a platter inside. 10 stars to Newegg for the free two-way shipping and issuing out replacement drives as soon as UPS had scanned the RMA tracking lable into their system to replace all of the drives that were obviously damaged in shipping with no fault on Newegg's part. The drives were individually bubble packed with additional bubble packs filling the space in the box which should have been more than enough if the box had been handled with even an ounce of care from the shipping company.

We replaced 12x 2TB Seagate drives with these because in the past two years sense we bought the Seagate drives, 2 have failed and 2 more have had issues where they randomly drop out of the array and cause the whole thing to enter degraded mode before the drives randomly show back up. The Seagates also seem to run a bit warm at 52~54C under load in our rack.

We are using an Adaptec 7805H card for dual raid10 (4x drives per raid10), Intel Xeon E3-1246, 32GB Kingston ecc ram, Intel C226 based motherboard (providing the other 4x SATA ports for OS and VM drives) inside a Rosewill RSV-L4412 4U rack-mount chassis.

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  • Stefan J.
  • 10/9/2014 12:18:29 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood drives

This review is from: WD Red Pro 3 TB NAS Hard Drive WD3001FFSX up to 16 bay: 3.5-inch SATA 6, 64MB Cache

Pros: i bought 8 of these for our synology NAS. very good performance, no bad sectors on all 8 disks so far. happy with product.

Cons: none

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