WD released a newer WD Red Pro drive with two storage variants- the 5TB WD5001FFWX with Rs. 21,250 MRP and 6TB WD6001FFWX with Rs. 22,575/- MRP. Both drives have 128MB cache and runs on 7200 RPM. True to the word ‘Pro’, these lineups are made for NAS with up to 16-bay drives.
The specs of all the WD Red Pro drives can be found here.
Like the other WD Red Pro variants, these have the following features:
- Up to 16 Bay Shock Protection: Equipped with a multi-axis shock sensor, the drive automatically detects subtle shock events and, along with dynamic fly height technology, adjusts each read-write function to compensate and protect the data, further protecting the drive in large 1- to 16-bay NAS environments.
- NASware 3.0: Exclusive advanced firmware enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in the demanding NAS environment.
- Vibration Protection: Hardware vibration compensation technology monitors the drive to correct both linear and rotational vibration in real time, further increasing drive reliability and enabling high performance in higher vibration systems caused from drive to drive vibration as well as from the high-speed fans used to cool the larger systems.
- Longer Warranty Coverage: WD Red Pro offers warranty coverage with a 5-year limited warranty.
For those who don’t know, WD has a detailed collection of NAS storage for Specific uses and capacity, suited for anyone from a home or a SOHO NAS to high-end data center NAS storage requirements.