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WD Red WD30EFRX 3 TB NAS HDD Review

  1. Introduction
  2. Specifications and Closer Look
  3. Test Bench and Methodology
  4. AS SSD Benchmark
  5. ATTO Benchmark
  6. AIDA64 Sequential Access Time
  7. Boot Load Test
  8. CrystalDiskMark Benchmark
  9. HD Tune Pro Benchmark
  10. Transfer Tests
  11. PCMark Vantage and 7 HDD Suite Benchmarks
  12. Conclusion
  13. View All

CrystalDiskMark is set to random (incompressible data) and tests Sequential, 512K, 4KB without and WITH Queue Depth of 64MB/Sec.

WD Red 3TB CDM

WD Red 3TB CDM Read

WD Red 3TB CDM Write

WD Red 3TB goes head-to-head with Seagate Barracuda XT 3TB Performance wise in a Sequential test, but there is a slight advantage the Red counterpart has in 512K Random Write Test.

One comment

  1. Very good review. And I’m particularly impressed with WD red in terms of its performance. Price is a bit steep but that happens with product just after launching.

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