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WD 2TB Red NAS Hard Drive 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s 5400 RPM 256MB Cache

WD20EFAX

 WD 2TB Red NAS Hard Drive 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s 5400 RPM 256MB Cache, WD20EFAX
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Key Features

  • 3D Active Balance Plus ensures your data is protected from excessive vibration & noise
  • NASware 3.0 technology improves system storage performance
  • Designed for a 24x7 environment
  • Supports up to 180TB/yr workload rate
  • 3 Year Warranty
  • WD20EFAX

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Stock Code: 2216655

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WD WD20EFAX Red 2 TB 3.5" SATA 6Gbs 5400rpm NAS Hard Drive

WD20EFAX

The 2TB WD WD20EFAX Red NAS hard drive is designed and tested for compatibility in the unique 24x7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small office Network Attached Storage (NAS). Built in NASware optimises power use resulting in significant power savings and lower hard drive operating temperatures. This improves the overall reliability and performance of the drive and reduces the NAS cost of ownership.

  • Model Number: WD20EFAX
  • Capacity: 2TB
  • Speed: 5400RPM
  • Cache: 256MB
  • Interface: SATA 6Gb/s
  • Form factor: 3.5 inch
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DESKTOP DRIVES VS. WD RED DRIVES

A desktop hard drive is not typically tested or designed for a Network Attached Storage device or RAID environment. Choose a drive that has been tested in NAS environments with an array of features to preserve your data and maintain optimum performance. Take the following into consideration when choosing a hard drive for your NAS:

Compatibility: Without being tested for compatibility with your NAS system, optimum performance and reliability are not guaranteed.

Reliability: The always-on environment of a NAS or RAID can lead to increased tempratures, and desktop drives are not typically designed and tested in those conditions. WD Red drives are built for NAS.

Error recovery Controls: WD Red NAS hard drives are specifically designed with RAID error recovery control to help reduce fallouts with in the NAS system. Desktop drives are not typically designed for RAID environments where this can be an issue.

Noise and Vibration Protection: Desktop drives are not typically tested or designed to account for the noise and vibration faced in a multi-drive system. WD Red drives are designed for multi-bay NAS systems with NASware technology to help prevent this.

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WD RED FOR HOME

Stream, backup, organize and effortlessly share your digital content to your TV, PC and more. NASware technology increases your drives' compatibility with your NAS system, for better playback with your devices.

Built for NAS Compatibility

WD Red drives with NASware technology are purpose-built to balance performance and reliability in NAS and RAID environments.



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WD RED FOR SMALL BUSINESS

Businesses thrive on productivity and efficiency, two guiding principles built into the design of the WD Red drive. Share and backup files at the speed of your business with a WD Red drive in your NAS.

Cooler Temperatures

By reducing power consumption, the operating temperature of your WD20EFAX NAS stays cool. With a lower temperature in your system, you can create a more reliable solution for your NAS.



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3D Active Balance Plus

Helps to ensure your data is protected from excessive vibration and noise in a NAS or RAID environment. This dual-plane balance control maintains your drive’s performance over time.



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DESIGNED FOR NAS

Desktop drives aren't purpose-built for NAS. But WD Red drives with NASware 3.0 are. Our exclusive technology takes the guesswork out of selecting a drive. We can help you find the perfect storage for your NAS system.

Premium Support and a 3-year Limited Warranty

Confidently upgrade to the best in NAS drive performance with the assurance of a 3-year limited warranty and world-class support services included with every WD Red drive.

24/7 Reliability

Since your NAS system is always on, a highly reliable drive is essential for long term reliability. Desktop drives are not designed and tested in 24x7 conditions, which is a foundation of WD WD20EFAX Red NAS hard drives.

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Specifications

Drive Type Internal
Application NAS
Capacity 2TB
Technology Type HDD
Drive Connection SATA
Drive Size 3.5"
Cache 256 MB
Speed 5400 rpm
Warranty 3 Year Manufacturer Warranty (View More Information)


Drive Performance
Spindle Speed (rpm)5400
Buffer256 MB
General Information
ManufacturerWestern Digital Corporation
Manufacturer Part NumberWD20EFAX
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.wdc.com
Brand NameWD
Product LineRed
Product ModelWD20EFAX
Product NameRed 2TB NAS Hard Drive
Marketing InformationFill your NAS with WD RedTM, then fill it with awesome.There's a leading edge WD RedTM drive for every compatible NAS system to help fulfill your data storage needs. With drives up to 10TB, WD RedTM drives offer a wide array of solutions for customers looking to build a NAS storage solution. Built for single-bay to 8-bay NAS systems, WD RedTM drives pack the power to store your precious data in one powerhouse unit. With WD RedTM drives, you're ready for what's next. Exclusive NASware 3.0Not just any drive will do. In single-bay to 8-bay NAS systems, WD RedTM drives raise the bar. Get as much as 80TB capacity, and with WD's exclusive NASware 3.0 technology, you can optimize every single one of them. Built into every WD RedTM hard drive, NASware 3.0's advanced technology improves your system's storage performance by increasing compatibility, integration, upgradeability, and reliability.Built for optimum NAS compatibilityDesktop drives aren't purpose-built for NAS. But WD RedTM drives with NASware technology are. Our exclusive technology takes the guesswork out of selecting a drive. WD RedTM drives are for small NAS systems, and our unique algorithm balances performance and reliability in NAS and RAID environments. Simply put, a WD RedTM drive is one of the most compatible drives available for NAS enclosures. But don't take our word for it. WD RedTM drives are a reflection of extensive NAS partner technology engagement and compatibility-testing resulting in a leading compatibility list for NAS systems.Desktop drives vs. WD RedTMIn a Network Attached Storage device, a desktop hard drive is not typically designed for NAS environments. Do right by your NAS and choose the drive designed for NAS with an array of features to help preserve your data and maintain optimum performance. Take the following into consideration when choosing a hard drive for your NAS: - Compatibility: Without being tested for compatibility with your NAS system, optimum performance is not guaranteed. - Reliability: The always-on environment of a NAS or RAID is a hot one. And desktop drives aren't typically designed and tested under those conditions. WD RedTM drives are. - Error recovery controls: WD RedTM NAS hard drives are specifically designed with RAID error recovery control to help reduce failures within the NAS system. Desktop drives are not typically designed for RAID environments. - Noise and Vibration Protection: Designed to operate solo, desktop drives typically offer little or no protection from the noise and vibration present in a multi-drive system. WD RedTM drives are designed for multi-bay NAS systems. WD Red for HomeStream, backup, share, and organize your digital content at home with a NAS and WD RedTM drives designed to effortlessly share content with the devices in your home. NASware 3.0 technology increases your drives compatibility with your devices, TV, stereo, and more. Live in a connected world.
Product TypeHard Drive
Interfaces/Ports
Drive InterfaceSATA
Drive Interface StandardSATA/600
Miscellaneous
Device SupportedStorage System
Network & Communication
Wireless LANNo
Physical Characteristics
Drive TypeInternal
Drive Width3.5"
Height26.1 mm
Width101.6 mm
Depth147 mm
Weight (Approximate)598.7 g
Power Description
Operating Power Consumption4.10 W
Technical Information
Storage Capacity2 TB
Warranty
Limited Warranty3 Year

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