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HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB 3.5-inch Consumer HDD Review - Drive Details

HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB 3.5-inch Consumer HDD Review
HGST enters the NAS market with the Deskstar NAS in 3TB and 4TB capacities. Read on as Tyler explores the ins and outs of this high capacity HDD solution. (NASDAQ:WDC)
| HDDs in Storage | Posted: Apr 22, 2014 2:03 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: HGST

HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB

 

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Our sample of the Deskstar NAS was delivered in retail packaging. The front of the box carries a bit of marketing information along with capacity and cache information up top.

 

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Here we have the front of the drive with a manufacture date of January 2014. Capacity is listed in the fine print at 4TB along with the spindle speed at 7200 RPM.

 

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The back of the drive reveals the teal colored PCB with several Torx screws holding it in place.

 

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The PCB houses the LSI controller next to 64MB of Samsung DRAM.

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