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Western Digital Red 6TB NAS Consumer HDD Review

By: Tyler Bernath | HDDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 21, 2014 12:20 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Western Digital

WD Red 6TB HDD

 

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Here we have our first look at the WD Red 6TB. Capacity is listed at the top next to the model number and 64MB cache designation.

 

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The drives SATA power and data connectors are lined up correctly, so there should be no issues with hot swap trays.

 

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Here we look at the drive with the PCB removed. The WD Red 6TB uses a new design where part of the connections are housed under or inside the platter tray.

 

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Above, we have the PCB removed from the drive where we get a look at the Marvell controller in the center, followed by 64MB of Winbond DRAM for the cache and WD Pike motor driver.

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