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Western Digital Red Pro 4TB NAS WD4001FFSX Consumer HDD Review

By: Tyler Bernath | HDDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 22, 2014 9:36 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Western Digital

Power Consumption

 

Our custom power testing samples each drive for a period of three minutes, across each workload. In order to offer more granularity, we sample the power in one-second intervals.

 

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Looking at our consumer workload, the WD Red Pro had a low of 8.2 watts during random write, and a high of 9.49 watts during sequential read.

 

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Our mixed workload power testing showed more linear power consumption for the Red Pro. Here we had a low of 8.09 watts and a high of 8.77 watts.

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