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WD Red Pro 4TB Enterprise NAS HDD Review

By: Paul Alcorn | HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Sep 30, 2014 10:16 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: WD

Email Server

 

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The email server workload is a demanding 8K test with a 50% read and 50% write distribution. This application is indicative of the performance in heavy write workloads.

 

The WD Red Pro provides an average of 182 IOPS at QD256; the WD SE averages 178 IOPS, the WD Red delivers 151 IOPS, and the Seagate NAS HDD provides 151 IOPS.

 

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The WD Red Pro and the SE fall within a very similar latency performance envelope.

 

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The WD Red Pro averages 10.64 watts during the email server workload.

 

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The WD Red Pro offers 15 IOPS-per-watt during the measurement window.

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