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WD Red 6TB NAS Enterprise HDD Review

By: Paul Alcorn | HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Oct 7, 2014 1:06 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 95%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 6TB WD Red provides 150 IOPS at QD256, and the WD Red Pro provides an average of 182 IOPS at QD256. The 4TB WD Red delivers 151 IOPS, and the Seagate NAS HDD provides 151 IOPS.

 

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The 6TB WD Red averages 5.46 watts during the email server workload.

 

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The 6TB WD Red offers 24 IOPS-per-watt during the measurement window.

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