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WD Red 8TB Helium-Filled WD80EFZX NAS HDD Review

By: Tyler Bernath | HDDs in Storage | Posted: Apr 26, 2016 1:08 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Western Digital

Tyler's Test System Specifications

 

 

 

ATTO - Baseline Performance

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.34

 

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In ATTO read testing, the Red 8TB took slightly longer to get moving but in the end was the quickest at just above 180 MB/s.

 

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Write performance was similar though the drive was able to get up to speed a full QD prior. Performance still was able to match at 183 MB/s.

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