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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

IOMeter – Workload Performance with QD

 

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Moving on to our workloads, the 8TB Red quite honestly demolishes every drive previous by a large margin. It appears this drive has been finely tuned by WD. While previous drives produced a peak of 200 IOPS, the 8TB reached 450 IOPS at QD32.

 

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It doesn't take long to figure out we have a pattern forming. In File Server, we see the same large performance increase from the 8TB, this time peaking at 500 IOPs.

 

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Email server too was quite good, nearly touching 400 IOPs at QD32.

 

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Web Server was a little closer for the Red Pro, but the 8TB still topped it by 110 IOPs.

 

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Workstation shows the 8TB Red easily doubling the performance of every drive on the chart.

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