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Western Digital Red 6TB NAS Consumer HDD Review (Page 7)

By Tyler Bernath from Jul 21, 2014 @ 7:20 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 94%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, we found the WD Red 6TB touching 4.6 watts at its lowest point and six watts flat at the highest point.

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Our workload power testing allowed the WD Red 6TB to enjoy a linear path with the lowest point being 4.6 watts, while the highest was 4.8 watts.

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