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WD Red 8TB Helium-Filled WD80EFZX NAS HDD Review (Page 2)

By Tyler Bernath from Apr 25, 2016 @ 20:08 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Western Digital

WD Red 8TB HDD

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The 8TB Red ushers in with a new sticker design, still with the Red branding at the bottom but a cleaner more organized look. Capacity is listed in bold print while the cache and model number are off to the right.

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The backside of the drive doesn't appear to be much different than any other 3.5" drive.

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Looking at the PCB, we see everything is in order for drive trays and sleds.

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Pulling off the PCB, we find a new layout for the PCB that includes an LSI controller, Etrontech DRAM, and Smooth motor driver.

PRICING: You can find the WD Red 8TB Helium-Filled WD80EFZX NAS HDD for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link below to see real-time pricing for the best deal:

United States: The WD Red 8TB Helium-Filled WD80EFZX NAS HDD retails for $350 at Amazon.

United Kingdom: The WD Red 8TB Helium-Filled WD80EFZX NAS HDD retails for £280 at Amazon UK.

Canada: The WD Red 8TB Helium-Filled WD80EFZX NAS HDD retails for $440 CAD at Amazon Canada.

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