WD Red 8TB HDD
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.
The backside of the drive doesn't appear to be much different than any other 3.5" drive.
Looking at the PCB, we see everything is in order for drive trays and sleds.
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.
- Page 1 [Introduction & Specifications, Pricing and Availability]
- Page 2 [Drive Details]
- Page 3 [Benchmarks - Test System Setup and ATTO Benchmarks]
- Page 4 [Benchmarks – 4K Random Performance & Latency]
- Page 5 [Benchmarks – Sequential Performance & Latency]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks – Workloads]
- Page 7 [Power Consumption and Final Thoughts]