The Western Digital WD120EFAX Red 12TB is a hard drive specifically designed for use in small or medium businesses. It has a storage capacity of 12 terabytes (TB) and a rotation speed of 5400 RPM (Revolutions Per Minute). It connects to the computer using the SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) interface, with a data transfer rate of 6 Gbps which is the latest revision of the SATA interface and is faster than previous revisions.
This hard drive is part of the Western Digital Red family of drives which are designed for use in NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices. The Red drives are built with features such as advanced vibration tolerance, extended drive reliability and power management, to deliver reliable and consistent performance in 24x7 environments.
It also has features like enhanced error recovery controls and RAID-specific, time-limited error recovery (TLER), which reduce downtime and minimize data loss in the case of a hard drive failure. The drive also includes proprietary NASware 3.0 technology, which enhances the compatibility and integration in NAS and RAID environments.
Small- or medium-sized businesses
The Western Digital WD120EFAX Red 12TB hard drive includes proprietary NASware 3.0 technology, which is an exclusive feature developed by Western Digital specifically for use in Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices.
NASware 3.0 enhances the compatibility and integration of the hard drive in NAS and RAID environments by providing advanced features such as:
- Improved power management: Allows for optimal power usage in NAS and RAID systems, reducing power consumption and prolonging the life of the drive.
- Increased system compatibility: Enhances the drive's compatibility with a wide range of NAS systems and chipsets.
- Enhanced error recovery: Improves the drive's ability to recover from errors and reduce downtime in the case of a drive failure.
- Advanced vibration tolerance: Provides better protection against vibration and ensures better performance in multi-drive NAS and RAID environments.
Designed for Best NAS Compatibility
The Western Digital WD120EFAX Red 12TB hard drive is specifically designed for use in Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices. It has been built to be compatible with a wide range of NAS systems, making it an ideal storage solution for small and medium businesses.
One of the key features of the drive that makes it compatible with NAS systems is the proprietary NASware 3.0 technology that is included with the drive. It enhances the compatibility and integration of the drive in NAS and RAID environments, by providing advanced features such as improved power management, increased system compatibility, enhanced error recovery and advanced vibration tolerance.
These features help to optimize the drive's performance and reliability in NAS environments by reducing power consumption, improving system compatibility, and increasing the drive's ability to recover from errors, which reduces downtime and minimizes data loss in case of a drive failure.
In addition, the drive has a large storage capacity of 12 terabytes (TB) and a rotation speed of 5400 RPM (Revolutions Per Minute) which is optimized for high-performance storage applications. It is also engineered for reliability using advanced technologies such as error correction code (ECC) and RAID-specific time-limited error recovery (TLER) to ensure data integrity and longevity of the drive.
General Information about this Western Digital WD120EFAX
- Manufacturer: Western Digital
- Part Number or SKU# WD120EFAX
- Type: Hard Disk Drive(HDD)
- Product Line: Wd Red
- Storage Capacity: 12 TB
Technical Information of Western Digital 12 TB Hard Drive
- Interface: 6GBPS SATA
- Drive Dimensions: 3.5 Inch
- Spindle Speed: 5.4K RPM
- Max. Sustained Transfer Rate: 210 MBPS
- Buffer Size: 256 MB
Dimension and Weight for Western Digital 3.5 Inch Hard Disk
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
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About New Bulk Pack Products
When it comes to storing files and processing information, it is difficult to shove the impressive SATA hard drives aside. Although many people tend to regard hard disk drives as old technology, the new highly-performing variants have raised the bar. One of the most impressive variants is hard drives with the SATA interface and transfer speed of up to 6Gbps.
These are among the best drives to buy presently. They come with flash-speed disks that load several times faster than traditional hard drives. Another added advantage is that they come in either 2.5-inch sizes or 3.5-inch sizes. Users can find SATA 6Gbps hard drives that will nicely fit their case or enclosure.
SATA 6Gbps hard drives are designed to offer maximum performance. They connect to servers, PCs, or desktop computers via SATA 6Gbps cables. Despite their compact 2.5" to 3.5" sizes, they feature a dynamic cache of up to 64MB. Having these types of storage devices in hand will improve work efficiency and productivity.
Improved Storage Capacity and Performance
There are SATA 6Gbps hard drives that can give users a blend of HDD and SSD functionality. A device that can give a synergistic effect on both storage units will surely offer a higher level of performance. Users will find drives with traditional storage capacity up to 22TB. Most of these drives also come along with NAND technology for enhanced performance.
The read-write speed is something that will give users optimum satisfaction. With the SATA 6Gbps interface, users can expect a read speed of up to 400MB/s. Not only that, but some drives also run at up to 10000 rpm. Even at that rate, they are generally quiet, and they generate less heat.
Drives that use the SATA 6Gbps interface have been built to learn users' most used applications effectively. This engineering allows them to load those applications faster. It also helps gaming consoles to load the games initially after users have launched the game. There is everything to get excited about when it comes to these drives.
The point of the SATA 6Gbps interface is to enhance the quality of traditional mechanical hard drives. They are available at different capacity choices and RPM choices.
Reliable Data Recovery
There are possibilities of data accidents such as accidental deletion, formatting, virus attack, unexpected power shutdown, and partition loss. If such losses occur, data recovery software can easily recover the data from SATA 6Gbps hard drives. Data can be easily recovered, undelete, and unformatted from these SATA hard drives
Dynamic CacheThe dynamic cache is one of these drives most impressive features despite not being so evident to users. It improves the performance of the SATA 6Gbps drives in real time with optimized cache allocation. This function allocates more cache towards the read and writes functions. That is why users will find that read and write speeds are usually almost equal.
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