WD Red Plus 8TB SATA 6Gb/s 3.5inch 128MB cache 7200Rpm Internal HDD Bulk

Tackle intensity with WD Red PlusPacked with power to handle the small- to medium-sized business NAS environments and increased workloads for SOHO customers, WD Red Plus is ideal for archiving and sharing, as well as RAID array rebuilding on systems using ZFS and other file systems. Built and tested for up to 8-bay NAS systems, these drives give you the flexibility, versatility, and confidence in storing and sharing your precious home and work files.For small or medium businessesStream, backup, share, and organize your digital content with a NAS and WD Red Plus drives designed to effortlessly share content with the devices at your home or business. NASware 3.0 technology increases your drives’ compatibility with your existing network and devices. For larger businesses with up to 24 bays, count on WD Red Plus drives to deliver exceptional performance.Exclusive NASware 3.0Not just any drive will do. Get up to 14TB of capacity in your 8-bay NAS system and with Western Digital’s exclusive NASware 3.0 technology, you can optimize each and every drive. Built into every WD Red Plus hard drive, NASware 3.0’s advanced technology improves storage performance by increasing compatibility, integration, upgradeability, and reliability.Built for Optimum NAS compatibilityWD Red Plus drives with NASware technology takes the guesswork out of selecting a drive. Optimized for NAS systems, WD’s unique algorithm balances performance and reliability in NAS and RAID environments. Simply put, a WD Red Plus drive is one of the most compatible drives available for NAS enclosures. But don’t take WD’s word for it. WD Red Plus drives are a reflection of extensive NAS partner technology engagement and compatibility-testing.WD Red Plus for Big BusinessIf you’re looking for heavy duty performance for NAS, WD Red Plus drives deliver exceptional performance for the medium to large business customer with extreme demands. For NAS environments with 9 to 24 bays, WD Red Plus drives deliver uncompromising performance.3D Active Balance PlusWD’s enhanced dual-plane balance control technology significantly improves the overall drive performance and reliability. Hard drives that are not properly balanced may cause excessive vibration and noise in a multi-drive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade the performance over time.24×7 environmentSince your NAS system is always on, a reliable drive is essential. With an MTBF of up to 1 million hours, the WD Red Plus drive is engineered to tackle 24×7 environments.Desktop Drives vs. WD Red PlusDo right by your NAS and choose the drive purpose-built for NAS with an array of features to help preserve your data and maintain optimum performance.




36 Months Bring-In Warranty

Device Type

Hard drive – internal


8 TB

Form Factor



SATA 6Gb/s

Buffer Size

128 MB


Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Advanced Format technology, 3D Active Balance Plus, 24×7 continuous operation, Conventional magnetic recording (CMR), NASware 3.0 technology


101.6 mm


147 mm


26.1 mm


750 g

Drive Transfer Rate

600 MBps (external)

Internal Data Rate

185 MBps

Spindle Speed

5640 rpm


1,000,000 hours

24x7 Operation


Non-Recoverable Errors

1 per 10^14

Load / Unload Cycles



1 x SATA 6 Gb/s

Compatible Bay


Power Consumption

6.2 Watt (read)

6.2 Watt (write)

4.1 Watt (idle)

0.4 Watt (sleep)

0.4 Watt (standby)

Compliant Standards

RoHS 2011/65/EU



Shipping Width

127 mm

Shipping Depth

190.5 mm

Shipping Height

63.5 mm

Shipping Weight

0.85 kg

Service & Support

Limited warranty – 3 years

Min Operating Temperature

0 °C

Max Operating Temperature

65 °C

Min Storage Temperature

-40 °C

Max Storage Temperature

70 °C

Shock Tolerance (operating)

70 g @ 2 ms

Shock Tolerance (non-operating)

250 g @ 2 ms

Sound Emission

25 dBA