What is the difference between the WD Colours – Blue, Red, Black, Green, Purple and Gold

Understanding the difference between WD Blue, Red, Black, Green, Purple and Gold Hard Drives Western Digital have been in the hard drive and SSD market since the 1970s and I think it is safe to say that are one of the biggest and best storage media providers in the world. A lot of this success and market […]

Should you Buy WD Red Pro Drives or Ordinary WD Red NAS drives?

What is the difference between WD Red and WD Red Pro? Arguably the most popular NAS Hard drive in the market today, with Seagate and HGST NAS drives fighting for second place, many users new and old to Network Attached Storage are finding themselves in the enviable position of choosing between Western Digital Red NAS […]

The Surveillance NAS Faceoff – Seagate Surveillance Hard Drives Vs WD Purple Surveillance Drive – Which one is the safest purchase?

Surveillance and NAS Drives It has long been a use of modern Network Attached Storage, or NAS, as a means of achieving first class home and business Network Video Recording (NVR). Indeed the big NAS brands Synology and QNAP have gone to great lengths to proclaim their NAS server units ability to function beautifully as […]

What is the difference between the WD Colours? Understanding the WD HDD Rainbow

Why are some Hard Drives better than others for NAS, PCs, Surveillance and DataCenters?  Hard Drive media has been around a long time – I mean a REALLY long time. Once it was deemed only for Desktop Computers but those days seem almost alien to us now that there are both Hard Drives and SSD‘s […]

Hot News – WD Announce their Range of 8TB Red NAS & Purple 8TB Drives, WD80EFZX and WD80PUZX

WD Red Drives just hit the 8TB mark with the WD80EFZX Good news for all you lovers of Network Attached Storage, Western Digital have released new iterations of their popular Red NAS and Purple Surveillance Range in the form of massive 8TB capacities. Of course 8 Terabyes of Storage has been available in NAS and Surveillance […]