What is the Difference between NAS Hard-Drives and Standard Hard-Drives? Is it all a Big Con?

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Why do we need different kinds of hard drives – why not make just one kind for all?  Hard drives are not exactly new technology. They have existed in one form or another for over 20 years in the consumer market, all the time getting bigger in capacity and smaller in physical design. That should […]

WD Red 10TB in Standard Red and Red Pro – WD101KFBX and WD100EFAX

The WD Red 10TB Now Available in Standard Red and Red Pro – WD101KFBX and WD100EFAX 444

 Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) , a global data storage technology and solutions leader, today announced the expansion of its award-winning WD Red®  and WD Red Pro NAS hard drives lineup with the introduction of 10TB capacity models optimized for use in personal, home and small to medium business NAS systems. Western Digital has shipped […]

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

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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 […]

Which Hard Drive do I need for Surveillance?

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Hard drives dedicated to Surveillance and CCTV – Make sure you storage your Digital Surveillance and CCTV on the right drives  The Desktop drives vs. surveillance-class storage. You wouldn’t use a bicycle to transport cargo across the country because it’s not the right tool for the job. You also shouldn’t use a desktop hard drive in your surveillance […]

Should you buy standard or Pro Drives for your NAS – is it worth the money?

What is the difference between WD Red and WD Red PRO

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

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

What is the difference between WD Red and WD Red PRO

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 […]

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

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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

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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 […]