With up to ten times the workload capacity of desktop drives, WD Gold hard drives employ advanced technology to deliver among the best in reliability, capacity, power efficiency and performance. Designed for a multitude of Datacenter-specific applications, WD Gold hard drives are perfect for high-availability server and storage arrays that demand the most robust storage device available with 24/7 premium customer support.
Full Range of Nearline Capacities
From entry-level servers to high end enterprise storage systems, WD Gold hard drives offer the capacities required for the most demanding datacenter environments.
High Workload Capability
Delivering both performance and reliability to any datacenter environment, WD Gold hard drives are designed to handle workloads up to 550TB per year which is among the highest workload capability of any 3.5-inch hard drive.
High Level of Reliability
With up to 2.5 million hours MTBF, WD Gold hard drives deliver one of the highest levels of reliability and durability for yearly operation (24x7x365) within the most demanding storage environments.
Dedicated 24x7 over the phone support is included with every WD Gold hard drive.
512n/512e User Sectors Per Drive
Native Command Queuing
Data Transfer Rate (Max):
-Buffer to Host: 6Gb/s
- Host to/from Device (Sustained): 249 MB/s
Performance Class: 7200RPM Class
Load/Unload Cycles: 600,000
Non-Recoverable Read Errors Per Bits Read: < 1 in 10
MTBF (Hours): 2,500,000
Average Power Requirements:
- Sequential Read: 7.1W
- Sequential Write: 6.7W
- Random Read/Write: 6.8W
- Idle: 5.0W
- Operating: 5 oC to 60 oC
- Non-Operating: -40 oC to 70 oC
- Operating (Half-Sine Wave, 2ms): 70G
- Non-Operating (Half-Sine) Wave: 300 (1ms) / 150 (11ms)
- Idle: 20 dBA
- Seek (Average): 36 dBA
Item Dimension (L"xW"xH")
6 x 4 x 2