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Most people use mechanical magnetic HDD for high capacity cheapest cost per GB(TB) to store media (video - movies & TV shows, music - MP3 & FLAC lossless), backups or RAID1/5/6, or archival purposes and use SSDs or M.2 for OS and (if budget affords) gaming/applications. 5400RPM vs 5900RPM vs 7200RPM makes very little difference at these modern platter densities and cache sizes unless you are using it for purposes for which it isn't ideally suited.
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There is a WD red equivalent drive inside (which is really reliable). A lot of people will take it out and use it as a NAS drive. That thing on its own is about $250. If you are really concern about speed, you should just look at SSDs. 7200RPM vs 5400RPM drives nowadays don't perform that much differently. And plus, other 8TB external hard drives are not that much cheaper either.
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Other than the white label drives having the newer SATA spec with the 3.3V reset line, they are exactly the same drive in both performance and features.



WD Red™ (regardless of red or white label) is 5400 RPM. WD80EFAX (red label) and WD80EMAZ (white label) are both 256MB cache drives.

There is a WD Red Pro that is 7200 RPM, but that is not these drives.
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Pulled from last time.

RED (WD80EFAX / WD80EFZX):

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WHITE (WD80EMAZ): New

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Here we go again.... nice!!!
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is red better than white?
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is red better than white?
*Edited*
Yes, Red most have 256MB cache but smaller 128MB possible, whereas White most have 128MB cache but larger 256MB possible and you often need to cover 3.3v pin for SATA compatibility, so Red is preferred.

Everything you need to know can be found at this link:
https://www.reddit.com/r/DataHoar...ompendium/
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is red better than white?
Other than the white label drives having the newer SATA spec with the 3.3V reset line, they are exactly the same drive in both performance and features.

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Yes, IIRC Red is faster (7200 RPM) and more cache, whereas White is typically 5900RPM less cache. Someone please correct me if I am mistaken.
WD Red™ (regardless of red or white label) is 5400 RPM. WD80EFAX (red label) and WD80EMAZ (white label) are both 256MB cache drives.

There is a WD Red Pro that is 7200 RPM, but that is not these drives.
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Yes, Red most have 256MB cache but smaller 128MB possible, whereas White most have 128MB cache but larger 256MB possible and you often need to cover 3.3v pin for SATA compatibility, so Red is preferred.

Everything you need to know can be found at this link:
https://www.reddit.com/r/DataHoar...ompendium/
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Other than the white label drives having the newer SATA spec with the 3.3V reset line, they are exactly the same drive in both performance and features.



WD Red™ (regardless of red or white label) is 5400 RPM. WD80EFAX (red label) and WD80EMAZ (white label) are both 256MB cache drives.

There is a WD Red Pro that is 7200 RPM, but that is not these drives.
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so red has better chance for bigger cache, white has newer spec, but both pretty much around the same performance
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Confused. Why spend this kind of money on a 5400 rpm?
There is a WD red equivalent drive inside (which is really reliable). A lot of people will take it out and use it as a NAS drive. That thing on its own is about $250. If you are really concern about speed, you should just look at SSDs. 7200RPM vs 5400RPM drives nowadays don't perform that much differently. And plus, other 8TB external hard drives are not that much cheaper either.
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there was a WD 8tb FP for $137 yesterday. Why is this FP? Is there a better drive i this one or something?
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Confused. Why spend this kind of money on a 5400 rpm?
Most people use mechanical magnetic HDD for high capacity cheapest cost per GB(TB) to store media (video - movies & TV shows, music - MP3 & FLAC lossless), backups or RAID1/5/6, or archival purposes and use SSDs or M.2 for OS and (if budget affords) gaming/applications. 5400RPM vs 5900RPM vs 7200RPM makes very little difference at these modern platter densities and cache sizes unless you are using it for purposes for which it isn't ideally suited.
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Most people use mechanical magnetic HDD for high capacity cheapest cost per GB(TB) to store media (video - movies & TV shows, music - MP3 & FLAC lossless), backups or RAID1/5/6, or archival purposes and use SSDs or M.2 for OS and (if budget affords) gaming/applications. 5400RPM vs 5900RPM vs 7200RPM makes very little difference at these modern platter densities and cache sizes unless you are using it for purposes for which it isn't ideally suited.
Ty for clearing that up gents!!
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