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Yeah, I noticed that too - but we all know MSRP is only loosely followed by online stores. We'll see how the pricing actually goes within a few months.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822236343
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822236344

For what you get, they really aren't that much more expensive than greens. I see a green price drop in the near future. Possibly even a discontinue of the "green" series.

Looks to be about $20-30 more expensive at the moment.

2TB Greens alternate between $99.99 and $109.99 from week to week - 3TB Greens alternate between $149.99 and $159.99.

This week appears to be a high week:
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=62047&vpn=WD20EARX&manufacture=Western%20Digital%20WD&promoid=1015
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=62178&vpn=WD30EZRX&manufacture=Western%20Digital%20WD&promoid=1015


Edit: The News thread has some more info about the drives, for anyone curious.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1280201/at-wd-introduces-red-nas-optimized-hdd-line/0_100

Though I prefer threads to be in their respective sections. Where will you search for WD Red HDD info, months or years from now? The Storage section! biggrin.gif
Edited by Kramy - 7/11/12 at 12:05am
     
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I found an interesting chinese review:

http://we.pcinlife.com/thread-1941625-1-1.html
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwe.pcinlife.com%2Fthread-1941625-1-1.html

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The file is created (the shorter the better): In addition to the Raptor, the red disk unexpectedly defeated all opponents, including 7200 black disk, which obviously would like to thank the higher storage density of 1TB single platter.

Seems heavily optimized for storage and other NAS usage.

In other benchmarks it does beat the Greens for OS/Apps use, but not by much - and it falls way short of 7200RPM HDDs like the WD Black 2TB. (WD2001FASS)

HDTune reveals good sequential speeds and atrocious access times. (22ms) For its intended use it's looking good, but I wouldn't use it in other situations.
Edited by Kramy - 7/15/12 at 7:19pm
     
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I found an interesting chinese review:

I saw this review too, but it wasn't in Chinese. Here's the actual link, unless I'm mistaken.

http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Storage/Western-Digital-Red-3TB-SATA-SOHO-NAS-Drive-Full-Review
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I found an interesting chinese review:

I saw this review too, but it wasn't in Chinese. Here's the actual link, unless I'm mistaken.

http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Storage/Western-Digital-Red-3TB-SATA-SOHO-NAS-Drive-Full-Review
Cheers. smile.gif For some reason Google sent me the Chinese one rather than that one. Made it quite hard to read. biggrin.gif
     
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I wonder how well these would work in my WHS server box?
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I just got a pair of 2tb red drives.

I tried to set them up in a RAID 0 on my ASUS board and it would not work.
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I have one 3tb red and it works well. Haven't tried benchmarking it though since it's in my NAS.
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These WD red drives look nice, might be just what i am looking for for my new Synology DS1812+ NAS smile.gif
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I have one 3tb red and it works well. Haven't tried benchmarking it though since it's in my NAS.

if you have your drive / DG mapped to your rig/s or notebooks you can easily bench them with CDM for example tho you may be bottlenecked by your network infrastructure. Gbe should still be ok tho
if mapped correctly you should see something like this in windows explorer



then you can run something like CDM on your NAS
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I just got a pair of 2tb red drives.

I tried to set them up in a RAID 0 on my ASUS board and it would not work.
Got any more specifics? What model board? What went wrong?
     
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These WD red drives look nice, might be just what i am looking for for my new Synology DS1812+ NAS smile.gif
if you have your drive / DG mapped to your rig/s or notebooks you can easily bench them with CDM for example tho you may be bottlenecked by your network infrastructure. Gbe should still be ok tho
if mapped correctly you should see something like this in windows explorer

then you can run something like CDM on your NAS
I think I'll be bottlenecked by my NAS though. Mine's only a Synology 210j. redface.gif
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