Scale it in Gold
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.
User Sector Per Drive
4Kn User Sectors Per Drive
Logical/Physical Bytes Per Sector
Native Command Queuing
Data Transfer Rate:
– Buffer to Host: 6Gb/s
– Host to/from Drive (Sustained): 184MB
Performance Class: 7200RPM Class
Load/Unload Cycles (Minimum): 600,000
Error Rate (Non-Recoverable): <1 in 1015
Average Power Requirements
Sequential Read: 7.4W
Sequential Write: 7.4W
Random Read/Write: 8.1W
Operating (Half-Sine Wave, 2ms): 65G
Non-Operating (Half-Sine Wave): 300G (2ms)
Temperature: 5 C to 60 C / -40 C to 70 C
Idle Mode: 25dBA
Seek Mode: 28dBA
MTBF: 2,000,000 Hours
Item Dimension (L”xW”xH”)
6 x 4 x 2