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WD Gold 1TB

£63.25 without VAT

WD Gold 1TB

WD hard drive family is expanding; it now includes a model designed specifically for busy servers and data centers. Gold hard drives use advanced technology to achieve the best results in terms of safety, energy efficiency and performance. They can handle continuous operation 24 × 7 × 365, workload of up to 550 TB per year and up to 2.5 million hours MTBF. That is one of the highest levels of durability that you can find among hard drives.

Key features

  • Choice of several capacities up to 10 TB
  • Designed as a storage server or a data center
  • For non-stop operation (24 × 7 × 365)
  • Ready for high loads (up to 550 TB per year, 2.5 mil. hours MTBF)
  • Setting head with two drives
  • Lower energy consumption
  • Extensive testing was done to ensure compatibility

Business solutions

The disk uses the latest storage - HelioSeal (helium). As a result this generation achieves higher performance, lower energy consumption and greater capacity per platter. These are all certainly desirable properties of a data center, where TCO is reduced (Total Cost of Ownership). Moreover the Gold series is also subject to rigorous testing in a wide range of storage systems with different SATA controllers, to ensure worry-free Plug and play installation.

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Type and capacity

Format (Form Factor) 3.5"
Storage capacity 1,000 GB (1 TB)
Disk capacity 1,000 GB (0.98 TB)


Width 101.6 mm (10.16 cm)
Height 26.1 mm (2.61 cm)
Depth 147 mm (14.7 cm)


Weight 640 g (0.64 kg)


Colour Gold


Disc Series WD Gold


Use For servers, Data storage, Internal


Read Speed 184 MB/s
Write speed 184 MB/s
Data recording technology CMR
Memory cache 128 MB
Special features Advanced Format, RAID
Maximum loudness 28 dB
Mean Time Before Failure 2,000,000 hr(s)
Work Load Rate 550 TB/Year


Typical power consumption 8.1 W
Standby consumption 5.9 W (5,900 mW)
Code:  FW237c2
Warranty: 60 months
Product Number:  WD1005FBYZ
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