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WD Red Plus 2TB

£58.25 without VAT

WD Red Plus 2TB

The WD Red Plus 2TB hard drive is one of the high load internal HDDs for 24/7 operation in data centres. The 3.5" format is made chiefly for desktop PCs, data centres, and other data-processing devices. One of the most important characteristics is undoubtedly the rotational speed of the HDD. The 5400 RPM RPM should satisfy the demands of most ordinary PC users. The overall data capacity of the HDD is 2000 GB. The device has a 128 MB memory cache. You can link the Western Digital hard drive and the PC or other devices is facilitated using the SATA III interface.

WD Red Plus 2TB Hard Disk Key Features

  • Read speed up to 175 MB/s and write speed up to 175 MB/s
  • 128 MB memory cache
  • Western Digital 3.5" drive for standard bays
  • Typically, the power consumption of the hard drive is 4,8 W, while in stand-by mode it holds at 0.4 W
  • It communicates with a PC or other devices using the SATA III interface
  • HDDs don't have much resistance against physical shocks, but they also deliver a better storage capacity for less money than SSDs

Other Hard Drive Features

The HDD boasts a unique design. Inside the drive there is a mechanism that uses moving platters, complete with hard disk heads that read and write the data. These moving parts can be damaged by a shock or impact, but this weak point is well-compensated by its amazing price/capacity ratio. The important parameter that affects the speed of a platter hard disk is the number of platter revolutions per minute, generally known as RPM. With the WD Red Plus 2TB, you get 5400 RPM revolutions per minute. You can find these drives mainly in computers and other home devices that aren't built for high performance. File access speed and stability is also impacted by the disk buffer - the so-called cache. The Western Digital hard disk is equipped with a 128 MB cache that keeps the last written data for their speedy reading.

Connecting the Western Digital Hard Disk

In order to mount the WD Red Plus 2TB in your computer or other device, it requires a 3.5" slot. All data transfer takes place using the SATA III interface with a speed of 3 Gbit/s. The technology ranks among the most popular HDD data transfer options available and delivers a speed of 600 MB/s.

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Type and capacity

Format (Form Factor) 3.5"
Storage capacity 2,000 GB (2 TB)
Disk capacity 2,000 GB (1.95 TB)


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


Weight 570 g (0.57 kg)


Colour Red


Disc Series WD Red


Use For servers, Internal


Read Speed 175 MB/s
Write speed 175 MB/s
Data recording technology CMR
Memory cache 128 MB
Maximum loudness 27 dB(A)
Mean Time Before Failure 1,000,000 hr(s)
Work Load Rate 180 TB/Year


Typical power consumption 4.8 W
Standby consumption 0.4 W (400 mW)
Code:  FW233b1a
Warranty: 36 months
Product Number:  WD20EFZX
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