Western Digital Make Available 4TB Green Drive

/ 5 years ago


Western Digital recently announced its 4TB variant of the Western Digital Green series of desktop hard drives. The WD40EZRX is designed for consumer desktop systems and uses a conventional 3.5 inch form factor to offer 4000GB of unformatted space – 3.6TB when formatted within Windows NTFS file system. The drive uses the SATA III 6gbps interface and has a variable RPM around the 5400 point which will always stay below 6000 RPM. The device has 64MB of cache on board and WD’s acoustic management technology.

In terms of power consumption the drive is designed to use a maximum of 4.5W when under full load, 3.3W when spinning but idle and 0.4W when parked and spun-down. The drive is available immediately and will be priced between $170 and $190 depending on where you buy it.

Image courtesy of Western Digital, Via TechPowerUp

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2 Responses to “Western Digital Make Available 4TB Green Drive”
  1. Unlocker9000 says:

    “4000TB of unformatted space”, what a waste of space, if it only offers 3.6TB when formatted… 😛

  2. Gerry Mann says:

    Why not raid 0, 4 HDDs? Much faster.

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