WD Blue WD5000LQVX 8MB 500GB vs. WD Red WD40EFRX 64MB 4TB + 9

WD Blue WD5000LQVX 8MB 500GB

WD Blue WD5000LQVX 8MB 500GB

£46.95

£48.94 Incl. delivery
WD Red WD40EFRX 64MB 4TB

WD Red WD40EFRX 64MB 4TB

4.1

£99.99

£102.99 Incl. delivery
Seagate Firecuda ST2000LX001 128MB 2TB

Seagate Firecuda ST2000LX001 128MB 2TB

4

£90.79

£93.27 Incl. delivery
WD Red WD60EFRX 64MB 6TB

WD Red WD60EFRX 64MB 6TB

4.3

£160.14

£166.49 Incl. delivery
Seagate Exos X16 ST16000NM001G 256MB 16TB

Seagate Exos X16 ST16000NM001G 256MB 16TB

£375.64

£390.00 Incl. delivery
WD Red WD30EFRX 64MB 3TB

WD Red WD30EFRX 64MB 3TB

4.3

£91.49

£91.54 Incl. delivery
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST2000DM008 256MB 2TB

Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST2000DM008 256MB 2TB

3.6

£49.98

£51.75 Incl. delivery
Noise level
23 - 25 dB
23 - 27 dB
23 - 26 dB
22 - 26 dB
25 - 28 dB
28 - 34 dB
31 dB
24 - 27 dB
22 - 27 dB
23 - 24 dB
2.6 - 2.8 dB
Connection
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
Interface
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
147 mm
146.99 mm
100.35 mm
147 mm
147 mm
147 mm
147 mm
146.99 mm
147 mm
146.99 mm
Height
6.8 mm
26.1 mm
26.11 mm
7 mm
26.1 mm
26.1 mm
26.1 mm
19.9 mm
20.17 mm
26.1 mm
20.2 mm
Width
100.2 mm
101.6 mm
101.85 mm
69.85 mm
101.6 mm
101.8 mm
101.6 mm
101.6 mm
101.6 mm
101.6 mm
101.85 mm
Form factor
2.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
2.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
Features
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
NAS-optimized
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
Cache size
8 MB
64 MB
64 MB
128 MB
64 MB
256 MB
128 MB
64 MB
256 MB
64 MB
256 MB
Hybrid disk (SSHD)
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Recording technology
CMR
CMR
CMR
SMR
CMR
SMR
Release year
2013
2016
2016
2014
2019
2015
2016
2017
2012
2017
Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
0.5 W
3.3 - 4.5 W
3.95 - 4.8 W
0.5 - 1.8 W
3.4 - 5.3 W
6.3 - 10 W
11.3 W
4.5 - 6.7 W
0.25 - 3.7 W
2.7 - 4.1 W
3.9 - 5.1 W
Power consumption (standby)
0.4 W
0.4 W
0.5 W
0.13 W
0.4 W
5 W
6 W
0.75 W
0.25 W
0.4 W
0.3 W
Advanced Format (AF)
512e
4Kn
512e
512e
512e
512e
512e
512e
4Kn
Internal transfer rate
150 MB/s
263.38 MB/s
140 MB/s
175 MB/s
261 MB/s
210 MB/s
190 MB/s
147 MB/s
220 MB/s
Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF)
1000000 h
1000000 h
1000000 h
2500000 h
600000 h
1000000 h
1000000 h
Number of disks (platters)
4 ​
3 ​
2 ​
5 ​
9 ​
5 ​
2 ​
2 ​
3 ​
1 ​
Rotational speed
5400 RPM
5400 RPM
5900 RPM
5400 RPM
5400 RPM
7200 RPM
7200 RPM
7200 RPM
5400 RPM
5400 RPM
7200 RPM
Storage capacity
0.5 TB
4 TB
4 TB
2 TB
6 TB
16 TB
4 TB
2 TB
4 TB
3 TB
2 TB
Price/TB
94 £/TB
25 £/TB
25 £/TB
45.5 £/TB
26.67 £/TB
23.5 £/TB
23.5 £/TB
37.5 £/TB
19.25 £/TB
30.33 £/TB
25 £/TB
Unrecoverable Read Error (URE)
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^15
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^15