Western Digital Red NAS Hard Drive Review Discussion

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> Any word on whether this drive has TLER or not?

Many months ago, in my routine reading, I did see mention

that "Reds" do support TLER, but they do NOT come with

a 5-year factory warranty like the "RE" RAID Edition HDDs

from WDC.

Unless my memory is failing me, I think it was Allyn Malventano

at who confirmed TLER in the "Reds:

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July 10, 2012 | 05:50 PM - Posted by Allyn Malventano

Short answer - RAID-specific TLER is implemented in these drives. That's the big one.

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WDC's "Reds" also have this dynamic balancing technology.

Allyn included a link to this amazing demonstration

of similar technology for automotive tires:

If they are NOT already doing so, this auto-balancing feature

should be added to all of WDC's RAID Edition HDDs too, imho.

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