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WD Red WD20EFRX in dell R710 raid

Posted on 2014-09-16
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Hi,

We have a dell poweredge R710 server witch a perc6i raid controller. Can we use the WD Red WD20EFRX disks? We want to configure 6 of them in a raid 10. we want to use the server as a backup server.

Thanks in advance.

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The Red is designed, tested, and validated for NAS systems, and NOT for enterprise RAID environments.  The power-saving features of the Red make it a poor choice for use in the R710.
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It is absolutely unacceptable.  The firmware is not appropriate for that RAID controller.
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Ok, clear answers. Thanks.
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