Western Digital WD8002FRYZ 8TB SATA Hard Drive

Western Digital Part #/MPN: WD8002FRYZ

DiscTech Item #: WDC-WD8002FRYZ-BN-OE

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Enterprise Grade

Capacity: 8TB

Speed: 7,200RPM

Interface Types: SATA

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Sustained Throughput: 205

Electrical Interface: SATA 600 - 6.0Gbps

On-Board Cache: 128MB

Western Digital WD8002FRYZ 8TB 3.5in 6Gbps 7.2K RPM 512e WD Gold SATA HDD - Brand New

Western Digital WD8002FRYZ 8000GB 3.5" 6.0 Gb/s 7200 RPM 512 Emulation WD Gold Serial Advanced Technology Attachment Hard Disk Drive - Brand New

WD Gold Datacenter Hard Drives

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With up to ten times the workload capacity of desktop drives, WD Gold™ hard drives employ advanced technology to deliver among the best in reliability, capacity, power efficiency and performance. Designed for a multitude of Datacenter-specific applications, WD Gold™ hard drives are perfect for high-availability server and storage arrays that demand the most robust storage device available with 24/7 premium customer support.

Full range of near line capacities
From entry-level servers to high end enterprise storage systems, WD Gold™ hard drives offer the capacities required for the most demanding datacenter environments.

High workload capability
Delivering both performance and reliability to any datacenter environment, WD Gold™ hard drives are designed to handle workloads up to 550TB per year which is among the highest workload capability of any 3.5inch hard drive.

High level of reliability
With up to 2.5 million hours MTBF, WD Gold™ hard drives deliver one of the highest levels of reliability and durability for yearly operation (24x7x365) within the most demanding storage environments.

Vibration protection
Enhanced RAFF™ technology includes sophisticated electronics to monitor the drive and correct both linear and rotational vibration in real time. The result is a significant performance improvement in high vibration environments over our desktop hard drives.

RAID-specific, time-limited error recovery (TLER)
Reduces drive fallout caused by the extended hard drive error-recovery processes common to desktop drives.

Dynamic fly height technology
Each read-write head’s fly height is adjusted in real time for optimum reliability.

Dual actuator technology
A head positioning system with two actuators that improves positional accuracy over the data track(s). The primary actuator provides coarse displacement using conventional electromagnetic actuator principles. The secondary actuator uses piezoelectric motion to fine tune the head positioning to a higher degree of accuracy.

Compatibility testing
All WD Gold™ hard drives are extensively tested across a variety of popular OEM storage systems, SATA controllers, and host bus adapters, to ensure ease of integration for a plug and play solution.

Enterprise servers, datacenter environments, enterprise storage systems, data warehousing/mining, enterprise NAS, and high end surveillance systems.

WD puts datacenter products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T.) prior to any product launch. This testing ensures our products consistently meet the high quality and reliability standards of the WD brand. Following a FIT test the Enterprise System Group (ESG) testing validates interoperability with HBAs, operating systems, and drivers, to ensure an even greater level of quality, reliability, and peace of mind.

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This drive is compatible with any server that accepts 3.5in x 1.0in (LFF) SATA drives.

WD Gold™ Datacenter Hard Drives
512 Emulation Model NumberWD8002FRYZ
Logical/Physical Bytes Per Sector512/4096
Formated Capacity8TB / 8000GB
512n/512e User Sectors Per Drive15,628,053,168
InterfaceSATA 6 Gb/s
Native Command QueuingYes
Form Factor3.5-Inch
RoHS CompliantYes
Data Transfer Rate Max
Buffer to Host6 Gb/s
Host to/from Drive (sustained)205 MB/s
Cache (MB)128
Performance Class7200 RPM Class
Reliability/Data Integrity
Load/Unload Cycles600,000
Non-recoverable Read Errors Per Bits Read<1 in 10^15
MTBF (hours)2,500,000
AFR (%)0.35
Power Management
Average Power Requirements (W)
Sequential Read7.2
Sequential Write7.0
Random Read/Write7.4
Environmental Specifications
Temperature (°C)
Operating5 to 60
Non-operating-40 to 70
Shock (Gs)
Operating (half-sine wave, 2 ms)70G
Non-operating (half-sine wave)300(1ms)/150(11ms)
Acoustics (dBA)
Seek (average)36
Physical Dimensions
Height (in/mm)1.028/26.1
Length (in/mm)5.787/147
Width (in/mm, ± .01 in)4/101.6
Weight (lb/kg, ± 10%)1.46/0.66

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ROHS Compliant

Weight: 1.8 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech

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