Qualified Hard Drive List

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Before you proceed, please note:

Always back up your data. Disk failure can occur without any warning signs even when the hard disks have been tested normal by S.M.A.R.T. test. According to a study published by Google Research, after the first scan error, drives are 39 times more likely to fail within 60 days. It is important to always back up your data as a precaution.

Always choose hard drives that suit your needs. Desktop class hard drives are designed for balanced performance and reliability for everyday computing, while enterprise class hard drives are designed to deliver higher performance standards suitable for 24x7 mission critical business applications. Hard drive manufacturers strongly recommend installing enterprise class hard drives for the RAID environment. Please choose the hard drive that fits your needs.

Always choose hard drives listed here. ioSafe has done extensive testing to ensure the hard drives listed operate to our quality standards. Choosing a Hard Drive that is not on the list may put you at greater risk of losing precious data.

Qualified hard drives are listed below:

3.5" SATA Hard Drives
Brand Model Size Class FW
Hitachi 0A39289 1TB Enterprise JPT3EA
Hitachi 0F10383 1TB Desktop JPT39C, JPT3MA, JP40A3EA
Hitachi 0F12115 2TB Desktop MN6OA580
Hitachi 0F12456 3TB Enterprise MRK800
Hitachi 0F14681 4TB Desktop 3B0
Hitachi 0F14683 4TB Enterprise MPK3B0
Hitachi 0F14696 4TB Desktop 3B0, MPAOA250
Hitachi 0F18335 6TB Enterprise AHGNT1E2
Seagate ST1000DM003 1TB Desktop CC9B, CC4B, CC4C
Seagate ST31000524AS 1TB Desktop JC4B, JC45
Seagate ST2000DL003 2TB Desktop CC32, CC98, CC3C, CC45
Seagate ST2000DM001 2TB Desktop CC95, CC96, CC4C, CC43, CC24
Seagate ST3000DM001 3TB Desktop CC95, CC96, CC43, CC4B, CC4H
Seagate ST4000DM000 4TB Desktop CC43, CC51, CC52
Seagate ST4000DX000 4TB Desktop CC42
Seagate ST6000NM0024 6TB Enterprise SN02
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB Desktop MS2OA750
Toshiba MG03ACA100 1TB Enterprise FL1A
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB Desktop MX4OAAB0
Toshiba MG03ACA200 2TB Enterprise FL1A
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB Desktop MX6OABB0
* Toshiba MG03ACA300 3TB Enterprise FL1A
* Toshiba MG03ACA400 4TB Enterprise FL1A
Western Digital WD1003FBYX 1TB Enterprise 01.01V02
Western Digital WD10EALX 1TB Desktop 17.01H17
Western Digital WD10EARS 1TB Desktop 51.0AB51, 80.00A80
Western Digital WD10EARX 1TB Desktop 51.0AB51
Western Digital WD10EFRX 1TB NAS 01.01A01
* Western Digital WD2000FYYZ 2TB Enterprise 01.01K01
Western Digital WD20EARX 2TB Desktop 51.0AB51
Western Digital WD20EFRX 2TB NAS 80.00A80
* Western Digital WD3000FYYZ 3TB Enterprise 01.01K01
Western Digital WD30EFRX 3TB NAS 80.00A80
Western Digital WD30EZRX 3TB Desktop 80.00A80
Western Digital WD40EFRX 4TB NAS 80.00A80
Western Digital WD40EZRX 4TB Desktop 80.00A80
* Western Digital WD4000FYYZ 4TB Enterprise 01.01K01
Western Digital WD60EFRX 6TB NAS 80.00A80
* Western Digital WD4000F9YZ 4TB Enterprise 01.01A02
Western Digital WD80EFZX 8TB NAS 83.H0A83

* Note: This particular drive tends to run hotter than most drives during normal operation. Maximum environmental temperature is derated to 30°C (86°F).

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