WD Gold™ hard drives are performance-optimized for heavy application workloads and are designed to handle workloads up to 550TB2 per year. Whether you need 1TB or 20TB1, the wide capacity range of WD Gold™ HDDs solves for the most demanding storage environments.
With up to 2.5M hours MTBF3, WD Gold™ hard drives deliver enhanced levels of dependability and durability.
Reimagining the HDD
WD Gold™ offers 20TB on a 9 disk CMR drive with reimagined HDDs utilizing the first implementation of OptiNAND™ technology’s capacity-enabling features.
WD Gold™ has sophisticated monitoring electronics that help correct linear and rotational vibrations in real time using enhanced vibration protection technology for improved performance in high-vibration environments.
Play Well with Others
Broadly compatible with most PC and major enterprise operating systems. Specifically designed for use in enterprise-grade data centers and storage systems.
Leading the Way
Energy-assisted magnetic recording (EAMR) technology enables higher media precision and increases areal density. The triple-stage actuator (TSA) enhances the accuracy of head-positioning and delivers better performance and data integrity to also increase areal density. Both EAMR and TSA are available only in 16TB capacities and above.
5-Year Limited Warranty
Every WD Gold™ HDD comes with a 5-year limited warranty, so you can be confident in your storage.