22 6-10TB hard drives review: one drive, a lot of storage

22 large hard drives compared


Noise levels

A lot of the helium-drives have very low noise levels when idle. The Western Digital Red 8TB, the first Red-drive with helium, is with a noise level of 22.5 dB(A) in idle remarkably quiet. Unfortunately it is still clearly audible under load. The same goes for the other hard drives in the test. 

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