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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for raid 5 hard drive.

RAID 5 is a storage technology that uses distributed parity to protect against data loss. It's the most popular RAID level, and it's used on everything from home NAS devices to enterprise-class storage arrays. Here are some of the best RAID 5 hard drives on the market today.

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  1. WD - Red Plus 12TB Internal SATA NAS Hard Drive for Desktops - Front_Zoom
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    "Great NAS Drive...Great drive, reliable, and their warranty is great. I would recommend for any NAS application (QNAP, Synology, UnRAID, FreeNAS)....Great drive for nas...Great drive for synology nas. Highly recommend this."

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    WD Red Plus NAS internal hard drives are designed with CMR technology for RAID-optimized NAS systems with up to eight bays. Perfect for handling increased workloads associated with small- to medium-sized business environments, including expanded OS compatibility and ZFS.
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    "Great NAS Drive...Great drive, reliable, and their warranty is great. I would recommend for any NAS application (QNAP, Synology, UnRAID, FreeNAS)....Great drive for nas...Great drive for synology nas. Highly recommend this."

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    WD Red Plus NAS internal hard drives are designed with CMR technology for RAID-optimized NAS systems with up to eight bays. Perfect for handling increased workloads associated with small- to medium-sized business environments, including expanded OS compatibility and ZFS.
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  2. Seagate - IronWolf Pro 16TB Internal SATA NAS Hard Drive with Rescue Data Recovery Services - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Drive for a NAS...These are great drives for a NAS, and work perfectly with my Synology NAS server. ...Drives were error free from the beginning. Replaced my 5 year old NAS drives with these. "

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    IronWolf Pro drives are engineered to deliver 24×7 performance, reliability, and dependability in multi-bay, multi-user commercial and enterprise RAID storage solutions. Built tough with conventional magnetic recording (CMR) technology, rotational vibration sensors, and AgileArray firmware for consistent, best-in-class performance and total cost of ownership (TCO). Peace of mind with five-year limited warranty, complimentary three-year Rescue Data Recovery Services, and IronWolf Health Management.
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    "Great Drive for a NAS...These are great drives for a NAS, and work perfectly with my Synology NAS server. ...Drives were error free from the beginning. Replaced my 5 year old NAS drives with these. "

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    IronWolf Pro drives are engineered to deliver 24×7 performance, reliability, and dependability in multi-bay, multi-user commercial and enterprise RAID storage solutions. Built tough with conventional magnetic recording (CMR) technology, rotational vibration sensors, and AgileArray firmware for consistent, best-in-class performance and total cost of ownership (TCO). Peace of mind with five-year limited warranty, complimentary three-year Rescue Data Recovery Services, and IronWolf Health Management.
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  3. WD - Red Pro 18TB Internal SATA NAS Hard Drive for Desktops - Front_Zoom
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    "18TB Drives for NAS (TRUENAS Server)...These drives are recommended for NAS in large arrays which was a key selling point....Perfect drives for my WD PR4100 Nas...Drives arrived sooner the expected and are all working perfectly. "

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    Designed for power users to medium-sized organizations in RAID-optimized NAS systems with up to 24 bays. Perfect for archiving, sharing, and protecting rapidly growing amounts of data.
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    "18TB Drives for NAS (TRUENAS Server)...These drives are recommended for NAS in large arrays which was a key selling point....Perfect drives for my WD PR4100 Nas...Drives arrived sooner the expected and are all working perfectly. "

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    Product Description

    Designed for power users to medium-sized organizations in RAID-optimized NAS systems with up to 24 bays. Perfect for archiving, sharing, and protecting rapidly growing amounts of data.
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  4. WD - Red Plus 4TB Internal SATA NAS Hard Drive for Desktops - Front_Zoom
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    "The best hard drive for NAS...The best hard drive for network-attached storage (NAS)...Works in NAS or desktop systems...Works perfectly in my 6 drive Netgear NAS. Used it to replace a drive that died. "

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    Product Description

    WD Red Plus NAS internal hard drives are designed with CMR technology for RAID-optimized NAS systems with up to eight bays. Perfect for handling increased workloads associated with small- to medium-sized business environments, including expanded OS compatibility and ZFS.
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    "The best hard drive for NAS...The best hard drive for network-attached storage (NAS)...Works in NAS or desktop systems...Works perfectly in my 6 drive Netgear NAS. Used it to replace a drive that died. "

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    Product Description

    WD Red Plus NAS internal hard drives are designed with CMR technology for RAID-optimized NAS systems with up to eight bays. Perfect for handling increased workloads associated with small- to medium-sized business environments, including expanded OS compatibility and ZFS.
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  5. WD - Red Plus 8TB Internal SATA NAS Hard Drive for Desktops - Front_Zoom
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    "New NAS Raid 5 setup...Just beginning to use the drives....Perfect for NAS....Perfect for use in my mirrored RAID NAS. Great quality."

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    Product Description

    WD Red Plus NAS internal hard drives are designed with CMR technology for RAID-optimized NAS systems with up to eight bays. Perfect for handling increased workloads associated with small- to medium-sized business environments, including expanded OS compatibility and ZFS.
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    "New NAS Raid 5 setup...Just beginning to use the drives....Perfect for NAS....Perfect for use in my mirrored RAID NAS. Great quality."

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    Product Description

    WD Red Plus NAS internal hard drives are designed with CMR technology for RAID-optimized NAS systems with up to eight bays. Perfect for handling increased workloads associated with small- to medium-sized business environments, including expanded OS compatibility and ZFS.
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  6. WD - Red Pro 14TB Internal SATA NAS Hard Drive for Desktops - Front_Zoom
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    "Outstanding drives...Just installed 6 of these drives into a TrueNAS server in RAID-5, and so far performance is excellent. ...Make sure to follow instructions in the web UI, for example initiate resize from UI before hotswapping the first drive. Neither the old 4TB drives nor the new ones ever gave me problem, the NAS box just sits in a closet and I periodically move photo folders from my laptop to NAS to free up space for new photos. "

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    Product Description

    Designed for power users to medium-sized organizations in RAID-optimized NAS systems with up to 24 bays. Perfect for archiving, sharing, and protecting rapidly growing amounts of data.
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    Top comment

    "Outstanding drives...Just installed 6 of these drives into a TrueNAS server in RAID-5, and so far performance is excellent. ...Make sure to follow instructions in the web UI, for example initiate resize from UI before hotswapping the first drive. Neither the old 4TB drives nor the new ones ever gave me problem, the NAS box just sits in a closet and I periodically move photo folders from my laptop to NAS to free up space for new photos. "

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    Product Description

    Designed for power users to medium-sized organizations in RAID-optimized NAS systems with up to 24 bays. Perfect for archiving, sharing, and protecting rapidly growing amounts of data.
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  7. Seagate - IronWolf 8TB Internal SATA NAS Hard Drive with Rescue Data Recovery Services - Front_Zoom
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    "Great nas hard drive. If you need massive hard drives for your nas or home server buy this!...Perfect match for my NAS raid auto backup...Purchased two for my NAS. Easy install. Quiet. Perfect solution to keep my computers in auto backup on a raid NAS. "

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    Product Description

    Set up a data storage solution with this 3.5-inch Seagate IronWolf internal hard drive. AgileArray technology offers RAID optimization in a multi-bay configuration, while IronWolf Health Management enables data recovery and protection. This 8TB Seagate IronWolf internal hard drive supports 24/7 use, and the rotational vibration sensors provide increased reliability within your NAS setup. Seagate equivalent and backward compatible models: ST8000VN004, ST8000VNZ04.
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    "Great nas hard drive. If you need massive hard drives for your nas or home server buy this!...Perfect match for my NAS raid auto backup...Purchased two for my NAS. Easy install. Quiet. Perfect solution to keep my computers in auto backup on a raid NAS. "

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    Product Description

    Set up a data storage solution with this 3.5-inch Seagate IronWolf internal hard drive. AgileArray technology offers RAID optimization in a multi-bay configuration, while IronWolf Health Management enables data recovery and protection. This 8TB Seagate IronWolf internal hard drive supports 24/7 use, and the rotational vibration sensors provide increased reliability within your NAS setup. Seagate equivalent and backward compatible models: ST8000VN004, ST8000VNZ04.
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  8. WD - Blue 6TB Internal SATA Hard Drive for Desktops - Front_Zoom
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    "Used three if these to create a RAID 5 array. Works great for my Plex server....NAS Upgrade...I was running out of space on my Synology NAS. I was able to upgrade with this drive with no issues."

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    The WD Blue everyday internal SATA hard drive delivers reliability for office and applications. The drive is designed for use with select PC and Mac desktops for storing a wealth of games, movies, music, pictures and more. Data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps ensure efficient performance.
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    "Used three if these to create a RAID 5 array. Works great for my Plex server....NAS Upgrade...I was running out of space on my Synology NAS. I was able to upgrade with this drive with no issues."

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    Product Description

    The WD Blue everyday internal SATA hard drive delivers reliability for office and applications. The drive is designed for use with select PC and Mac desktops for storing a wealth of games, movies, music, pictures and more. Data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps ensure efficient performance.
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  9. WD - My Cloud Expert EX2 Ultra 2-Bay 8TB External Network Attached Storage (NAS) - Charcoal - Front_Zoom
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    "Great basic home NAS with RAID. Easy setup and operation....Great NAS server...One of 8 TBs using all the HHDD space or 4 TBs as a RAID 1. It already comes with two drives."

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    Keep valuable data safe with this My Cloud EX2 Ultra external hard drive. Custom backup options through WD SmartWare Pro, 256 AES volume encryption, and multiple RAID options provide enhanced performance and protection. This 8TB My Cloud EX2 Ultra provides high transfer speeds, and its Plex Media Server keeps your data ready at all times.
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    "Great basic home NAS with RAID. Easy setup and operation....Great NAS server...One of 8 TBs using all the HHDD space or 4 TBs as a RAID 1. It already comes with two drives."

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    Product Description

    Keep valuable data safe with this My Cloud EX2 Ultra external hard drive. Custom backup options through WD SmartWare Pro, 256 AES volume encryption, and multiple RAID options provide enhanced performance and protection. This 8TB My Cloud EX2 Ultra provides high transfer speeds, and its Plex Media Server keeps your data ready at all times.
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  10. Seagate - Barracuda 8TB Internal SATA Hard Drive for Desktops - Front_Zoom
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    "Good drive...Have several of these drives. Have them in a NAS....Great Drive at affordable prices....Just put 3 of these in a Qnap DAS in Raid 5.getting decent speed for photo editing. Got it on sale, so bonus points for that"

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    Product Description

    Versatile and dependable, the fierce Seagate BarraCuda 3.5-inch drives are the latest generation of a super-reliable product family spanning 20 years. Count on BarraCuda drives for all your PC needs: working, playing, and storing your movies and music. With capacities up to 8TB for desktops, BarraCuda leads the market with the widest range of storage options available. Seagate equivalent and backward compatible models: ST8000DM004, ST8000DMZ04.
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    "Good drive...Have several of these drives. Have them in a NAS....Great Drive at affordable prices....Just put 3 of these in a Qnap DAS in Raid 5.getting decent speed for photo editing. Got it on sale, so bonus points for that"

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    Product Description

    Versatile and dependable, the fierce Seagate BarraCuda 3.5-inch drives are the latest generation of a super-reliable product family spanning 20 years. Count on BarraCuda drives for all your PC needs: working, playing, and storing your movies and music. With capacities up to 8TB for desktops, BarraCuda leads the market with the widest range of storage options available. Seagate equivalent and backward compatible models: ST8000DM004, ST8000DMZ04.
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