Best Buy via eBay offers the WD Red 3TB NAS Hard Drive for $99.99 with free shipping, which is $55 below list, $20 better than Amazon and the best current price we can find. Also available via BestBuy.com. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 2,100 Amazon reviewers. This drive is optimized for a NAS:
Serial ATA interface Enables simple connection to a compatible network storage device with up to 8 bays.
Data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps Ensure a rapid response when updating files. Internal data transfer rates up to 147MB/sec.
64MB cache buffer For fast processing speed.
3D Active Balance Plus technology Offers dual-plane balance control to help minimize vibration for quiet operation, reliable performance and long-lasting use.
Manual, software, cables and mounting screws are not included.
Need more space and don’t mind losing WD’s NAS optimization? This 5TB Toshiba drive is on sale for $149.99 shipped (Orig. $290).
If you’re looking to dip your toe into the NAS world, then this 1-Bay Synology box at its best price ever would be a great place to start.