8TB WD Red HHD Showing 16TB


I am trying to reuse a 8TB WD Red NAS drive WD8001FFWX for desktop use.
It use to be part of a back up rig we no longer use. When trying to initialize the drive its stating capacity of 14847.98 GB which sounds like 16TB drive - the rig had two 8TB drive, the one failed.
Is it doing this because it was part of a raid? if so how can I default it?


Hi @DreamWorxZA,

Have you opened a Support Case? If not opened, for more information, please contact the WD Technical Support team for the best assistance and troubleshooting:

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