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WD Purple Surveillance HDD

Uncompromising Storage for 24/7, Always On Security Systems

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OVERVIEW

Engineered for the Extreme Demands of 24/7 Surveillance Systems

WD Purple™ surveillance storage features Western Digital’s exclusive AllFrame™ technology, so you can confidently create a security system tailored to the needs of your business. AllFrame technology improves ATA streaming, helping to reduce errors, pixelation, and other video interruptions that could happen in a video recording system.

WD Purple drives have an enhanced workload rating that supports systems designed for 24×7 video recording with up to 64 cameras. WD Purple 8TB, 10TB, 12TB, and 14TB capacities feature AllFrame AI™ technology that enables an additional 32 streams for Deep Learning analytics within the system.

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Designed for Surveillance

HighCapacity

High Capacity

Up to 14TB for the needs of 24/7, always on high-definition surveillance systems

LowPower

Enhanced Workload Ratings

Up to 180TB/year on capacities up to 6TB, and up to 360TB/year on 8TB and above

Reliable2

Exclusive AllFrame Technology

Help reduce frame loss, improve overall video playback, and increase the number of bays supported within a NVR

Highlights

  • Engineered specifically for surveillance security systems.
  • Supports up to 360TB/yr workload rate
  • Tuned for write-intensive, low bit-rate, high stream-count applications typical to most surveillance applications
  • Prioritized write-operations for maximized surveillance performance
  • TLER & ATA streaming support
  • Support for more than eight bays

Applications and Workloads

  • NVR & DVR Surveillance Systems
  • Up to 64 Cameras Per HDD
  • Deep Learning/AI Capable NVR Systems (8TB, 10TB, 12TB & 14TB)
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Western Digital Device Analytics™

Western Digital® Device Analytics™ provides a wealth of storage device parametric operational and diagnostic data to the system; algorithms interpret the data and direct the system to alert system administrators of specific recommended actions to address potential issues.  WDDA is intended to empower OEMs, system integrators, and IT professionals to better monitor and proactively manage supported storage devices to maintain optimal operation. With WDDA, customers are provided with a trusted storage platform that truly creates environments for surveillance and smart video data to thrive.

 
 

Surveillance Storage Capacity Estimator

Help choose the right number and capacity of WD Purple HDD by using this Surveillance Storage Capacity Estimator tool. Enter the details of your surveillance solution – such as number of cameras, camera resolution, frame rate, and video retention requirements – and this tool will help estimate the total amount of storage needed for your system. With this estimate, you can then choose the quantity and capacity points of WD Purple HDDs to meet the storage capacity requirements of your system.

 
 

Surveillance DVR & NVR Compatibility Selector for WD Purple HDDs

Use this convenient Surveillance DVR & NVR Compatibility Selector to find which WD Purple HDD has been tested in your surveillance system. Note: This list is updated periodically, and may not have the latest compatibility information. The most up-to-date compatibility information should come directly from your DVR or NVR manufacturer; contact your DVR / NVR manufacturer if you don’t see a particular WD Purple HDD listed as having been tested in your surveillance system.

 
 

Specifications

WD Purple 7200 RPM
WD Purple 5400 RPM
Features
Form Factor
3.5″
3.5″
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
SATA 6Gb/s
Limited Warranty
3 years
3 years
Model Numbers
1TB
WD10PURZ
2TB
WD20PURZ
3TB
WD30PURZ
4TB
WD40PURZ
6TB
WD60PURZ
8TB
WD82PURZ
10TB
WD102PURZ
12TB
WD121PURZ
14TB
WD140PURZ

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