Seagate 2TB SkyHawk Surveillance HDD, SATA III w/ 64MB Cache

MX65900 2TB SkyHawk Surveillance HDD, SATA III w/ 64MB Cache
MX65900 2TB SkyHawk Surveillance HDD, SATA III w/ 64MB Cache

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SkyHawk HDDs: Smart, Safe, Secure Surveillance Hard Drives


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Optimized for DVRs and NVRs, SkyHawk™ surveillance drives are tuned for 24x7 workloads in capacities up to 10TB. Equipped with enhanced ImagePerfect™ firmware, SkyHawk helps to minimize dropped frames and downtime with a workload rating 3x that of a desktop drive and IS ready to record up to 90% of the time while supporting up to 64 HD cameras.

SkyHawk Is Smart...


The innovative ImagePerfect firmware enables smooth, clear video streaming for always-on, 24/7 surveillance environments; helping to ensure your business can always have a formidable layer of protection.

...and SkyHawk Is Vigilant

  • Built to record 90% of the time; supports up to 64 cameras
  • Up to 10TB or 2,000+ hours of HD video
    • HD video stream measured as a Mpeg-4 H.264 satellite and 30fps 2MP HD security or 10Mb/s
  • 180TB/year workload rating, 3x the workload of a desktop drive and backed by a 3-year limited warranty
  • NVR ready drives deliver robust drive design for multi-drive environments
  • Protect your data against the unexpected with an optional +Rescue Data Recovery Service plan

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Video Storage Selector PDF File


Use the Video Storage Selector to find the best hard drive for your surveillance needs. For more information, refer to the: Surveillance Drive Selection Guide or the Surveillance System Application Guide.

Note: Typical Surveillance DVRs typically fit 1-2 drives, NVRs fit 2-8 drives and Cloud Servers fit 10+ drives.

Be Safe


Give yourself the ultimate peace of mind with SkyHawk surveillance drives and never miss a frame, even in harsh environments. SkyHawk's extreme workload rating, low power consumption and NVR ready design can improve long-term drive reliability. SkyHawk reliably performs in operating temperatures from 0 ~ 70° C, while tarnish-resistant components offer further protection out in the field.

Soar Higher and Longer


featureSkyHawk is built to scale with your needs and reliably performs in multi-drive systems. Multi-drive surveillance systems can rely on the SkyHawk's RAID-optimized hardware, keeping drives and systems in the field longer.

  • NVR ready design for reliable performance in DVR and NVR systems w/ 8+ drives
  • Robust drive design in a RAID environment maintains drive performance by improving vibration tolerance

Stay Secure and Be Prepared

featureBe prepared for the unthinkable with a 3-year Seagate +Rescue Data Recovery Service plan. Under the protective wing of SkyHawk, vandalism, viruses and accidents are no longer the end of the world.

  • Fast and easy recovery process; data can often be restored in 15 days or less
  • Seagate leads the industry in data recovery with a 90% success rate

Additional Information:

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Make and Model Seagate SkyHawk 3.5" HDD
Part Number ST2000VX008
HDD Capacity 2TB Unformated
Interface SATA III (6Gb/s)
Cache 64MB Cache
Unrecoverable Errors 1 in 1015 Bits Read
Data Transfer Rate 180 MB/sec Maximum Sustained Transfer Rate
MTBF 1,000,000 Hours
Temperature Operating: 5 ~ 70° C
Storage: -40 ~ 70° C
Power Consumption Start Up: 1.8A / 21.6W
Standby & Sleep Modes: 0.5W
Idle: 4.0W (Average)
Operating Average : 5.6W
Dimensions 147.0 x 101.9 x 26.11mm
Weight 610g
  1. Rescue recovery services are available in Canada; but not every other country. Please contact your Sales Rep for further details if you plan to use this drive elsewhere.