WD Purple Hard Drives: More Cameras, Clarity & Surveillance.
Built for 24/7, always-on, high-definition security systems. With a supported workload rate of up to 180 TB / Yr and support for up to 64 cameras, WD Purple drives are optimized for surveillance systems.
- The Right Drive for the Job:
WD Purple drives have been engineered specifically for the extreme demands of high temperature, 24/7 surveillance systems
- Performance You Can Trust:
From a worldwide leader in the storage industry, WD Purple is engineered for quality video playback when you need it most.
- Expand Your View to 64
WD Purple drives are optimized to support up to 64 cameras, giving you the ultimate flexibility to upgrade and expand your security system to support complete and total visual surveillance in and around your property.
With a wide range of industry-leading enclosures and chipsets supported, you're sure to find the configuration and compatibility that's right for your NVR.
Less Is More
Low power consumption is a must in a high-temperature, always-on surveillance environment. IntelliSeek technology helps reduce damaging ambient noise and vibrations.
- What is the difference between a desktop drive and a WD Purple drive?
WD Purple drives are made for 24/7 DVR & NVR surveillance and is optimized by AllFrame 4K™ technology for the best system performance. WD Purple drives handle 3x the workload of consumer drives, and capable of handling the highest surveillance demands
- What HDD capacity is recommended?
Higher capacity WD Purple drives allow you to store more footage, more high definition video, and more high quality frames per second. WD recommends 4TB or greater for your DVR or NVR surveillance solution
- What types of systems is a WD Purple drive compatible with?
The WD Purple drive is designed for both DVR and NVR security systems and is compatible with many of the leading surveillance and security manufacturers. We can help you find the perfect storage for your system
- Easy backups and upgrades
Acronis True Image WD Edition software, a free download, can clone drives and backup your operating system, applications, settings and all of your data
Trust Your View
All WD Purple drives are equipped with AllFrame 4K™, improving ATA Streaming to reduce frame loss, improve overall video playback, and more.
WD Purple is built for personal, home office and small business surveillance using up to 64 HD cameras at once.
|Make and Model||Western Digital Purple Surveillance HDD|
|Interface||SATA III, 6 Gb/s maximum|
|Transfer Rate||Sustained: 145 MB/second|
|Rotational Speed||5400rpm Class|
|Load / Unload||300,000 Cycles|
|Read Errors||Less than 10 non-recoverable bits per 1014 bits read|
|Operating||Read / Write: 30G for 2ms
Read: 65G for 2ms
Non-operating: 250G for 2ms
Seek Mode: 24dBA
|Temperature||Operating: 0 ~ 65° C
Non-Operating: -40 ~ 70° C
|Power Usage||Typical Read / Write: 4.4W
Standby & Sleep Modes: 0.4W
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Dimensions||101.6 x 147.0 x 26.1mm|
- As used for storage capacity, one megabyte (MB) = one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment.