Surveillance Hard Drives
WD Purple drives are 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. WD Purple surveillance storage also comes with WD’s exclusive AllFrame 4K technology, so you can confidently create a security system tailored to the needs of your business.
Surveillance you can trust. WD is a worldwide leader in the hard drive industry. With WD Purple surveillance storage, you have a drive engineered for high
temperature, always-on surveillance systems so you can rely on quality video playback when you need it most. Whether you’re protecting
loved ones or monitoring your business, WD Purple offers performance you can trust
WD’s exclusive AllFrame 4K technology
All WD Purple drives are equipped with AllFrame 4K technology, which improves ATA streaming to help reduce frame loss, improve overall
video playback, and increase the number of hard drive bays supported within a NVR. Future-proof your surveillance solution knowing that WD Purple is ready for ultra high definition cameras
Enhanced workload rating
With a workload rating of 180 TB/yr - three times that of desktop drives - WD Purple is designed to handle the unique demands of modern video surveillance DVR and NVR systems
Expand your view to 64
Each WD Purple drive is optimized to support up to 64 cameras. With so many options, you have the flexibility to upgrade or expand your security system in the future
Designed for today’s and tomorrow’s surveillance solutions
Engineered for 24/7 operation in all sizes of mainstream surveillance DVRs and NVRs. With support for more than eight bays and tarnish resistant components, WD Purple drives deliver reliable operation in larger scale surveillance systems in harsher environments.
Field-proven high capacity
Now on its 4th generation and with more than 15 million drives shipped, field-proven HelioSeal™ Technology delivers trusted high-capacity WD Purple storage (8TB and 10TB) for the massive storage needs of 4K surveillance video.
Wide compatibility. Seamless integration.
WD Purple hard drives are built with compatibility in mind, so you can quickly and seamlessly add capacity to your surveillance system. With a wide range of industry-leading enclosures and chipsets supported, you’re sure to find the DVR or NVR configuration that’s right for you.
Less power. More efficient.
With our exclusive IntelliSeek technology, WD Purple drives are able to calculate optimum seek speeds. This keeps power consumption low so ambient noise and vibrations are at a minimum.
Three year limited warranty
As an industry-leading hard drive manufacturer, WD stands behind their surveillance storage solutions with a 3-year limited warranty included with every WD Purple drive