- Engineered specifically for surveillance security systems
- Supports up to 180 TB per year work load rate
- Prioritized write-operations for maximized surveillance performance
- Support for more than eight bays
- Tuned for write-intensive, low bit-rate, high stream-count applications typical to most surveillance applications
- TLER and ATA streaming support
- Tarnish-resistant components
- HDD Form Factor:
- 3.5 Inch
- Camera Supported:
- Up to 64
- Drive Bays Supported:
- Cache (in MB):
- AllFrame 4K
- Performance Class:
- Advanced Format:
- RoHS Compliant:
- Operating (W):
- <1 in 10
- 3 Years
WD PurpleTM drives are built for 24/7, always-on, high-definition security systems.
WD PurpleTM surveillance hard drives feature Western Digital’s exclusive AllFrameTM
technology, so you can confidently create a security system tailored to the needs of
your business. Using AllFrameTM technology, WD PurpleTM drives improve video capturing
and help to reduce errors, pixelation, and video interruptions that can occur in a video
recorder system. WD Purple drives have an enhanced workload rating that supports
systems designed for 24x7 video recording with up to 64 cameras.
Industry-leading storage. Surveillance you can trust.
Western Digital 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.
Western Digital’s Exclusive AllFrame Technology
All WD Purple drives are equipped with AllFrame 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. Make your surveillance solution
future-ready knowing that WD Purple drives are ready for ultra high definition cameras.
WD Purple capacities up to 6TB* feature AllFrame 4K technology enabling high quality
recording for up to 64 cameras. WD Purple 8TB, 10TB, 12TB & 14TB capacities feature
AllFrame AI technology that enables not only recording up to 64 cameras, but also
supports an additional 32 streams for Deep Learning analytics within the system.
Enhanced Workload Ratings
WD Purple drives with AllFrame 4K technology feature a workload rating of up to
180TB/year - up to three times that of desktop drives - to handle the unique demands
of modern video surveillance DVR and NVR systems. WD Purple drives with AllFrame AI
technology feature a workload rating up to 360TB/year to support the Deep Learning
analytics that is featured in AI capable NVRs.
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
With an MTBF of up to 1.5 million hours¹, WD Purple drives are engineered for
mainstream surveillance DVRs and NVRs that operate 24/7. With support for more
than eight bays² and tarnish resistant components², WD Purple drives deliver reliable
operation in large scale surveillance systems in harsh environments.
Field-proven High Capacity
Now on its 5th generation, field-proven HelioSeal™ technology delivers trusted highcapacity WD PurpleTM storage (10TB, 12TB, and 14TB*) for the massive storage needs of 4K surveillance video and Deep Learning analytics.
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 industryleading enclosures and chipsets supported, you’re sure to find the DVR or NVR
configuration that’s right for you.
Low Power. High efficiency
With our exclusive IntelliSeekTM 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.