Built for 24/7, always-on, high-definition security systems. With a supported workload rate of up to 180 TB/yr1 and support for up to 64 cameras, WD Purple drives are optimized for surveillance systems. WD Purple 8TB, 10TB, 12TB, 14TB & 18TB drives are designed to support Deep Learning analytics in AI capable NVRs, and feature an enhanced workload rating of up to 360TB/yr
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 flexibility to upgrade or expand your security system.
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.
Designed For Surveillance
The WD Purple Drive Is Designed For Both Dvr And Nvr Security Systems, And Is Compatible With Many Of The The Leading Surveillance And Security Manufacturers. We Can Help You Find The Perfect Storage For Your System.
3-Year Limited Warranty
Every WD Purple Drive Comes With A 3-Year Limited Warranty, So You Can Be Confident Of Your Surveillance Storage.
What is the difference between a desktop drive and a WD Purple drive?
The WD Purple drive is designed specifically for 24/7 DVR and NVR surveillance solutions and is optimized with AllFrame™ technology for system playback and performance.
WD Purple drives support 3x the workload rating of desktop drives, making them more capable of handling the higher demands of video surveillance systems.
What capacity do you recommend for my surveillance?
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.
Easy backup and upgrade
Acronis True Image WD Edition software, available as a free download, can clone drives and backup your operating system, applications, settings and all of your data.
Disk Speed (RPM)
WD Purple™ surveillance storage is built to handle up to 64 cameras per drive and is designed for 24/7, always on, high-definition surveillance security systems with more than eight bays2.
Dimensions (L x W x H)
5.79" x 4" x 1.03"