WD WD84PURZ Purple 8TB SATA Hard Drive for Surveillance w/ 5640RPM 6Gb/s 128MB Cache, Four Pack
WD WD84PURZ Purple Surveillance 8TB 3.5 inch SATA Hard Drive
The WD WD84PURZ Purple 8TB SATA Hard Drive is built for 24/7, always-on, high-definition security systems. WD WD84PURZ features Western Digital’s exclusive AllFrame technology, so you can confidently create a security system tailored to the needs of your business. Using AllFrame technology, WD84PURZ drives improve video capturing and helps to reduce errors, pixelation, and video interruptions that could happen in a video recorder system. The WD84PURZ has an enhanced workload rating that supports systems designed for 24/7 video recording with up to 64 cameras.
Hard Drive Vital Statistics
- Model Number: WD84PURZ
- Capacity: 8TB
- Speed: 5640RPM
- Cache: 128MB
- Interface: SATA 6Gb/s
- Form factor: 3.5 inch
Industry-leading storage. Surveillance you can trust.
With WD Purple WD84PURZ 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
This WD Purple drive is 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. Help make your surveillance solution future-ready knowing that WD Purple drives are ready for ultra high definition cameras. This drive features AllFrame 4K technology that enables not only recording multiple streams per camera but also supports an additional 32 streams for Deep Learning analytics within the system.
Enhanced workload ratings
This WD Purple drive with AllFrame 4K technology features 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.
Expand your view to 64
Each WD84PURZ drive is optimised 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 million hours, WD Purple WD84PURZ drives are engineered for mainstream surveillance DVRs and NVRs that operate 24/7. With support for more than eight bays and tarnish resistant components, WD84PURZ deliver reliable operation in large scale surveillance systems in harsh environments.
Field-proven high capacity
Now on its 4th generation and with more than 27 million drives shipped, field-proven HelioSeal technology delivers trusted high-capacity WD Purple storage for the massive storage needs of 4K surveillance video.
Wide compatibility. Seamless integration.
WD Purple WD84PURZ 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.
Low power. High efficiency.
With WD’s exclusive IntelliSeek technology, WD84PURZ drives are able to calculate optimum seek speeds. This keeps power consumption low so ambient noise and vibrations are at a minimum.
Advanced Format (AF)
Drive Bays Supported
Firmware Features Name
Tarnish resistant components
Interface transfer rate (max)
- Buffer to host
- Host to/from drive (sustained)
Annualised workload rating
Non-recoverable read errors per bits read
Average power requirement (W)
- Standby and Sleep
- Operating (2 ms, read/write)
- Operating (2 ms read)
- Non-operating (2 ms)
Width (± .01 in .)
Weight (± 10%)
Standard Warranty: 3-Years