8TB Hard Drive
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  • Product SKU: 8TB HDD

8TB Hard Drive

  • Cost-effective storage upgrade for laptop or desktop computers
  • Store all your games, music, movies and more with up to 8TB of storage
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface optimizes burst performance; 256MB Cache
  • Seagate Secure models for hardware-based data security
  • Instant Secure Erase allows safe and easy drive retirement
  • Capacity up to 18TB
  • Engineered specifically for surveillance security systems.
  • Tuned for write-intensive, low bit-rate, high stream-count workloads typical to most surveillance applications.
  • 8TB and above have additional enhancements and higher workload rate for AI-enabled recorders, systems and solutions
  • Supports up to 180 TB/yr workload rate (Up to 360 TB/yr workload rate on 8TB, 10TB, 12TB, 14TB and 18TB drives).
  • Support for more than eight bays.
  • Tarnish-resistant components.
  • 3-years limited Warranty

It is developed specifically for surveillance security systems. It offers us reduced video frame loss. Tuned for write-intensive, low bit-rate, high stream-count applications typical to most surveillance applications. Moreover, it prioritizes write-operations for maximized surveillance performance. Besides, Western Digital HDD gives the TLER & ATA streaming support, including support for up to eight drives.

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.

Seamless Integration

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.

8TB Hard Drive

  • Cost-effective storage upgrade for laptop or desktop computers
  • Store all your games, music, movies and more with up to 8TB of storage
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface optimizes burst performance; 256MB Cache
  • Seagate Secure models for hardware-based data security
  • Instant Secure Erase allows safe and easy drive retirement
  • Capacity up to 18TB
  • Engineered specifically for surveillance security systems.
  • Tuned for write-intensive, low bit-rate, high stream-count workloads typical to most surveillance applications.
  • 8TB and above have additional enhancements and higher workload rate for AI-enabled recorders, systems and solutions
  • Supports up to 180 TB/yr workload rate (Up to 360 TB/yr workload rate on 8TB, 10TB, 12TB, 14TB and 18TB drives).
  • Support for more than eight bays.
  • Tarnish-resistant components.
  • 3-years limited Warranty

It is developed specifically for surveillance security systems. It offers us reduced video frame loss. Tuned for write-intensive, low bit-rate, high stream-count applications typical to most surveillance applications. Moreover, it prioritizes write-operations for maximized surveillance performance. Besides, Western Digital HDD gives the TLER & ATA streaming support, including support for up to eight drives.

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.

Seamless Integration

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.

8TB Hard Drive

  • Cost-effective storage upgrade for laptop or desktop computers
  • Store all your games, music, movies and more with up to 8TB of storage
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface optimizes burst performance; 256MB Cache
  • Seagate Secure models for hardware-based data security
  • Instant Secure Erase allows safe and easy drive retirement
  • Capacity up to 18TB
  • Engineered specifically for surveillance security systems.
  • Tuned for write-intensive, low bit-rate, high stream-count workloads typical to most surveillance applications.
  • 8TB and above have additional enhancements and higher workload rate for AI-enabled recorders, systems and solutions
  • Supports up to 180 TB/yr workload rate (Up to 360 TB/yr workload rate on 8TB, 10TB, 12TB, 14TB and 18TB drives).
  • Support for more than eight bays.
  • Tarnish-resistant components.
  • 3-years limited Warranty
Capacity 8TB / 8000GB
Product Specifications
Interface USB 3.0
USB 2.0
Kit Contents
  • Desktop Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • WD Backup™, WD Security™ and WD Drive Utilities™ Software
  • Quick Instal Guide
  • Dimensions
    Height 170.6 mm (6.7 in)
    Depth 139.3 mm (5.5 in)
    Width 49 mm (1.9 in)
    Weight 0.96 kg (2.12 lb)
    Operating Specifications
    Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C
    Non-Op. Temperature -20°C to 65°C
    System Compatibility
  • Formatted exFAT for out-of-the-box compatibility with Windows and Mac1
  • Operating System: Windows® 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Mac OS X El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks & Sierra
  • May require reformatting for other operating systems

  • Weight: 
    2.5 lb

    Warranty: 3 Year Manufacturer

     

    Orders are processed: Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm.

    Orders are shipped within 24 hours of being placed.

    Shipping Times: 

    Within Victoria - Next day delivery

    NSW Metro - Overnight service

    NSW Country - 2-3 business days

    QLD - 3-5 business days

    SA - Overnight service

    WA - 5 business days.

    (Public Holidays Excluded)

    Order Confirmation: After placing an order, you will receive an order confirmation by e-mail. This means we’ve received your order in our system and have pre-authorised your credit card for the purchase. If your item is unavailable, we will void the pre-authorisation charge and contact you to inform you by e-mail. If your item(s) are available for immediate shipment (within 2 business days), we will process the charges and submit the order for shipment.

    Tracking Numbers will be sent to your email once your order has shipped.

    In some cases, we may need to contact you before your order can be shipped. To ensure there is no delay, please respond to any email/phone call from our Customer Service team.

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    RETURNS

    You have 14 calendar days to return an item from the date you received it. Your item must be in the same condition that you received it. We appreciate if you can return your item in the original packaging. Your item needs to have the receipt or proof of purchase email. You must contact us before returning your item so that we can give you an RMA number and the most applicable shipping address based on your location. You can contact us at sales@gsasystems.com.au and we will respond promptly.

    For more information, refer to our full policy.