WD30PURZ Western Digital Purple Surveillance 3TB Internal Hard Drive Review

WD30PURZ Western Digital Purple Surveillance 3TB Internal Hard Drive Review

Posted by Faisal Ismail on Feb 9, 2023 05:45:05

The WD30PURZ Western Digital Purple Surveillance 3TB Internal Hard Drive is designed for high-performing surveillance environments where the drive can tolerate heat fluctuations and equipment vibrations. The drive is intended for internal use in desktop computers or compatible enclosures, and it's "Purple" designation signifies its intended use in video surveillance systems.

Technical overview:

With its high intensity, the Surveillance Hard Drive can withstand intensive work environments in 24/7 environments and can perform exceptionally fast with its 8-drive bay with data processing speed that ranges up to 5400 RPM. The Western Digital Purple HDD can support 64 high-definition surveillance cameras that help enhance security data, followed by an extended storage capacity of up to 3TB that can store huge amounts of data, including 4K videos, images, and other high-performing applications and software.

Also, to ensure the drive's reliability, it undergoes several tests to ensure that this surveillance-class storage drive is compatible with other security systems. Moreover, to ensure the efficiency of security systems, this HDD comes with several advanced features, including AllFrame 4K technology that improves the video quality with better pixels and minimizes errors and interruptions.

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The Internal Hard Drive offers a data transfer speed of 145MB/s during peak performance with 64MB caches; it can sustain performance and offers uninterrupted data transfer. Additionally, this drive can cater to 180tb of workload per year, followed by an MTBF rating of 1 million.

Key Features:

  • It offers extended storage for Surveillance systems.
  • This HDD comes with All Frame 4K Technology
  • It has enhanced the Workload Rating
  • The storage drive helps with expanding the view to 64 cameras.


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WD30PURZ Technical Specifications:

GeneralManufacturerWestern Digital
Manufacturer Part #WD30PURZ
Product LinePurple
Product SeriesSurveillance
PerformanceProduct TypeInternal Hard Drive
Form Factor3.5-inch
Capacity3 TB
Cache64 MB
Spindle Speed5400 RPM
Average Seek Time14 ms
Drive Interface TypeSATA 6.0 Gbps

About Western Digital

Western Digital is a leading provider of data storage solutions, from hard drives to flash memory and software. Founded in 1970, the company has grown to become a major player in the industry, offering products for enterprise and consumer needs.

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