WD Purple 12TB Surveillance drives- WD121PURZ

WD Purple™
Surveillance Hard Drives
WD Purple™ drives are built for 24/7, always-on, high-definition security
systems. WD Purple™ surveillance storage feature Western Digital’s
exclusive AllFrame™ technology, so you can confidently create a
security system tailored to the needs of your business. Using AllFrame™
technology, WD Purple™ drives improve video capturing and helps to
reduce errors, pixelation, and video interruptions that could happen in
a video recorder system. WD Purple drives have an enhanced workload
rating that supports systems designed for 24×7 video recording with up
to 64 cameras.

SATA 6 Gb/s


5400 RPM Class

1TB to 12TB





Product Features
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. Help
make your surveillance solution
future-ready knowing that WD
Purple drives are ready for ultra

high definition cameras. WD
Purple capacities up to 8TB feature
AllFrame 4K technology enabling
high quality recording for up to
64 cameras. WD Purple 10TB and
12TB capacities feature AllFrame AI
technology that enables not only
recording up to 64 cameras, but also
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 10TB and
12TB drives with AllFrame AI feature
a workload rating up to 360TB/
year to support the Deep Learning
analytics that are features 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
Field-proven high capacity
Now on its 4th generation and with
more than 27 million drives shipped³,
field-proven HelioSeal™ technology
delivers trusted high-capacity WD
Purple storage (8TB, 10TB, and
12TB) for the massive storage needs
of 4K surveillance video.

Wide compatibility. Seamless
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 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 our exclusive IntelliSeek™
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

The WD Advantage
At WD, we put our products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T.™) prior to any product launch. This testing ensures our products consistently
meet the high quality and reliability standards of the WD brand. WD also has a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles as well as
helpful software and utilities. Our customer support lines have long operational hours to ensure you get the help you need when you need it. Our toll-free
customer support lines are here to help or you can access our WD Support site for additional details.

WD Purple Specifications