Seagate SkyHawk 2TB Surveillance Hard Drive – SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Drive (ST2000VX008)

June 13, 2017 - Comment

Smart, safe and secure, Seagate Skyhawk HDDs are engineered for 24×7 video recording. They feature 3x the workload rating of desktop drives and can store up to 10,000 hours of digital video on capacities up to 10TB. Product Features Custom-built for surveillance applications with Image Perfect firmware for crisp, clear, 24×7 video workloads Maximum 180TB/year

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Smart, safe and secure, Seagate Skyhawk HDDs are engineered for 24×7 video recording. They feature 3x the workload rating of desktop drives and can store up to 10,000 hours of digital video on capacities up to 10TB.

Product Features

  • Custom-built for surveillance applications with Image Perfect firmware for crisp, clear, 24×7 video workloads
  • Maximum 180TB/year workload rating-3× the workload rating of desktop drives-for reliable performance in write-intensive surveillance systems
  • Rotational vibration (RV) sensors help maintain performance in RAID and multi-drive systems (4TB or higher)
  • Up to 10TB of capacity to store up to 10,000 hours of HD video

Comments

Nyla says:

Extremely Quiet Quality Surveillance Hard Drive We installed this 4TB Hard Drive in an Amcrest NVR last week and it is performing flawlessly. 

Stevie says:

Super Quiet Drive! I just bought a 2 TB Skyhawk for a small NVR and camera system I just purchased. I also purchased a 2 TB WD Purple drive, and decided to install one of these in the NVR and the other in a USB enclosure attached to the NVR as a backup. I ended up putting the Purple in the USB enclosure and set the Skyhawk as the installed drive inside the NVR, based on reviews here and some reviews of the WD Purple, which claimed video sometimes stuttered. I have always been a fan of Seagate drives, though…

Frankie says:

Works on a Mac just like any other drive For Mac users, I can say this works just like any other drive, at least when I pop it into a StarTech “drive toaster” connected to my Mac Pro (Late 2009 running El Capitan) via SATA cables. I am using it to back up 4 smaller drives which inhabit my Mac Pro, by partitioning it up to fit these other drives, for long-term off-site backup. Speed of the drive is not an issue in this case, and I don’t know if this drive is especially slow or not. The only minor difficulty for my purpose was…

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