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Seagate SkyHawk 12TB Surveillance Internal Hard Drive 6.0Gb/s 256MB Cache 3.5 Inch -ST12000VE001

ID: HDD-SEC-SG-3.5-12TB-ST12000VE001

Brief Description:

-Built for surveillance DVR and NVR security camera systems

-Support workloads of up to 180TB/year—that's 64 simultaneously streaming HD cameras with zero dropped frames

-Built-in RV sensors allow drives to maintain performance in multi-bay systems, offering the flexibility to scale systems when more storage is needed

-Lower power consumption reduces heat emissions and improves reliability—plus, drives can easily be monitored with SkyHawk Health Management

-Enjoy long-term peace of mind with 1M hours MTBF, an included three-year limited warranty, and optional Rescue Data Recovery Services




Seagate Skyhawk Surveillance Drive

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24×7 Clear Streaming

Improve reliability by up to 30% over traditional desktop drives with surveillance-optimised firmware.

Built Tougher

Rely on 3× the workload rating of desktop drives—up to 180TB/year.

SkyHawk Health Management

Improve overall reliability when your SV system is populated with SkyHawk drives and SHM.

2-Year Data Recovery Plan

Defy user error, data corruption, fire, and flood damage with optional

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Designed for Performance and Reliability

Built for Surveillance

Built for home and SMB surveillance, SkyHawk handles all your video data backup and streaming needs.

Support Heavy Workloads

Only SkyHawk AI drives can support heavy workloads, and only SkyHawk AI is designed for more than 3× the workload of standard surveillance drives

Improve Business Outcomes

SkyHawk AI scales and reliably stores AI surveillance data to reimagine your business with smarter processes and better outcomes.

Take the Long View

SkyHawk AI drives deliver the performance needed for your AI to spot potential threats and unusual activity.


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Storage Capacity 12 TB
Buffer 256 MB
Interface SATA III (6 Gb/s)
Write Speed Maximum: 180 MB/s
Read Speed Maximum: 180 MB/s
Drive Type HDD
Form Factor 3.5"
Reliability / Data Integrity
Endurance (Total Bytes Written) 180 TB
Load/Unload Cycles 600,000
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 1.0 Million Hours
Non-Recoverable Read Errors per Bits Read 1 in 1014
Power Draw 3.7 W (Active)
2.5 W (Idle)
0.25 W (Standby)
Supported Voltage 5 VDC, 12 VDC
Current 1.8 A at 12 VDC
Operating Temperature 32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C
Dimensions (W x H x D) 1 x 4 x 5.8" / 26.1 x 101.9 x 147 mm
Weight 1.1 lb / 490 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.255 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.8 x 6.6 x 3"