The Best Hard Drive For Surveillance Is...

"It depends."

At least according to Tom's Hardware, which just released their test results benchmarks of WD's Purple and Seagate Surveillance hard drives.

Overall, deciding between the Purple...

*** ************ *** ***** **** ** **** ***********. **** ***** than ***** ******, ***** * ***** ****/***** ********, *** ** Purple ****** ***. ***** ****** ***** ****** **** * *****-**** workload ********** ****** *** ******* ************ ***. ** **** *****, the *** ****** ***** ***** ************ ***********, ********* **** ***'* see **** ********** ******* ******, ***** ******* *** *** **** than ***** **********-***** ********.

**** ************* ***** *****, *******, ** **** ************ ******* *** predominantly *****-*********, ***** **** ***** ****** ****** *** *****, ********* making ******* *** **** ****** *******.

**'* **** ***** ******* **** ***** ***** **** ********* ***** benchmarking *****, *** **** ****** ******* ** **** **** ***** streams, ** ** **** ***** *********** ****** **** *********.

** ****** *** ***** *******

*** ***** *** ***** ** ***** *****: ********* ** **, the ****** **** ** *** ******** *** **** ***** ***, only ***** ***** ***** ********** *******:

******** ** *** ******, ** ******** ** **** **** ***** in * ******, *** ****'** *** ******** *** ****-***** ************. This ** ****** *** ** * **** ** ****** ************ Feed ******* (****), * ********** **** ********* *** ******* ** vibration ********** ** ***** ****** ** ** *********. ** ****** applications, ***** ****** ** ******** ** ****** *** ***** *** same ****, **** ** *********. *******, ** *****'* ******* **** functionality ** ******** *** *** ******'* ****** ******.

******* *** *** *********** ******** ** ** ****** *** ******* ************ ********* **** **********.

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"**'* **** ***** ******* **** ***** ***** **** ********* ***** benchmarking *****, *** **** ****** ******* ** **** **** ***** streams, ** ** **** ***** *********** ****** **** *********"

** **** ** * "************ **** ***** *****-***" ******* ***** surveillance *******? **.

** *** ******* **** **** * ******* ******** ** ******* Digital **** ** ********** ******** ** ****** ************ ****** **********, with ******** ** ***** ***** ****** *** **** ****** *****. The ****** **** **** ****** *** ******** ** **** **** they ****'* *** ** **** *******, *** **** **** *** not *** ****** ******* ** ** *** *******.

*** ***** **** ** *** ******* **** *** ******** ** the *** **** **** ** ****** ***** **** ****** ***** "ohhh, * **** ** *** ******** * ************ ****** ***", and * ****** ** ***** *********** *** ***'* ***** ** a **** ************* *** ************.

***, ** ***** *** ** *** *****'* ******** ******** ** determined ** *** ****** ** *** ********* ******** ***** **** as **** ** *** ************ ** *** ********* ******. *** all ********* ******** **** **** *** ***** ** *** **** way. *** *** ********* ******* *** ****** *** **** ***.

***** ****** ***** ** **** ******* ******* ********* ***** ********* on *** ** ******* ***** ** ****. ** **, * database *** ********* ****** **** ** ********* ****, ***. * multi-drive ***** ** * ********* ****** **** ** ***** ********* in **** ***** ** ****.

** *** *** ***** ***** ************ ****** *** ***** *********. Benchmarks **** **** **** ********** *** ********. *** *'* *** sure **** **** ** ***** ****** ***** ** ******** ***** how ***** ****** *** ***** ** ******* ** ** ********** application.

***** ********* ** ********** ******** ***** ** **

*. **** ** **** *** ******* ********** ** **** ** needs? (***** ****-**-***-******** **** ******* *** * **** *****)

*. **** ** **** *** ***** ********** *************** (*.*, ****, mechanicals, *****, ***)?

*. **** ** **** *** ***** ********?

*. ** ** *** ***** *****?

*******, **** (**** **** ********!), ******* ****** *****, ******.