Video Surveillance Hard Drive Size Statistics 2018

By: IPVM Team, Published on Nov 08, 2018

What is the most common hard drive size for video surveillance?

150+ integrators answered:

**** **** **** ***** do *** **** ******** use? **** ****** *** from ***** ****** *****?

** **** ******, ** share ******** ********, ********* trends *** ************ ** why *********** ****** ******** hard ***** *****.

*******

*** **** ******** ******** size *** ***, *** nearly **% ** ****** selected *** * ** and ******. **** *********** ******** using ****+ ****** **** 1TB ** ***. **** than **% ** ****** reported *** *** ** smaller.

******** ** ****, ***** was * **% ******** in *** ********** ** drives *** *** ******* reported, ********* ** ***. 8TB *** ****+ ***** usage ****** **** *% in **** ** **% in ****.

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

*** **** ****** ******** from *********** *** ********* drive **** ** *** price *** ********, ******* by *** ********* ******. Notably, **** * ********** cited ********** ****** ********** as *** ****** *** hard ***** **** *********:

  • "*** ** ******. ******* in ***** ******. ** are *** ******* **** using ****** ****** ****** when **** ***********."
  • "* *** *** ******* Hard ***** **** *** budget **** *****. ****** shooting *** ** ****+. With *** **** ** drives ********, * ** choosing ****** ******"
  • "*** *** ***** *** TB ****** ********** ** about **** *****."
  • "*** ***** ****. ***, 8TB, **** *** ***** too *********."
  • "*** ** *********** & 2-4TB ** **********. ** use *** ***** *** in *********** ** **** the **** ***."
  • "******* ** *** * TB, ** ***** ******* units ** *** * TB. *** ***** ** the **** ** *** disks."
  • "***. ****** **** *** $ *** **"
  • "***, ***** ** ****"
  • "*-***. * ***** *** GB/$ **** *** **** the ******* *****"
  • "***. ***** ** *** NVR *** ****** *** customer ** **** ** pay."
  • "*** *** *** ******* systems, *** *** *** larger *******. ***** *** TB ** *** ******** factor, * *** * seem ** ** ***** spots."
  • "***. **** ** *** best **** *** ***** point. *** **** ***** is ****."
  • "*-* ** ** ********. Larger ***** *** ****-*********** unless ******* **** **** than *-** *******."
  • "*-* ** ***** *** general ****"
  • "*-**** ****"
  • "*** *** ***** *** servers ** *** ***** is *** **** ******* between ***** *** ***** cost."
  • "*** **** *****. *** 8TB ***** ** * higher **** *** ** with *** ******* *** coming ****."
  • "********* ******* *** *** 12TB. ********* **** **** a *** ** ***** space **** ******* *** the ***** **** *** a **** */*"
  • "***. ****** ***** *** used **** ** ****"

Hard ***** ***** ****

** *** **** ** this ******, ******** ****, average ****** *****/***** *** TB *** ************-***** ****** are:

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  • ****: $***, $**/**
  • ****: $***, $**/**

******** ** ****, **** is * ***** ******** of  ~**% *** ****** 3TB ** *******, *** over **% *** *** - ***.

As ***** ** ****** *** *******

***** *** ** ************** popular ***** *****, *******, several ******** ***** **** the ******* ****** ********* by *** ****** **** chosen:

  • "** **** ******* ***** 6TB **** ****** ****** if *** ****** *** drives *** ***** ********* in **** ******* **** size. *** ****** ********* being **** **** ********* what **** ** *** in."
  • "*** ******* **** ** the ****** *** ********* will ******."
  • "*** - *** *********. The *** **** **** we ********* ******* ********* have *********** ** *** size ** *** **** drive **** *** *** install."
  • "***....**** *** **** **** on * ***** *******. takes *** **** ** recover/rebuild **** * ****** drive"
  • "**'** ***** **** *** in ******** ****** ******* that ** *** *** supported."
  • "*** - *** *********** stop ** **** ***** larger ******."
  • "***. ** *** ********* to *** ************'* *** spec"
  • "* ** ** **** common. *** *** **** limit ***"
  • "*,*, *** * ** drives *** *** **** common ***** *****. ***** are **** ***** ** the ****** ** *********"
  • "* ** *. ** no *** ****** ****** mainly *** ** ******** limitation"
  • "*** ** ***** *** due ** *** ********** set ** *** ************. 6TB ** ***** *** because *** *** *** handle ****** *****"

******** ***** **** **** On ***** ******

*********** **** ***** **** RAID ******* ***** *** risk ** ***** ******* of **** **** **** reasons *** ** *** large ******:

  • "*** ** **** ******, but **** ******* ****** to ***. ***** ** the ******* ****** ** HD ****, *** ******* consideration ** *** ****** of **** **** ** a ***** **** *****."
  • "...,****** ****** **** **** data **** **** *******."
  • "***, ******* **** ** RAID"
  • "* ****** ** *** 2-3TB ******, ****** ******* if * ****** *** fails *** **** **** will ** ****"
  • "****** ****** ****** **** you **** *** **** of ******* ******* ** data **** **** ****."
  • "***. **** ******* ***** too **** **** ****** drives"
  • "********** * ***** ****** to *** ** **** disque ** ******** ** divide *** **** ** a *******"

Comments (12)

*** *** **** *** some *********** ***** ** drives **** **** ***?

*******’* *** **** *** is *****’* *******

** ****** *'* **** joking. *****. *****. *****. :)

***************** ****** ***** :)

** ***** ********* ** the ******* ****** ****** the **** ** ***** amount ** **** **** in ** ***** **** a ****** *** ***** as ******* ** * smaller ***. 

*******, **** ** ***** to *** **** ********, it ******* *** ****** HDD *** ******* *** the ******* *** *** higher *** ****.

*** *****?? *** ** this ***** ** ** a ****** ** *** the **** ******

**** *** ******* *** system, ********* ***** ********** Server ********, ****** *** generated **** * ***** has *** ******* ** is *** ******* ******* via ***** ***********, ***** enables *** ***** ** be ******** ***** ** a ***** *******.  **** is *** ** *** the ****** ******, *** 10TB *** ****.  ********* times *** ****** * factor ** *** ********* Industry, *** **** ****** us ** ***** ******** demanded *********.

* **** *** ********* state **** ***** ********* wanted ** **** **** equipment **** ******* ****** allowing *** **** *********, the ******** **** ******* some ** ** ********* was **** **** ***** come *** *** ******* new ****** ***** ** - ** ****, *** then ****** ****** ** and *** ** ******** the ********* **** ****** to ******. *** ******* I ******** *** ** they *** ** ****** disks **** ***** ** well ** **** ** VCR ***** *** **** change *****.  

** ******** ***** *** usage?

**** ****** ******* ** hard ******, ** ** have **** ****** - **-***** ******* ***** ********** 2017

** **** ******* ** look ** ** ******** and **** ** *** first ******* *** ******* on. 

 

* ***'* *** **. (lol).

** **** ******* ** look ** ** ******** and **** ** *** first ******* *** ******* on.

**** ******* ;)

*'* ** ******* ** hear ***** ******* ******* allocations *** ******.

******** *** **** **** than ** **** ***** needs:

*****, *** ** **** settings?

** **** ** ****** detection **** ********* ** a ***** ********* ****** is ***** ** *** a *** **** ******* than ** **** ** continuous ********* **** * 4MP ****** ******* * smart *****.

* ** ******* *** many ** ** ******* are ********* *** ****** on *******. **** * general *********, ** ** resolution/application/etc. ** *** ***** me ** ** ********* around **** *** ****** on ******* *** ** everyday *********** (*-*** ******, motion *********, ***** ******, 1 ****** ** *******).

** **** ** ****** detection **** ********* ** a ***** ********* ****** is ***** ** *** a *** **** ******* than ** **** ** continuous ********* **** * 4MP ****** ******* * smart *****.

**** ** ** *****, actually.

**, ***’* *** *** got **** ********** “********”, and *** ********* **** let’s *** *** *** three ******* ****

**-**** **** **%

**-**** **** **%

**-***** **** **%

*** ***** ***** “***, the ******* *********** ********** is *** **** *** place.  * ****** ***.”

*** ******, ** *** choice ** ********** **** was *** **** *** usually **** *********** ** retention **** *** *** rate, *.*. “* ****** buy * ** ****** and ***** ** ****** among *** * *******.”, that ***** **** *****.

*** ***** ********* ****/*** rate/motion ** ***-****** *** really ******* *** ****, do *** ********** ******** alone ****** *** **** much?

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