WD ( Western Digital ) Blue VS Purple Hard Drive

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Western Digital

Blue

Everyday storage for basic personal computing needs.

1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 5TB, 6TB

2 Year

5200-7200RPM

16MB – 64MB

SATA 6.0 Gb/s

2.5-inch & 3.5-inch

Western Digital

VS

Ideal For

Available Sizes

Limited Warranty

RPM

Cache

Interface

Form Factor

Brand

Purple

Designed for surveillance security systems.

1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 5TB, 6TB

3 Year

5400RPM

64MB-128MB

SATA 6.0 Gb/s

3.5-inch

Western Digital


Which Hard Drive should i choose between the WD Blue and Purple ?

The Sole Purpose of the Purple Drive is to process constant write on the disk, the drive is rated for a work load of up to 180TB per year. This is mostly used on Surveillance Security System, where video is recorded 24/7. 

If you are looking for a hard drive for your computer we highly recommend you go with the Blue Drive.

How do we find the best drive for your need ? We wrote an article about it HERE !