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8TB Seagate Skyhawk AI Surveillance HDD

3.5" | SATA
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Video Optimised and Edge Ready

Seagate® SkyHawk™ AI is a video-optimised drive designed for NVRs with artificial intelligence (AI) for edge applications.


  • ImagePerfect™ AI firmware delivers zero dropped frames while supporting heavier workloads.
  • Versatile capabilities intelligently adapt to the scale of your AI environment, supporting up to 64 HD video streams and 32 AI streams.
  • Rescue Data Recovery Services: SkyHawk AI comes with extra peace of mind for any mechanical, accidental, or natural disaster. With a 95% success rate of in-house recovery, Seagate has your back with a 3-year included Rescue Services plan.
  • SkyHawk Health Management actively helps protect your video storage by focusing on prevention, intervention and recovery options.1 Included RAID RapidRebuild™ provides 3× faster volume rebuilds.
  • Class-Leading Reliability and Dependability: SkyHawk AI drives are rated for 2M hours MTBF and a 550 TB/year workload rate for more than 3× that of standard surveillance hard drives. Backed by a 5-year limited warranty.
  • Powerful processing to welcome workload challenges — SkyHawk AI supports video analysis and recording simultaneously with GPU analytics workloads.
  • Enjoy consistent performance with built-in rotational vibration sensors providing reliable storage for NVR with little lag or downtime.
  • Multi-bay support helps you meet your growing storage demands with up to 16+ bays.
  • Best-Fit Applications:
    • Network video recorders (NVR)
    • AI-enabled NVR systems


  • Capacity: 8 TB
  • Standard Model Numbers: ST8000VE001
  • Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
  • Recording Technology: CMR
  • Drive Design: Air
  • Features and Performance:
    • Drive Bays Supported: 16+
    • AI Channels: 32
    • AI Real Time Capture Events/Sec: Up to 120
    • AI Real Time Compare Events/Sec: Up to 96
    • HD Cameras Supported: Up to 64
    • RV Sensors: Yes
    • Max. Sustained Transfer Rate OD (MB/s): 245MB/s
    • Cache (MB): 256
  • Reliability/Data Integrity:
    • Tarnish Resistant: Yes
    • Load/Unload Cycles: 600,000
    • Non-recoverable Read Errors Rate, Max: 1 per 10E15
    • Power-On Hours per year: 8,760
    • Workload Rate Limit (WRL): 550
    • Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) (hours): 2,000,000 hr
    • Warranty, Limited (years): 5
    • Rescue Data Recovery Services (years): 3
  • Power Management:
    • Startup Current, Typical (12V, A): 2
    • Average Operating Power (W): 10.1 W
    • Idling Average (W): 7.8 W
    • Standby Mode/Sleep Mode, Typical (W): 1-Jan
    • Voltage Tolerance (5 V): ±5%
    • Voltage Tolerance (12 V): ±10%
  • Environmental/Tem­perature:
    • Operating (Ambient, min °C): 0
    • Operating (drive reported, max °C): 65
    • Non-operating (ambient, min °C): –40
  • Physical:
    • Height (mm/in, max): 26.11 mm/1.028 in
    • Width (mm/in, max): 101.85 mm/4.01 in
    • Depth (mm/in, max): 146.99 mm/5.787 in
    • Weight (g/lb, typical): 720 g/1.587 lb
Release date NZ
October 21st, 2021
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Warranty Period
5 Years
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  • SATA 6Gb/s
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