Seagate 8000GB (8TB) 7200RPM 3.5" SATA-III 6Gbps 512E HDD w. 256MB Cache - SkyHawk AI Surveillance


Best-Fit Applications

  • Network video recorders (NVR)
  • AI-enabled NVR systems
  • Video-edge NVRs
  • NVRs with advanced analytics


Seagate SkyHawk AI is the worlds first, purpose-built drive for artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled surveillance solutions.

Key Advantages

  • ImagePerfect AI firmware -for superior image integrity alongside additional AI workload support in always-on, AI-enabled surveillance systems.
  • Custom designed to support an additional 16 AI streams - while simultaneously and flawlessly recording footage up to 64 HD cameras.
  • Designed to handle heavy workloads - expected in always-on, AI-enabled surveillance systems. At 550 TB/year, SkyHawk AI is designed for more than 3 the workload of standard surveillance drives.
  • Advanced vibration management - for superior and sustained performance in 16+ bay NVR systems.
  • Improved reliability - and reduced total cost of ownership with 2M hour MTBF and 5year limited warranty
  • Unparalleled data protection - with a complimentary 2-year Rescue Data Recovery Services plan bundled with every SkyHawk AI drive, providing access to Seagate's secure labs with industry-leading data recovery success rates.



Standard Model Numbers



SATA 6 Gb/s

Features and Performance

Drive Bays Supported


AI Streams


HD Cameras Supported

Up to 64

Max. Sustained Transfer Rate OD (MB/s)


Cache (MB)


Reliability/Data Integrity

Tarnish Resistant


Load/Unload Cycles


Non-recoverable Read Errors per Bits Read, Max

1 per 10E15

Power-On Hours per Year (247)


Workload Rate Limit (WRL)



2,000,000 hr

Warranty, Limited (years)


Power Management

Startup Current, Typical (12V, A)


Average Operating Power (W)

7.2 W

Idling Average (W)


Standby Mode/Sleep Mode, Typical (W)


Voltage Tolerance (5 V)


Voltage Tolerance (12 V)



Operating (ambient, min degree C)


Operating (drive case, max degree C)


Non-operating (ambient, min degree C)



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 (lb/g)

650 g/1.433 lb

Carton Unit Quantity


Cartons per Pallet / Cartons per Layer


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Warranty: 60

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