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Seagate SkyHawk 6TB SATA III 3.5" Hard Drive - 5400RPM, 256MB Cache

Seagate SkyHawk 6TB SATA III 3.5" Hard Drive - 5400RPM, 256MB Cache

CCL Code: HDD2800

£125.72 inc VAT

Seagate SkyHawk 6TB SATA III 3.5" Hard Drive - 5400RPM, 256MB Cache


£125.72 inc VAT

Available for delivery from Wednesday 7th June

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Key Features:

  • 6TB Capacity
  • 5400RPM Spin Speed
  • SATA III Interface
  • 256MB Cache
  • 3.5" Form Factor
  • 3 Year Warranty
CCL Code: HDD2800



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Optimised for DVRs and NVRs, SkyHawk™ surveillance drives are tuned for 24x7 workloads in capacities up to 10 TB. Equipped with enhanced ImagePerfect™ firmware, SkyHawk helps to minimise dropped frames and downtime with a workload rating 3x that of a desktop drive and IS ready to record up to 90% of the time while supporting up to 64 HD cameras.

SkyHawk Is Smart

The innovative ImagePerfect firmware enables smooth, clear video streaming for always-on, 24/7 surveillance environments — helping to ensure your business can always have a formidable layer of protection.

And SkyHawk Is Vigilant

Built to record 90% of the time — supports up to 64 cameras
Up to 10 TB or 2,000+[1] hours of HD video
180 TB/year workload rating, 3× the workload of a desktop drive and backed by a 3-year limited warranty
NVR ready drives deliver robust drive design for multi-drive environments
Protect your data against the unexpected with an optional +Rescue Data Recovery Service plan

[1]. HD video stream measured as a Mpeg-4 H.264 satellite and 30fps 2MP HD security or 10 Mb/s

Be Safe

Give yourself the ultimate peace of mind with SkyHawk surveillance drives and never miss a frame, even in harsh environments. SkyHawk’s extreme workload rating, low power consumption and NVR ready design can improve long-term drive reliability. SkyHawk can also reliably perform in operating temperatures — from 0°C to 70°C — while tarnish-resistant components offer further protection out in the field.

Soar Higher and Longer

SkyHawk is built to scale with your needs and reliably performs in multi-drive systems. Multi-drive surveillance systems can rely on the SkyHawk’s RAID-optimised hardware, keeping drives and systems in the field longer.

  • NVR ready design enables reliable performance in DVR and NVR systems with 8+ drives
  • Robust drive design in a RAID environment maintains drive performance by improving vibration tolerance

Stay Secure and Be Prepared

Be prepared for the unthinkable with a 3-year Seagate +Rescue Data Recovery Service plan. Under the protective wing of SkyHawk, vandalism, viruses and accidents are no longer the end of the world.

  • Fast and easy recovery process — data can often be restored in 15 days or less
  • Seagate leads the industry in data recovery with a 90% success rate

Main Features

  • 1M hour MTBF - designed for high write duty cycle across SkyHawk
  • ATA AV Command support - streaming video command support across SkyHawk
  • Best-in-class acoustic performance means virtually silent operation
  • Built-in error recovery for non-stop video streaming
  • Compliant with RoHS requirements in China and Europe
  • Full-track multiple-sector transfer capability without local processor intervention
  • Idle3 power mode support
  • Low activity power
  • Low-RPM spindle speed
  • Native Command Queuing with command ordering to increase performance in demanding applications
  • Performance-tuned for seamless video applications
  • Reliability for 24x7 video surveillance applications
  • Rotational Vibration - mitigation of system level rotational vibration inside SkyHawk
  • SeaTools diagnostic software performs a drive self-test that eliminates unnecessary drive returns
  • State-of-the-art cache and on-the-fly error-correction algorithms
  • Streaming video optimization - consistent command completion times & ERC support across SkyHawk
  • Support for S.M.A.R.T. drive monitoring and reporting
  • Supports 8+ drive bays
  • Supports ATA8 streaming commands
  • Supports latching SATA cables and connectors
  • Supports up to 64 HD cameras for recording and playback
  • TGMR recording technology provides the drives with increased areal density
  • Thermal monitoring and reporting for 24x7 operations
  • Transient power on management - <=1.8A spin-up current
  • Uncompromising reliability supports flexible surveillance design with case temperatures up to 70ºC
  • Workload ratings of 180TB/year
  • Worldwide Name (WWN) capability uniquely identifies the drive

Hard Disk

Drive Capacity 6144 GB
Drive Size 3.5 Inches
Interface SATA 6GB/s
Data Buffer/RAM 256 MB
Platters 4
Heads 8
Bytes per Sector 4K Sector with Emulation
Sectors per Track 63


Average Latency 6 ms
Spindle Start Time (Typical) 15 Seconds
Data Transfer Rates 180 MB/s
Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) Hours


Electrical Power Consumption 5 W
Power Requirement Idle (Ready) 3.4 Watts


Operating Temperature 0 to 70 °C
Operating Humidity 5 to 90 %
Non Operating Temperature -40 to 70 °C
Relative Humidity 5 to 95 %
Shock (Operating) 70Gs for 2ms
Shock (Non Operating) 300Gs for 2ms
Vibration (Operating) 0.25G (5 to 22Hz, 350 to 500Hz), 0.50G (22 to 350Hz)
Vibration (Non-Operating) 3 Gs up to 500 Hz
Acoustics (Seek Mode) 2.6 dB
Acoustics (Idle Mode) 2.5 dB
Altitude (Operating) -300 to 3048 m
Altitude (Non-Operating) -300 to 12,192 m
Temperature Gradient 20 °C per hour


Form Factor Hard Disk Drive
Enclosure type Internal
Colour Silver
Pack Quantity 1
In The Box 1 x Seagate SkyHawk (6TB) 3.5 inch Surveillance Hard Drive SATA 6Gb/s 256MB (Internal)
Width 10.185 cm
Depth 14.699 cm
Height 2.611 cm
Weight 0.610 kg
Barcode 763649092132


Shipping Carton Product Quantity 20 Units
Shipping Pallet Quantity 40 Shipping Cartons
Pallet Product Quantity 800 Units


Warranty 3 year limited warranty

Key Features

Disk Capacity 6 TB
Interface Type SATA III
Main Colour Silver
Drive Interface SATA III
Cache Memory 256 MB
Disk Form Factor 3.5
Interface Type SATA III
Condition New
Disk Speed 5400RPM
Intended Use Surveillance
Recording Technology CMR
Power Requirement (auto) W
Number of SATA power required


Storage Type HDD

Item Details

Manufacturer Seagate
Manufacturer Code ST6000VX001
Alternative Part Number ST6000VX0023
EAN 8719706003711
UPC 763649110812
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 3 year limited warranty

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer Seagate
Manufacturer Code ST6000VX001

Do you have you a question about the Seagate SkyHawk (6TB) 3.5 inch Surveillance Hard Drive SATA 6Gb/s 256MB (Internal)?

Q: why did hdd skyhawk , don't show spindle speed (rpm) in data sheet???
Answer by Website User on 20th March 2018
This information is listed on both the overview and specification section of this page. - Matthewt
0 customers found this answer helpful.
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4.9 / 5 8 reviews

Roger Baker

March 2022

Bought this for cctv nvr system Excellent product at a great price


March 2022

Good for CCTV

Mike Deackes

January 2022

All good nice drive


December 2020

does the job and works well, i just hope it lasts

"Daniel Coleman"

March 2020

I have installed a number of these on DVR's receiving continuous feeds from multiple 8MP cameras with no issues found.


January 2020

This works great in windows 7 Thank you such a quick delivery top marks as always

Pawel K

January 2019

Good price good product.


November 2018

Seagate skyhawk is very good for the servilliance systems.I have installed many of these and alsways ordered them from CCL. Straigth forward transaction and quick delivery.