Solved Does rpm affect the speed of an USB 3.0 external hard disk? Tags: Speed External Storage Storage USB3 External Hard Drive Last response: January 16, 2014 9:50 PM in Storage Share learning-guy January 16, 2014 9:41:47 PM Does the revolutions per minute affect the reading speed and writing speed of an Universal Serial Bus 3.0 External Hard Disk? More about : rpm affect speed usb external hard disk Reply to learning-guy Best solution imkvn January 16, 2014 9:50:26 PM USB 3.0 will bottleneck the 7200 rpm drive. Refer to this post for detail http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1959307/7200rpm-... Reply to imkvn Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Samsung s2 usb3.0 external hard disk does not want to open Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive USB 3.0 slow speed Forum Anyone know a USB 3.0 1 TB 7200 rpm external hard drive? Forum TOSHIBA External Hard disk USB 3.0 not showing in some computers Forum USB3.0 external hard disk is support in normal desktop Forum SolvedDoes my internal hard disk affect game performace? Forum Problems transferring to/from external hard disk usb 3.0 Forum SolvedDoes hard disk position affect its performance and health? Forum Speed test external usb 2 hard disk Forum eSATA external hard drive speeds vs USB 3.0 Forum USB 3.0 external HDD vs. internal 7200 RPM drive for movies/games? Forum SolvedExternal USB 3.0 Hard Drive - MBR Gone? Forum External Hard Disk Drive Toshiba Canvio 3.0 Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 won't recognize 4TB External Hard drive Forum USB external port does no recognize USB external hard disks Forum SolvedExternal hard disk uses two usb while my TV has only one USB port, How to connect this disk with TV to watch movies? Forum Solvedmy router does not have a usb plug i want to connect my usb external hard drives Forum SolvedWD External Hard Drive Usb 3.0 randomly disconnecting and very slow transfer rate Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 External Hard Drive, extremely slow transfer Forum SolvedLacie External Hard Drive does not show up in My computer but shows up in Disk Managment Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !