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 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-... Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Samsung s2 usb3.0 external hard disk does not want to open Forum Anyone know a USB 3.0 1 TB 7200 rpm external hard drive? Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive USB 3.0 slow speed 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 Problems transferring to/from external hard disk usb 3.0 Forum SolvedDoes my internal hard disk affect game performace? Forum Speed test external usb 2 hard disk Forum SolvedDoes hard disk position affect its performance and health? Forum Does the Usb adapter affect the speed of the hdd? Forum eSATA external hard drive speeds vs USB 3.0 Forum SolvedExternal 3.0 usb Hard drive Forum USB 3.0 external HDD vs. internal 7200 RPM drive for movies/games? Forum USB external port does no recognize USB external hard disks Forum SolvedExternal USB 3.0 Hard Drive - MBR Gone? Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 won't recognize 4TB External Hard drive Forum External Hard Disk Drive Toshiba Canvio 3.0 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 USB 3.0 External 2.5" Enclosure (5400 or 7200 rpm?) Forum SolvedWD External Hard Drive Usb 3.0 randomly disconnecting and very slow transfer rate Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !