Check rpm of external disk drive Tags: Hard Drives Disk Drive Seagate Storage Last response: October 20, 2011 7:49 AM in Storage Share jomaxim October 19, 2011 10:26:22 PM how can i check the rpm of my external disk drive. I have a Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 2TB Desk. More about : check rpm external disk drive RetiredChief a c 349 G Storage October 19, 2011 10:49:43 PM I quess you want cake with your Ice cream also. There are programs to measure the performance, ie benchmarks such as Crystaldiskmark, As SSD, and a couple of others.. But there is NO software that truely measures the RPMs - reason Manuf provided no output. jsc a b G Storage October 19, 2011 10:52:05 PM Because it is a modern drive in an external case, you can assume that it is running slower than 7200 rpm. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer fzabkar a c 194 G Storage October 20, 2011 7:49:45 AM Most drives report their RPM via the ATA Identify Device command. Either of the following utilities should tell you. HD Sentinel (DOS / Windows / Linux): http://www.hdsentinel.com/ HDDScan for Windows: http://hddscan.com/ Alternatively, you can actually "measure" the RPM by examining HD Tune's access time graph: http://groups.google.com/group/comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhat is rpm in external hard disk ForumWhat is cyclic redundancy check check on my external hard disk ForumWhat is cyclic redundancy check check on my external hard disk ForumAny guidelines on drive setups? RPM , OS disk , SSD, etc. confused ForumHus154530vlf400 hitachi ultrastar 300gb 15k rpm Forum4200 RPM drive fast enough? ForumHow to resolve cyclic redundancy check in external hard disk ? ForumRPM for external hard drives...does it matter? ForumHow to check my external hard disk that is corrupt and unreadable? ForumSSD or 10k RPM ? ForumOMG my 1 TB external hdd disappeared because of check disk command :(( ForumRaptor 150gig or 74 gig vs fastest 7200 rpm drives ForumHow do i fix the Cyclic Redundancy Check error on my External Back Up Hard Drive Forum7200 vs 10000 rpm in laptop ForumDisk rpm ForumSATA speeds, Disk RPM 's - Difference ForumSSD swap for Avatar 145A2 Ultrabook? Forum[Solved] Which ~128GB drive for sata II? ForumHow to resolve disk volume error on laptop dell inspiron 1520 ForumDell 5150 does not recognize replacement hard drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !