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June 13, 2012 6:03:33 PM

Hello,
how do you check the disk rpm

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June 13, 2012 6:06:06 PM

You can't check it for yourself.
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June 13, 2012 6:12:51 PM

Not sure if this is the most efficient way, but you can open device manager, see what model your hard drive is, punch it into google, and it should tell you what RPM it is rated for.
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June 13, 2012 6:15:05 PM

you can see what make and model you have in the device manager... then just look it up.
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June 13, 2012 6:18:44 PM

yes you can check it with software

free for 30 days

http://www.aida64.com/

look under windows storage and select your drive if you have more than one

it will list everything including rpm
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June 13, 2012 7:20:01 PM

mcnumpty23 said:


it will list everything including rpm

The actual rotational speed, or the rated speed?
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June 13, 2012 7:29:06 PM

comes up with this for my mechanical drive--would say its the rated speed


Device Properties ST3250620NS
Driver Description
Driver Date 21/06/2006
Driver Version 6.1.7600.16385
Driver Provider Microsoft
INF File disk.inf

Disk Device Physical Info
Manufacturer Seagate
Hard Disk Name Barracuda ES 250620
Form Factor 3.5"
Formatted Capacity 250 GB
Disks 2
Recording Surfaces 3
Physical Dimensions 146.99 x 101.6 x 26.11 mm
Max. Weight 720 g
Average Rotational Latency 4.16 ms
Rotational Speed 7200 RPM
Average Seek 8.5 ms
Track-To-Track Seek 0.8 ms
Interface SATA-II
Buffer-to-Host Data Rate 300 MB/s
Buffer Size 16 MB

Device Manufacturer
Company Name Seagate Technology LLC
Product Information http://www.seagate.com/products
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