hard disk test

  jamesd1981 18:53 15 Nov 2009

does anyone know of a reliable freeware tool that tests hard disk spin speed my western digital drive is supposed to be 7200rpm but one of my programs shows it as 5400rpm.

  woodchip 20:29 15 Nov 2009

Go to Device Manager, write down the Disc type on first page then put this into google to find out what disc is fitted. I know this does not tell you the speed but it tells you the claimed speed drive thats fitted

  woodchip 20:32 15 Nov 2009

Just checked my HP Laptop Drive, a WD Scorpio® WD600VE info on it click here

  jamesd1981 22:22 15 Nov 2009

mine is a western digital wd6400aacs 640gb sata drive meant to be 7200rpm but a program called system spec reads it as 5400rpm

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