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Is there a way to check the Rpm of a harddrive?

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2 years ago#1
I'm currently recording to a laptop Hdd via a usb adapter,
And I'm getting Fps in the lower 20's.

Is there a way to check how fast it is through device manager or something?

It's not saying on the front of it.
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2 years ago#2
Use the device manager to check for the name of the harddrive, and then google it?
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2 years ago#3
Requiem posted...
Use the device manager to check for the name of the harddrive, and then google it?


http://i.imgur.com/OfFqfWv.png

Uhhhh.

Anyways, any way?
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2 years ago#4
Defraggler - a windows defrag program. Run it and click on the health tab.
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2 years ago#5
Dukaduka1k82 posted...
Defraggler - a windows defrag program. Run it and click on the health tab.


Does it have to be defraggler?

or can i just use the default defragging program?
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2 years ago#7
if both your drives are same RPM and you still want to see which of the two is fastest, put them both thru their paces with HDtune.
2 years ago#8
Ningishzida posted...
if both your drives are same RPM and you still want to see which of the two is fastest, put them both thru their paces with HDtune.


That's actually not a bad idea.
Thank you!
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2 years ago#9
It's more likely for the USB adapter to be the issue rather than the HDD.
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2 years ago#10
I don't think the speed of the drive matters since it's connected via USB. That's probably what's slowing you down. But if it's external and laptop-sized, it's likely 5400 RPM.
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