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How can I tell what HD this is if the label has been torn?

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We bought a computer 2 years ago from a PC building company online, and everything still runs perfectly except the GPU stopped working so it is runing on integrated graphics.

Anyway, the manufacturer took the S/N and labels off of everything. The HD has no label or anything on it. It's being used as a storage PC by my family for now. The read/write speeds are pretty good for the HD, but there is no way to find out what it is by looking at it. All I can tell is that it is a SATA 500GB HD.

Is there a program or something which can figure out what HD it is? If it is good I want to replace it with my HD since the one I have is really damn slow.
post #2 of 8
Or you could post a pic here and i'm sure someone might be able to spot it.
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post #3 of 8
Post a picture and get the S.M.A.R.T details off it. Use SpeedFan or something like that.
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Device Manager should tell you the model number.
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Maybe HD tune can solve the problem and reveal the secret HD name
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Originally Posted by KillingTheSilence View Post
Device Manager should tell you the model number.
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Or HDtune, which is a free program.
    
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post #7 of 8
Device manager will give you the model number. Punch that into google and it will bring up the specific type of drive you've got.
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Device manager will give you the model number. Punch that into google and it will bring up the specific type of drive you've got.
Sweet, thanks for all the help everyone. Got it
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