How to Check If Hard Drive is SSD or HDD in Windows 10

Ever wondered how to check the type of Hard Drive installed on your computer. Here, we will see two different methods to check if Hard Drive is SSD (Solid State Drive) or HDD (Hard Disk Drive) in windows 10.

Method 1: Using Disk Defragmenter/Windows Drive Optimizer

  • Type 'Defrag' in the search bar of the start menu and select "Defragment and Optimize Drives - App".
How to Check If Hard Drive is SSD or HDD in Windows 10

  • Or, Open Run utility (Windows key + R), Type 'dfrgui' and press 'ok'.
How to Check If Hard Drive is SSD or HDD in Windows 10

  • Check the list of Drive and its Media Type. From Media Type Column, you can confirm whether your drive is a Solid State Drive (SSD) or Hard Disk Drive (HDD).
How to Check If Hard Drive is SSD or HDD in Windows 10

Method 2: Using PowerShell (Command Line)

  • Type 'PowerShell' in the search bar of the start menu and select "Windows PowerShell" and open as administrator.

How to Check If Hard Drive is SSD or HDD in Windows 10

  • Run the command: PowerShell "Get-PysicalDisk | Format-Table-AutoSize"
How to Check If Hard Drive is SSD or HDD in Windows 10

  • From the Media Type column, you can confirm whether your drive is a Solid State Drive (SSD) or Hard Disk Drive (HDD).

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