How can we confirm if our computers have solid state drives

We have been tasked with taking an inventory of all our PCs and Laptops. One specific question we have to answer is if each device has a Solid State Hard drive (SSD) or not. Is there an easy way or rule of thumb to tell? Will we have to take apart each model of machine we have? If we take machines apart, what are we looking for? All advice welcome
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William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
If they are Windows 8 you can run the Disk Defragmenter and under Media Type it will tell you if it is an SSD.

How many computers do you have to check?
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Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
Go to Device Manager;  expand Disk Drives (click the symbol to the left of "Disk Drives");  and simply look at the model numbers of the drives.   You can then Google the model # if you're not certain ... although in many cases it will be obvious [e.g. it will say something like "Intel SSDSCBW240A4", which is clearly an SSD].
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nobusCommented:
as rule of thumb - if it boots up into windows under 30 seconds, it is an SSD
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Danny ChildIT ManagerCommented:
Check the Spiceworks inventory tool:
http://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/111400-get-a-good-scan-of-your-windows-devices?source=topic&pos=10

How many machines / sites do you have to cover?  This affects how much effort and cash you want to put into the automation!
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