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Old 06-04-2009, 03:41 PM   #1
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Default will I notice a jump from 5400rpm to 7200rpm?

upgrading the 4 year old black Friday Lap top.....
HP Pavillion ze2000

I took it up to 2G of ram and that helped.
if I replaced the old hard drive with a new larger 7200rpm one, would I notice any real speed increase?

I am in no real danger of filling it, I have externals and another computer. strictly for speed, is it worth the $70.00 for a new one? and will this one work?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148336

also, can I upgrade the cpu? is it worth it?
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Old 06-04-2009, 04:11 PM   #2
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yes, you will notice a big difference from a 5400 to 7200.... just make sure you have sufficient cooling bro
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Old 06-04-2009, 04:17 PM   #3
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Default Re: will I notice a jump from 5400rpm to 7200rpm?

The biggest jump in the world (JK) in my opinion. But still a large speed increase.
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Default Re: will I notice a jump from 5400rpm to 7200rpm?

my lowest score on my laptop for the windows experience thingy is the hard drive.... it drags down my system
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Default Re: will I notice a jump from 5400rpm to 7200rpm?

ya ur jump will be pretty noticeable, cant wait for the 10k or even the hp 15k HDD's to go down to a normal affordable price
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Default Re: will I notice a jump from 5400rpm to 7200rpm?

yeah, but they wont figure out how to get sufficient cooling to a 10k rpm drive for a laptop....

what you should REALLY be looking forward to is for SSD's to go down in price - ssd's are the way of the future
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ya but im talking about desktop
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Default Re: will I notice a jump from 5400rpm to 7200rpm?

well, thats weird, considering this is a freaking laptop thread...
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lol oh sorry :'(
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its ok, im just saying! watch what you are posting and where =]
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