The message you selected is no longer available for viewing.

This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards.

noticable difference between 5400 and 7200rpm ?

  • Topic Archived
  1. Boards
  2. PC
  3. noticable difference between 5400 and 7200rpm ?
2 years ago#1
my current pc only supports usb 2.0 without adding a card to it for usb 3.0 and the other device that will be using the files will be my playstation 3 console

so my question is since the hard drive will likely 3.0/2.0 backwards compatible anyways but run in 2.0 speed till my next pc would i see much difference in transfer speeds from those 2 rpm drives ??

7200 rpm 2.5's arent easy to find as it is but are they worth it i think they usually $10 more
---
Amd Phenom II X4 955 3.2ghz ASUS EAH DIRECTCU 5850 1gig Asus Crosshair Formula 3 790FX WD Caviar 1TB HDD Coolermaster HAF 932 XFX Modular 750watt PSU
2 years ago#2
Ten dollars for any upgrade is basically always worth it
---
"Are you going to buy this time? Or are you still just curious?"
"Well, I supposed you could say I'm Buy-Curious" ~PSN - greeniebeanie
2 years ago#3
I've noticed a respectable increase in speed when I made the jump.
---
/|\ http://i.imgur.com/hK9c1lo.jpg?1
\|/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vE7x0WLz7SY
2 years ago#4
With my external drive I have seen transfers of 25 MB/s tops with USB 2.0 and up to 100 MB/s using USB 3.0, is a 5400 rpm drive too.
---
Mystery is the source of all true science.
  1. Boards
  2. PC
  3. noticable difference between 5400 and 7200rpm ?

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived