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Disk space Vs performance

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March 13, 2010 4:45:55 AM

i would like to buy laptop with 4GB RAM and 500GB Hard Disk space. does the high disk spce (like 500GB) leads to slow performance. pls advice

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March 13, 2010 5:34:19 AM

Although there are exceptions, in very general terms the higher the capacity the better the performance. This is because for a fixed speed (most laptop drives spin at 5400rpm) a higher capacity drive will have more data packed into each track, and therefore you'll be able to read or write more data with each turn of the disk. It also means that a given amount of data won't use up as many tracks, and that leads to less head movement, which is a good thing.
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March 13, 2010 10:46:10 AM

Give that guy a best answer!
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