160 vs 500 Tags: Hard Drives SATA Heat Power Storage Last response: October 9, 2010 3:59 PM in Storage Share myowaiwin October 8, 2010 9:06:24 AM what the difference in power comsumption heat read/write speed of sata 160gb and 500 gb hdd thanks More about : 160 500 anort3 a c 107 G Storage October 8, 2010 6:36:05 PM It completely depends on the make, model and generation of the drives. Be more specific. m 0 l myowaiwin October 9, 2010 8:12:01 AM hatichi hard drive in Mac book alu 13 160 gb vs current generation WD 500gb brand new one m 0 l Related resources Western Digital Caviar Blue 160gb vs 500gb - Forum Seagate 500gb VS Two Seagate 160gb - Forum RAID0 Hitachi 7K160 Vs Hitachi T7K500 - Forum Plextor M5S 256GB $160 vs Samsung 840 EVO 250GB $200 - Forum 160GB HDD/500GB HDD for Primary/ Storage Drives? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rwpritchett a b G Storage October 9, 2010 3:47:27 PM Still need more info. 5400 rpm? 7200 rpm? In general, newer larger capacity hard drives will be a little quicker because they most likely have more dense platters. If the WD replacement drive is a 7200 Scorpio black, it should be noticeably faster than the older 5400 rpm Hitachi. m 0 l myowaiwin October 9, 2010 3:59:06 PM both are 5400 rpm plz mention not only the read/write speed but aslo the power comsumption and heat. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPCI-e 3 (x16 , x16, x4) vs 3 (x16/0 or x8/x8, x4) Hate it when they do this. Forum SolvedPentium 4 2.8GHz vs. genuine intel r cpu 1.60ghz Forum Solved160 GB 7200.9 vs 1.5TB WD15EADS for main drive Forum $160 Budget - ASUS VS238H-P vs. BenQ GL2460HM Forum PC responds very slow when i replaced my 160gb hd with 500gb hd Forum SolvedGTX 560 Ti ($220) vs HD 6870 ($160) price difference worth it? Forum SolvedHD5850 ($160) vs GTX560Ti ($258) vs HD6950 2GB ($296) Forum GPU for Corsair VS450 BUDGET - INR 10000 or $160 Forum Can you replace a Netbook 160GB hd with a 500GB or a 320GB Hard Drive? Forum Ghosted 160G XP to 500G...stops before welcome screen Forum SAMSUNG 840 120GB VS. Intel X25 160 GB Forum Intel X25-M 160 GB vs SanDisk Extreme 120 GB vs Samsung 840? Forum SolvedCorsair CX500 or VS650 Forum SolvedFractal design r4 vs 500r Case Forum 2x Xeon E5603 1.60ghz vs. 1x Xeon E5620 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !