Does Hard Drive Speed Matter For Gaming? Tags: Hard Drives Gaming Computer Storage Last response: March 4, 2011 4:43 PM in Storage Share Jus136 March 4, 2011 4:39:40 PM I'm thinking of either a 3gb/s or 6 gb/s hard drive, but I mostly use my computer for gaming. Does HD speed factor in? More about : hard drive speed matter gaming geekapproved a b 4 Gaming March 4, 2011 4:43:54 PM Any modern 7200 rpm hdd with at least 16mb of cache is going to be adequate for gaming. Your load times will just be quicker with a faster drive. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDoes OS hard drive speed matter ? ForumDoes it matter spindle speed on hard drive ForumHow much does speed of hard drive matter in 3dmark06 scores? ForumDoes a fast Hard Drive Really matter ? ForumDoes a fast PC really matter for FPS games ForumWhy does it matter how much memory a computer has ForumNew Opti Drive for gaming or does it matter ? ForumBest Brand? Does it matter ? ForumDoes the motherboard matter ? ForumAMD in Dell - does it matter ? ForumDoes motherboard size matter ? (performance wise) ForumBest single Hard Disk ! (performance and price matter ) ForumHard Drive speed make a difference gaming ? ForumMatching CPU with GPU, does it matter ? Forummanufacture brand DOES matter !! ForumIs it possible to install windows on a external hdd?????? ForumHELP! Re-using Hard Drives on new Build Forum[Solved] Can I plug a 3.0 gb/sec (sata2) hard drive on a motherboard with a 1.5 gb/sec (s Forum[Solved] Hooking up old computer's internal hard drive to new computer as slave ForumPlease help choose HD for gaming More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !