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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Does it matter spindle speed on hard drive Forum Does OS hard drive speed matter? Forum How much does speed of hard drive matter in 3dmark06 scores? Forum Does Hard drive space matter for gaming Forum SolvedWhat CPU (That I picked) is best for gaming? Does speed really matter if the CPU has more Cores? Forum SolvedDoes ram speed matter for a gaming pc? Forum SolvedDoes it matter which hard drive my OS is on? Forum SolvedDoes DDR3 memory Speed really matter in gaming? Forum does hard drive matter Forum SolvedDoes a fast Hard Drive Really matter? Forum Does ram speed matter for gaming?? Forum SolvedNew Opti Drive for gaming or does it matter? Forum SolvedDoes The Hard Drive affect my gaming performance ? Forum SolvedDoes a SSD speed up a "slave" Mechanical Hard Drive? Forum RPM for external hard drives...does it matter? Forum SolvedDoes the computers CPU speed matter when choosing a graphics card? Forum SolvedDoes RAM speed matter? Forum Solveddoes speed matter? Forum Solvedhow much does clock speed matter (comparing Ci5 1.7ghz and Ci5 2.5ghz)? Help choose between two laptops Forum SolvedSSD component of hybrid drive failing -- can I disable? does it matter? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !