WILL A 7200 RPM HARD DRIVE DRIVE WORK IN PLACE OF 5400 Tags: Hard Drives HD Storage Last response: March 17, 2011 6:06 PM in Storage Share RHOADS6257 March 17, 2011 5:22:44 PM WILL A 7200RPM HARD DRIVE OPERATE IN PLACE OF A 5400RPM HD, IF SO WOULD IT BE BETTER More about : 7200 rpm hard drive drive work place 5400 masterasia March 17, 2011 5:56:27 PM Yes, and Yes it would be better. Faster is always better, but if you're putting this in a laptop, then faster also means more power being drawn. SSDs are ideal for laptops. m 0 l mdsiu March 17, 2011 6:06:53 PM Yes, just make sure they use the same interface; for example SATA I, SATA II or IDE. Also, make sure they are the same size. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhich hard drive is faster? (5400rpm SSHD vs 7200 rpm SSHD) Forum Solved7200 RPM DUAL HARD DRIVE vs 5400 RPM HYBRID - Which is better? Forum Solved5400RPM Or 7200RPM Hard Drive Forum 5400-7200 RPM Hard Drive Upgrade Forum 5400 rpm vs 7200 rpm external hard drive Forum Can i use a 5400 rpm and a 7200 rpm hard drive at the same time in my notebook Forum 7200rpm + 5400rpm Hard drives, PC running slowly! Forum SolvedUsb 3.0 on 7200 rpm drive vs sata 5400 rpm Forum Solved7200rpm HDD vs 5400rpm HDD With 128GB Os Drive Forum SolvedHow much faster is a 7200 RPM drive than a 5400 RPM drive Forum 5400RPM vs 7200RPM HDD for OS Drive Forum SolvedWhat to buy- Hard drive edition, 5400-7400rpm, 2tb-4tb, Cost? Forum Solved1TB 5400 rpm Hybrid Hard Drive vs 1TB 5400 rpm Hard Drive? Forum Could i replace a 5400rpm drive with a 7200rpm in a laptop with an i5480 process Forum Pagefile on 7200 RPM C: drive or 5400 RPM E: drive? Forum HELP! Can I upgrade the 5400 rpm drives in my Laptop to 7200 rpm drive Forum 5400rpm & 7200rpm drive on same computer? Forum 5400 rpm drive as slave to 7200 rpm master Forum SolvedBest 7200 rpm Hard Drive for a Toshiba Qosmio x875 Forum Solved4gb to 8gb ram or 7200rpm hard drive to SSD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !