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. 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum5400 rpm hard drive versus 7200 rpm performance ForumCan i use a 5400 rpm and a 7200 rpm hard drive at the same time in my notebook Forumreplace laptop 5400RPM with 7200RPM ? ForumWhen is 5400rpm faster than 7200rpm ? ForumHELP! Can I upgrade the 5400 rpm drives in my Laptop to 7200 rpm drive Forum5400RPM Or 7200RPM Hard Drive Forum5400 vs 7200 RPM Drives in RAID5 Forum5400 rpm vs 7200 rpm external hard drive ForumI5 2450M with a 7200 RPM hd or a i7 2670QM with a 5400 RPM hd Forum5400 RPM and 7200 RPM ForumSSD/HDD Combo 5400RPM or 7200RPM ForumI7 5400rpm vs 15 7200rpm Forum7200rpm vs. 5400rpm laptop HDD question Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd ForumHelp Diagnose RAID 1 Frequent Drive failure GA-P35-DS3P ForumShould I buy a WD Velociraptor 10000 RPM drive? ForumNew Motherboard - Hard Disk Not Found ForumSATA to IDE Adapter, Drive Not Detected in BIOS ForumHard Drive Randomly Working? ForumRAID 0 WITH 2 2TB HARD DRIVES POSSIBLE? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !