Could i replace a 5400rpm drive with a 7200rpm in a laptop with an i5480 process Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Samsung Storage Last response: August 3, 2011 12:15 PM in Storage Share pussycat23666 August 3, 2011 11:05:38 AM i've bought a samsung RV511 S02UK laptop with a 5400rpm drive in it. could i replace it with a 7200rpm drive without any overheating or cutting out problems? More about : replace 5400rpm drive 7200rpm laptop i5480 process Hawkeye22 a b D Laptop a c 284 G Storage August 3, 2011 12:05:20 PM Check your laptop manual, but if you can't find anything in the manual I'd stick with the 5400rpm drive as the 7200rpm will put out more heat. pussycat23666 August 3, 2011 12:15:35 PM i've done it at work on a toshiba laptop, but that was an experiment, i wouldn't want to do it with something i've paid for myself. will have to stick with the 5400rpm drive. thank you hawkeye. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumreplace laptop 5400RPM with 7200RPM ? Forum7200rpm vs. 5400rpm laptop HDD question ForumI7 5400rpm vs 15 7200rpm ForumIs a 7200RPM SATA laptop harddrive really faster than a 5400RPM one. ForumWhen is 5400rpm faster than 7200rpm ? ForumInspiron 14R 7200RPM HDD question Forum750GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache vs. 640GB 5400RPM 8MB Cache Forum[Question] 5400rpm for gaming? Can it handle it? ForumIs a 5400rpm drive a bottleneck? Forum7200rpm drives ForumFastest 2.5" 7200rpm PATA Laptop Hard Drive ? ForumSuggestions? Replacement 3D design Laptop 2K USD budget. Forumgaming with a 5400rpm Forum5400rpm disks for a server? ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumFirst time buying a hard drive Forum[Solved] Formatted Hard Drive; "Invalid System Disk" on Boot ForumServer workstation - need SSD to replace HDD Raid 0 - Sata 2 ForumHow to fix a external hard disk drive ForumExternal Hard Drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !