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 371 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 replace laptop 5400RPM with 7200RPM? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !