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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Hawkeye22 Laptop Expert Storage Expert 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. | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Could i replace a 5400rpm drive with a 7200rpm in a laptop with an i5480 process> Related ressources: 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 !