Solved 750GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache vs. 640GB 5400RPM 8MB Cache Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Performance Cache Storage Last response: May 28, 2012 7:24 AM in Storage Share amuffin May 27, 2012 7:15:52 AM I'm going to buy a laptop soon, what are the performance differences between these two drives? The 640GB is $50 cheaper! The laptop I'm going to purchase is the Asus G55VW. More about : 750gb 7200rpm 16mb cache 640gb 5400rpm 8mb cache Best solution Truckinupga May 27, 2012 9:43:35 AM Pay the extra 50 and get the 750GB, Not only for the extra space but the larger cache and RPM will really increase response time, You'll be happier for it in the long run. amuffin May 27, 2012 5:55:18 PM Alright, thanks! Related resources 7200rpm 32MB Cache vs . 10000rpm 16MB Cache - Forum Single 32MB cache vs . 16MB RAID 0 - Forum 2mb vs 8mb vs 16mb cache - performance in games and audio - Forum 16MB vs 8MB Cache - Forum 7200rpm vs . 5400rpm laptop HDD question - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer amuffin May 27, 2012 5:55:25 PM Best answer selected by amuffin. Truckinupga May 28, 2012 12:55:13 AM http://img.tomshardware.com/forum/uk/icones/smilies/hel... Your Welcome glad I could help. amuffin May 28, 2012 7:24:29 AM Because I have absolutely no idea about drives.... LOL Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum16MB Cache better than 32MB? ForumCache 16MB or 32MB? ForumIs a larger laptop hard drive cache better? Why? ForumWhen is 5400rpm faster than 7200rpm ? ForumIs 8MB cache better than 2MB? Forumseagate 750gb or 2 74gb raptors? Forum7200RPM worth it with ATA/100? ForumHDD spindle rpm vs cache size: which rules? ForumAdvice on 5400 vs 7200RPM ForumRaid vs raptor ForumPlatter vs Cache size Forum5400rpm disks for a server? Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum[Solved] Is a 64mb cache drive compaible with an older 32mb cache drive? Forum[Solved] 128GB SSD or 2TB 7200RPM HDD More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !