7200 RPM laptop HDD vs 7200 RPM desktop HDD Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Desktops Storage Last response: August 13, 2012 2:06 AM in Storage Share apisorder August 6, 2012 11:17:14 AM Hi, I was wondering if a 7200 RPM laptop HDD is necessarily slower than a 7200 RPM desktop HDD. I Googled and read a lot of conflicting views so I was hoping the Community can please answer my concern. I honestly don't really see a difference. Thanks :-) Apisorder More about : 7200 rpm laptop hdd 7200 rpm desktop hdd xtreme5 August 6, 2012 12:10:26 PM If they are identical in aspect of everything "Laptop" 7200rpm 32mb cache sata III Desktop 7200rpm 32mb cache sata III then sure there is no difference if they are identical. But it also depend on rest of specs. m 0 l apisorder August 13, 2012 2:06:56 AM Hi xtremem5, What rest of the specs are you referring to? Thanks Apisorder m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved5400rpm vs 7200rpm HDD for laptop Forum Laptop HDD upgrade - SSD vs 7200RPM for Virtualisation Forum 7200rpm vs. 5400rpm laptop HDD question Forum SolvedWhich 7200rpm 2.5inch HDD to get for laptop? Or is SSD the only choice? Forum SolvedASUS G60VX Load Disc Error (Seagate 320gb 7200rpm laptop HDD) Forum Solved7200rpm HDD vs 5400rpm HDD With 128GB Os Drive Forum SolvedSeagate 1tb 7200 RPM 32MB Cache HDD (cheap) vs WD Caviar Blue 1tb 7200 RPM 64MB Cache HDD? (noise/performance)? Forum SolvedMomentus xt 750 vs 3.5" 7200rpm hdd Forum Add 5400 rpm HDD to laptop with 7200 rpm Forum SSHD vs 7200RPM 2.5" HDD vs SSD + External HDD Forum 5400RPM vs 7200RPM HDD for OS Drive Forum IDE SSD vs new sata 7200rpm Hdd Forum USB 3.0 external HDD vs. internal 7200 RPM drive for movies/games? Forum Speed: SSHD (7200rpm) VS. HDD (7200rpm) Seagate Forum Best 7200rpm HDD? 7200.14 vs WD black Forum Dell 500GB 7200rpm HDD vs 256GB SSD Forum 4200 vs 7200 rpm HDD: noticeable difference? Forum Solveddo you need to defragment your HDD 1 TB 7200 rpm Forum SolvedChanging from 5600RPM HDD to 7200RPM HDD Forum SolvedWhat is the real-life difference between 5200 and 7200 HDD RPM? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !