Rate this drive vs a regular 5400 RPM hard drive for gaming Tags: Hard Drives DDR3 Lenovo Storage Product Last response: November 15, 2012 11:16 PM in Storage Share rolltide101x November 15, 2012 3:42:00 PM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Thanks This is going in a Lenovo y480 laptop Processor 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3630QM Processor( 2.40GHz 6MB) Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GT650M 2GB (Can someone confirm if this is DDR3 or GDDR5? I think its DDR3 but I do not know for a fact. Lenovo does not state it) Memory 8.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHz Display 14.0" HD Glare with integrated camera 1366x768 Hard Drive 1TB 5400 rpm More about : rate drive regular 5400 rpm hard drive gaming cin19 a c 163 G Storage November 15, 2012 4:01:50 PM 1) From the price it is good deal. 2) It is HDD+ small SSD, after restarting Windows 7 a few times and opening applications like Adobe Photoshop CS5, Microsoft Word that they opened faster. 3) For game they are same but it open or load game faster. m 0 l rolltide101x November 15, 2012 4:03:58 PM cin19 said:1) From the price it is good deal. 2) It is HDD+ small SSD, after restarting Windows 7 a few times and opening applications like Adobe Photoshop CS5, Microsoft Word that they opened faster. 3) For game they are same but it open or load game faster. Is a 4GB SSD really enough to make that much of an improvement? Is there any way to fully control what is on the SSD and what is on the HDD? To make sure I understand..... This is a 7200 RPM hard drive with a small SSD built in and it writes to the SSD what it deans as most important? m 0 l Related resources 1TB 5400 rpm Hybrid Hard Drive vs 1TB 5400 rpm Hard Drive? - Forum Which hard drive is faster? (5400rpm SSHD vs 7200 rpm SSHD) - Forum 7200 RPM DUAL HARD DRIVE vs 5400 RPM HYBRID - Which is better? - Forum 5400 rpm vs 7200 rpm external hard drive - Forum 5400 RPM Hard drive - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolltide101x November 15, 2012 4:39:05 PM Or would I be better off to just get this and be done with it? http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/ite... m 0 l cin19 a c 163 G Storage November 15, 2012 4:48:10 PM That is SSD Caches + HDD, caching reads but not for writing. read the review http://www.anandtech.com/show/5160/seagate-2nd-generati... Yes get the real SSD is much better. m 0 l rolltide101x November 15, 2012 11:16:39 PM Bought this for 50$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat to buy- Hard drive edition, 5400-7400rpm, 2tb-4tb, Cost? Forum Solved5400RPM vs 7200RPM HDD for OS Drive Forum Would an old Intel 520 series SSD still be faster than a 5400 RPM laptop hard drive Forum SolvedUsb 3.0 on 7200 rpm drive vs sata 5400 rpm Forum Solved5400RPM Or 7200RPM Hard Drive Forum Solved7200rpm HDD vs 5400rpm HDD With 128GB Os Drive Forum 5400 rpm Hybrid Hard Drive or 5400 rpm Hard Drive + 24GB flash Hard Drive Acceleration Cache for laptop? Forum 5400-7200 RPM Hard Drive Upgrade Forum Does the samsung HM250HI hard drive have 5400 rpm Forum SAMSUNG HD502HI 500GB 5400 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Forum DESKTOP WITH 5400RPM HARD DRIVE Forum WILL A 7200 RPM HARD DRIVE DRIVE WORK IN PLACE OF 5400 Forum Can i use a 5400 rpm and a 7200 rpm hard drive at the same time in my notebook Forum Best for speeding up games: 10,000RPM hard drive vs Hybrid hard drive? Forum External drive- usb 3 vs 5400rpm Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !