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 87 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. 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? Related resources 5400 vs . 7200 RPM - Forum SATA 5400RPM vs SATA 7200 RPM in a laptop - Forum 5400 vs 7200 RPM - Forum 5400 vs 7200 RPM Drives in RAID5 - Forum 5400 rpm vs 7200 rpm external 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... cin19 a c 87 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. rolltide101x November 15, 2012 11:16:39 PM Bought this for 50$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumQUIETEST 7200 rpm hard drive on the market? Forum5400RPM Or 7200 RPM Hard Drive Forum5400 rpm hard drive versus 7200 rpm performance ForumRAID 0 7200 RPM vs RAID 1 5400 RPM Forum5400 rpm vs . 7200 rpm Forum1 x SSD vs 2 7200 RPM SATA in RAID1....What would be faster? ForumI7 5400rpm vs 15 7200 rpm ForumSata transfer rates vs RPM Forum5400 RPM vs 7200 RPM Forumgaming with a 5400rpm ForumIs it possible to install windows on a external hdd?????? ForumHow to partition hard drive without any os? ForumWhat to do when system shows warning related to hard drive ForumInternal hard drive to notebook ForumSeagate 3.5 inch External Hard Drive with USB 3.0 3TB More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !