5700 rpm vs 7200 rpm? Tags: Hard Drives Games Storage Last response: January 10, 2013 6:48 PM in Storage Share shaun88 January 10, 2013 5:04:06 PM is there much speed difference between 5700 rpm and 7200 rpm? would a 7200 rpm HDD be much better for games and loading up programs or is there not that much difference in speed/time? More about : 5700 rpm 7200 rpm itzdanielp a b G Storage January 10, 2013 5:07:13 PM It depends on drive density. Usually you would want a 7200 RPM drive for installing programs, as the read time and seek time is much lower. You will have a noticeable difference between the 2. I would highly suggest a 7200RPM drive. shaun88 January 10, 2013 5:26:56 PM itzdanielp said:It depends on drive density. Usually you would want a 7200 RPM drive for installing programs, as the read time and seek time is much lower. You will have a noticeable difference between the 2. I would highly suggest a 7200RPM drive. ok, many thanks Related resources 7200 RPM 1TB vs 5700 RPM 3TB for gaming? - Forum Usb 3.0 on 7200 rpm drive vs sata 5400 rpm - Forum 5400rpm vs 7200rpm HDD for laptop - Forum 5900 RPM vs 7200 RPM in gaming - Forum 1TB @ 7200RPM (sata III - 6GB/s) thermal performance vs 1TB 5400RPM (sata III - 3GB/s) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Skippy27 a b G Storage January 10, 2013 6:40:09 PM Yes there is a difference between 5400 and 7200rpm drives and I would avoid 5400 drives. shaun88 January 10, 2013 6:48:32 PM Skippy27 said:Yes there is a difference between 5400 and 7200rpm drives and I would avoid 5400 drives. ok thank you Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIntellipower vs 7200 rpm Forum SolvedSSHD vs 7200rpm Forum Solvedseagate barracuda 1tb 7200RPM VS western digital caviar blue 1tb 7200RPM Forum SolvedWhich hard drive is faster? (5400rpm SSHD vs 7200 rpm SSHD) 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 Solved5400rpm vs 7200 Forum SolvedDoes 5900 vs 7200RPM really matter for my situation? Forum SolvedWD Blue 1TB @7200 RPM vs Green 2TB @5400 RPM Forum SolvedMomentus xt 750 vs 3.5" 7200rpm hdd Forum SSHD vs 7200RPM 2.5" HDD vs SSD + External HDD Forum Solved7200 RPM DUAL HARD DRIVE vs 5400 RPM HYBRID - Which is better? Forum Solved2.5" 7200rpm vs 5400rpm Forum SolvedSeagate Barracuda 2 TB, 7200 rpm vs WD Green 2 TB, 7200 rpm Forum 5400RPM vs 7200RPM HDD for OS Drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !