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 Advice on 5400 vs 7200RPM - Forum 5400 RPM vs 7200 RPM - Forum 7200RPM vs 5400 RPM - Forum 5200 vs 7200 RPM when gaming - Forum 1TB vs 500GB 7200RPM in hard drives which is better? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Skippy27 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: Forum7200 vs . 10000 RPM Forum10Krpm single drive vs 7200rpm -RAID ForumOld IDE 7200 RPM vs New SATA Caviar Green Forum1 x SSD vs 2 7200RPM SATA in RAID1....What would be faster? ForumRAID 0 7200 RPM vs RAID 1 5400 RPM Forum2.5" 7200rpm vs 3.5" 5400 rpm Forum7200 RPM laptop HDD vs 7200 RPM desktop HDD Forum5400 rpm vs 7200 rpm for simulations Forum7200rpm vs . 5400 rpm laptop HDD question Forum750GB 5400 RPM vs 7200 RPM ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumMBR to GPT - Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 3TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0 ForumDog Slow Barracude 7200 1.5TB - please help!!! Forum5200 vs 7200 RPM when gaming Forum7200 vs 10000 More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !