Solved Upgrading to faster hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Last response: February 19, 2010 4:27 PM in Laptop Tech Support Share eloplayspolo January 11, 2010 6:25:27 PM I have a hp laptop T7200, 4gb ram, windows vista (will add windows 7), 250gb 4200 rpm drive and a 8600gsm video card. if i upgrade to 7200 rpm segate that i saw in the charts, will i notice a difference in performance? More about : upgrading faster hard drive Best solution frozenlead a b D Laptop January 11, 2010 8:20:12 PM Depends on what you define as performance. Your programs will load faster, as will Windows itself, but the programs' speed itself (like a game or a video editing program) will be unaffected. Basically, your computer will be able to load files faster, but the processing speed will remain unaffected. Share eloplayspolo February 19, 2010 4:27:51 PM Best answer selected by eloplayspolo. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !