Solved Upgrading to faster hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Last response: February 19, 2010 4:27 PM in Laptops & Notebooks 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 Related resources Will upgrading my hard drive make windows start up faster? Forum Upgrading to a faster hard drive Forum SolvedWould a hard drive die faster if it is more filled up? Forum Solveddedicated hard drive for MS Flight simulator X. is it true the app will run faster? Forum SolvedWould running games in high graphics make your GPU and/or hard drive die faster?? Forum SolvedWhich hard drive is faster? (5400rpm SSHD vs 7200 rpm SSHD) Forum SolvedHow do tell if one hard drive is faster than another? Forum SolvedBetter graphics card or faster hard drive/ssd Forum Solvedwhich is faster Hard Drive ? Seagate 1tb or WD black 1tb ? Forum Solvedhard drive transfer speed 1mb/s (USB device can perform faster) Forum Graphical editing: faster on hard drive or USB thumb drive? Forum I'm upgrading to a new HDD, how much faster would this drive be? Forum SolvedWhich is faster IDE hard disk or USB pen drive Forum SolvedI INSTALLED A FASTER HARD DRIVE BUT PERFORMANCE DID NOT CHANGE IN WINDOWS7 Forum SolvedWill 2 RAID-0 hard drives run a laptops CD game faster than 1 non RAID drive? Forum Which of these 2 Hard Drives is better/faster? Forum SolvedUpgrading Hard Drive Forum Solvedupgrading from hard drive to smaller ssd Forum Installing windows on faster hard drive make any difference? Forum Sata hard drive wont copy any faster than 8mb/s Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !