Can i use a 5400 rpm and a 7200 rpm hard drive at the same time in my notebook Tags: Notebooks Hard Drives Dell Laptops Last response: January 30, 2010 1:09 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share wescarr1 January 30, 2010 9:34:34 AM Hello, My Dell 1720 uses 5400 rpm Dual HDD. One is damaged. Could I replace the damaged one with a 7200 rpm resulting in me having two hard drives with different spindle speed? More about : 5400 rpm 7200 rpm hard drive time notebook apache_lives January 30, 2010 9:40:08 AM yeah it will work fine but yout better off with that 7200rpm hdd as your OS hdd (ghost it if you have to) nau4nik January 30, 2010 1:09:37 PM It will work for sure Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 5400 RPM and 7200 RPM Forum 7200rpm vs. 5400rpm laptop HDD question Forum HELP! Can I upgrade the 5400 rpm drives in my Laptop to 7200 rpm drive Forum 5400 RPM vs 7200 RPM Forum 5400 vs 7200 RPM Drives in RAID5 Forum 5400 rpm hard drive versus 7200 rpm performance Forum WILL A 7200 RPM HARD DRIVE DRIVE WORK IN PLACE OF 5400 Forum When is 5400rpm faster than 7200rpm ? Forum 7200rpm or 5400 rpm HDD? Forum 5400 vs. 7200 RPM Forum 7200rpm notebook hard drive Forum 7200 vs 10000 rpm in laptop Forum 7200RPM vs 5400RPM Forum Back light or Inverter? Forum Sager notebook or dell or something else Forum Gaming Notebook Recommendation Forum [Solved] Sager NP8662: Upgrading Hard Drive... Forum [Solved] Need help choosing a notebook for an Interior Designer - $ 2400 Forum New laptop form Dell... Can it run Win 7? Forum HDD Upgrade - Primary Hard Drive Not Found (Dell Inspiron 4100 ) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !