Hard Drive speed difference

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by crazycat, Oct 25, 2006.

  1. crazycat macrumors 65816

    crazycat

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  2. CanadaRAM macrumors G5

    CanadaRAM

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    Go for the faster drive. Spend the difference on a large Firewire external drive for backup and storage. 4200 is pretty dreadful in performance - rogh estimate 25% slower than 5400 but this varies with the type of reads and writes you are doing.
     

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