I'll be getting a MBP in August. I'll be using it for browsing, watching, music and photos etc, but mostly for running Dragon speech recognition software with MS Word for Windows inside the OSX environment using VMWare Fusion. I think that's going to chew up some grunt. So what effect will upgrading to a 7200 rpm hard drive have? Would it be worth it? I plan to use this throughout my two years of grad study and then for at least a year, hopefully two, afterwards.