External hard disk speed faster than 4200rpm?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by ACfly, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. ACfly macrumors member

    Jul 8, 2007
    Hi, I am about to buy my external hard drive for time machine for my MacBook Air.. I noticed that some disk drives are faster than 4200rpm.. Will i have problems with these drive with my MBA?
  2. hotdamn macrumors 6502

    Jan 24, 2007
    Ottawa, ON, Canada
    see, the macbook air's harddrive is tinier than the one in macbooks, so it does not need to rotate as fast.

    hope that makes sense.

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