External hard disk speed faster than 4200rpm?

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

  1. ACfly macrumors member

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    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

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    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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