Hard drive question

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  1. Maclver macrumors 68020

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    Ok i just bought a 13" MacBook Pro and I want to upgrade my harddrive today so
    I'm looking at two options and I have a a couple questions can the 13" MacBook pro handle 7200rpm?

    If so which harddrive is better

    western digital Scorpio 320gb 7200rpm

    or

    Seagate 320gb 7200rpm

    or any other ideas or advic
    thanks
     
  2. Hellhammer Moderator

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    I would get WD's Scorpio Blue. It's 5400rpm drive but performs as well as most of the 7200rpm drives without heat, battery or vibration issues
     
  3. Maclver thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Can the 13" MacBook pro handle 7200rpm
     
  4. Hellhammer Moderator

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    Yes
     
  5. Maclver thread starter macrumors 68020

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    What will I differnce will I notice between

    7200rpm 16mb cache

    Vs

    5400rpm 8mb cache
     
  6. airplaneman macrumors 6502a

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    not much
     
  7. darkdream macrumors member

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    if you want noticeable difference you need a SSD
     
  8. airplaneman macrumors 6502a

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    Yes, definitely.
     
  9. Maclver thread starter macrumors 68020

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