What's Faster?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by fireshot91, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. fireshot91 macrumors 601

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    Reading from the standard HD (5400 RPM SATA I think it is) that came with the Power Mac G5, or from a 7200 RPM SATA My Book over USB 2.0?

    I'm watching a video if it makes a difference.
     
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    That is to say, the internal is by far the faster of the two.

    Are you sure your G5's drive is 5400 RPM? Most desktop drives are 7200, and I can't see Apple putting anything less in that beast of a machine.
     
  5. fireshot91 thread starter macrumors 601

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    Actually, I'm not sure. I assumed it was, since it's old(ish)
     
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    5400rpm drives have not been in internal 3.5 inch formate for a very very long time.
     
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