Usually they run cooler and have similar data transfer rates, the faster RPM-wise have smaller seek-times (usually) while they run hotter and soak up more watts.Originally posted by MacRoni
Actually V, Toshiba does make a 5400 rpm HD. Its found here: click me . Ironically, it has a 16MB buffer!!!Originally posted by edvniow
From what I've heard, they're locked into an exclusive contrct with Toshiba, (the maker of the drives, duh) and they don't currently have a 5400rpm one.