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Question Which is faster? Laptop Hard Drive or PC Hard Drive?

Ralsei

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I prefer 2'5'' HDDs just because they don't vibrate like hell and they run cooler. I see no difference in performance.

Accidentally bought a laptop HDD for my PC, best accident.
 

popatim

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There aren't many 7200rpm laptop drives on the market, most are 5000-5400rpm's. This helps with battery life as well as acoustics.
My latest 8tb Wd 7200 rpm drive can write at 220MB/s . A fast laptop drie is about half that speed.


The best option is to get an SSD. The Sata ones are all laptop size and a good one will easily surpass an HDD.
 

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