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7200rpm vs 5400rpm, makes a big difference in MBP?
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nycdunz
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Jan 28, 2006, 04:13 PM
 
was wondering if its worth the $100 to upgrade to a 7200 rpm drive, i'm a graphic designer and work with very large files, was wondering if it will make a big difference in performance?
     
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Jan 28, 2006, 05:00 PM
 
if you have to cache to disk, then definitely. if you are talking app launch times? yes. if you're talking boot times? yes.

if you're talking time to apply a filter or set of, then probably not.
     
   
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