The slower drives are also cheaper and use less battery power.Message 1 of 3 , Apr 7, 2006View SourceThe slower drives are also cheaper and use less battery power.
>I think the top killer of laptop hard drives is vibration while it is
>running. But if you are concerned about heat, then get either a 4500
>rpm or 5200 rpm drive as they will generate less heat. Otherwise
>there is not any differenance between them.