I asked this question over at another forum as well.
I got some interesting input from over there that I'll share with you guys.
This one guy replied and said that 5400RPM drives are old technology and have an inferior design...
Originally Posted by Technomancer
have your 3 dead ones been Maxtors?
one maxtor 80gig and two WD 120 gigs died on me (and i beleive its because they were 7200RPM)
I am gonna get 5400RPM Seagate drive...
Good call aurora. I haven't thought of it like that, but you are right.
twopiece, thanks for clearing that up for me. I guess it should have been common sense to know this was all a marketing trick... Besides, alienware notebooks are...
I came across this site: *links removed*
And they seem to love to trash talk about Alienware and Voodoo notebooks.
I just want someone to tell me if this is true or not? Is m-tech for real or are they just bullshitters?
Ok, my friend tells me that 7200RPM, although faster, is not a wise decision.
He says that since it is spinning so fast, it is more likely to malfunction in the future and has a much shorter lifespan than the 5400RPM.
Just wanted to know what the differences are between these types of memory:
Dual Channel DDR
Dual Channel DDR2
What are the the advantages/disadvantages of each? What are the differences? Is there any...