Originally Posted by ActuaryTm
I imagine the actual perceived performance difference would be greatly dependent on the applications being employed regularly.
I guess I would classify the applications I...
Albsterama, thank you! Just what I wanted to know. Interesting that the Seagate is second. I see that the key difference between the two is the avg seek time, the 7K60 is 2.5ms faster - due to the higher RPMs I would think. Anyone care...
Hmm... the idea with the larger drive is better performance due to higher platter density... which is what I meant to ask for. My question should have been, what is the fastest (thus largest) laptop drive that is actually available...
From what I understand, the first shipments of the 4005 have been limited and went to the online partners first. It maybe a while before a retailer carries it. Of course it's up to each retailer if they want to carry/display it or not....
When will the Hitachi Travelstar 7K100 be coming out? Any other large 7200 rpm drives out/coming out soon?
Anyone with one of the 7200 rpm hitachi drives: do you notice noise due to the higher rpm?
Of the "Online Partners" in the USA, here's what I found with and without warranty options:
newegg (ETA 6/27)
$2199 $6.99 fedex saver
+2yr warranty $95
3yr tc + 2yr warranty $189
$2199 free ground ship...