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confused about 7200rpm / 5400rpm and size Please help

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I have read a couple posts and still couldnt get a clear ans.

I had 2x2tb faulty drives, both 7200rpm seagate so I need a new one for games, storage, movies etc. (so no more seagate, but WD blue only offers 2tb 5400rpm drives...)

 

1) 7200rpm vs 5400rpm, is it noticeable faster? some said 7200rpm good at reading small files.

2) should 5400rpm be more reliable than 7200rpm? coz it spins slower and takes longer got moving parts to deteriorates ?

3) comparing same speed drive, but different size, say 1tb vs 4tb, should 1tb drive have faster loading times to collect all data? 

 

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4 minutes ago, dgsddfgdfhgs said:

1) 7200rpm vs 5400rpm, is it noticeable faster?

Yup somewhat.

 

4 minutes ago, dgsddfgdfhgs said:

2) should 5400rpm be more reliable than 7200rpm? coz it spins slower and takes longer got moving parts to deteriorates ?

Not really if any thing it's likely a 5400rpm will break sooner/faster as it's not rated for as much operation.

5 minutes ago, dgsddfgdfhgs said:

3) comparing same speed drive, but different size, say 1tb vs 4tb, should 1tb drive have faster loading times to collect all data? 

in theory yes but the difference is marginal and should not be something to stress over, Seagate Barracuda has awesome 2~3tb drives at 7200rpm which is what you buy if you don't want to stress over this again.

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