[ltp] 5400 RPM hard drives?

James McKenzie linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 25 Nov 2003 19:28:51 -0700


I mainly use the laptop plugged in to AC power.  However, I will time 
the draw down time next time I cycle the battery down.

James McKenzie

Ari Pollak wrote:

> Do you use your laptop without AC at all? Has it affected battery life 
> at all? I've also heard pretty good things from the Tom's Hardware 
> review about the Hitachi 7200 RPM.
> James McKenzie wrote:
>> Ari:
>> I replaced the 32GB 4200 RPM drive in my A22p with the Hitachi 60GB 
>> 7200 RPM drive.  It is quieter and much faster.  If you are looking 
>> for more space, get the 80GB 5400 RPM drive.  I'm not experiencing 
>> heat problems with this drive.
>> James McKenzie