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What is so great about getting HD with RPM over 10k?

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I was looking at a 15K RPM hard drive, and I can't help but wonder if it helps in gaming at all?
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Nope, not at all. Just with load times. They are great for servers that have to move lots of data around, though
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Not many ppl us em in gaming rigs, Ive only put them into Servers and MultiCPU workstations.
If you really interested in 15K, look for a SAS controller, you can run SATA and SAS Drives on em!
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I appreciate it guys XD.

I think I will just get 7200 rpm ones in the near future.
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Yeah only decrease load times due to faster access times and spin up rates.

You do notice a small diference but not massive. I would imagine 7200RPM drives in RAID would perform similar at a fraction of the price.
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It's generally used in sever enviroments that shift huge amounts of data, for the average user & or gamer the benefits are non existant.
 
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