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Noticable diff. between 5400 and 7200?

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I'm thinking about getting a DTR laptop, and I was wondering if I will waste life away waiting for slow boot times, or if the difference is negligible.
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I was happy when I made the jump from 5400 rpm to 7200 rpm on my desktop several years ago. I haven't compared notebook drives, but I imagine there is probably a similar nice performance boost from the 7200 rpm drives.
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There is a diff in load times and such with RPM, although it does eat away battery life about 1/3 faster, so if life on the go is your style i would recommend the 5400. If you plan on having an outlet near you for the most part get the 7200.
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