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Hi all,

i have one question,

Been thinking about upgrading my hdd in my laptop (sig) to a momentus 500gb hybrid drive, ive seen the vidoes on youtube, and read the reviews. been talking to my mate about it and he keeps saying do it.

what i want to know is does anyone own one, if so is it really that quick all the time or does it eventually bog down,

basicly is it worth me buying it. i play games on my laptop e.c.t but boot up of win 7 takes about 50 seconds cus it a slow as f**k hdd

Thanks
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any 7200 rpm hdd will get you faster speeds than your standard 5400 one. obviously some brands/models will be faster than others but as long as its a 7200 version you'll probably be happy no matter the brand.
    
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any 7200 rpm hdd will get you faster speeds than your standard 5400 one. obviously some brands/models will be faster than others but as long as its a 7200 version you'll probably be happy no matter the brand.
hi thanks for the reply, the main reason i want this one is because of the 4gb ssd built in, just wanted to know what is the 4gb sdd like, does it make as big a diff as some people claim
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the big difference with the ssd is the boot times for your os, games, files. so if it has a 4 gb ssd built in, then that'd be great for your os.
    
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Won't wont see an SSD-like increase in random IOPS with the Momentus XT drive but your boot times will be significantly less.

Everything will increase but don't expect SSD performance save for boot times.(And it'll take two boots to get results.)
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