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From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 16:24:36 +0100

Henry Tremolo wrote:
> I'm planning to replace the hdd to bigger. How about the
> power consumption, should I take 4200rpm hdd or is it
> better to get 5400rpm to get more speed?

Transfer speed is rather wasted in the Archos, since you're only reading at most ~1.5MB at a time. 4200rpm drives generally spin up faster and use less power than 5400rpm drives.

-- 
Björn
Received on 2003-11-18

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