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    7200rpm drives in MacPro

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    7200rpm drives in MacPro
    Why doesn't Apple put 7200rpm drives in their PC's?

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    7200rpm drives in MacPro
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    I believe they offer one for the 17" MBP

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    7200rpm drives in MacPro
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    They do. However, most laptops don't include them because they use more power than the 5400s. Power consumption is king in the laptop world.
    My Macs: iMac 27" 3.4 GHz, Mac Pro 3.2 GHz, PowerMac G5 Quad 2.5 GHz, G4 Cube with 1.2 GHz Upgrade
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    7200rpm drives in MacPro
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    Simply a matter power consumption *waiting patiently for SSDs*

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