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    Jun 19, 2009
    Does this have anything to do with hard drive rpm speed?
    I am a new Macbook user and i just noticed that when opening folders, it takes about half a second to a second for the subfolders to appear. It's not really a problem, I was just wondering if this is normal for the Leopard OS or if it is like this because the macbook i am using has 5400rpm hard drive.

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    Collin Bl's Avatar
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    Apr 07, 2009
    Napier NZ
    27 iMac i5, MBP 13 & iMac 20, 2TB dual TC, AppleTV, iPh4S
    What OS - try another User - same prob?

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    Jun 19, 2009
    OS X version 10.5.7

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    Dec 03, 2006
    Irvine, CA
    Black Macbook C2D 2GHz 3GB RAM 250GB HD iPhone 4 iPad 3G
    Usually delays in accessing files/folders on your hard drive are related to RPMs, but half a second to a full second to open folders is a bit much. Should be near instantaneous. Is this happening with all of the folders or just randomly?

    I have a 7200RPM drive in my Macbook, folders open the second I double click on them. Only time I see a delay is when I'm accessing external drives that have powered down and need a few seconds to spool up.

    June 2007
    July 2009

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    Jun 19, 2009
    I just checked and it happens to all folders. But once i've opened them once, the sub folders show up instantly when i try accessing them agian.

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