I don't know if this answer just came from an uninformed person or if they are speaking the truth, but I figured I'd ask here anyway.
I have to go buy a brand new PS3 soon (fatty just died for the 2nd time
) and it's either buy the 160GB slim and then put in my current 500GB hard drive, or just get the 320GB slim and leave it as is. I know to most here it's a no brainer to go with the former, but here is my question.
The 500GB hard drive I have is 7200RPM and when looking for answers I came across someone who said if replacing a hard drive you should stick with 5400RPM because the 7200s cause more heat. Is this in any way, shape, or form true?
Not sure if heat or old age just killed my original fatty, but if it has something to do with extra heat, I'm not sure I want to risk putting in this 500GB 7200RPM drive again.
Also, since I can't seem to find this info, I'll ask you guys. Do you know what brand, RPMs, and memory cache size the hard drives are in the current slims (3000 models)?