Will putting a larger hard drive in my computer make it faster?

by on April 23, 2010

Q: Can I put a 500GB hard drive in my eMachines T3612 that has a 120GB to make it faster?

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    Nope. Unless the drive is filled to the brim, you’re probably not going to notice a performance improvement.

    A RAM upgrade will be more helpful. It looks like the T3612 comes with 512MB of RAM, bumping it up to 2GB will make a noticeable improvement.

    See also: http://www.askageek.com/2007/09/11/what-causes-pc-slow-down/