Originally Posted by PP Mguire
In a laptop most all 2.5" drives that are large are actually 5400RPM, and it saves on battery life too. SSD performance is irrelevant as long as IOPS are high.
That's another point for going with an ssd instead of the dual drive as the ssd uses even less power than a 5400rpm spinner.
If you need 1TB of storage though that dual drive may be a good solution, even if not the best performance wise.