The drive i have now is a 250 gb 5400 rpm. I was looking at the hybrid that John posted the link too. I don't really feel like spending the extra money for the larger SSD. I don't do a lot of intensive stuff on this laptop so I will probably just go with the faster standard drive. I have been receiving hints from my son that he would be willing to take this laptop if i wanted to upgrade. grin

Thanks for all the input.
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