5400 vs 7200 HDD and Laptop Battery Life

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Is there much of an effect on battery life when it comes to the performance boost a 7200 drive gives?

Obviously it requires more power to spin the drive up to the high RPM but the time it takes seeking is reduced. Do these two factors cancel each other out and the reason we don't see 7200 drives in laptops just the price?
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