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Old 03-28-2009, 11:45 PM   #11 (permalink)
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but the sapphire has a better cooler
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Seagates are good drives. They had a bad model with the 1.5TB drive, but the others are fine.
I'm with you here. Seagates are still great drives, even with the bad batch.
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We are getting close I can feel it

Ok now im at $688 with shipping and $608 after rebates, which is great considering i may have to buy vista

BIOSTAR TFORCE TA790GX 128M AM2+/AM2 AMD 790GX HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail

AMD Phenom II X3 720 2.8GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Black Processor Model HDZ720WFGIBOX - Retail

G.SKILL PI Black 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL4D-4GBPI-B - Retail

CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Retail

GIGABYTE GV-R487D5-1GD Radeon HD 4870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250410AS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

NZXT Apollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail

LG 22X DVDR DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH22NS30 - OEM



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Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200AAKS 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb&#47;s Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives

get that HDD instead, it's bigger and just as fast. plus it is a western digital. they are good HDD's
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The Gigabyte has a Zalman cooler. You don't get much better than that.
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