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Old 01-29-2006, 10:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default My build, with a few questions

I am ordering the rest of my stuff and wanted some final thoughts on what I am getting. I am going with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Manchester for the processor and a ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe for the MB. Some OCZ 2GB ram. Going with the EVGA 7800GTX for the video card. I am un sure on what harddrives I want. Maybe you guys can help me select a couple out. I want at least 250-300 gig ea. I was looking at the Maxtor MaXLine Plus series, but I am unsure. I would like to go ahead and get some round cables from the start but don't know what lenght to get. I have this case if it helps. Well thats about it, thanks for any help.

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Old 01-29-2006, 10:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Get some raptors and a 300gb storage drive. Its all the storage youll ever need. believe me, unless your a porn dl'ing maniac.

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Old 01-30-2006, 07:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Which raptors are you refering to? Will the ata150's work with my setup? Anyone know about what length cables and which ones I need to get?
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Old 01-30-2006, 08:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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raptors' full name

Western digital raptors sata hard drive 7200 rpm ( or 10000 rpm)
PC Specs:

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Conroe 2.13ghz
Gigabyte P35-S3 Motherboard
A-DATA 2x1GB DDR2 800mhz memory
Geforce 8600GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI-Express
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Get a nice 150gig 10000RPM HD.
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Old 01-31-2006, 03:58 AM   #6 (permalink)
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raptors full name: Western digital raptors sata hard drive 7200 rpm **only 10k rpm**

yes definately get at least one raptor with those specs because they will appreciate the responsiveness and transfer rates. for storage i would get another western digital but sataII and 250 - 300gb with 16mb cache, google for some reviews but if you prefer another brand (maxtor) there isnt anything wrong with em


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