advice on a new computer - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-18-2005, 02:13 AM   #11 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
RockyZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 893
Send a message via AIM to RockyZ
Default

PC2100? I'm sure the motherboard supports up to 3200.
__________________

__________________

e6300@2.8GHZ
G. Skill 4GB(2x2GB) DDR800
eVGA 8800GTS 320MB
super pi: 1m=20s
RockyZ is offline  
Old 11-18-2005, 02:45 AM   #12 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 1,319
Default

Quote:
Originally posted by RockyZ
PC2100? I'm sure the motherboard supports up to 3200.
im sure it does as well...
__________________

__________________

Avalanch3 is offline  
Old 11-18-2005, 02:46 AM   #13 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 19
Default

my bad, that should say OCZ pc3200, not pc2300. Correct me if i'm wrong, RAID 0 is breaking up data and placing it over a number of HDDs, amd RAID 1 is when two HDDs run in sync and back up data. is that right? so if i put two HDDs in RAID 0, it would run much faster and i'd have the accumulated amount of memory provided by the two.
Zer4tyr is offline  
Old 11-18-2005, 06:48 AM   #14 (permalink)
Lord Techie
 
PZEROFGH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 7,553
Send a message via AIM to PZEROFGH
Default

yes raid 0 will speed process up a bit but not as fast as the raptors but close enough to save some money
__________________
Hmmm?
AIM/Xfire - pzerofgh
PZEROFGH is offline  
Old 11-19-2005, 02:38 AM   #15 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 19
Default

okey, thanks, this is what i have now

Antec p180 case
DFI Lanparty nF4 SLi-DR
ASUS extreme 7800gtx, 256mb
AMD Athlon 64 x2 3800+
Antec Neo-HE 500w PSU
OCZ pc3200 platinum ram 2x1012mb
SONY DRU000A CD/DVD-RW
SONY SONY DDU161288B DVD drive
x2 SEAGATE ST3160812AS Barracuda 160GB in RAID 0

that sounds pretty much right i think, the only thing left is what cooling I'd need. I'm still unsure whether ill be overclocking or not, but regardless it would still be running hot. would the fans that come with the case be sufficient to keep it cool?
__________________

Zer4tyr is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.