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Old 10-11-2007, 09:02 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Redundant Array of Inexpensive/Independent Disks

it can be used for performance or data security... or both..
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The total cost right now is 1074...is there any cheaper PSU i could go for? The 520 costs 125$ before mail-in rebate =(
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Old 10-11-2007, 10:17 PM   #13 (permalink)
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nevermind btw i forgot you were Canadian where as the Ip35-E is a lot more, here in the states the Ds3L and it are the same price.

Tell me your current build and give me a site to look for a PSU on.
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The total cost right now is 1074...is there any cheaper PSU i could go for? The 520 costs 125$ before mail-in rebate =(
xclio greatpwer 500watt is a good one
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xclio greatpwer 500watt is a good one
you mean the goodpower...the greatpower is 550w I believe.
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right...both are good
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Old 10-11-2007, 11:29 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Well here's what i have so far:

Gigabyte GA-P35
8800gts (320mb) i can't find the 2900 pro in canada
Scythe Ninja Plus REV.B Heatpipe Fanless Heatsink
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600

and i guess that PSU there...

EDIT: I can't find either of those PSUs anywheres!
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look for mx-2 thermal paste, and are you sure you want a fanless heatsink?
i recommend the AF7 or Tuniq Tower 120
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I hadn't even noticed the heatsink was fanless O.o
When you say AF7, do you mean Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro?
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erh yeah, go with the p35-ds3l... furr shurr
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