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Old 06-05-2007, 05:51 PM   #11 (permalink)
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DITCH THE AS5 and use the Arctic Freezer Pro's Thermal Pad.......
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There is no perfect way to put together a computer really. I suggest putting in the CPU and mounting the Heatsink on it before you screw in the motherboard so you know it's on good though.

RAID 0 just double the failure rate of loosing all data since you have 2 disks. However Seagate 7200.10 most likely will not fail on you anytime soon.

There are so many problems that you should just start building and if you have any ask us.
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btw the easiest build route is usually, putting in the stuff in the mobo, CPU, Memory, GPU, any PCI Cards, Heatsink, then install the mobo and install it, put the standoffs... etc etc
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Save the GPU and other add-on cards for after putting in the mobo becuase it's just more of a hassel to install the mobo with those cards sticking out at the end.
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