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Old 02-19-2008, 03:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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looks like a premium build to me. thats an expensive motherboard for just watchign movies and programming ^_^ I'd suggest maybe the gigabyte x38 DS4 or something but they're both stellar boards.

I'd also pick a seagate 7200.11 drive over that WD, as its faster, though it is 20$ more.
Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

but they're both good, no biggie.
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Thank you Akubane
Do we notice the different performance between 8MB and 32MB HDD.?
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You will see a huge differenence.
Also you can get an Abit IX38 quad gt motherboard that will overclock the same for like 20 to 30 Less.

And the powersupply is an excellent choice.
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i would go with a tower with a little more room, since all this new hardware in getting gigantor in size. i have a lian li and you have enough room in it for everything and theres no clutter.
PLEEEEEAAAAASSSSEEE dont buy a WD Cavier! are you installing ur OS on that big hd or is it going to be used as a storage drive? the only WD worth spending your oney on is the Raptor!
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the aurora is pretty big. And no the raptor isn't the only one worth buying. The 750gb WD
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IMO the raptors aren't worth buying anymore :S those newest seagates are fast, and i think its the samsung spinpoint f1 thats even faster than those.

Since you get way more space per cost than the raptors it just doesn't make any sense to me ^_^
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thank you guys for all suggestion
I plan to install windowsXP, windows vista 64bits, and linux ubunthu 64bits

I may buy another HDD for installing ubunthu separately.

righ now i'm looking for wireless card that's compatible with linux, any suggestion ?
For the case I used to look at silver stone tj07 but it's too pricey for me and I wanna put some money for lcd. so is the aurora big enough. if I wanna get another one that bigger than aurora which one should I get?
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cm stacker,cm cosmos, lian li v2000
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thank you thirdshiftdj
I think I gonna get cm cosmos
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