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Old 11-18-2008, 09:21 AM   #21 (permalink)
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^^^ The E5200 is only like $85, but can like OC to 3.6GHz.

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If I go with the components that Vernong linked, how do I set up those WD HDDs (2) on RAID? Do I need a RAID card and is it complicated? Also what MOBO and Vid card do you suggest? Trying to stay under a grand..
I'd recommend an HD 4850/4870/GTX 260 Core 216, and a TP45HP, P5Q Pro, or Biostar I45 depending on your budget..

Most high-end Boards have RAID built in (like all the ones listed above this line), and to set it up, you set it up when you do Windows Setup.. but you have to configure your BIOS to make it read it as a RAID Array (I think I've confused you more..)

But you don't have to use a RAID Array, its just a suggestion

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