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Old 08-19-2004, 11:30 PM   #11 (permalink)
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alright cool, and about the case, is that one decent/good?
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Old 08-20-2004, 02:04 PM   #12 (permalink)
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ok, one more question, lol

i was just looking at the Fry's ad, and saw this Seagate 160gb Ultra ATA/100 harddrive (8.5ms seek time, 8mb buffer, 7200rpm, 5year warrenty) for $50. is this a good deal? also what's the difference between a ATA and SATA hdd?
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Old 08-20-2004, 02:17 PM   #13 (permalink)
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if your motherboard supports it, get a SATA drive . . . its theoretically faster, plus the cable is smaller, providing better airflow
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also that drive at Fry's is the slowest one available (100 Mbps)
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Old 08-20-2004, 03:52 PM   #15 (permalink)
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thanks again for the info. i was looking on newegg, and it seems that most of their hdd's are "OEM", what does that mean? and is it still good?
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