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lol ye i knew i'd get stick about my hdd's I have planned on getting a sata one, not sure which.
Since you only have 80gb now, you might want to pick up a 74gb raptor. They are fast and now about $125. Or you could buy a new seagate (250gb for $75) that is closer to raptor speeds then most 7200rpm drives. Or better yet, if your mobo supports raid 0, buy two seagates for $150 and 500gb of storage.


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lol ye i knew i'd get stick about my hdd's I have planned on getting a sata one, not sure which.
When it comes to SATA hdd's I would reccomend the brands :

Seagate
Western Digital

Avoid Maxtor as they can be very poor.

Also SATA 2 hdd's are faster than SATA 1 so consider that also along with the Cache on the HDD such as 8mb and 16 mb. 16 being better.
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ye it does support raid. good idea

another small question are there any programmes where I can change my RAM timings? the bios on this mobo doesnt have any option for me to change my timings.
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ye it does support raid. good idea

another small question are there any programmes where I can change my RAM timings? the bios on this mobo doesnt have any option for me to change my timings.
Check for a BIOS update. Software overclocking and programs that change timings are buggy at best.
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